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Power play! NYU Poly expands with new energy program
The Brooklyn school is developing a new master's degree curriculum in energy engineering and policy
- Reuven Blau for Daily News October 15th, 2014
- Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/nyu-poly-expands-new-energy-program-article-1.1975787
The city’s top engineering school is building an energy department.
Brooklyn’s NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is in the process of developing a new master’s degree program in energy engineering and policy.
“The sustainability of urban environments is of critical importance to all advanced and emerging societies,” said department chairman Richard
Thorsen, 74, who is the mastermind behind the idea.
Thorsen, who is celebrating a half century on the faculty at Poly, hopes to have the program running by next September.
It remains unclear whether the university will need to hire additional professors or how many students will join.