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Oct 22 2014

Turkish Art Exhibit Opens at NYIT Gallery 61

Oct 10 2014

TEDx Explores Harmonic Tectonics

Oct 03 2014

NYIT Students Surpass the $1 Million Mark in Combined Earnings from Internships

Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Oct 25 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Exhibition

Oct 25 2014

Senior Day: Women’s Soccer vs. Bridgeport

Oct 25 2014

Alumni Day: Volleyball vs. Bentley

Oct 25 2014

Senior Day: Men’s Soccer vs. Bridgeport

Oct 26 2014

Open House

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
Oct 25 2012

Juniper Networks Hackathon November 2012

Juniper

The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences (SoECS) at NYIT is proud to announce a new Academic Alliance with Juniper Networks, offering its faculty and students a number of joint initiatives including industry relevant curricular activities, opportunities for research and post-graduate work, and access to new resources.

To kick off this partnership, NYIT SoECS would like to invite all students to participate in an exciting upcoming competition:

SOFTWARE WORKSHOP & COMPETITION - SDN/Network Programmability

Nov. 8-17, 2012
Juniper Networks OpenLab, NJ*
(Nov. 8-10: Workshop*, Nov. 11-16: Off-line app development, Nov. 17: Judging/Awards*)

....more

Oct 25 2012

NYIT School of Engineering Ranked in Top Quartile of U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Edition

New York Institute of Technology's (NYIT) School of Engineering and Computing Sciences was ranked among the top engineering schools offering bachelor’s or master’s degrees, according to U.S. News & World Report.

 

Oct 24 2012

Speaker Highlights: Water Conference in China

NYIT joined forces with the Center For Water Research at Peking University last week to hold a conference in Beijing addressing “Water Management and Global Challenges.” Speakers included government officials, academics, and leading global and water technology company representatives and were guided by an agenda focused on “Advances in Technology, Innovation, Health, and Policy.”

Oct 18 2012

NYIT STEM Career Fairs

If you're studying science, technology, engineering, or math, this is the perfect event to network with prospective employers on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Old Westbury (Sports Complex, Hall of Fame) and Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium). The fair is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on both days.

Oct 18 2012

Microsoft Recruitment

Representatives from the company will be at NYIT on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6-7 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211) to recruit software developers for full-time and internship positions. R.S.V.P. to attend the event.

Oct 18 2012

Enter the IBM Enterprise Systems Contest

NYIT invites all students to participate in IBM's Eighth Annual Master the Mainframe Contest through Friday, Dec. 28. No experience with mainframes is necessary—all you need is drive ... more

Oct 12 2012

Creative Contest for Women in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences

Who is your inspiration?

Creative contest for all undergraduate women in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences

Who is your inspiration in the field of technology and innovation? What do you aspire to become once you graduate from NYIT with a degree in engineering, information technology, or computer science?

Enter to win the following grand prizes:

1st Place: The New iPad  (2 winners) 
2nd Place: Tablet Computer
3rd Place: Laptop

Prizes are courtesy of Astoria Federal Savings Grant.

For more information about the contest and to access the entry form, please visit nyit.edu/admissions/creative_contest

Aug 08 2012

IIT-Led Higher Education Partnership Promotes Cleaner Production across the Americas

Chicago, August 6, 2012 - Higher Education for Development (HED), with funding support from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, announced a three-year higher education partnership aimed at promoting sustainable manufacturing and economic growth in Latin America on August 1.  The initiative will help create a modern workforce to implement cleaner production practices, meeting the goals of Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas.

Aug 07 2012

NYIT partners on Cleaner Production across the Americas

New York Institute of Technology has partnered with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to establish a cross hemispheric academic involving several Latin America universities. This three-year higher education partnership aims at promoting sustainable manufacturing and economic growth in Latin America. The initiative, supported by the US Higher Education for Development, will help create a modern workforce to implement cleaner production practices, by integrating business, engineering, and environmental education as a collective response to the need for technically innovative skills training in industry across the Americas. IIT-NYIT_Pathways_release_v3_ev_FINAL.pdf

Jun 06 2012

NYIT Creates New ‘Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation Center’ To Spur Economic Growth

The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council today announced that the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) has signed its contract to officially move forward with the first stages of the $400,000 award it received as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Council initiative. This project will assist the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at NYIT in creating a new Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center, and has the potential to create and retain 800 jobs while paying over $4 million in payroll over the next five years. The total project cost is nearly $1.7 million. Please click on the link to read more. LIREDC_NYIT_PR_Final.pdf

May 18 2012

SoECS Explores Partnerships with Brazil

SoECS meets with Brazilian representative

The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences welcomed a representative from a Brazilian research and innovation center to NYIT’s Old Westbury campus to discuss potential partnerships and in computer science and environmental programs.
 
