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Jul 16, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Syntactic Foam and Carbon Fabric Sandwich Satisfies Hunger for Lightweight yet Strong Materials

A team of researchers reports success in pioneering tests of a layered material with a lightweight metal matrix syntactic foam core that holds...

Jul 10, 2015, 09:49 ET
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New York State Selects Startups Affiliated with NYU Incubator to Demonstrate Projects to Cut Home Energy Costs, Help Grid

As part of New York State's energy transformation initiative Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), the New York University Polytechnic School of...

Jul 07, 2015, 08:36 ET
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National Science Foundation Funds Methane Research With Potential for Greener Energy, Manufacturing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded its most prestigious honor for young researchers to a new NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering...

Jul 01, 2015, 08:48 ET
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Hacking the Glass Ceiling

On July 30, dozens of elite cybersecurity professionals and more than 100 students and mid-career hacker-hopefuls will come together at the New...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:48 ET
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NYU School of Engineering Professor Honored for Contributions to Mechanical Vibration

The Technical Committee on Vibration and Sound of ASME announced it selected NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Maurizio Porfiri as...

Jun 18, 2015, 10:15 ET
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A Better Way to Build Bones

Senior citizens and combat soldiers don't usually have much in common—unless the topic is bone injuries. Among both groups, mending serious...

Jun 17, 2015, 11:13 ET
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NYU Polytechnic School Of Engineering Researchers Make Innovative Use Of LEGO

With even preschoolers using computers and video games, students at all levels now expect to modify and control their own experiments and receive...

Jun 11, 2015, 15:54 ET
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NYU School of Engineering Financial Risk Program Ranked among the Best in the Country

In a newly published listing of the 25 best financial engineering master's degree programs in the United States, the New York University...

Jun 11, 2015, 10:47 ET
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NYU WIRELESS Researchers Call on Governments to Reform Safety Standards for Wireless Devices

 Millimeter-wave (mmWave) wireless technology promises to support high-bandwidth content at speeds exceeding 10 gigabits per second—a...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:52 ET
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Pioneering Course Teaches How Big Data Analytics Can Advance Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

While hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce are widely known to be a critical drivers of innovation and competitiveness, many companies admit...

Jun 04, 2015, 10:22 ET
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NYU School of Engineering Names Noted Green-Tech Expert Pat Sapinsley Head of Cleantech Initiatives

In a major move to strengthen its entrepreneurial and environmental missions, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering this week appointed Pat...

May 26, 2015, 12:49 ET
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NYU Engineering Student Earns Prestigious NSF Fellowship for Wearable-Robot Research

Henry Clever, a mechanical engineering doctoral student at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious National...

May 12, 2015, 15:38 ET
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A Metal Composite That Will (Literally) Float Your Boat

Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such lightweight composites...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET
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A New Threat to Children's Online Privacy: Parents

 Most parents go to great lengths to keep their children safe online—but what if parents themselves, through the simple act of posting...

May 06, 2015, 10:59 ET
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Online Medical Education Firm Becomes First START-UP NY Company at NYU Incubators

 Board Vitals—a company aimed at creating online tools to prepare doctors, dentists, and nurses for specialty exams—has joined the...

Apr 29, 2015, 13:51 ET
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Brookings Study Ranks NYU's Engineering School Among the Best in Aiding Students' Financial Success

A new study comparing the economic value of colleges by the Brookings Institution ranks what is now the New York University Polytechnic School of...

Apr 21, 2015, 07:00 ET
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NYU School of Engineering Faculty and Students Share Their Cutting-Edge Research with the Public

 On Friday, April 24, 2015, New Yorkers will get a close-up look at the latest research in science and technology as the New York University...

Apr 16, 2015, 11:18 ET
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Top Online Engineering School Responds to Industry Appetite for Data Science, Energy, and Cloud Expertise

Fortune 500 companies looking to move the talent needle forward are now able to send employees through online certificate courses in data science,...

Apr 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Nokia Networks, NYU WIRELESS Host Brooklyn 5G Summit to Advance a Super-Fast Generation of Mobile Communications

Global leaders and top researchers exploring the next, ultra-fast generation of mobile communications will begin gathering today at the Brooklyn 5G...

Apr 07, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Gotcha! Ultra-Realistic Robot Proves There's More Than One Way to Scare A Fish

In the world of the tiny zebrafish, the predatory red tiger oscar is the stuff of nightmares. And while the species has no natural reason to fear...