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Professors: Landlords Must Pay MTA

Professors: Landlords Must Pay MTA

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under City News, News

The New York City subway system was riddled with emergency repairs, train delays and system malfunctions this summer. To fix the subway system, Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to tax the rich to pay for repairs, but Governor Andrew Cuomo prefers to make the drivers pay to drive through the city’s most congested parts.

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Tandon Professor is First Female Chair of Database

Tandon Professor is First Female Chair of Database

By Chia Chen Lee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data hired its first female chair.

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Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Newly enrolled students in the Tandon School of Engineering exchanged a series of racist, sexist, ableist, sexually explicit and homophobic jokes over a chat and voice app named Discord.

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Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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’

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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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