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Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 03 2014

NSF Grant Supports NYIT’s “Clean Water Matters” Workshop in China

Apr 03 2014

NYIT and Peking University Address the Water-Energy Nexus in China

Apr 01 2014

NYIT Tackles Type 2 Diabetes with Surveys and Prevention Workshop

Apr 16 2014

Charlie Chaplin Film Celebration

Apr 16 2014

2014 NYIT JUFE Graduation and Luncheon

Apr 16 2014

LinkedIn 101

Apr 17 2014

U.S. China Ecopartnership Conference: The Water-Energy Nexus, Sustainability and Global Challenges

Apr 17 2014

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School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
Feb 07 2013

Team NYIT Competes in Juniper Networks Hackathon

A team of NYIT engineering students participated in a competition co-sponsored by Juniper Networks and AT&T for universities in the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania region. The 10-day event, "SDN/Network Programmability Hackathon," began with a workshop on Jan. 24 and culminated in presentations delivered by student teams on Feb. 2. Their work offered creative solutions to address a real-world issue for computer programmers: network congestion.

Feb 05 2013

NYIT’s Steavian Sampson Named NSBE Fellow Scholar

Steavian Sampson, a junior studying electrical and computer engineering, has been named a 2013 fellow scholar by the National Society of Black Engineers. Read more.

Feb 05 2013

NYIT Presents Prep Course for Certified Energy Manager Exam

The NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences and the Long Island chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers will provide a five-day preparation course for the Certified Energy Manager exam, Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Old Westbury campus. The prep course is open to faculty members, students, and professionals in the fields of engineering, management, and architecture.

The registration deadline for the course and exam is Tuesday, Feb. 12. Discounted cost is $1,695.

Nov 13 2012

CSAW IX Cyber Security Career Fair - Friday, Nov. 16

Cyber security students are encouraged to attend the Cyber Security Career Fair on Friday, Nov. 16.

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.

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