Universities Collaborate to Research Storm Impact on New York

Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the beginning of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms and Emergencies, a research institute housed at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and Stony Brook University in response to Superstorm Sandy.

A meeting that will address funding and the final plan will take place today Nov. 7. The funding group consists of the two co-directors, Minghua Zhang of Stony Brook and NYU-Poly professor Fletcher Griffis in addition to four other researchers — two from NYU and two from Stony Brook.

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