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Poly emerges as leader in tech management education

The field of technology management has long been dominated by practitioners and neglected by business school academics. Now, Poly is helping to lead the way in establishing technology management...

Another Erkip student wins an award

   Deniz Gunduz Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Elza Erkip has her name on another award-winning paper. This one, “Minimum Expected Distortion in Gaussian Layered...

Nikhil Gupta's Indian summer

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Nikhil Gupta just returned from a whirlwind three-week tour of India. The occasion was his having been awarded the 2007 visiting...

Teachers get WISE

Twenty middle and high school teachers from the New York region converge on Poly this week for a two-week intensive program in hands-on, sensor-based engineering design. The summer Workshop in...

Dropkin, former physics department chair, passes away

John J. Dropkin, physicist and professor emeritus, Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away on August 5, 2007. Born in Bobruisk, Russia, on February 22, 1910, Dropkin was professor and chair of the physics...

Summer research program makes undergraduates hot for knowledge

It may be summertime, but the living isn’t easy for the 80 students involved in the 10-week summer research program that began in June. They are working hard to conduct research, learn from their...

Polyglot Poly group plots protein project

A group of professors and students from the departments of chemical and biological sciences, and computer and information science was recently awarded a $15,000 grant for an interdisciplinary...

Exploring the Future: The Possible Merger of New York University and Polytechnic University

TO:   Polytechnic Community FROM: Board Chairman Craig Matthews, President Jerry Hultin, and Provost Erich Kunhardt RE: Exploring the Future: The Possible Merger of New York University and...

Poly trustee Lynford to serve on state arts board

Polytechnic University Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Jeffrey Hayden Lynford has been nominated by Gov. Eliot Spitzer to serve as a member of the board of the New York State Council on the Arts....

Stellar Fundraiser Joins New York's Top Science and Technology University as Vice President of Development

Dawn Duncan, a prominent development executive, has been named vice president of development and university relations for Polytechnic University. She most recently served at New York University as...