NYU-Poly News

Founders Showcase Celebrates Entrepreneurship, Collaboration

Have you ever been stuck in a taxi during rush hour, famished and wishing you could grab a snack? The founders of TaxiTreats are betting that you’d be happy to have a vending machine handy. Or...

Poly’s Artist-in-Residence Gaming in Style

In case you think NYU-Poly begins and ends with STEM education, think again. The university actually has an artist-in-residence, in the Game Innovation Lab: Kaho Abe, who researches and builds games...

NYU Affiliation, Campus Expansion Covered at Town Hall

The business cards and letterhead will soon look different here at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). By 2014, as Acting President and Provost Katepalli R. Sreenivasan...

Planning for Tomorrow’s City Today

Sipping sodas in Regna Lounge, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) students listened raptly on Thursday night during a talk titled “Smart Cities: How Technology Giants,...

Mobile Security Conference Comes to 2012 CSAW

With more than 6 billion cell phone users around the globe, a very relevant question to ask is just how secure are these devices – the subject of a recent day-long NYU-Poly conference (THREADS...

Eugene Kaspersky Talks Cyber Threats, the Future of Security

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and current CEO of one of the world’s largest IT security companies, Kaspersky Lab (KL), is a worried man – and he thinks students at the Polytechnic...

Livable Cities of the Future Honors George Bugliarello's Legacy

Late last month, NYU-Poly hosted Livable Cities of the Future, a symposium honoring the legacy of George Bugliarello, who served as President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-...

NYU-Poly Competes in US Department of Energy’s Biennial Solar Decathlon

August 2013 will see participants in the US Department of Energy’s biennial Solar Decathlon, a program that challenges college students around the world to design, build and operate solar-...

Cliff Friedman Speaks at Innovation and Technology Forum

Students buzzed with energy last Monday as they filed into Pfizer Auditorium for the second Innovation and Technology Forum guest lecture of the semester featuring Cliff Friedman, one of the school...

Learning to Fight the Modern Fire in a Modern Way

Until this week, revolutionary firefighting research faced a hurdle higher than the scientific discoveries themselves: How to inform the nation’s 1.1 million firefighters – 70 percent of...