NYU-Poly News

Professor Shivendra S. Panwar Speaks at FCC Post-Sandy Field Hearing

When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in late October of 2012, about a quarter of the cell phone tower sites in the region shut down, causing millions of lost calls. With flood waters rising and...

Collaboration and Innovation Find a New Home at NYU-Poly’s Greenhouse

The basement level of 6 MetroTech buzzed with energy on Wednesday, January 30, as students, faculty members and administrators from NYU-Poly and across NYU, gathered with representatives from...

The Dangers of too Much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language...

NYU-Poly Mourns the Loss of Trustee Michael Hegel Kappaz

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University mourns the sudden passing on January 27, 2013 of a treasured alumnus and trustee, Michael H. Kappaz ’70. NYU-Poly has lost a dear friend,...

Young Engineers Build a Robotic Bridge to Reach Seniors

Amid a sea of gray beards and walking canes, a small voice piped up, “Hey, who moved my NXT?” Adjusting his thick-rimmed faux reading glasses and taped-on Groucho moustache, the 5th...

NYU-Poly Students Lead in NYU's Global Idea Exchange Challenge

What do you get when you add 1,570 Global Idea Exchange participants, 362 inspirations and 122 ideas? The answer is 18 bright and creative program fellows who will be headed to Shanghai over spring...

NYU-Poly's Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

Polytechnic Institute of New York University this week achieved ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. NYU-Poly’s...

NYU-Poly Signs Master Agreement for Cybersecurity Sponsored Research

Polytechnic Institute of New York University recently signed a master agreement for sponsored research in cybersecurity with L-3 Communications.  The agreement streamlines the process by which...

When Left Meets Right: Poly Students Who Do It All

What happens when the imagination takes root and grows in different directions within the same person? Three NYU-Poly students—Wanda Molineros ’13BMS, Yangzi (Isabel) Tian ’13CBE,...

Nassim Taleb Releases Antifragile

Last Month, Nassim Taleb, author of the New York Times best seller The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable and Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering and Co-Director of the Research...