NYU-Poly News

Sophomores Take on Upper Classes at NASA Lunar Robot Competition

You may never have given much thought to regolith, the layer of powdery substance that covers virtually the entire surface of the moon, much of Mars, and some asteroids—unless, that is, you...

Creating the Makers of Tomorrow Since 1854

Responding to President Barack Obama’s call to empower America’s students and entrepreneurs to invent the future--and in conjunction with the first-ever White House Maker Faire being held...

Academic Publisher Appoints Kurt Becker to Editor Positions

Springer Science+Business Media, a leading global scientific, technical, and medical publisher, has selected Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and...

Ted Rappaport Travels Down Under to Give a Keynote Address at the IEEE’s International Conference on Communication

With more than 50,000 members, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society  is one of the largest and most active of all the organization’s...

Finance and Risk Engineering Professors Take Two of Top Five SSRN Spots

Since 1994, the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has provided a forum for sharing and distributing the work of scholars in a wide variety of fields, from cognitive science to law to economics...

Montclare Chosen as 2014-15 Fellow of Drexel University’s ELATE Program

Anyone who knows Jin Montclare knows that the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering associate professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a whirlwind of energy. From running the Montclare Lab...

Celebrating NYU's Newest Engineers

Laughter and cheers greeted the rotating display of photos that flashed on the Barclays Center massive screen, as NYU Polytechnic Shool of Engineering's newest graduates recognized themselves and...

A Father's Love

It seems to have become something of a phenomenon for military members to surprise unsuspecting family members by returning home unannounced. The videos are all over the Internet: a father in...

National Academies Selects Oded Nov for Keck Initiative

The annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) brings together some of the nation’s best researchers from academic, industrial, and government laboratories to explore and...

500 Years of Melancholia Conference: More Magic, Less Square

It would be easy to picture Carlotta Mummolo and Angelo Tafuni outdoors on a beautiful Spring afternoon, enjoying a picnic or some equally picturesque pursuit. Instead, the two PhD students were two...