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At NYU, middle schoolers learn the science of smart cities


“We built this by thinking about problems in our community and how to solve them,” said Megan Nie, who’ll be entering sixth grade in the fall, as she showed off a detailed model of a modern city last week. The venue was no typical summer camp, but NYU Tandon School of Engineering, where Nie and her fellow middle schoolers were capping off a four-week program, the Science of Smart Cities (SoSC), in which they learned about energy, transportation, urban infrastructure, and wireless communications.

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