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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Mar 30 2015

Summer 2015 Registration Begins

Mar 30 2015

Info Session: Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy

Mar 30 2015

Teaching International Students: Lunch in Manhattan

Mar 31 2015

Research Boot Camp: Pulverizing Plagiarism

Mar 31 2015

Statistics Plus: Finding Company, Investment & Market Research Data

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
Mar 24 2015

NYIT Commits to NAE/White House Grand Challenge

Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of NYIT's School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, met with members of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy today as part of the unveiling of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge Scholars program. As one of 122 schools in the United States participating in the new initiative, NYIT has committed to working toward a goal of graduating 20 students per year through the Grand Challenge Scholars or similar program. NYIT's formal commitment was made via a letter presented on March 23 to President Obama from Dean Anid. NYIT is one of two colleges on Long Island and one of four in New York State participating in the initiative, which empowers students to tackle some of the most important challenges of the 21st century.

With a vision of "engineering for society: innovating for a better world," NYIT is enhancing existing programs with innovation in curriculum and facilities--most recently, via the newly unveiled Empire State Development and U.S. Department of Commerce-funded Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC). In the center, students will work in close collaboration with industry, the academic community, professional organizations, and government, and will benefit from:

• Cross-cultural perspectives through NYIT’s campuses in Nanjing, Abu Dhabi and Vancouver, and participation in the upcoming NAE Grand Challenge Summit Student Day competition in Beijing, jointly organized with the Chinese (CAE) and Royal (RAE) Academies of Engineering.

• "Turning Ideas into Companies" coursework to help students bring inventions to market.

• Social consciousness through service-learning and real-world projects.

Find out more about the NAE Grand Challenge Summit.

Mar 23 2015

SWE at Girl Scouts of Greater New York Robotics Expo

On March 21, 2015 Society of Women Engineers(SWE) Manhattan Chapter participated at Girl Scouts of Greater New York Robotics Exposition. This exposition was an end-of year celebration, and provided an opportunity for young girls to display the robots they’ve built.

SWE Eboard members: Ana Robakidze, Mary Espinoza and Lismary Cabral showcased Rubik’s Cube solving Lego Robot  and shared their experience in STEM field with girl scouts.  SWE also helped girl scouts finish their robotics projects and

 

Follow SWE on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/nyitswe

Twitter: @swenyitma       Instagram: @swenyitma

Mar 23 2015

Intrepid Girls in Science and Engineering Day

 A group of NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences students led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong, participated in the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum's Girls in Science and Engineering Day event on March 14, 2015. The group showcased several projects including solving the Rubik's cube, maneuvering Lego Robots, and interacted with Middle and High School kids building Gumdrop bridges. The event was a huge success that drew a large number of participants. Members of NYIT's student professional clubs from SWE, IEEE, NSBE, who participated in the event are: Ana Robakidze, Jamiah Braithwaite, Jose Villanueva, Travis Shiwji, Glen Panteleon, Rashad Farauk, Mahmoud Saleh, Louis Lesnak, and Sid Sachdev.

 

Mar 23 2015

IEEE OW earned a spot at the 2014-2015 VEX World Competition

On February 28, 2015 NYIT OW IEEE Student Branch attended the 2014-2015 Vaughn University Regional Qualifier with three individual teams. They competed against Vaughn University and their two teams as well. As NYIT progressed through the competition they finished in first place overall and headed into the playoffs as the overall number 1 seed. NYIT team won the Excellence Award and has earned its spot at the 2014-2015 VEX World Competition which will be taking place in Louisville, Kentucky on April 15-18th. NYIT OW looks forward to representing at the World Competition and trying to take home 1st place this year!

Mar 16 2015

Apply now to the SGA for Senator or Executive Board positions!

Student Governtment Association is currently accepting applications for senators and executive board positions. Get connected to all aspects of the campus and build leadership skills, networking, resume building and continue to build a vibrant campus life! 

Mar 09 2015

NYIT Cradle of Aviation Design Competition

Students from the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, and the School of Architecture and Design, are participating in a Design Competition, sponsored by the Cradle of Aviation Museum. 

Teams of students are competing to design a new Aerospace and Technology Training Center adjacent to the current Cradle of Aviation Museum facility in Garden City, NY. This Center will house new educational programs and an aerospace restoration center for unique, antique and historic aircraft and spacecraft. 

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is located in Nassau County, not far from the NYIT Old Westbury Campus. The museum is a valuable resource to the community due to its unique location and programs. In a typical year, about 250,000 people visit the museum. 

