Tandon in the News

Deaths for the week of March 9, 2018


Harvey Sharfstein passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018, surrounded by friends and family at the age of 89. … Harvey graduated from Brooklyn Tech in 1945 and went on to study Mechanical Engineering at Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (Brooklyn Poly) [now the NYU Tandon School of Engineering], receiving his Bachelor’s degree in 1951. He worked for the Lindholm Engineering Company from 1951 to 1952 and the Benrus Watch Company from 1952 to 1956 before returning to [NYU Tandon] as an instructor in 1956. He received his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from [NYU Tandon] in 1960 and was appointed as an Assistant Professor.

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