NYU-Poly News

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...

Merging of the Minds: first group of Poly students takes classes at NYU

A group of intrepid Poly students has taken a glimpse at the future of Poly as a school of NYU and reports that there’s much to look forward to. Late last year as merger planning was at full...

Navy League recognizes Poly Trustee for strength through science

2008 Roosevelts Gold Medal for Science presented to Mr. Smith by Dinner Chairman Donniel Schulman (left), General Manager, Global Finance and Administration, IBM Global Services, and New York...

Assistant Professor Montclare receives important chemical science grant

Jin Kim Montclare, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Jin Kim Montclare has received a 2008 Special Grant in Chemical Sciences from The Camille and...

An Opportunity to Soar: Poly Trustees approve NYU merger

Chairman Craig Matthews opens a university Town Hall with news of the Board’s vote. On Thursday, March 6, Poly’s Board of Trustees voted to approve the Definitive Agreement to merge with...

Poly receives $3 million/5-year NSF GK-12 Fellows grant to promote mechatronics at K-12 schools

(left to right) Professor Noel N. Kriftcher, Professor Dariusz Czarkowski, Professor Vikram Kapila, Professor Magued G. Iskander, Professor Maurizio Porfiri and Professor Rastislav Levicky...

Poly teams up with FDNY to fight fire with engineering

While soaring flames and dark clouds of smoke rushed out the windows of a seven-story building on Governors Island on Monday, Februrary 25, video cameras recorded the scene and onlookers...