The new Aerospace and Technology Training Center will provide state-of-the-art equipment for the restoration of full size aircraft. The new building will also contain classrooms and computer labs for training programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). 

Six teams presented preliminary designs before a panel of judges at the museum on February 14, 2015. The competition will result in a presentation of the final winning design at the end of the Spring 2015 semester. Prof. Robert Cody, AIA LEED AP, Chair of the Old Westbury Architecture Department, is the Architecture Faculty Advisor. 

"This is a great way for students to get involved in a real-world project, work with a high-profile client, and meet professionals who are currently in the field. They will gain valuable experience which will help them in their careers after they graduate from NYIT," according to Dr. Robert N. Amundsen, Director of the M.S. in Energy Management program, who is the Engineering Faculty Advisor. 

Feb 05 2015

Scholarship for Summer/Winter Programs in Brazil

Dear student,

 

We communicate to all interested candidates that there is a great opportunity to participate in a scholarship program offered by IBS Americas in partnership with UNIP - Universidade Paulista, in São Paulo, Brazil. UNIP is a private university interested in receiving students from all over the world, conveniently located near Paulista Avenue, one of the safest areas of the city, heart of the Latin America financial district and home of the international community in São Paulo.

 

International students can apply for Scholarship covering up to 70% of enrollment + tuition costs, being eligible second-year students and up or graduates, with no restriction on the field of study and no background of Portuguese Language required. Programs are offered 3 times a year, as follows:

 

January: 2 weeks

July or August: 3 weeks

 

We have available the following multicultural program:

 

1. Strategy & Marketing for Emerging Countries: this program is taught in English and is focused on the Emerging Countries context.

Contents

Contact classes

-Strategy & Competitiveness: basic concepts and BRICS countries context

-Strategic and Marketing aspects of conquering markets in low income countries

-Current Economic Scenario of Brazil and other emerging countries

-Industrial and Consumer Markets: key elements for understanding emerging countries

-Foreign Trade and Direct Investment

-Logistics and Structure

-Sustainable Development in emerging countries

 

 

48h

-Survival Portuguese and Business Etiquette (optional)

22h

-Guided visits to enterprises and organizations

8h

-Guided visit to the Port of Santos (optional)

4h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

2. Survival Portuguese and Business Etiquette: the course aims at providing students with some basic communicative aspects of the Portuguese language in the business context (22 course-hours).

This is a great opportunity to know Brazil, one of the newest economic powers in the world, opening up new academic and professional horizons for you. Our last groups were composed of students from more than 25 different countries.

 

How to participate? All interested candidates should contact my assistant, Boris Guedes, at boris.guedes@ibs-sp.com.br not later than February, 23rd of 2015 and you will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the program.

Feb 03 2015

TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest 2015

Enter the TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest 2015

Your innovative thinking could win you as much as $10,000. That can go a long way in helping out with your college expenses. To compete, students must use 2 or more TI analog ICs and a TI Processor in their student design project. Check out the complete rules, review the FAQs and see past winner's projects.

Register now at http://www.mouser.com/ti-innovation-challenge-2014/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=november2014&utm_campaign=cm-ecedha-ti-innovation-challenge-email-c&utm_content=cta

Jan 28 2015

NYIT and IBM co-host “Building Tomorrow’s IBM Enterprise Systems Experts.”

On Jan. 20, 2015, NYIT's School of Engineering and Computing Science (SoECS) and IBM co-hosted the“Building Tomorrow’s IBM Enterprise Systems Experts” roundtable. Several IBM clients using the company's enterprise systems attended the meeting, including ADP, Citibank, Icon Communications Dynamics, Verisk, and Vicom Infinity, among others.

The goal of the roundtable was to discuss how to develop the next generation of information technology leaders by leveraging the newly added “Big Data Management and Analytics” concentration to the undergraduate computer science program at NYIT.  Industry representatives provided feedback on the skills they require to run IBM enterprise systems and various job opportunities for graduates of NYIT’s program.  

This event strengthens the school’s three-year partnership with IBM. This industry-academic collaboration offers students and faculty members a number of joint opportunities, including the new program in enterprise engineering, launched in 2014.  Graduates of NYIT’s new program will have analytical and detail-oriented skills necessary to succeed in the ever-evolving technology market, and have access to new job opportunities.

