NYIT in the Media

Contact NYIT

Elizabeth Sullivan
Public Relations Strategist
516.686.3761
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Elaine Iandoli
Writer/Reporter
516.686.4013
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

NYIT in the Media
Jun 24 2014

Of Apps and Teens: Richard Simpson in the NY Daily News

NY Daily News logo“It’s always easier to get students interested in something real,” NYIT Professor and School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Associate Dean Richard Simpson, Ph.D., tells the Daily News, referring to a story about an app his students built that will warn young people about the dangers of drugs.
 
The NYIT students are building the app in partnership with a new Harlem nonprofit, SAFE in Harlem. Young people who use the app can calculate their life expectancy based on drug usage. Simpson is overseeing the project.