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2014-08-25 12:29:06

Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos to Keynote 11th Annual NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering's Cyber Security Awareness Week Finals NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even before the academic semester starts, students from across the globe have begun registering for the largest set of student cyber security competitions in the world: the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW)....

2014-08-21 12:33:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 of Governor Cuomo's START-UP NY program to foster job growth and economic development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The 19,500 square feet of incubator space in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn have to date created more than 1,000 jobs and provided an economic impact of $251...

2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals--particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO An article in the current issue of the journal...

2014-07-18 08:27:06

Privacy Flaw Makes it Possible to Track Buyers of Gun Accessories, Medical Tests, and More NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buyers and sellers using the online marketplace eBay may be revealing far more than their interest in vintage furniture or video games. Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and NYU Shanghai have discovered a privacy flaw that allows site visitors to view a buyer's complete purchase history--including sensitive items...

2014-07-10 08:32:58

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real Research NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brooklyn, summer vacation may evoke thoughts of Coney Island, but Downtown Brooklyn will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer. In the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the New York University School of Engineering will launch an expanded summer...

2014-07-01 16:32:26

NYU School of Engineering Professor Katherine Isbister Announced as a Founding Member of the Executive Committee of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced today that Katherine Isbister, an associate professor of computer science, director of the school's Game Innovation Lab, and a member of the faculty of the NYU Game Center of the Tisch School of the Arts, has become a founding member of the...

2014-06-16 20:21:30

Joe Torre, Bob Costas, Fred Wilpon, Stephen M. Ross, Mark Messier, Teresa Weatherspoon, Harry Carson, and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Provided Insight During Day-Long Discussion Aimed at Eradicating Disrespect and Abuse in the Locker Room and on the Playing Field NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Sports and Society (scps.nyu.edu/sportsandsociety) today hosted nearly 120 high school athletic directors, coaches, and school administrators from across the New York metropolitan...

2014-05-02 08:29:47

Joint initiative launched by UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and NYU Stern Urbanization Project will include more cities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas of Urban Expansion, a critical online resource for data and images tracking global urbanization, will be updated and expanded in a new 2015 edition to reflect the scope of large and fast-growing metropolitan areas around the world. At the World Urban Forum in Medellin last month, leaders from...

2014-04-16 08:38:00

Mobile industry leaders, academia to explore the future of 5G wireless NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York. The invitation-only event will bring together wireless and mobile industry research and development leaders in academia, business and government to explore the...

2014-03-31 12:26:01

Student-Founded Event at NYU School of Engineering Will Feature Top Developers and Games BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Different Games--New York City's first conference on diversity and inclusivity in digital and video games--will return for its second year at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO A volunteer collaboration between...


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