IBM’s recent announcement about the launch of the new z13 mainframe system—with embedded analytics providing real-time transaction insights 17 times faster than compared competitive systems at a fraction of the cost—indicates that demand for enterprise skills will continue to grow in the coming decades. The z13 mainframe system can process 2.5 billion transactions per day in a secure environment, making possible real-time encryption on all mobile transactions at scale.

Jan 21 2015

World Economic Forum 1/21-1/24 in Switzerland

Check out the World Economic Forum webcasts! http://www.weforum.org/

Jan 16 2015

DHS Student Volunteer Initiative Application Deadline has been extended to 1/23

Jan 16 2015

Cablevision is looking for NYIT Interns!

Jan 16 2015

Cablevision is looking for NYIT Interns!

Jan 09 2015

New York Community Bank Foundation Establishes Endowed Scholarship

The New York Community Bank Foundation has established a $50,000 endowed scholarship for NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. The endowment will receive $15,000 in 2015.  

The foundation also announced its renewed support of the school’s High School showcase and Summer Science Camp with awards of $5,000 each.

“We are proud of the students who have taken part in these programs and look forward to another successful year,” said NYCB Foundation Executive Director Marian Conway, Ph.D.

“We are thankful for the generosity of the New York Community Bank Foundation,” said Dean Nada-Marie Anid, Ph.D. “Its community engagement and dedication to education complements and strengthens the outreach of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences to low income female and minority students, supporting NYIT’s mission to give all students access to opportunity.”
 

Jan 05 2015

Senior Design Project and Thesis/ MS Project Presentations - Fall 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences

Undergraduate Senior Project and Graduate Project Course Presentations

Wednesday December 10, 2014 – Wednesday December 17, 2014

 

Wednesday, December 10 2014

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lakhdar Amara –ETEC 495 (M01) New York Institute of Technology – Manhattan, Edward Guiliano Global Center Room 801

  1. Alexander Roshan and Daniel Bahk - “Arduino Design”
  2. Jamie Digregorio -“Quad Coper with GPS Function”
  3. Paul Fioretti - “Design of a Temperature Chamber”

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sarah Meyland – ENVT 802 New York Institute of Technology – Old Westbury, Room 308

  1. Lynn Capuano - “Sustainable Community Plan and Analysis"

Lakhdar Amara – ETEC 495 (M01) New York Institute of Technology – Manhattan, Room 801

1.     Jeffrey Peck - “Design of a Computer Networking Laboratory for Telecom Applications”

2.     Lee Lequan - “Automated Home-Monitoring and Alert System"

3.     Andre Neves - “Bluetooth-enabled color LED Matrix”

Thursday, December 11 2014

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chung Hyuk Park – EENG 491 New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan, Edward Guiliano Global Center Room 607/608

1.     The Quad Copter

2.     Autonomous Hexapod with Object Recognition

3.     The Helping Hand

4.     Smart Whiteboard Eraser

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cecilia Dong, Chung Hyuk Park, and N. Sertac Artan – EENG 489 (M01, M02, M03) New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan ,Edward Guliano Global Center Room 607/608

1.     Autonomous Indoor Quadcopter

2.     Autonomous Quadcopter Object Tracking

3.     Autonomous Quadcopter 12robotekE

4.     Dancing Penguin

5.     Robot Dog

6.     Interactive Desktop Avatar

7.     Service Industry Bot

8.     Retrieval bot

9.     Recyclable Sorting Mobile

10.   Robotic Arm

11.   Voice-to-ASL Translator

 

 

 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Profs. Stanley Greenwald and Albert Machlin – ENVT-802 (M01) Audit or Design Projects, New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan – 26 W. 61st Street

  1. Asbestos: Then and Now
  2.  Water Quality Improvement in Chengdu City, China
  3. Waste to Energy Generation in Chennia, India
  4. Air Quality Improvement in Port of Los Angeles
  5. Reducing Cola Emission Using an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Power Plant

Friday December 12, 2014

10 am – 12 pm

Aydin Farajidavar EENG- 489 (W02/W03); EENG- 491 New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, AARH-302

1.     Vibrating Posture Suit

2.     A Multi-Channel Wireless System for Gastric Electrophysiology

3.     A Portable Magnetography System

4.     Smart Home: Security and Temperature Control

5.     Smart Cane: Avoiding Obstacles and Guiding through GPS

Tao Zhang EENG-489-W01/W03; New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, HSH B12

