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Oct 26, 2015, 08:00 ET IEEE Communications Society Honors Founder of NYU WIRELESS Research Center for Seminal Work

 The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society announced it will award New York University's Theodore...


Sep 16, 2015, 11:11 ET World's Biggest Student Cybersecurity Games Widen Scope to Teach High School Students Digital Forensics

The world's biggest student cybersecurity games—New York University Cyber Security Awareness Week (NYU CSAW)—are about to get a whole...


Sep 15, 2015, 08:37 ET NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Receives Full Accreditation for 6 Engineering Programs

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering recently received full accreditation to grant degrees in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil...


Jan 21, 2015, 07:00 ET NYU Engineering Professors Honored For Contributions To Radar Systems, Electrical Transformers, And More

 Francisco De Leon and Unnikrishna Pillai, professors of electrical engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, have been named...


Jan 20, 2015, 10:12 ET NYU's Tech Incubators Boost City's Economy, Resiliency

 Business incubators of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering—home to 53 young technology companies—recorded a banner year in...


Jan 15, 2015, 08:00 ET The Race for 5G: NYU WIRELESS Researchers File Comments with FCC to Shape the Future of Wireless

 The latest shot in a 21st century moon race of sorts was fired this week, as researchers from NYU WIRELESS answered a call for input by the...


Jan 12, 2015, 12:35 ET NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Honored for Pioneering Work on Provenance Research

Juliana Freire, a professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the...


Jan 07, 2015, 10:00 ET U.S. News & World Report Ranks NYU Online Graduate Engineering Program Among Top 10 in Nation

U.S. News & World Report today ranked New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's online graduate engineering No. 8 in the...


Dec 17, 2014, 09:54 ET H. Jonathan Chao Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

 H. Jonathan Chao, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been named a fellow of...


Dec 09, 2014, 12:07 ET IEEE Honors NYU Researchers for Breakthrough Paper on New-Generation Wireless Technology

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) named a research team led by Professor Theodore (Ted) Rappaport, founder and director...


Dec 08, 2014, 10:15 ET Why are Cyber Technologies Fundamentally Insecure?

 The latest in a series of open lectures on cyber security and privacy at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering will probe...


Dec 04, 2014, 08:00 ET Race to 5G Wireless Heats Up with New Measurements, Models, and Math

 It's a race that is being conducted on the rooftops of New York and other global megacities, and the prize is the future of 5G, the next...


Dec 04, 2014, 06:00 ET NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Today, President and Dean of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan will join President Obama, the First...


Nov 17, 2014, 11:40 ET World's Biggest Student Cyber Security Contests Reveal Best Young Hackers and Researchers

Climaxing months of preliminary competitions involving tens of thousands of contestants, 18 North American teams ascended to the stage this...


Nov 11, 2014, 08:00 ET World's Biggest Student Cyber Security Competition Comes to Brooklyn

On the morning of Friday, November 14, 2014, as most student finalists sit down to begin competing in the annual Cyber Security Awareness Week...


Oct 27, 2014, 10:42 ET NYU Launches Clean Start Program to Fast Track Professionals into Clean-Energy Careers and Businesses

New York University will stimulate creation of clean-energy companies by launching a certificate program to train experienced business...


Oct 06, 2014, 12:23 ET Conference will Explore How to Automate Cyber Security Faster than the Hackers

 How can human protectors keep watch over massively increasing lines of software code, now generated for millions of devices and...


Sep 22, 2014, 10:38 ET Woman-to-Woman: We can Hack

 Some of the most powerful women in cyber security—including IBM's chief information security officer and McAfee's senior vice president...


Sep 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Brooklyn Produces More "Brilliants"

 Popular Science magazine today announced its annual "Brilliant 10" —a list of scientists under age 38 who are poised to revolutionize...


Aug 25, 2014, 10:13 ET Let the Hacking Begin: NYU Launches Largest Cyber Security Student Contests

 Even before the academic semester starts, students from across the globe have begun registering for the largest set of student cyber security...


Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET New York State Adds NYU Incubators as START-UP NY Development Zones

The State of New York this week declared the three start-up business incubators of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering tax-free zones as part...


Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 ET MIT Technology Review Names NYU's Jonathan Viventi to Innovators Under 35 List

 A young researcher who is leading the development of revolutionary brain sensors will be named today to the MIT Technology Review annual...


Jul 31, 2014, 09:00 ET Engineering a Protein to Prevent Brain Damage from Toxic Agents

 Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to...


Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET Crack that Password? Not in a Billion Years

 In less than an hour, a single computer hacker armed with a laptop can crack a handful of six-character passwords, no matter how cleverly...


Jul 18, 2014, 09:00 ET Buyer Beware: NYU Researchers Uncover Security Breach That Reveals eBay Purchases

Buyers and sellers using the online marketplace eBay may be revealing far more than their interest in vintage furniture or video games. Researchers...