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NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research
NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students
NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies
NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition
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.”
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
Ten job offers for a new college graduate? Check out the Jan. 6 segment on CNN, Cracking the code toward a new job, on the popularity of computer science at universities such as NYIT. CNN features NYIT students and a recent grad, along with Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, who talks about the thrill of inventing and creating new technologies.
Learn how NYIT is fulfilling demand for engineers: collaborations with industry, new labs, tech camps for college credit, and efforts to attract women engineers. Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, previews new initiatives and explains how NYIT prepares its students for careers in engineering in “LI Schools Filling Engineering Demand,” published on Dec. 21, 2011, in Long Island Business News. Read More.