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NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

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School of Health Professions State of the School Address

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Graduate Enrollment Day

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New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
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.)

Jan 06 2012

NYIT Computer Science Students Featured on CNN

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. 

Dec 21 2011

NYIT Fills Demand for Engineers

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.

Dec 12 2011

Schedule of Final Presentations for Students

Students in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences will present their final projects from Monday, Dec. 12 until Thursday, Dec. 22. The NYIT community is invited to attend the presentations at NYIT-Old Westbury and NYIT-Manhattan.
SoECS Final Project Schedule

Dec 09 2011

NYS Awards $400K Grant for NYIT Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center

On Dec. 8, the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences was awarded a $400,000 economic development grant from New York State -- it will consolidate and expand its ongoing industry-academic partnerships by creating a new Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC). The center will foster innovation and promote collaborations between industry, the academic community, professional organizations, and government.

Learn more about the ETIC.  

Nov 21 2011

Green Notes from Market Makers NYC Panel

NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences hosted “The New Energy Efficient Toolkit” on key drivers and market-based strategies to promote energy efficiency (EE) and high performance buildings. 

The second panel discussion in the “Market Makers” series was hosted on Nov. 15 and sponsored by the Sallan Foundation and the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy (NYC ACRE).

In her introductory remarks, Nancy Anderson, executive director of the Sallan Foundation, stressed that energy efficient measures enhance buildings’ operational resiliency and therefore improve their market value. Jonathan Bowles, executive director of the Center for an Urban Future, moderated the panel, which included Greg Hale from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Eric Friedman from Wilmer Hale, and Will Goodman from Jonathan Rose Companies.

The conversation touched on many issues including legal and market drivers to expand demand for energy efficiency projects.

Read More
Green Notes from Market Makers NYC Panel

Nov 15 2011

Market Makers: The New Energy-Efficient Buildign Toolkit

NYIT School of Engineering & Computing Sciences co-hosted with the Sallan Foundation this second Market Makers panel to discuss how innovative technologies, new business practices and growing customer demand are driving energy efficiency in New York City The series consisted of two events: •Event 1: Developing & Deploying Energy Efficiency Technology in NYC, hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences as part of Climate Week NYºC 2011 •Event 2: The New Energy-Efficient Building Toolkit, hosted by the New York Institute of Technology

Nov 04 2011

What did NYIT’s Dean of School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Want to be When She Grew Up?

As a child, Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., wanted to be a poet.

In an article in Long Island Business News, the dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences described her penchant for reciting poetry in classrooms. 

Read more

Aug 24 2011

Engineering Program Receives Reaccreditation

ABET, Inc., the accrediting body for engineering and technology issued reaccreditation for NYIT’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.T. This program is constantly innovating, and will soon become a B.S. program.

Nada Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, says the school is also planning on introducing new concentrations in power engineering and telecommunications technology.

Members of NYIT’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program Industrial Advisory Board added glowing comments about the program following its reaccreditation.

“It is highly rewarding to see the suggestions and recommendations of NYIT’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program Industrial Advisory Board put into practice, helping to steer the program toward one that reflects the talents and skill sets that our technology industries are looking for in engineering graduates.”
– 
Dave Mesecher, Engineering Fellow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

"The recent ABET accreditation of NYIT’s electrical and computer engineering technology program confirms the excellent efforts and vision that NYIT’s faculty and staff have made. They assure that NYIT meets the high quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students. We at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems commend NYIT for their excellence and look forward to continuing to reach out to NYIT for future new employees and technical collaboration." 
–  Dr. Ronald Pirich, Fellow, Northrop Grumman Corp.

"As a member of the NYIT Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program Industrial Advisory Board for many years, I have been impressed with the dedication of the faculty and their concern that the courses that they teach are relevant to industry and community needs." 
– Jesse Taub, Independent Consultant

Aug 08 2011

Dean Nada Anid Talks about Growth in Cyber Security

Nada Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, talks about growth in the field of cyber security in “Career Focus: Cyber Security — A Growing Threat, a Growing Career” in the August 2011 issue of Today’s Engineer.

Jun 24 2011

Revitalizing Long Island with Solar Energy

Solar energy will revitalize the housing market and create jobs on Long Island, said NYIT’s Robert Amundsen, Ph.D., in his commentary published in Long Island Business News on June 23. The director of the M.S. in energy management program wrote about job opportunities, recent developments in the industry, and the effects of the New York Solar Industry Development and Jobs Act.

Jun 16 2011

NYIT Professor Talks Solar Energy in Op-Ed

Robert Amundsen, Ph.D., urges New Yorkers to consider solar energy as a viable option in his Op-Ed, Solar can help break oil habit, published in the June, 16, issue of Newsday.

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