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Full STEAM Ahead: High School Girls Learn About Tech Fields at New York Institute of Technology

Feature | Aug 13, 2019

A group of high school girls spent the day at New York Institute of Technology where they learned about the university’s many tech-related programs.


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Perfect Ten: Undergrads Participate in NSF-Funded Research Program at New York Tech

Feature | Aug 12, 2019

Ten students from 10 universities completed the Research Experience for Undergraduates program over the course of 10 weeks.


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Faculty Win $750K NSF Grant for Sustainability Research

Feature | Aug 02, 2019

With the support of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong will study sustainable and resilient urban development in New York City and Phoenix, Ariz.


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Q&A: What You May Not Know About Long Island’s Drinking Water

Feature | Jul 26, 2019

Associate Professor Sarah Meyland talks about the state of Long Island’s drinking water and what it will take to clean it up.


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Down the Pipe: Engineering Professors Awarded $350K NSF Grant

Feature | Jul 23, 2019

Assistant Professors Reza Khalaj Amineh, Ph.D., and Maryam Ravan, Ph.D., win a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to enhance the testing of composite materials using holographic microwave imaging.


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Better Customer Service with Emotion-Sensitive AI

Feature | Jul 15, 2019

Soon machines will be able to detect shoppers’ moods and offer more personalized and convenient experiences, says Assistant Professor Houwei Cao in a CNN op-ed.


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Alumni Profile: Sam Pakrad

Profile | Jul 08, 2019

In 1969, Pakrad married his wife, enlisted in the Army National Guard, graduated from New York Institute of Technology, and got a job with IBM, setting him on a successful career during which he mentored the next generation.


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Alumni Profile: John Petraglia

Profile | Jul 08, 2019

After struggling to find the right path, Petraglia found his calling in a computer science course at New York Institute of Technology. He’s been solving problems ever since.


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Alumni Profile: Ernest Bruno

Profile | Jul 03, 2019

As a high school senior, Bruno was intrigued by the potential of computers and decided New York Institute of Technology would put him on the right path. His decision led him to a job with the U.S. government and ultimately launching his own firm.


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Alumni Profile: José R. Febres

Profile | Jun 20, 2019

José R. Febres, P.E., D.Eng. (M.S. ’12) received his master’s in energy management online, but “remote” learning didn’t stop him from building a lasting bond with his professors.


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