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  • Keysight Technologies joins NYU WIRELESS

    NYU WIRELESS announced that Keysight Technologies, Inc.  joined the university research center as a new industrial affiliate sponsor. The partnership comes as the Federal Communications Commission explores the potential of mobile radio services in the millimeter-wave radio spectrum—an area in which NYU WIRELESSis developing fundamental science, theory, and measurements. The FCC’s Notice of Inquiry is viewed as an important validation Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Research Featured in Microwave Journal

    The NYU WIRELESS research group was recently featured in the Microwave Journal with their paper titled “Small Wavelengths – Big Potential: Millimeter Wave Propagation Measurements for 5G.” PhD students Sijia Deng, Christopher Slezak, and George MacCartney collaborated with Prof. Rappaport on this research, introducing wideband millimeter wave propagation measurements and the sliding correlator channel sounder system used to measure millimeter Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Participates in 5G North American Workshop

    Prof. Sundeep Rangan and Theodore “Ted” Rappaport were recently invited to attend the 5G  North American workshop, held at the Asilomar Hotel, in Pacific Grove, CA on November 12-14th, 2014. The 5G North American workshop was organized and co-hosted by Qualcomm andEricsson, both who are NYU WIRELESS industrial affiliate sponsors, and served as a melting pot of current and future Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Researchers Receive 2015 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award

    The IEEE Board of Directors have selected Dr. Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport , Shu Sun, Rimma Mayzus, Hang Zhao, Yaniv Azar, Kevin Wang, George N. Wong, Jocelyn K. Schulz, Mathew Samimi, and Felix Gutierrez to receive the 2015 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award. This prestigious award is given for the outstanding survey, review, or tutorial paper in any of the Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS SOM Faculty Participate In New Research Center

    Various faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, including NYU WIRELESS professors from the department of Radiology, have joined the newly-funded national Biomedical Technology Resource Center: The Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research (CAI²R).  The Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research combines three interrelated areas of novel imaging technology development with a unique new model for interdepartmental and academic-industrial collaboration Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Associate Director Receives NSF Funding

    Dennis Shasha, Associate Director of NYU WIRELESS, has received $700,000 in funding from the NSF(National Science Foundation). Shasha is exploring the genomic basis for how plants use Nitrogen. His projects aim to figure out how to make farming more efficient, as well as minimize the impact of fertilizer on the environment. The recent NSF funding will assist in determining which Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Team Awarded Research Grant

    A team of faculty from the NYU School of Engineering, including Ozgur Sinanoglu, Ramesh Karri, and Davood Shahrjerdi, has received a $450K research grant from Semiconductor Research Corporation. The overall goal of this research is to investigate novel aspects of NanoElectroMechanical Systems (NEMS) for applications in hardware security. Prof. Shahrjerdi’s group at NYU WIRELESS will explore the design and fabrication Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Research Disrupts Mobile Industry

        Groundbreaking research by the NYU WIRELESS research center has been instrumental in the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to begin exploring the potential of a new radio-wave spectrum for mobile services above 24 GHz. On October 17, 2014, the FCC opened a two-month comment period to explore the feasibility and implementation of high-frequency radio waves in the millimeter-wave spectrum Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Welcomes Post-Doctoral Fellow Marco Mezzavilla

    NYU WIRELESS is pleased to welcome Dr. Marco Mezzavilla, a new post-doctoral fellow who joined the center in July. Marco brings extensive UHF/microwave wireless communications knowledge to NYU WIRELESS, having made contributions to 3GPP standards activities while working with Qualcomm.  Marco received his PhD in Information Engineering from the University of Padova in 2014, specializing in network architecture to enable Continue Reading...
  • NSF Supports NYU WIRELESS Researchers’ Use of Psychology to Detect Software Vulnerabilities

    Most software bug finding tools focus on a known type of problem and then look for it.  In essence, a developer knows that a problem exists and writes code to check for bugs.  Researchers at NYU WIRELESS are working to develop a new type of bug finding software that focuses on areas that developers are unaware of.  The NYU researchers Continue Reading...
  • New Text on Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications

