VIP Advisors

Meet the faculty who lead the teams!

Each VIP team is led by a faculty member in an area of their expertise. The VIP Advisors span across NYU Tandon and several other NYU schools, connecting students across disciplines as well. 

VIP graphic with a ladder as the right-half of the V in purple and green

NYU Tandon

Tandon (Not Pictured)

  • Matthew Frenkel, Engineering Librarian
  • Mark Milkis, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Ron Pennella, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering

Connecting beyond Tandon

The VIP Program continues to expand its faculty from representation across NYU. 

  • NYU College of Arts and Sciences
  • NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • NYU IT Research Technology
  • NYU School of Global Public Health
    • Chris Dickey, Clinical Associate Professor of Global Health
  • NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Contact the VIP Director, Dr. Jack Bringardner (, to connect with the VIP Program.