The world is facing serious challenges due to global warming and other environmental threats.

With sea levels rising and natural habitats being destroyed, scientists must find ways to meet the needs of the Earth’s current inhabitants without compromising the well-being of future generations.

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NYU Tandon researchers are addressing the complex issues involved — exploring renewable fuel sources, helping reduce carbon emissions, making our power grids more efficient, and finding innovative ways of keeping the world’s ecosystems in balance.

Academic Programs

Civil Engineering, B.S.

Civil engineering includes everything from the design and construction of buildings, bridges, and roads to securing our water resources and preparing for pressing environmental and social challenges.
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Electrical Engineering, B.S.

From the subway systems beneath our cities to the HD televisions on our walls, innovations by electrical engineers touch every aspect of modern life, but new challenges await the electrical engineers of tomorrow.
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Sustainable Urban Environments, B.S.

Half of the world’s population today lives in cities — a number predicted to increase rapidly. With decreasing natural resources, sustainable urban growth is an increasingly important area of study and action.
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Civil Engineering, M.S.

Civil engineers improve existing infrastructure systems and design projects that answer the new challenges raised by modern society. Our flexible master's program trains you to join the ranks.
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Environmental Engineering, M.S.

At the School of Engineering our Environmental Engineering program has an urban environmental systems emphasis with a unique concentration in many challenges that New York City and major cities of the world face.
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Environmental Science, M.S.

The master's in Environmental Science from Tandon provides a strong foundation in the fundamental sciences as well as regulatory environment issues that govern human-natural environmental interactions.
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Transportation Management, M.S.

Professionals in the transportation industry fill the classrooms of the master's in Transportation Management program. Join them and our distinguished faculty as you achieve a greater understanding of the issues facing transportation management.
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Transportation Planning and Engineering, M.S.

Graduates of the master's program in Transportation Planning and Engineering join the ranks of one of the oldest networks of transportation engineering alumni in the United States.
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Civil Engineering, Ph.D.

Growing and established cities are continually meeting new infrastructure needs and maintaining older systems, such as highways, bridges, and airports. Tandon's Ph.D. in Civil Engineering program produces graduates dedicated to enriching the field.
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Transportation Planning and Engineering, Ph.D.

Individuals interested in the highest calling for the pursuit of knowledge in the science of transportation systems should consider the Ph.D. program in Transportation Planning and Engineering.
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Research Centers and Labs

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Power Lab

Unique in New York City, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ...

Silverman Laboratory

The Silverman Laboratory conducts research to understand and design sustainable and appropriate ...

Urban Future Lab

Urban Future Lab (UFL) is the center of cleantech innovation in New ...