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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 31 2015

Lecture: Frances Halsband, Back To The Future

Apr 01 2015

Web Resource Evaluation

Apr 01 2015

NYIT Career Services Presents: Enhance your MBA Degree

Apr 02 2015

All Majors Job & Internship Fair

Apr 02 2015

Technical Writing Contest

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
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.

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