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Scienceline profiles NYU-Poly's Farshad Khorrami and his 'underwater spy'

Farshad Khorrami, professor of electrical engineering, has spent two decades “[breathing] life into familiar materials with new robotics,” writes Robert Goodier on Scienceline.com, a publication of...

Offline/online art installation to pose questions about virtual interaction

Like its co-creator, Anne-Laure Fayard, a social scientist whose background spans the disciplines of philosophy to human-computer interaction, Building_Space_with_Words doesn’t fit into a...

Future City 2009: More Successful than Ever

For the 12th consecutive year Polytechnic Institute of NYU served as host to the Metropolitan Regional Finals of the Future City Competition. The finals were held on Saturday, January 24, 2009, and...

Area youth tackle urban sustainability

New York area seventh- and eighth-grade students showed off their engineering smarts and their budding knack for branding on Saturday, January 24 when they revealed models of sustainable cities with...

This Black Belt is a Throwback: athletic director profiled in NCAA Champion

“President Theodore Roosevelt’s wife and sister-in-law are among the first American women known to practice judo, but Braziel was among the first to dominate it,” writes Leilana McKindra in her...

NYU-Poly hosts FIRST Lego League robotics competition

  NYU-Poly mentored 13 of the competing teams through its robotics program, AMPS/CBRI, or “Applying Mechatronics to Promote Science/Central Brooklyn Robotics Initiative." (Photos...

Green Expectations: workshop explores the many shades of green building

Deborah Taylor (left) and Laurie Kerr (right) of NYC’s Mayor’s Office answer questions about the city’s efforts to cut its carbon emissions 30% by 2030. New York City’s carbon footprint is...

News of Professor Gross's biodiesel breakthrough travels abroad

International news outlets are spreading the word about Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Professor Richard Gross who “envisions a future where plastics, a staple of modern society, will be converted to...

Dr. Leslie reflects on first semester as Fulbright Scholar

Christopher Leslie, Polytechnic Institute of NYU Instructor of Technology and Media Studies, has completed his first semester as one of 2008-2009’s 1,000 distinguished Fulbright Scholars who will,...

Students, faculty, and professionals discuss new wave in online music

Management of Technology student Luis Cavallos, '09 presents his business recommendations for Indaba Music. There’s a new wave in the online music industry, and it’s not an easier, sleeker...