1.     Texting While Driving Prevention

2.     Health Monitoring GPS

3.     Water Leak Detection System

4.     Energy Harvesting System

5.     Wireless ECG

6.     Smoke/CO Detection

Richard Simpson, CSCI-455; New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury HSH 228

1.     GPS Speedometer APP

2.     NYIT New Student APP

3.     NYIT Challenge Hospital Information System

4.     Electric Car Parking APP

5.     Health Management APP

12 pm – 2 pm

Tao Zhang, EENG-489-W01/W03, New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, HSH B12

1.     Wireless Thermostat

2.     SAW Sensor Reader

3.     Texting While Driving Prevention

4.     Energy Harvesting System

Aydin Farajidavar EENG- 489 (W02/W03); EENG- 491 New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, AARH-302

1.     A Wireless System for 3-D Motion Detection and Pedometery

2.     Close-loop Gas Detection and Alarm System for Smart Home Environment

3.     Motorcycle Head Up Display (HUD) and Navigation System

4.     A Wearable System for Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Pressure

5.     A Self-Drive Car for Valet Parking

 

Drs. Beheshti, Balagani and Lee  CSCI- 870 (W01), EENG- 870 (W01) New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury Harry Schure Hall B14

Final Presentation Schedule:

10:00 am – 10:10 am Basani, Rakesh: Deposit Management System

10:10 am – 10:20 am Chandrakanti, Goutham: Packet-Hiding Strategies for Prohibiting Jamming

10:20 am – 10:30 am Cholewa, John: The DICOM Harvester

10:30 am – 10:40 am Dasari, Anudeep Reddy: Distributed Airline Reservation System

10:40 am – 10:50 am Gajjala, Jaswanth: Rumor Riding: A Modernized Way for Data Transfer

10:50 am – 11:00 am Gao, Guochen: Continuous Authentication Research

11:00 am – 11:10 am Gondhi, Naveen: Graph Data Structure and Scale Invariant Connect 4 Games

11:10 am – 11:20 am Gundluru, Sreekanth Reddy: Lecture Clicker

11:20 am – 11:30 am Koleti, Rahul: Managing Different Bank Accounts Under 1 System

11:30 am – 11:40 am Kolipaka, Anuragh: Compilers Stacks and Polish Notation

11:40 am – 11:50 am Kolli, Manjusha: Wireless Sensors

11:50 am – 12:00 pm Mehan, Rishabh: DareU- 60 Seconds Challenge

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Gutti Konda Venkata Ajaychandra: Load Rebalance in Clouds

1:10 pm – 1:20 pm Lavu, Praveen: Web Interface Design

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm Rangisetty, Premnath: Privacy on Group Data

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm Vattela, Praveen Yadav: Big Data Mining with HACE Theorem

1:40 pm – 1:50 pm Kyadari Rakesh Kumar: Region Based Lossless Compression for Digital Images in Telemedicine Application

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm Onteddu, Uday Kumar: Steganography Based on Visual Crytography

 

Dr. Balagani INCS – 870) New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury Harry Schure Hall B14

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Mettu, Sushma: Conway’s Game of Life Simulation

1:10 pm – 1:20 pm Mohammad, Arshad: Automated Message Protector for Detective Agencies

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm Mohammed, Kamaluddin: Enterprise Corporate Portal

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm Paladugu, Kirakumar: Job Portal

1:40 pm – 1:50 pm AMES – cloud a framework of adaptive mobile video streaming and efficient social video sharing in clouds

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm Sooguru, Vedavalli: Analyzing recursion through multi-dimensional Tower of Honai problem

2:00 pm – 2:10 pm Hemavathi, Preetham:

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm Hossain, Emarat

2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Samayam, Kaushnik: Advanced Image Fusion Algorithm Based on Wavelet Transform and Curvelet Transform

2:30 pm – 2:40 pm Shi, Jin: Monitor the Environment

2:40 pm – 2:50 pm Shyamala, Maria Pranitha: Data Hiding Using Steganography

2:50 pm – 3:00 pm Tirukkovalluri, Sai Rutwik: Heterogenous Face Recognition Using Kernel Prototype Similarities

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm Wang Renfeng & Zhang, Mingming: Long Distance Intelligent Temp and Humidity Monitoring System

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm Wang, Yue: Based on Second Generation Wavelet and Multiple Classifier Fusion Induction Motor Fault Diagnosis

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm Xue, Rui: Android Wifi File Transmission Application

Saturday December 13, 2014

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Robert Amundsen ENGY- 890 (W01) New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Theobald 409

