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2013-12-10 12:20:47

NYU-Poly Associate Provost and Professor is Known for Cold Plasma Research and Fostering Innovation BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt H. Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives and a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Becker was chosen by the NAI for his spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that...

2013-12-10 08:36:27

ManTech and Booz Allen Hamilton Newest Enterprise Learning Corporate Partners BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton and ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) have joined the Enterprise Learning arm of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), a move that enables worldwide employees to earn master's degrees in strategic, high-tech fields--bioinformatics, cyber security, and computer, electrical engineering, industrial, and...

2013-11-13 12:22:56

Digital Media Expert, Artist, and Composer R. Luke DuBois Is Cited for Innovative Work Likely to Have Long-Term Significance BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Luke DuBois, an assistant professor of Integrated Digital Media at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and director of its Brooklyn Experimental Media Center, has been named a finalist for a 2013 World Technology Award in the arts category. The winners will be announced at a black-tie gala...

2013-11-12 12:30:55

Artists and Geeks Team Up to Mark the 10th Anniversary of NYU-Poly's Cyber Security Awareness Week BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 security event-not merely guess at the hacking, sleuthing, and protecting emanating from hundreds of laptops inside the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) during its Cyber...

2013-11-01 16:22:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York State Governor Cuomo today announced the launch of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE) at the Governor's Conference on Emergency Preparedness in Albany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The institute is housed jointly at Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Stony Brook University, Long Island, N.Y. The new center will apply the...

2013-10-28 12:23:39

NYU-Poly Team Suggests Latest in Augmented Reality BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween costumes can be so...analog. Until this season. Artist and Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) augmented-reality researcher Mark Skwarek has teamed with one of his grad students to create 3D digital masks more appropriate to the year 2013. Skwarek, an NYU-Poly instructor of integrated digital media, and Animesh Anad, a computer science graduate student,...

2013-10-02 12:32:25

NYU-Poly Lynford Lecture to Feature Researcher Who Revolutionized Artificial Engineering BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned computer scientist Judea Pearl will deliver the 15th Annual Lynford Lecture on Monday, November 4, 2013, on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn's Tech Triangle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The event is free and open to the public,...

2013-09-30 23:25:02

New York City Economic Development Corporation Selects LaunchLM’s Parent Organization Alliance for Downtown New York as a Winner of Wireless Corridor Challenge; 1.2 Million Square Feet of additional Free WiFi to be Introduced in Lower Manhattan this December New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In a huge stepping-stone for LaunchLM, a new enterprise to build community amongst the growing and robust technology sector in Lower Manhattan, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today selected the...

2013-09-17 12:33:15

New York Senator Martin J. Golden and NYU-Poly Bring State, City Leaders to Brooklyn to Hear Recommendations from Top Developers and Thought Leaders BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, indies, venture capitalists, academics, and entrepreneurs at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) to explore how New York State...

2013-08-05 08:26:29

Philip Maymin Proposes New Economic Modeling to Embrace the Chaos and Complexityof the Political System BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The prestigious series Advances in Austrian Economics will publish a controversial new article that proposes a revolutionary change in the process of economic modeling. "A New Algorithmic Approach to Entangled Political Economy: Insights from the Simplest Models of Complexity" was authored by Philip Maymin, an assistant professor of...