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2013-12-18 12:26:16

Researchers Demonstrate Therapeutic Applications for Off-the-Shelf Joysticks NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 virtual road or sense the weight of wielding an on-screen sword. A team of researchers from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and Sapienza University of Rome have now published findings showing...

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...

2013-11-18 12:32:36

Finalists from High Schools to Doctoral Candidates Compete in Final Round of Challenges Aimed at Encouraging Cyber Security Education BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students from across the United States and the world - along with their mentors, researchers, and cyber security professionals - converged last week on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) for the final round of the largest student cyber security...

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...

2013-11-08 12:25:52

13 Teams Progress to the Final Round of NYU-Poly's High School Digital Forensics Contest NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen teams will progress to the final round of the largest cyber security contest for high school students--The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) High School Forensics Contest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The finalists will gather on NYU-Poly's Brooklyn campus November...

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...

2013-10-30 12:27:43

Judges Pick Top 10 Research Papers Authored by Doctoral Candidates for Final Round in World's Largest Student Security Event BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Judges chose 10 of the best young researchers to progress to the final round of the prestigious Best Applied Security Paper Contest during the world's biggest student cyber security challenge event. The 10 doctoral candidates from across the United States will gather on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic...

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,...