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Dec 26, 2013, 11:41 ET NYU-Poly Incubators End the Year on a Hi-"Tech" Note

Designation as a New York State Certified Business Incubator capped a banner year for the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)...


Dec 18, 2013, 11:58 ET Video Game Feedback May Help the Injured Heal

Video gamers have long been familiar with the thrill of force feedback—the technology that allows players to feel the rumble of a racecar hitting a...


Dec 10, 2013, 10:00 ET Kurt H. Becker Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Kurt H. Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives and a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University...


Dec 10, 2013, 09:00 ET Fortune 500 Firms Team with NYU-Poly to Offer Employees High-Tech Degrees

Booz Allen Hamilton and ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) have joined the Enterprise Learning arm of Polytechnic Institute of New York...


Nov 18, 2013, 11:15 ET NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week Announces Winners of World's Biggest Student Contests

Hundreds of students from across the United States and the world – along with their mentors, researchers, and cyber security professionals –...


Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 ET NYU-Poly Professor Named 2013 World Technology Award Finalist

R. Luke DuBois, an assistant professor of Integrated Digital Media at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and director of its ...


Nov 12, 2013, 10:39 ET Virtual Spider Crawls Up Historic Brooklyn Building To Open World's Largest Student Cyber Security Event

For the first time, pedestrians in downtown Brooklyn will be able to actually see that the borough is home to the world's biggest student cyber...


Nov 08, 2013, 11:53 ET Best High School Cyber Detectives Head To Brooklyn For Their Final Challenge

Thirteen teams will progress to the final round of the largest cyber security contest for high school students—The Polytechnic Institute of New York...


Nov 01, 2013, 04:56 ET NYU-Poly and Stony Brook University Launch the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms and Emergencies

New York State Governor Cuomo today announced the launch of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE) at the...


Oct 30, 2013, 10:42 ET America's Best Student Researchers to Compete in NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

Judges chose 10 of the best young researchers to progress to the final round of the prestigious Best Applied Security Paper Contest during the...


Oct 28, 2013, 10:34 ET Still Wearing a Real Mask this Halloween?

Halloween costumes can be so…analog. Until this season. Artist and Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) augmented-reality...


Oct 16, 2013, 10:10 ET FTC Commissioner To Urge Data Brokers to Disclose Consumer Information to Consumers

At a conference exploring conflicts between privacy and today's massive collection of marketing data, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill will...


Oct 16, 2013, 10:00 ET New Training Tool Helps Firefighters Stay ALIVE

A free online training tool is being introduced nationwide to firefighters who are facing new building construction and housing materials that make...


Oct 10, 2013, 10:12 ET NYU-Poly Cyber Security Judges Tap Top Student Teams in Hardware Hacking and Protection

Eleven international collegiate teams have been chosen to compete in the final round of contests that will challenge their knowledge in one of the...


Oct 04, 2013, 10:39 ET Top Student Hackers in North America Progress to Final Round of NYU-Poly Cyber Security Awareness Week

After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams will progress to the final round of one of the biggest Capture...


Oct 02, 2013, 01:10 ET DARPA Researchers to Reveal Cybersecurity Tips at NYU-Poly Conference

Researchers and cyber security professionals will get a rare glimpse into top cyber security measures that hackers developed for the U.S. Defense...


Sep 18, 2013, 10:00 ET NYU-Poly Launches World's Biggest Hacking Competition

The Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will be the nerve center this week for the world's biggest hacking ...


Sep 17, 2013, 12:32 ET Search for a Statewide Video Game Blockbuster: New York Asks Experts, Public How to Grow its Digital Games Economic Engine

Within days of one of the video game industry's biggest launches, the CEO of the company behind Grand Theft Auto V will join leading game developers, ...


Sep 17, 2013, 10:00 ET Cybersecurity Researcher Joins the Ranks of the 'Brilliant'

Polytechnic Institute of New York University's (NYU-Poly) Justin Cappos joins an elite group of ten young researchers named by Popular Science...


Sep 04, 2013, 09:00 ET NYU-Poly Grads See Million Dollar Returns on Their Investment

According to a study by Affordable Colleges Online, just one percent of the private colleges in the U.S. have a documented million-dollar return on...


Aug 21, 2013, 10:05 ET NYU-Poly Innovation Centers Named Among World's Top University Business Incubators

In a new global benchmark report released by UBI Index, a Sweden-based research initiative, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University...


Aug 07, 2013, 09:00 ET Qualcomm Technologies Joins NYU WIRELESS Research Center

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has joined the NYU WIRELESS research center as its fifth industrial affiliate sponsor and board member. (Logo:...


Aug 07, 2013, 02:44 ET Noted Physicist and NYU-Poly President Katepalli Sreenivasan Appointed to Kleiner Chair for Innovation

Katepalli Sreenivasan, a distinguished experimental physicist whose research focuses on the behavior of fluids and turbulence, has been appointed by...


Aug 05, 2013, 09:00 ET NYU-Poly Professor Formulates Algorithms that May Help Solve the Keynes-Hayek Debate

The prestigious series Advances in Austrian Economics will publish a controversial new article that proposes a revolutionary change in the process of ...


Jul 31, 2013, 10:23 ET Robots Strike Fear in the Hearts of Fish

The latest in a series of experiments testing the ability of robots to influence live animals shows that bio-inspired robots can not only elicit fear ...