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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...

Students to attend 10-day inauguration seminar

Three Polytechnic Institute of NYU students will spend their winter break living history. Irfaan Ally and Dennis John, both seniors majoring in mechanical engineering, and Eugene Pevzner, a sophomore...

Listen to the Numbers: research shows connection between stock market and pop music

The top left chart shows the movement of the S&P 500 for a rolling one year period. The bottom two charts show the time series and histogram of daily returns for the period — the more...

The Remarkable Reisers: the inspiring life and work of an NYU-Poly professor

A front-page picture from a major Danish newspaper shows the Reiser family arriving safely at the dock — free at last. This article previously appeared in Professor Mark Green’s blog “...

Skyline Conference recognizes top NYU-Poly athletes

Victoria Kalvert, Rookie of the Year The metropolitan area’s Skyline Conference has honored three Polytechnic Institute of NYU volleyball players. Victoria Kalvert, a freshman outside hitter...

Professor Tapiero launches Risk and Decision Analysis journal

Charles S. Tapiero, Distinguished Professor of Financial Engineering and Management of Technology; Morton L. Topfer Endowed Chair During the unfolding U.S. and global financial crisis, “...

AAPT Scholarship

The American Association of Physics Teachers is offering three $2,000 scholarships for future high-school physics teachers. This scholarship, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, is...

11th Annual Lynford Lecture: Grantham reveals financial meltdown causes, future investment focus

(left to right) Polytechnic Institute of NYU President Jerry Hultin, GMO Chairman Jeremy Grantham and Polytechnic Institute of NYU Trustee Jeffrey Lynford. Conventional wisdom would have...