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A Lunchtime Conversation with Dean Jelena Kovačević

October 23, 2021

Join Jelena Kovačević, William R. Berkley Professor and Dean, Tandon School of Engineering for a lunchtime conversation and update on Tandon, moderated by NYU Tandon Polytechnic Alumni Association President Robert V. Jones (Tandon '87). The program will also celebrate the Class of 1971 as it marks its 50 year anniversary.


Engineering Your Job Search - Part 2

October 5, 2021

Starting your job search can seem like the most daunting task from setting clear-cut goals to organizing your search. This workshop by John A. Cardillo, Assistant Director, Career Services at NYU Tandon School of Engineering will give you the tips and tricks you need to get your job search started on the right foot.
 


NYU Tandon Alumni Showcase - Part 2

September 17, 2021

As part of Tandon's Alumni Entrepreneurship Week, we invited alumni founders to talk about their journeys and experiences. NYU Tandon Alumni Showcase – Part 2 was moderated by Bradley Bailyn (Stern '00), President of the NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network and featured companies such as AirOn Labs LLC, We are the New Farmers, Mutable and BotFactory.


NYU Tandon Alumni Showcase – Part 1

September 14, 2021

As part of Tandon's Alumni Entrepreneurship Week, we invited alumni founders to talk about their journeys and experiences. NYU Tandon Alumni Showcase – Part 1 was moderated by Frank Rimalovski, Executive Director of NYU's Entrepreneurial Institute and featured companies such as Sunethics, Rise Products and Shiru.


CyberTalk moderated by Robert V. Jones '87, PAA President

September 13, 2021

John Viega, CEO of Capsule8, has done multiple successful startups, most recently Capsule8, which sold to Sophos for a (large) undisclosed sum, and SilverSky, which sold to BAE Systems for ~$250M. He's also been an exec at McAfee, where he led multiple M+A deals. He has a deep technical background, and is known for writing several books (including the first for developers on security), as well as several open projects that have had a broad impact, such as the GCM encryption mode for AES and the Mailman mailing list manager.

Moderated by Robert V. Jones ’87, PAA President


Exploring non-traditional jobs for engineering grads

How to leverage your degree

August 31, 2021

Laurel Brown (CAS ’02) will discuss her non-traditional career path after obtaining a computer science degree. She holds degrees in both Economics and Computer Science from NYU where she was the recipient of various honors that includes the Economics Fellowship at Princeton; Computer Science Award for Academic Excellence and magna cum laude distinction. She went on to earn a JD from Harvard Law School.


Young Alumni Panel - Graduate Student Orientation

August 27, 2021

The Office of Student Activities and Resource Center in collaboration with Tandon Alumni Relations invites you to join us for the Young Alumni Panel. The Young Alumni Panel is an opportunity during New Graduate Student Orientation for incoming students to hear from recent grads about their journey from Tandon to their careers post-graduation.


Engineering Your Job Search - Part 1

August 3, 2021

Starting your job search can seem like the most daunting task from setting clear-cut goals to organizing your search. This lecture will give you the tips and tricks you need to get your job search started on the right foot. This workshop will be facilitated by John A. Cardillo, Assistant Director, Career Services at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.


An Introduction to Personal Finance for Recent Grads

How to Manage Your First Salary

July 27, 2021

Lloyd Cambridge (CAS ’04) facilitated a workshop on financial literacy to help our recent alumni make proper financial decisions as they begin their careers. He earned his B.S. in Economics from NYU and is an Alumnus of the Coro New York Leadership Center. Lloyd is the founder & CEO of Progress Playbook, a small business training and economic development consulting company. He partners with government agencies, nonprofits and small businesses nationally to design customized learning experiences and inclusive growth strategies that support entrepreneurs in starting and scaling businesses locally and beyond. Progress Playbook’s clients includes but is not limited to NYC Department of Small Business Services, City Harvest, Brooklyn Children's Museum, The Actors Fund and New York City Housing Authority.


Sustainability Engineering and Medicine

Improving Value and Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Healthcare

May 25, 2021

Healthcare is responsible for nearly 10% of the US’s greenhouse gas footprint, and there’s a surprising number of things medical practitioners and administrators can do to reduce that footprint while maintaining quality care. Dr. Thiel (NYU Langone Health & NYU Tandon) is one of only a handful of researchers worldwide who is studying the footprint of medical practices. This talk will provide an overview of the emerging field of “clinical sustainability”.


Reflections on Race & Digital Platforms

May 12, 2021

What does race have to do, after all, with the reasons most decided to attend engineering school: to learn to develop useful software programs, design innovative biomedical devices, increase the sustainability of our energy systems, or contribute in some way to improving the planet?  Today's alumni lunch will consider the answer to this question in a lively conversation with Dr. King-Toler.


5G And Beyond

The Future of Wireless Communications

March 23, 2021

Join Thomas Marzetta, Distinguished Industry Professor and Director of NYU WIRELESS, for a conversation on the future of communications led by PAA board member Daniel O'Sullivan (TANDON ’78) of the MIT Enterprise Forum.

After years of hype about gigabit speeds, 5G finally became a reality in 2019. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Qualcomm all now have some form of 5G service available in the United States. And you can buy 5G phones that can take advantage of faster speeds on those networks today. But while 3G made internet surfing possible on our smartphones, and 4G allowed us to stream video in real-time, what will this next generation of advanced communication technology give us? And when will the day arrive when we can affordably leverage these services in our everyday quest for increased productivity and content consumption?


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