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Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

NYU Tandon Professor Nasir Memon, NYU Postdoctoral Fellow Aditi Roy, Michigan State University Professor Arun Ross discovered iPhone fingerprint censor easily hackable due to fingerprint similarities and shortcomings in software.

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Tandon Professor Earns Award for Eco-Friendly Textile Manufacturing

Tandon Professor Earns Award for Eco-Friendly Textile Manufacturing

Miranda Levingson, Deputy News Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

A Tandon professor won the H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award for creating an invention intended to make the textile manufacturing process more eco-friendly.

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Mixed Reality Technology Innovated Tandon Laboratory Course

Mixed Reality Technology Innovated Tandon Laboratory Course

Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

A team from Tandon's mechatronics departments are working to integrate mixed-reality technology in the classroom. This mixed reality environment will help students understand dynamic systems and control concepts, as well as cut the cost of lab equipment.

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Tandon Team Develops Software to Combat Child Exploitation

Tandon Team Develops Software to Combat Child Exploitation

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

Tandon professor Nasir Memon is working with a team of graduate students to develop software that will help law enforcement officials detect and combat the issue of child pornography.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Lorcan Folan, Chair of the NYU Tandon Department of Applied Physics
March 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Contrary to the mistaken claim made by the student in your article, the size and quality of our teaching labs are comparable to other schools’. We would like to offer even more opportunities for research for undergraduates, but as with any department, we have finite resources.

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NYU’s New Joint Degree in STEM and Law

NYU’s New Joint Degree in STEM and Law

Greta Chevance, Contributing Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

Students and faculty discuss the option to earn a collaborative master's degree from NYU Law and the Tandon School of Engineering.

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Tandon Provides Crash Course in Computer Science

Tandon Provides Crash Course in Computer Science

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

The Tandon School of Engineering has a new Computer Science program that gives inexperienced students the tools to pursue a career in technology.

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Tandon Researchers Develop Database to Reduce Crime and Incarceration

Tandon Researchers Develop Database to Reduce Crime and Incarceration

Mack DeGeurin, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

Political groups at NYU weigh in on NYU student Trevor Hill's conversation with Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.

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This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy, News Editors
February 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

A fire broke out at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Rogers Hall on Friday afternoon while a demolition crew was working on the building.

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Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy
November 16, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

The Muslim Student Association held another rally in response to the vandalism at the Tandon campus.

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Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Faith Gates, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

A team of NYU professors discovered how to find the exact location of Yik Yak users.

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Tandon’s Newest Upgrade Helps Students Build the Future

Tandon’s Newest Upgrade Helps Students Build the Future

Polina Buchak, Deputy Multimedia Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Washington Square News took a look at NYU Tandon's new laboratory known as the MakerSpace.

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