Nearly two dozen students joining NYIT-Vancouver for Spring semester participated in orientation activities this week, with an emphasis on getting to know NYIT and downtown Vancouver, where NYIT is located. New student Yihan Yang said after the events, "Vancouver is a beautiful city, with all these mountains and lakes, even the rainy days. And at NYIT, I am very happy to meet friendly staff and excellent classmates." Read more. More photos.
Starting in Summer 2016, NYIT-Vancouver will offer two new courses in the field of environmental management: “Introduction to Environmental Technology” (ENVT 601) and "Seminar in New Products and Technology: An Introduction to Intelligent Energy Efficiency for Facilities" (ENGY 725). In the Introduction to Environmental Technology, students will learn fundamentals of environmental technology and energy management. Students of the Seminar in New Products and Technology will learn about the emerging field of Intelligent Energy Efficiency (IEE), which uses sensor, control, and communication technologies to increase energy efficiency. Read more.
The International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and Trust (I-SAT 2016) will be held June 9 to 11, at New York Institute of Technology, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers, scientists, and engineers working in academia and industry to share their experiences and new ideas in the areas of information and system security, assurance, and trust.
I-SAT 2016 will address novel research targeting technical aspects of protecting information security and establishing trust in the digital space. Researchers and experts will discuss new paradigms and solutions in these fields. Read more.
NYIT’s M.B.A. program, in partnership with Jiangxi University for Finance and Economics (JUFE), welcomed a new cohort of 120 students this week. NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., and NYIT School of Management’s Senior Executive Associate Dean for Global Programs Professor Scott Xianfang Liu, Ph.D., represented NYIT at the ceremony, which took place in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. Read more.
Officials of NYIT-Vancouver and consulting firm Wardell International recently presented certificates of participation to seven graduates of their first joint executive education program. Graduates work in the accounting, finance, marketing, and other sectors. Experienced professionals in the SME market, they enrolled in the SME Advisor Certificate program to learn the latest strategies and to strengthen their relationships with clients.
“We warmly congratulate all those who have completed this program,” said NYIT-Vancouver Executive Director and Campus Dean Paul Dangerfield. NYIT and Wardell International look forward to offering the program again in early 2016.
Members of the NYIT community in Abu Dhabi gathered to celebrate the UAE's 44th National Day with a cake decorated as the national flag. Enjoy your National Day holidays! More photos.
NYIT-Beijing assistant professor and artist Benjamin Poynter, M.F.A., delivered a “Lumen Prize Digital Art Talk” at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts on 17 November. The presentation, including simultaneous interpretation, formed part of the Lumen Prize Exhibition’s Global Tour, which showcases worldwide digital art. Read more.
NYIT-Vancouver opened its campus this week to partners and friends from throughout the Lower Mainland for its second annual open house. NYIT supporters came from dozens of companies and institutions around Vancouver, including advisory board members for current and projected academic programs. Read more. More photos. See more photos at NYIT-Vancouver's Facebook page.
The following M.S.-INCS students will be honored at NYIT-Vancouver's 2nd Annual Open House on Wednesday, November 18.
Anoop Chowdary Atluri
A graduate of the M.S.-INCS program, Anoop has also earned certificates as an Ethical Hacker, a Penetration Testing Professional, and a Penetration Testing Expert. While at NYIT, Anoop conducted research about botnets, which are networks of malware-infected computers controlled by a headmaster which can execute instructions without a computer owner’s consent.
Thomas, originally from Germany, was among NYIT-Vancouver’s first M.S.-INCS students and played a crucial role in setting up the cybersecurity lab on campus. Thomas has more than 15 years of professional experience in network and system administration for a variety of clients, including well known global players like Vodafone and Webasto.
An M.S.-INCS student, Vinh has conducted several research projects during his time at NYIT, including an investigation about botnets (a.k.a. “zombie armies”). A botnet is a complex web of interconnected, malware-infected machines controlled by a master. This research also discussed the differences between some of the most popular virtual zombie armies such as Zeus Bot, Koobface, and Windigo.
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