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Annual Rosenthal and Brownstein Awards given to PhD students Nivan Ferreira and Samah Saeed

The NYU-Poly Department of Computer Science and Engineering is pleased to announce this year's winners of its two annual departmental awards. PhD Student Nivan Roberto Ferreira received...

PIAA Elects Gerald Dawes as Incoming President

At the recent 2013 Annual Meeting and Election of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA), alumni mingled in the Regna Lounge as morning sun streamed through the trees outside the windows...

A Fresh Look at the Founding Fathers

It must be thrilling for a nonfiction author to see his book highlighted in the respected periodical Kirkus Reviews, especially when the critic enthuses, “[This is] groundbreaking history not...

Chatting with the Author: David Lefer

David Lefer, the author of the newly released volume The Founding Conservatives: How a Group of Unsung Heroes Saved the American Revolution, Director of the Innovation and Technology Forum and an...

In Memoriam—Paul Soros

With the passing of Paul Soros on June 15, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has lost one of the most beloved figures in the history of the school. Soros, who earned a...

Top Down Teaching

Mark M. Green, a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is fond of a quote by Charles Kettering,  who invented the first electric...

Canada’s World Wildlife Fund Gets an Accomplished, Visionary New Leader: NYU-Poly's David Miller

In 2011, when David Miller, former mayor of Toronto, was named a Future of Cities Global Fellow by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), it was an exciting addition to an...

The World Comes to Brooklyn

On June 1, the World Science Festival (WSF) came to MetroTech Center, transformed for the day into Innovation Square. Thousands of people strolled the plaza to interact with robots, play the latest...

Commencement 2013: NYU-Poly Rocks the Barclays Center

On May 23, the floor of the Barclays Center was a veritable sea of purple.  No, the Brooklyn Nets haven’t gotten flashy new uniforms; that violet tide was formed by the gowns of the over 1...

Spotlight on Student Achievement

Joe Landolina’s renown continues to grow. The inventor of Veti-Gel, a product with the potential to revolutionize trauma care, was featured in the Huffington Post, the New York Daily News and...