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Professor Ross publishes 5th edition of his classic textbook on computer networking

The 5th edition of Professor Ross’s textbook, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, was published in April 2009 by Addison Wesley. The book continues to be the most popular textbook on computer...

LISTEN: Professor Wener talks to WHYY about SEPTA's QuietRide

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Richard Wener, a professor of environmental psychology, appeared on Philadelphia’s WHYY FM on Monday, April 6 to comment on how noise affects commuters. He has studied...

NYU-Poly inducts 2009 Chevalier Society donors

Almost one hundred years ago, Colonel Willard T. Chevalier graduated from what was then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn with a degree in civil engineering. Mr. Chevalier would go on to help build...

Kitchen Chemistry: Girl Scouts explore food science with NYU-Poly's American Chemical Society

  Members of the Girls Scout Council of Greater New York get some hands-on exposure to the chemistry of bread-making. Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s American Chemical Society (PACS)...

WATCH: 5 Questions with NYC Seed's Owen Davis

NYU-Poly News reported on March 6 that NYC Seed had selected the first 2 of 10 technology start-ups to receive $200,000: PlaceVine and Path 101. In the above video, NYC Seed Managing Director Owen...

3 papers from NYU-Poly's Web Search Engine Group accepted at WWW 2009

Three full papers from NYU-Poly's CSE department were accepted at the upcoming 18th International Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), the leading academic conference on web search and the...

3rd Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank delivers a much-needed dose of optimism

Leaders in business and government seldom leave meetings these days feeling optimistic. That wasn’t the case, however, at Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Third Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation...

WATCH: Inno/Vention: students create 'the next big thing'

Watch the top 3 winners discuss their ideas: 1st Place, Christopher LoBello (thermoelectric alternator); 2nd Place, Benjamin Kanner (magnetic flexible bridge); 3rd Place (tie), Theresa Luback...

Skyline Conference recognizes top NYU-Poly athletes

The metropolitan area’s Skyline Conference has honored 2 Polytechnic Institute of NYU basketball players and 2 of its volleyball players. Margaux Pickell Named Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year...

Fifteen NYU and Polytechnic faculty collaborations awarded research funding

New York University Provost David McLaughlin announced on March 3 the first 15 research collaborations between NYU and Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty to receive “seed” funding from a special...