Smart students and smart thinking

A cloud-connected sensor system that can warn homeowners of a gas leak was among the smart solutions prototyped

There was no shortage of ground-breaking ideas from this summer’s cohort of high school students on the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Science of Smart Cities (ieSoSC) workshop at the NYU Tandon MetroTech campus in New York. … Ben Esner, director of NYU Tandon’s School of Engineering Centre for K12 STEM Education, reckons young people are creative by nature and part of its mission as a research university is to provide an environment that nurtures and celebrates “unconstrained thinking”.

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