News

Ushering in a New Era: Governor Paterson receives first honorary NYU-Poly degree

Polytechnic celebrated the dawn of a new era on Wednesday, October 22 as it formally ushered in its first academic year as Polytechnic Institute of New York University during a politically star-...

Inventor of the Web cites faculty member's research in Scientific American

Oded Nov, Assistant Professor of Management In 2006, 17 years after  he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee and colleagues created “web science,” a discipline designed to...

Games for Learning: NYU-Poly joins Microsoft Research, NYU and consortium to create 1st scientific-based game research alliance

While middle- and high-school students are well-versed in using technology for social networking and Internet research, there’s a continuing decline among teens in proficiency and interest in...

More Top Marks: NYU-Poly ranks top 10 in innovation and racial diversity; top 20 in economic diversity

College and university rankings from publications like US News & World Report are a reminder every fall that making the grade is just as important to educational institutions as it is to the...

NYU-Poly receives $500K/3-year NSF grant to promote science and mechatronics research to high school teachers

Dr. Vikram Kapila, SMART Principal Investigator and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Polytechnic Institute of NYU has received a $500K grant from the National Science Foundation...

Cyber Crime-fighting: students compete to secure cyber space

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's Fifth Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) is pitting the nation's brightest computer science students against the stealthy — and ever-growing — world of...

Professor Iacono's chocolate-wrapping research featured in Science

A recent article "Sweet Inspiration" by Barry Cipra in the journal Science describes Professor Iacono's recent results in computational confectionery theory with collaborators Erik Demaine (MIT),...

NYU-Poly community mourns student's death

The community of Polytechnic Institute of NYU mourns the tragic loss of Andrei Koloskov, a financial engineering graduate student who was involved in a fatal car accident Sunday night. He is...

'Hottest thinker in the world' joins faculty

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering According to The London Times, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s new distinguished professor of...

To the Class of 2012: 'Are you ready to change the world'?

They haven’t even begun their first courses, but the Class of 2012 has already made history. At a convocation ceremony on Tuesday, August 26, the future inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs were...