NYU-Poly News

Engineering the 'Impossible': students win concrete canoe competition

Members of the winning team and supporters stand with Osiris, a concrete “green” canoe. Sixty percent of the glass used in the concrete mix was recycled from deposits made on Poly’s campus...

Power Players and Educators Set the Course for NYC: Poly's 2nd Annual Leadership Breakfast and Innovation Think Tank

A who’s who of New York business and government leaders gathered on Friday, April 18 to share ideas about the power of Polytechnic University to enliven New York City’s creativity, inventiveness and...

Professor Jackson gives inaugural lecture on controversial gene patent

Myles W. Jackson, Ph.D., Dibner Family Professor of the History of Technology and Science  Polytechnic is known for making technology and science history. Now, with the recent addition...

Symposium will address emerging educational challenges and opportunities in tech management and entrepreneurship

Leaders in technology management from business and academia will join forces at a special symposium held by Polytechnic’s Department of Management on Thursday, May 8. “Modern Technology...

Poly honors faculty and staff at 2008 Service Award Ceremony

President Jerry M. Hultin (left) and President Emeritus George Bugliarello (right) honor Professor Alan Molof for his 45 years of service to Poly. Proud smiles, shining plaques and Tiffany...

Arnold and Choudhury honored at Service Award Ceremony

At the Polytechnic University Service Award Ceremony on April 22, honors were given to both Prof. Stephen Arnold and Prof. Deo Choudhury from the Physics Department. Prof. Arnold was honored for...

Poly's Society of Women Engineers hosts forum, celebrates 45th anniversary

Poly SWE Leadership Team (left to right): Frances Vicioso, Sabine Blair, Irina Igel, Lawrenberg Hanson, Lamia Iftekhar and Jose Garcia Poly’s Society of Women Engineers (Poly SWE) celebrated...

Setting the stage for The Good Doctor

Poly students will enjoy a well-deserved break from their rigorous studies on Wednesday, April 16 with the opening of the Performing Arts Club’s annual spring play. This year, PAC has set the...

Congressman Ed Towns sees PolyThinking in action

Congressman Ed Towns (left) gets a feel for a cutting-edge material that’s strong enough to deflect blast debris and light enough to be used in space shuttle construction. From securing...

Wake-up Call: study finds cell phones increase students' risk-taking

Study co-author: Richard E. Wener, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Psychology and Department Head of Humanities and Social Sciences For today’s college students who came of age...