MentorCurrent | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

MentorCurrent

The new mentoring program for NYU Tandon tenure-track professors

One-on-one mentoring with mentors in all Tandon departments for ongoing support throughout the tenure-track process. MentorCurrent encourages the flow of energy, ideas, and enthusiasm between mentors and mentees, stimulating connections and relationships.


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How it works

  1. Review the mentor profiles below and their preferred mentoring topics.
  2. Pick any two mentors based on your interests (they do not have to be in your department).
  3. Initiate the contact by clicking on "Become My Mentor" and filling out the form.
  4. Once a match has been confirmed, you can begin meeting with your mentor. Meet your mentors a minimum of four times a year.

Additional details about MentorCurrent


Biomedical Engineering

Weiqiang Chen

Weiqiang Chen

Associate Professor

  • Research funding
  • Collaboration with medical school
  • Tenure process

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Mary Cowman

Mary Cowman

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Tenure process
  • Professional networking

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Guido Gerig

Guido Gerig

Institute Professor

  • Collaborative multidisciplinary research
  • Tenure process

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Maurizio Porfiri

Maurizio Porfiri

Institute Professor

  • All topics

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Andreas Hielscher

Andreas Hielscher

Department Chair; Professor

  • Academic career planning
  • Tenure process

 

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Joel S. Schuman

Joel S. Schuman

Professor

  • Publications
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional networking

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Yao Wang

Yao Wang

Department Chair; Professor

  • All topics

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Eray Aydil

Eray Aydil

Professor and Department Chair

  • Publications
  • Grant writing
  • Teaching

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Rasti Levicky

Rasti Levicky

Professor

  • Tenure process
  • Teaching
  • Work/life balance

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Miguel Modestino

Assistant Professor

  • Publications
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Work/life balance
     

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Jin Kim Montclare

Jin Kim Montclare

Professor

  • Work/life balance
  • Grant writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Collaborations

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David Pine

David Pine

Professor

  • Publications
  • Work/life balance
  • Teaching
  • Tenure process
  • Building scientific visibility

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Elisa Riedo

Professor

  • Work/life balance
  • Managing time
  • High impact papers
  • Grants
     

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Andre Taylor

Professor

  • Publications
  • Diversity
  • Work/life balance
  • Philosophy

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Civil and Urban Engineering

Joe Chow

Joe Chow

Deputy Director of C2SMART; Institute Associate Professor

  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Building scientific visibility

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Semiha Ergan

Semiha Ergan

Associate Professor

  • Building visibility
  • Tenure process
  • Work/life balance
  • How to run a research group

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Debra Laefer

Debra Laefer

Professor

  • Tenure process
  • Grant writing
  • Publications
  • Networking
  • Running a research group

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Computer Science and Engineering

Justin Cappos

Justin Cappos

Professor

  • Grant writing
  • Running a large lab
  • Practical impact

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Rumi Chunara

Rumi Chunara

Associate Professor

  • All topics

     

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Juliana Friere

Juliana Freire

Director, Visualization and Data Analytics Research Center; Professor

  • All topics

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Guido Gerig

Guido Gerig

Institute Professor

  • Collaborative multidisciplinary research
  • Tenure process

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Rachel Greenstadt

Rachel Greenstadt

Interim Director of the Ph.D. Program; Associate Professor

  • Research
  • PhD mentorship
  • Conference chairing

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Nasir Memon

Nasir Memon

Vice Dean for Student and Academic Affairs of Tandon Online; Professor

  • All topics
     

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Claudio Silva

Claudio Silva

Institute Professor

  • All topics

     

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Julia Stoyanovich

Julia Stoyanovich

Institute Associate Professor

  • Research funding
  • Collaborative research
  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Broader impacts of research

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Torsten Suel

Torsten Suel

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs

  • Tenure process
  • Publications
  • Teaching

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Elza Erkip

Elza Erkip

Institute Professor; Director of Graduate Programs

  • All topics (specifically experience with diversity)

     

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Siddharth Garg

Siddharth Garg

Institute Associate Professor

  • Grant writing
  • Publications, especially for disciplines where conferences are key
  • Diversity

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Niraj Jha

Niraj Jha

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton University

  • All topics (specifically experience with diversity)

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Ramesh Karri

Ramesh Karri

Co-founder and co-chair NYU Center for Cybersecurity; Professor

  • All topics
     

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Farshad Khorrami

Farshad Khorrami

Professor

  • Tenure process
  • Student mentoring
  • Grants and grant writing
  • IP protection
  • Teaching

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Yong Liu

Yong Liu

Professor

  • Publications
  • Student advising and recruitment

     

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Nasir Memon

Nasir Memon

Vice Dean for Student and Academic Affairs of Tandon Online; Professor

  • All topics

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Shivendra Panwar

Shivendra Panwar

Professor

  • Research
  • Ph.D. student mentorship
     

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Sundeep Rangan

Sundeep Rangan

Associate Director NYU WIRELESS; Professor 

  • Teaching
  • Interacting with companies
     

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Ludovic Righetti

Ludovic Righetti

Associate Professor

  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Grant writing
  • Tenure process

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Davood Shahrjerdi

Davood Shahrjerdi

NYU WIRELESS; Associate Professor

  • Research team mentorship
  • Tenure process
  • Publications
     

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Yao Wang

Yao Wang

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor

  • Student recruitment and mentoring
  • Collaboration with medical school

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Finance and Risk Engineering

Agnes Tourin

Agnes Tourin

Industry Associate Professor

  • Teaching
  • Work/life balance
  • Diversity

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Weiqiang Chen

Weiqiang Chen

Associate Professor

  • Research funding
  • Collaboration with medical school
  • Tenure process

     

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Nikhil Gupta

Nikhil Gupta

Professor

  • Publications
  • Grant writing
  • Media communications
     

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Vikram Kapila

Vikram Kapila

Director for Ph.D. Student Development; Professor

  • Tenure process
  • How to run a research group
  • Student mentoring

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Maurizio Porfiri

Maurizio Porfiri

Institute Professor

  • Publications
  • Grant writing
  • How to run a research group

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George Vradis

George Vradis

Associate Professor 

  • Student mentoring
  • Tenure process
  • Teaching

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Technology, Culture and Society

Jonathan Bain

Jonathan Bain

Professor

  • Teaching
  • Student interactions
  • Tenure process

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Technology Management and Innovation

Pavlos Mourdoukoutas

Pavlos Mourdoukoutas

Program Director, Senior Faculty, Industry Professional

  • All topics

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