Boston Area Beer Tasting with Professor Nasir Memon

For NYU Community

Join us in Boston for a special event exclusively for Poly alumni.

Poly's own Dr. Nasir Memon will be in the area to host a casual networking evening, talk about his current research, and update alumni on all of the new and exciting initiatives happening at NYU Poly!

Join him for a Beer Tasting at Boston's famous Beer Works.  Hear from the brewer master and taste some of the seasonal brews!  Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to network, re-connect with old friends and hear about all of the wonderful things happening at NYU Poly!

Registration is required.  Please let us know you are attending by registering below.  This event is free of charge to alumni and one guest.

Nasir Memon is a recognized expert in the field of computer and network security. Memon is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and director of the Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) laboratory at NYU-Poly (

His other research interests include digital forensics, data compression, and multimedia computing and security.

Memon earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani, India in 1981. He received a Master of Science in Computer Science and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska in 1989 and 1992, respectively.

He has published over 200 articles in journals and conference proceedings and holds four patents in image compression and security with six more pending application.  He has won several awards including the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award and the Jacobs Excellence in Education Award from NYU-Poly. He has been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on research and education grants exceeding $10 million. 

He has appeared on NBC Nightly News as an expert on steganography and his research has been featured in The New York Times, MIT Review, Wired.Com, and New Science Magazine.

He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer’s (IEEE) Transactions on Information Security and Forensics. He was an associate editor for IEEE’s Transactions on Image Processing, the Journal of Electronic Imaging, the ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, the LNCS Transaction on Data Hiding, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, and the International Journal on Network Security.

Memon is the co-founder of Digital Assembly and Vivic Networks, two early-stage start-ups in NYU-Poly's business incubators.