1.     Comparative Analysis of Energy Management Software

2.     Green Operations and Retrofit of Existing Buildings

3.     Renewable Energy for Stadiums

4.     Biogas from Solid Waste

5.      Geothermal Energy in Dominica

6.      Comparative Analysis of Energy Policies

7.      Reskinning Buildings for Sustainability

8.      Carbon Sequestration

9.      Managing Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings

10.    Offshore Wind Power

11.    District Steam and Sustainability

12.    Developing Reneable Sources of Electricity in Africa

13.    Shale Gas and Oil: A New Resource for Mexico

Monday December 15, 2014

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dr. Thaier Hayajneh CSCI 870, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Harry Schure Hall B14

1.     Enhanced Message

2.     Filtering System

3.     Secure Enterprise

4.     Corporate Portal

5.     Detection of Data Leakage in an Organization

6.     Packing-Hiding Strategies for Prohibiting Jamming

7.     Attacks on Wireless Networks

8.     AMES: cloud a framework of adaptive mobile video streaming and efficient social video sharing in clouds

9.     Secure Online Doctor: Patient Interaction

10.   Robust reversible watermarking via clustering and enhanced pixel wise marking

Wednesday December 17, 2014

M. Akhtar CSCI 455 (M01) New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan

1. IMME For Life

2. Calorie Manage: Keep a Healthy Lifestyle – an Android APP

3. An Android APP to Design a Battle Game

4. Personal Finance Manager: Manage Your Money Now!

5. Self-Ordering System for a Restaurant – a Modern iPhone APP

6. Sus Docs: Transfer Files Securely

7. Meet to Eat at NYIT

8. We meet Here! Navigate NYIT

 

9. NYIT in Your Hand 

 

Dr. Li Manhattan Campus

10:30 - 11:30am   room 801

 

Dr. Gu Manhattan Campus

12:00 - 12:30 pm  room 801

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the pdf version schedule here!

Dec 22 2014

Opportunity for up to $10,000 and on the job training

Are you an undergraduate student currently pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM)? Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions for a wide range of industries around the world, is offering an internship and scholarship program for currently enrolled sophomores or juniors in the U.S. and Canada who intend to pursue a career in engineering.

The Intertek Scholarship Program will award five scholarships of up to $10,000, paired with an internship at an Intertek office during the summer of 2015.

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities and a demonstrated commitment to the field of engineering. 

Visit Intertek.com/Scholarships to find out if you are eligible and apply online now! Completed applications are due February 6, 2014. 

Dec 22 2014

Engineers’ Breakfast at Oyster Bay High School

On November 2015 OBEN School District pulled together a group of local engineers including NYIT Students and Professors to 1) learn about how to best prepare high school students for the field and 2) to create opportunities for internships and shadowing programs for students.

         Local engineers shared their insight and information about the field. Students posed thoughtful questions and learned from their visiting professionals. 

 List of spekars and guests participating at the event : 

Michael Angelone is a professional engineer with a background in mechanical and industrial engineering. In 1982 Mr. Angelone launched his own consultancy business in Oyster Bay. 

Laurie Cantileno-Lillis owns TJ Samuels Consulting and is currently the Service Delivery Executive of CISCO’s Global Enterprise Segment.  Ms. Cantileno-Lillis graduated from NYIT with a BS in Computer Science. 

Jerritt Gluck is a Building Performance Specialist and owner of Bonded Building & Engineering.  He also serves as the CEO of Bonded Energy Solutions.  Much of his work and research is devoted to reducing energy consumption and dependency on fossil fuels.   Mr. Gluck earned his BA in both 

Michelle Messenger is a junior at New York Institute of Technology majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. She is also the Founder and President of NYIT's Society of Women Engineers collegiate chapter. She is also an ambassador to Intel's “Stay With It Squad” which encourages engineering students to stay with engineering.

Sarah J. Meyland is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Technology and Sustainability, and the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at NYIT.  She additionally serves as the institution’s Director for the Center for Water Resources Management and works with the Center for Global Health.  Professor Meyland has worked as the Co-Executive Director of the NYS Legislative Commission on Water Resource Needs of Long Island.  She was the Watershed Director for the Suffolk County Water Authority and the Program Coordinator for the Nassau County Planning Federation.  Ms. Meyland has a Law degree from St. John’s University School of Law; an M.S. in

This distinguished panel of  Engineers joined many other professional Engineers participated in the 1st Annual Engineers’ Breakfast at Oyster Bay High School to enlighten and inspire the next generation of Engineers charged with the task of continuing the proud tradition of “American Know How.”


