NYU-Poly News

Expo Marks the Spot

If you walked through the MetroTech Center on May 2, you might have seen the massive white tent and assumed a wedding or some other festive occasion was taking place. It was, indeed, a celebration of...

A Lecture on the Sun

Popular culture is rife with erroneous and misleading representations of scientists: absent-minded scientists, cold-hearted and unemotional scientists, even scientists nefariously bent on world...

Max Planck Seminar Recognizes the Work of Professors Arnold and Teraoka

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, part of Germany’s premier research institution for basic science, held a weeklong seminar on biosensing at the very smallest extremes, during...

A Multi-Borough Back-to-School Day

“About the only thing that still looks the same is the Brooklyn Bridge,” Lawrence Lapson joked. He was just one of the many members of the Golden Jubilee class marveling at the changes...

The New Wave in Wireless

If you had any doubts that Brooklyn was fast becoming one of the hottest locales in the tech industry, look no further than the 5G Summit, held from April 23 to 25 at the New York University...

Peter E. Barker-Homek Addresses the Innovation and Technology Forum

Peter E. Barker-Homek ('83) has worn many hats—U.S. Marine pilot; high-level State Department official; Director of International Mergers and Acquisitions at British Gas; CEO of Taqa, the...

Inno/Vention DemoDay Concludes at Spotify

DemoDay, the culminating event of the the startup prototyping competition that is NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Inno/Vention, provided a potential glimpse into the futures of this...

Saving the World, One Click at a Time

Everyone knows what crude oil is, but soon we might all be talking about “Rude Oil.” That’s the name adopted by a team of sustainable urban environments and integrated digital media...

Andy Nealen's Osmos Game on "The Simpsons"

On April 6, over 4.3 million viewers watched as Milhouse had his iPad stolen on "The Simpsons." When he finds it in Bart's possession and begins to confront him, he is entranced by...

David Pine Joins the School of Engineering

David Pine has a deep appreciation for the history of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the work that has been done in his field by its faculty. “Just look at Herman Mark, who...