NYU-Poly News

Alumni in the News: Herb Henkel, CEO and PolyThinker

Herb Henkel is a true PolyThinker. As chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, an 131-year-old Fortune 500 company, he searches the globe for ways to use new technologies to...

Poly holds 31st annual Career Fair

Poly's holds 31st annual Career Fair Thursday, October 25, 2007 Poly fast-tracking thinkers seeking great careers in engineering, science, management, digital media and communications met with more...

Students to battle cyber-security wits during CSAW 2007

Students from Boise to Brooklyn will take part in Poly’s fourth annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) which takes issues of cyber security out of the classroom and into a more competitive...

In Orbit: Poly alum takes his first space flight aboard STS-120

Two-time Poly graduate Paolo Nespoli blasted off for the International Space Station at 11:38 a.m. Tuesday. The Discovery space shuttle will take Nespoli and six fellow astronauts to the...

Ready to Launch: Poly alum set for STS-120 shuttle mission

  Paolo Nespoli, a two-time Poly graduate, and fellow crewmembers are in the midst of final preparations for Tuesday’s STS-120 liftoff. Space shuttle Discovery will take the seven-member crew to...

Statement by Polytechnic President Jerry M. Hultin and Board Chairman Craig G. Matthews On Board Approval to Move Forward With Merger with New York University

Polytechnic University’s Board of Trustees and New York University’s Board of Trustees have both approved our continuing to move forward toward a merger of Polytechnic and NYU, with the long-range...

Poly Honors President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

Xu Kuangdi, president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and professor at Shanghai University was awarded an honorary...

Poly's BEST Hosts New York's First Startup Weekend

(Brooklyn, NY – September 26, 2007) Polytechnic University is New York City’s BEST center for entrepreneurial startups.  The University today announced its successful collaboration with Startup...

Erkip and Poly colleagues receive $618,000 in NSF grants

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Elza Erkip, along with other Poly colleagues, has been awarded two National Science Foundation grants worth $617,981. The first, for $529,...

Juran takes leading role in Mideast civil society initiative

Civil Engineering Professor Ilan Juran has taken a leading role in promoting an international initiative to support dialogue between leaders of Israeli and Palestinian civil societies. At the United...