Communications and IT

We’re doing research that will make the next era of communications and connection possible.

From paving the way for 5G mobile to broadening access to wireless service, we are breaking new ground in telecommunications, signal processing, and networking research.

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We’re helping usher in an era in which

  • physicians use sophisticated virtual-reality gear to operate from remote locations on patients
  • smart cars communicate in order to avoid accidents
  • hundreds of millions of illiterate adults around the globe have access to needed educational materials
  • Internet of Things (IoT) technology revolutionizes the way we run our homes and businesses

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Research Centers & Groups

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EnSuRe Research Group

Our research focuses on computer hardware, including electronic design automation (EDA) and ...

Mechatronics and Robotics
Research Group

Mechatronics Laboratory

The Mechatronics Lab is a synergistic integration of mechanical engineering, control theory, computer science, and electronics to manage complexity, uncertainty, and communication in engineered systems.

NYU Wireless Team


NYU WIRELESS is an innovative academic research center with a focus on ...


Business and Technology Management

Business and Technology Management, BS

Oriented toward current and future high growth arenas, the Business and Technology Management (BTM) trains business leaders of tomorrow. You’ll become deeply familiar with technology and innovation and work in diverse venues.
On Campus

Motherboard Chip

Computer Engineering, BS

Computer engineers develop products that touch nearly every part of our lives, from sending e-mails from cell phones to reconstructing genomes. That’s just the kind of invention & innovation the School of Engineering encourages.
On Campus

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Computer Science, BS

Computer science focuses on designing, building, and using the computers and systems that we interact with every day — from iPhones to the complex databases in banks and hospitals.
On Campus

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, BS

Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are both extremely pertinent in today's high technology and global world, and this program gives students opportunities to garner knowledge from both disciplines.
On Campus

Motherboard Chip

Computer Engineering, MS

Computer engineering makes it possible for us to telecommute from home and check our e-mail on the go, and even reconstruct genomes and conceive software to make businesses more efficient.
On Campus

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Computer Science, MS

We offer a highly adaptive MS in Computer Science program that lets you shape the degree around your interests, from such topics as computer and network security, computer graphics, and web search technology.
On Campus

Abstract Electricity

Electrical Engineering, MS

The headphones around your neck, the turn signal in your car, in fact, all electronic devices — each of these was made possible by an electrical engineer.
On Campus

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Computer Science, Ph.D.

In our Ph.D. in Computer Science program, our students conduct groundbreaking research, from data management and analysis to cybersecurity, computer games, and theoretical computer science.
On Campus

Abstract Electricity

Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering program is filled with students and faculty who prize the School of Engineering's emphasis on invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship through top-flight laboratories and a fierce dedication to advanced research.
On Campus

Management of Technology

Technology Management, Ph.D.

The mission of the School of Engineering's PhD in Technology Management program is to educate and train scholars who will produce first-rate technology management research and who will become faculty members in leading universities.
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