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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...

WATCH: Charlie Rose talks economics with NYU-Poly's Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s new distinguished professor of risk engineering and author of The Black Swan, sat down with PBS’ Charlie Rose on December 3 to talk about the...

Wired hospitals in need of critical care

Symposium presenter Marc Bloom of NYU's Langone Medical Center: “We’re working in a World War II infrastructure." “I’ve seen a tethered wire pull down an I.V. stand into a sterile field,”...

The Art of i²e: student winners announced in poster contest

Four Polytechnic Institute of NYU students are sharing the spotlight in the recently announced “i2e. We’ve Defined It. You Design It.” poster contest (see images of winning posters below): 1st Place...

Giving Back: NYU-Poly students serve local community, raise AIDS awareness

NYU-Poly students prepared and delivered meals to homeless individuals and shelters as part of the Residence Life organized “Midnight Run.” According to the Coalition for the Homeless,...

National survey finds NYU-Poly strong in active and collaborative learning

According to findings from a national survey of first-year and senior students, one of Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s greatest strengths is its active and collaborative learning environment. The...

Professor Sofou receives $450,000 grant for breast cancer research

Assistant Professor Stavroula Sofou The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has given Polytechnic Institute of NYU Assistant Professor Stavroula Sofou a $450,000 grant for drug delivery...

Image and Imagination: joint forum looks to generate research collaborations

“Every time we move the scale of what we can see by 10, we find new things.” Those words from Polytechnic Institute of NYU President Jerry M. Hultin at the recent day-long forum “Image and...