10 Brooklyn scientists you should know

These scientists and companies are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge right here in the borough.

In Brooklyn, we’re blessed with a bevy of scientists working on trying out solutions to the problems of the world, and bringing new knowledge to bear. … [NYU Tandon] scientists you should check out if you’re unfamiliar with their work: Ted Rappaport is the head of NYU Tandon’s NYU Wireless team that’s leading the nation in the quest for 5G wireless technology. …  Yao Wang and Mei Fu are from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering and Rory Meyers School of Nursing. The two have teamed up to use machine learning to fight lymphedema, a disease characterized by the building up of lymph fluid in patients’ limbs.


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