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat A. Shoureshi, Dean Nada Anid, and several faculty members and alumni met with Dr. Carlos Mauricio Serodio Figueiredo, a researcher and professor at FUCAPI (Center for Analysis, Research and Innovation) in Manaus, Brazil.  The center is a nonprofit group dedicated to sustainable development through education and technology.
 
Figueiredo said his organization is particularly interested in long-term strategies for entrepreneurship and innovation.  NYIT officials discussed the university’s desire for additional global and research collaborations, including a joint degree program in Brazil and programs that would lead to new start-ups. After hearing about NYIT’s programs and areas of expertise, he said he would return to Brazil and share information with his colleagues about areas of potential future collaborations with NYIT.

May 15 2012

NYIT Testifies: How Engineering Schools Prepare their Students for the Future

On May 9, 2012, Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi, NYIT Provost, and Dr. Nada Marie Anid, NYIT Dean of the School of Engineering & Computing Sciences (SoECS), participated in an oversight hearing sponsored by the New York City Council’s Committee on Higher Education and the Committee on Technology, to explore how engineering schools in New York City prepare their students for current and emerging occupations in engineering and technology.

May 04 2012

SoECS Hosts High School Science and Technology Showcase

The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences hosted its first competition for high school students to showcase their science and technology projects. Eleven teams representing Brooklyn Tech High School, Commack High School, John F. Kennedy High School Plainview-Old Bethpage, Massapequa High School, and the Girl Scouts of Nassau County vied in this inaugural competition in Harry Schure Hall. Judges included industry representatives, alumni, NYIT faculty, and several students.

Read more to learn about the winners of the showcase.

May 04 2012

Students Win Awards at Statewide Business Plan Competition

Three School of Engineering and Computing Sciences students were among those on two NYIT interdisciplinary teams that won Peoples’ Choice Awards at the New York State Business Plan Competition on April 26. Shreyas Rami, Xuanxin Li, and Ruijun Saperstein were on the winning teams that presented business plans for a water-bottle roofing system that can be used in disaster relief and an online interactive game to save endangered animals.

Apr 30 2012

SoECS Senior Design Presentations

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the senior design presentations by students in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Projects will be presented from Monday, May 7 to Friday, May 18 on topics including robotics, technologies, nuclear and solar power, and much more. Check out the presentation schedule.

Apr 12 2012

SoECS Offers New Honors Program for Qualified Freshmen

The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences announces the Dean of Engineering Honors Program for incoming freshmen for the fall 2012 semester.

The four-year honors program gives qualified students an enhanced undergraduate experience with everything from leadership development opportunities and cutting-edge research, to special events, focused career planning, and internships.

Students will be invited into the Dean of Engineering Honors Program upon acceptance into the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement will be considered for the program.

For more information about the program, please visit nyit.edu/engineering/honors_program.

Feb 14 2012

Dean Delivers Keynote on Sustainable Transport in Dubai

Praising Dubai’s latest improvements in road safety and green public transportation, Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, delivered the keynote address at the 4th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) ceremony. Her audience at the Dubai World Trade Center included Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, among leaders of Dubai’s public and private sector.

To read more about her speech, visit NYIT Dean Encourages Sustainable Transport in Dubai in NYIT News.

Feb 14 2012

Dean Invited to the White House for Engineering Partnership Launch

NYIT’s Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences joined senior U.S. officials, engineering academic leaders, and Intel executives at the White House last week to address nationwide engineering student retention and graduation rates. Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., a member of the Public Policy Committee of the Engineering Deans Council of ASEE, is part of a nationwide effort to measure, evaluate, and celebrate excellence in retention, graduation, and diversity in engineering education. Click here to learn about the partnership.

 

Feb 13 2012

NYIT Encourages STEM Education

From a national collaboration with the White House to a new Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center on Long Island, NYIT is working to encourage students to pursue majors and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). “Everything you touch has an engineering component,” said Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, in a cover story in Long Island Business News on the need for students in STEM. (Subscription is required.)

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