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A Safer, Cheaper Way to Track Defects in Aircraft Structures

It’s important for engineers to closely monitor the safety and durability of the composite materials used in aircraft and spacecraft, which are subject to myriad physical stresses. An aircraft...

Research Examines Wealth Divide in Financial Markets

New research in quantitative finance indicates that the wealth divide in financial markets may be both mental and structural--not a matter of large investors’ access to faster computers for...

Visualization Conference Selects 8 NYU School of Engineering Papers

The premiere conference for data visualization will feature eight research papers co-authored by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and...

HeartShare Art Share

One is accustomed to seeing students bustling to and from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering buildings surrounding MetroTech Commons. In early July, however, to everyone’s surprise and...

Entrepreneur and Alum Joe Landolina Chosen as 2014 TED Fellow

Anyone who has ever met Joe Landolina has known he was going places. What they might not have predicted, however, was that those places would one day include Madrid, Spain, where he was invited to...

Summer of STEM: Choosing the Classroom Over the Beach

On July 7, instead of spending summer at the beach, twenty high school women gathered at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to partake in an Introduction to Computer Science and Cyber Security...

New Book on Syntactic Foams Co-Edited by Nikhil Gupta

Metal Matrix Syntactic Foams: Processing, Microstructure, Properties and Applications Edited by Nikhil Gupta and Pradeep K. Rohatgi DEStech Publications, Inc., 2014 ISBN: 978-1-932078-83-1...

Building Bridges and Calculating Costs

A few years ago, when a disagreement was brewing between two factions—one wanting to outsource New York State Department of Transportation design work to private contractors and one believing...

Q & A with Bowen Yu: Programming Champion

The Palace of Team Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia, hosts dozens of basketball and soccer matches each year, but on June 25, a competition of a different sort took place there: the ACM’s...

NYC ACRE Opens New York Energy Week

On June 18th, clean energy enthusiasts and professionals reached the 43rd floor of the New York Academy of Sciences where they were welcomed to the New York Energy Week 2014: Cleantech Startups...