Science Talks | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Science Talks

A seminar series for NYU Tandon faculty

The Science Talks seminar series is an opportunity for Tandon faculty to share their research on key scientific and engineering challenges. Each event will feature 4-5 different speakers presenting a ten-minute talk about his or her research, followed by an open discussion and mingling.

The seminars will take place in the CBE lounge on the 7th floor of Rogers Hall (6 MetroTech).


Professor giving a presentation in front of a group of faculty

Spring 2022


February 11, 2022 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Climate change and environmental pollution are among the greatest existential threats of our generation. NYU Tandon researchers are finding sustainable ways to meet society's needs without compromising the well-being of future generations. Come to listen to four interdisciplinary sustainability experts who are developing engineering solutions to avoid, mitigate, or remediate emissions responsible for climate change and environmental contamination. Download Flyer


  • Miguel Modestino (moderator)
    "Electrochemical Engineering for Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing"
  • Jennifer Apell
    "Sustainable Chemical Pollution"
  • Joseph Chow
    "Advances in Logistics of Sustainable Urban Transportation"
  • Yury Dvorkin
    "How Can Renewable Power Grids Help Achieve Society-Scale Decarbonization via Electrification?"
  • Andre Taylor
    "Next Generation Solar Cells for Sustainable Energy Processes"

Intelligent Bio-X Interfaces

May 20, 2022  4:00-5:30 pm

In the century ahead, engineers will partner with scientists in the great quest to unveil, control and reprogram biological systems and functioning. From creating brain-machine interfaces and human tissue to developing new personalized drugs, and smart wearable biosensors.