NYU-Poly News

Q & A with Steven Zeltmann: TMS Structural Materials Division Scholarship Awardee

When the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) holds its annual meeting and exhibition in March 2015, Steven Zeltmann will be there. The mechanical engineering major was recently announced...

In Memoriam: Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06)

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering mourns the passing on June 25, 2014 of much-admired former trustee and board vice chair, Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06).  In 1986, Clifford was...

Popularity Contest: Student Poster Takes Top Honor

Doctoral student Jeyavijayan (JV) Rajendran explains that while reverse engineering—dismantling a piece of technology in order to better understand it—has undeniable benefits, the...

Black Girls Code: Helping Themselves to Help Others

On Day Two of the Black Girls Code (BGC) “Love is Respect” Hackathon, dozens of adolescent girls ping-ponged between Rogers Hall and Pfizer Auditorium. Partnered with Verizon and Break...

Circuit Training

Since the 1970s, electrical engineering students have been building electrical circuits using breadboards, relatively inexpensive plastic boxes that require no soldering of electronic components or...

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...