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Aug 19, 2015, 12:00 ET
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NYU School of Engineering's Elza Erkip Elected Officer of IEEE Information Theory Society

 Elza Erkip, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been elected as the second...

Aug 13, 2015, 09:47 ET
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Military Veterans Become Tech Entrepreneurs with new program from NYU School of Engineering

The first class of U.S. military veterans graduated today from a new program that helps veterans become entrepreneurs and find opportunities in New...

Aug 11, 2015, 10:05 ET
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The Marino Organization and NYU Incubators Announce Agreement to Offer Public Relations Services to Startups

 The Marino Organization (TMO) – a full-service strategic communications firm – and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering today...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:13 ET
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Protein-Engineered Gels Mimic Body's Own Functions

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office (ARO) recently awarded a New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering researcher...

Aug 04, 2015, 09:03 ET
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NYU School of Engineering Professor Honored for Study of Energy Expenditure in Robotic Systems

 Joo H. Kim, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, will receive the 2015 Freudenstein...

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...