NYU-Poly News

Erkip and Poly colleagues receive $618,000 in NSF grants

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Elza Erkip, along with other Poly colleagues, has been awarded two National Science Foundation grants worth $617,981. The first, for $529,...

Juran takes leading role in Mideast civil society initiative

Civil Engineering Professor Ilan Juran has taken a leading role in promoting an international initiative to support dialogue between leaders of Israeli and Palestinian civil societies. At the United...

Poly hosts workshop on digital identity

Abuse of one’s digital identity is a key factor in cybercrimes such as phishing, identity theft and online fraud, as well as many offline crimes such as terrorism. To address this timely issue, Poly...

Poly welcomes class of 2011

Greeting the class of 2011 at a convocation on the MetroTech campus, President Jerry M. Hultin challenged the new scholars to invent, innovate and shape the future. “Poly will open your life,” he...

Startup Weekend to be hosted at Poly

StartupWeekend.com and Polytechnic University's BEST Center would like to invite 30 Polytechnic University students to take part in the NYC Startup Weekend. Approximately 100 entrepreneurial...

Polytechnic University Professor Carl Skelton Brings Tibetan Book of the Dead to Life through Innovative VJ Mix of Video and Graphics at Asia Society

Professor Carl Skelton, director of Polytechnic University’s Integrated Digital Media Institute, gives new meaning to “raising the dead” with his department’s innovative real-time-rendering of 3D...

Greene receives Sesquicentennial Medal

President Jerry M. Hultin (left) presents Jay Greene ‘64EE with the Sesquicentennial Medal while Polytechnic Alumni Association President George Likourezos and Vice President for Academic...

Gupta and Porfiri receive NSF grant

Assistant Professors Nikhil Gupta and Maurizio Porfiri of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering have received a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to...

Potential Poly-NYU merger good for New York: think tank report

The merger of Poly and New York University would spark technological innovation by giving New York City a first-rate engineering school, something the city currently needs and lacks, says a new...

President to president: Recognizing 50 years of innovation

Xerox Corporation President Ursula M. Burns ’80 was in Washington on July 27, accepting the 2005 National Medal of Technology on behalf of her company. Xerox was recognized by President George W....