The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is a place where great ideas converge to push the frontier of a technology-enabled world. It’s a place where students and professors work closely among their peers, other research institutions and industry partners to advance their fields. Their research helps us better understand our world and contributes to developments that make our world better.

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Our research focus areas

Bioengineering

Provides advances to address medical problems via multiple cross-disciplinary teams of engineers and scientists.

Bioengineering

IT + Media

In these research efforts NYU School of Engineering faculty collaborate with their colleagues from NYU Computer Science, NYU Steinhardt, NYU Stern, and NYU Tisch.

IT + Media

Urban Systems

Urban Science, is part of NYU’s university-wide initiative on “The Future of Cities,” called the Institute for Cities and Environmental Sustainability (ICES).

Urban Systems

Watch the exciting research our faculty and students are doing

Professor Justin Cappos and Research Assistant Trishank Kuppusamy introduce us to The Update Framework, a system for securing software.

Professor Nikhil Gupta introduces us to the Lightweight Materials Initiative.

Undergraduate Student Steven Zeltmann walks us through his research process and shows us how lightweight materials are made.