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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...

Top Marks: NYU-Poly ranks seventh in Northeastern colleges for best pay, fourth in nation among engineering schools

Best Northeastern Colleges in the US By Salary Potential > Seniors set to graduate this spring and the entering class of 2012 can begin this academic year certain that they’ve made the...

Future entrepreneurs get hands-on experience at BEST startups

Interns from NYC's Summer Youth Program will return to school this fall with invaluable experience from six-weeks learning the ropes at tech and media startups. (Clockwise from left: Taylor...

Leading researcher joins faculty as industry professor of bioengineering

Dr. Gene DiResta Polytechnic Institute of NYU has appointed Dr.Gene DiResta as the new director of its biomedical engineering masters program. He will also serve as director and advisor to...