For more information check out : http://obenschools.org/OBservers2012/Volume_9/Vol_9_Issue_13/Engineers_Breakfast.htm

Dec 19 2014

School of Engineering Faculty and Students Earn Patents and Prizes

Fall 2014 was a busy and successful season for NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences faculty and students. Two faculty members were awarded patents while a student team won first place at a national IEEE conference on cybersecurity. “We are extremely proud that research conducted by members of our school have garnered national attention, and that NYIT’s expertise is poised to advance the impending needs of the cybersecurity industry,” said Nada Anid, dean of the NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

Patents were awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to:
•    Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering N. Sertac Artan, Ph.D., for “Detecting Whether an Arbitrary-length Bit String Input Matches One of a Plurality of Known Arbitrary-length Bit Strings Using a Hierarchical Data Structure."  The work focuses on Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), a technology used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and intrusion detection system, firewall and antivirus vendors to detect malicious traffic such as viruses and worms before they can infect computers and other Internet-connected devices. “Our invention enables the compression of a large amount of attack definitions in a single chip, while boosting the amount of traffic that can be inspected at a given time, thus offering an efficient and cost-effective solution,” notes Artan. “The invention can be an add-on to high-speed switches and routers, as well as network security appliances.”
•    Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong, Ph.D., for “Replicating and Switching Multicast Internet Packets in Routers using Crosspoint Memory Shared by Output Ports.” Earlier in the year (March 18), she was awarded a patent for “Forwarding Cells of Partitioned Data Through a Three-Stage Clos-Network Packet Switch with Memory at each Stage.” The most recent patent aims to reduce memory amount in switches and routers to support multicast traffic by introducing a new switch architecture that shares buffers by output ports. Said Dong: “This could result in significantly reducing the cost of high-speed network switches and routers.”

On Nov. 12, meanwhile, graduate engineering students Yu (Grace) Wan and Wenjie (Jay) Zhuang won the first prize for their poster presentation "Detecting and Locating Man-in-the-Middle Attacks in Fixed Wireless Networks" at the IEEE Conference on Information Security/Cyber Security and Privacy held in Piscataway, N.J.

Dec 18 2014

Congratulations SoECS Presidential Global Fellows

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences students Feifei Pan (B.S. '17), Rajan Khullar (B.S. '15), Angelica Reyes (B.S. '15), and Asad Richardson (B.S. '15) have been granted Presidential Global Fellowships! All students under Dr. Helen Gu! Congratulations!

 

Feifei Pan (B.S. '17), Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference, Austin, Texas

Project: Present the paper "Optimizing Bag Features for Multiple-Instance Retrieval and Document Retrieval in Big Data."

 

Rajan Khullar (B.S. '15), Paul Oliva (B.S. '15), Angelica Reyes (B.S. '15), and Asad Richardson (B.S. '15), GEO Communication Network

Project: Travel to Nanjing, China, as part of a project to design a new computer-based system to bring NYIT students at the Manhattan, Old Westbury, and Nanjing campuses closer together.

 
Learn more about the fellowship and see a list of all fellows here!

Dec 16 2014

Application Deadline for REU at NYIT is Approaching!

The NYIT REU Program will provide opportunities for 10 motivated and talented undergraduate students to collaborate with NYIT faculty and graduate students in research on methods of securing smartphones and their networks using both hardware and software approaches (women and minority students are strongly encouraged to apply). Applications are due by February 27, 2015, so don't miss your chance to be considered for this prestigious and competitive opportunity!

Topics of research for the program includes simulating the spread of malware on smartphones, implementing cryptographic algorithms and authentication schemes for smartphones, studying topology control of wireless networks, geolocating smartphones, detecting physical attack on a network of smartphones, and developing privacy-protected medical sensing methods using smartphones.

Accepted students will receive a $5,000 stipend for the summer, plus $2,800 for housing and food, and a travel allowance up to $600, in addition to valuable research experience, grad school preparation, networking opportunities with industry professionals, access to exciting conferences in the field of cybersecurity, and tours of state-of-the-art research facilities, labs, and security centers in New York City.

For additional information on the program and how to apply, visit nyit.edu/engineering/reu, or contact Dr. Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong, ziqian.dong@nyit.edu or (646) 273-6129.

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