NYU-Poly News

How Maureen Braziel fought her way into history

Many Polythinkers think they know Maureen Braziel. A fixture at the University for a quarter century, she serves as head judo coach and athletic director. What many people may not know is that she is...

1 + 2 + 1 = Success

A unique foreign exchange program at Poly is showing that exposure to America can also be a formula for academic success. The Dual Degree Program, led by Associate Provost Harold Sjursen, encourages...

New York Times' David Pogue to be guest on Associate Provost Fortino's radio show

WHAT: New York Times personal technology columnist and all-around tech guru, David Pogue, will be a guest on “Tomorrow’s Technology Today,” a radio talk show hosted by Dr. Andres...

Promise fund gala featured on front page of Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Find out more about Polytechnic’s Annual Promise Fund Scholarship Dinner

Prassas decides when traffic signals are warranted

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Elena Prassas is someone who can stop traffic -- literally. Last spring, funded by a $200,000 grant from the National Research Council’s Transportation...

Trustee Alexander joins board of biotechnology concern

Ralph C. Alexander ‘77 ‘78, deputy chairman of the Polytechnic Board of Trustees, has joined the board of directors of Amyris Biotechnologies of Emeryville, Calif. Alexander, who holds...

Today's outstanding graduates: Tomorrow's Nobel laureates?

Jelena Culic-Viskota has been named Polytechnic University’s 2007 Outstanding Graduate for her exemplary combination of academic achievement and her involvement in a wide array of...

Learning by doing: Poly profs nurture and encourage young innovators

Last week, the Urban Assembly Institute of Math & Science for Young Women held its Spring Portfolio Roundtables, in which sixth grade students presented their work and explained what they learned...

Promise Fund Gala Raises $1 Million for Scholarships

Glamour, celebrities and the legendary jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli lit up the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel at the 19th Annual Promise Fund Scholarship Dinner, which raised more...

Erkip and Yuksel consider wireless communication and its discontents at IEEE 2007

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Elza Erkip, along with doctoral student Melda Yuksel, has made another contribution to the burgeoning field of cooperative wireless communications. A...