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2012-05-23 06:29:21

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Because defending institutional data against attack depends equally on cyber security experts as well as executives who command management and technical skills, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is introducing a management track to its award-winning master's degree in cyber security. The first classes begin this summer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) "We created the management track in response to...

2012-05-23 06:21:53

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The roster of the city's preeminent cleantech business incubator is set to grow again, as three startup companies join the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy (NYC ACRE at NYU-Poly). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The newest tenants, Energex Technologies, Enertiv and HEVO, join 11 companies that have been fostered at NYC ACRE since it was founded in 2009 with a mission to establish New York as...

2012-05-18 14:20:57

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) President Jerry M. Hultin, the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff celebrated the academic journey of nearly one thousand undergraduate and graduate students at the 157th NYU-Poly commencement held on May 18th, 2012 at the Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120518/NY10283) (Logo:...

2012-04-06 06:23:25

NEW YORK, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) celebrated invention, innovation and entrepreneurship - the guiding principles it calls i-squared-e. The Inaugural i-squared-e Gala raised $625,000 for scholarships. It awarded students with big ideas some very entrepreneurial prizes. And it honored two business leaders for their roles in support of education: Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Glenn A. Britt and Soros...

2012-04-05 06:27:48

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraida Fund, an undergraduate at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award reserved for exceptional students pursuing research-based graduate degrees. Fund, who will earn her bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from NYU-Poly this spring, will enter the PhD program in electrical engineering this fall....

2012-04-03 06:26:11

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What's a great idea worth? For the university students in the NYU-Poly Inno/Vention Competition Sponsored by Time Warner Cable, the answer is more than cash prizes, awarded during an Empire State Building gala filled with business leaders. Students will also win patent assistance and space for their fledgling firms at one of the city's hottest new business incubators. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) Now...

2012-03-12 09:17:00

NEW YORK, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two more members of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) faculty have joined the prestigious ranks of those honored with the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Hai Li and Assistant Professor of Technology Management Oded Nov both received awards this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The CAREER Award is the National...

What Makes A Robot Fish Attractive?
2012-03-02 04:41:26

Probing the largely unexplored question of what characteristics make a leader among schooling fish, researchers have discovered that by mimicking nature, a robotic fish can transform into a leader of live ones. Through a series of experiments, researchers from Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) aimed to increase understanding of collective animal behavior, including learning how robots might someday steer fish away from environmental disasters. Nature is a growing...

2012-02-21 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On a social network where it is possible to share personal information with 850 million people worldwide, users are increasingly opting to do just the opposite. A study of 1.4 million Facebook members indicates a dramatic rise in demand for privacy, with the number of users choosing to hide their friend list up more than 200 percent over a 15-month period. The research also reveals stronger privacy preferences among women and members with higher...

2012-01-31 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first event of Clean Energy Connections will open its 2012 season with No Money No Problems? Financing Cleantech in the Post-ARRA Era on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street), New York. Solar One and the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy (NYC ACRE) at Polytechnic Institute of New York University present the...