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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association's Teamhunt: A New Way to Shop Ideas Around

i2e, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) philosophy of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has been around for a very long time. Innovation and invention abound in...

Seed Grants Continue to Support Cross-Institutional Research and Collaboration

In 2009, when New York University Provost David McLaughlin and Erich Kunhardt, then Provost of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), announced that a $5 million “seed...

Maurizio Porfiri: Three Years Later, Still Brilliant

In 2010, assistant professor Maurizio Porfiri became the first member of the NYU-Poly faculty to earn a coveted spot on Popular Science magazine’s annual roundup of the most promising young...

A Life Changing Course: Disabilities Studies

Engineering schools are notorious for their demanding curriculum and rigorous coursework; memorizing countless formulas and reactions are second nature to the typical engineering student. Although...

Millimeter Wave Paper Among IEEE’s Most Researched

“Millimeter Wave Mobile Communications for 5G Cellular: It Will Work!,” a recent journal survey paper co-authored by NYU WIRELESS Director Theodore (Ted) Rappaport and his students, was...

Convocation: A Warm Welcome

The collective glow on the faces of the members of the Class of 2017 could have lit the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) gym with no help from a single electrical engineer. They gathered on...

Launching Their Futures: A Dynamic Demo Day

By the time Demo Day rolled around on August 8, the young entrepreneurs who had been chosen to take part in NYU’s Summer Launchpad had been through ten grueling but exciting weeks. They had...

A SPIKE in Success

Students at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) are committed to tackling real-world problems, and Poly’s hands-on learning environment is targeted at helping them do just...

An Artist with Big Ideas

From June 26 through July 2, 2013, a carefully curated group of thinkers and leaders from around the world gathered in Colorado for the Aspen Ideas Festival, a series of lectures, classes and...

Launching Their Futures

By the time Demo Day rolled around on August 8, the young entrepreneurs who had been chosen to take part in NYU’s Summer Launchpad had been through 10 grueling but exciting weeks of education...