    Prentice-Hall has just released an exciting new comprehensive text on the relatively unexplored field of Millimeter Wave (mmWave) communications. MmWave is a breakthrough frontier for emerging wireless mobile cellular networks, wireless local area networks, personal area networks, and vehicular communications. In the near future, mmWave applications, devices, and networks will change our world. Dr. Ali Sadri, Senior Director of Standards Continue Reading...
  • 5G Research Rides mmWaves

    “By 2020 this is going to be in full-fledged development if not deployment”, NYU WIRELESS director Theodore Rappaport tells EE Times in an interview sharing the exciting new work being done at the wireless research center of NYU. The center has been testing next-generation communications for several years, measuring and modeling millimeter waves, especially at 28 GHz and 38 GHz frequencies. Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Justin Cappos Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible

    NYU WIRELESS Professor Justin Cappos and his research group have devised a new scheme called PolyPassHasher for storing password hash data so that an attacker cannot individually crack passwords. Instead of a password hash being stored directly in the database, the information is used to encode a share in a Shamir Secret Store, a form of secret sharing, where a Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Theodore Rappaport: At the Forefront of 5G

    Source: theinstitute.ieee.org by Amanda Davis The number of smartphone users around the world climbed to about 1.75 billion this year, and that number is expected to rise rapidly in the next three years as the phones’ prices drop, according to a report by eMarketer, a market research firm. Add to that the billions of sensor-embedded devices expected to be connected to theInternet of Things (IoT), Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Shiv Panwar Named New ECE Department Chairman

    Professor Shivendra (“Shiv”) S. Panwar, an NYU WIRELESS faculty member, became the department chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at NYU Poly on July 1, for a three year period. Announcing this change, Dean Katepalli R. Sreenivasan said, “I am confident that the department will continue to move along its upward trajectory under his leadership.” The ECE Continue Reading...
  • MIT Technology Review Names NYU’s Jonathan Viventi to Innovators Under 35 List

    A young researcher who is leading the development of revolutionary brain sensors will be named today to the MIT Technology Review annual Innovators Under 35, a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work holds great potential to transform the world. Jonathan Viventi, 32, an assistant professor of computer engineering at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, is recognized as a pioneer Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Ted Rappaport Delivers Keynote Address at IEEE’S International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014.

    With more than 50,000 members, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society  is one of the largest and most active of all the organization’s subgroups, and since its founding in 1952, it has become the major international forum for the exchange of ideas on communications and information networking. Its International Conference on Communications (ICC) is widely acknowledged Continue Reading...
  • Nokia and NYU WIRELESS bring the first-ever 5G Summit to Brooklyn

    If you had any doubts that Brooklyn was fast becoming one of the hottest locales in the tech industry, look no further than the 5G Summit, held from April 23 to 25 at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering. Co-organized by the NYU WIRELESS research center and Nokia, the conference, planned to be an annual event from now on, brought together industry Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Justin Cappos Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible

    NYU WIRELESS Professor Justin Cappos and his research group have devised a new scheme calledPolyPassHash for storing password hash data so that an attacker cannot individually crack passwords. Instead of a password hash being stored directly in the database, the information is used to encode a share in a Shamir Secret Store, a form of secret sharing, where a secret is divided into parts, giving Continue Reading...
  • NYU WIRELESS Successfully Transmits LTE in Millimeter Wave Band

    NYU WIRELESS PhD students Russell Ford and George MacCartney have demonstrated the center’s first LTE-like transmissions at millimeter wave frequencies.  Millimeter wave (mmW) bands between 30 and 300 GHz are a new frontier for wireless communications that offer the possibilities of orders of magnitude more spectrum than current cellular and WiFi allocations.  These bands have been the focus of considerable interest Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Viventi Receives $400,000 Grant from Army Research Office

    Jonathan Viventi, an NYU WIRELESSProfessor has received a $400,000 grant from the Army Research Office.  Viventi is exploring uses for high-density neural recording to understand some of the brain’s most basic capabilities.  His project aims to demystify the human auditory system, specifically examining the signals associated with paying attention and absorbing information in the presence of noise. For example, the research Continue Reading...
  • Prof. Ted Rappaport named Top 100 Wireless Technology Expert

    Today’s Wireless World has recognized NYU WIRELESS director Prof. Ted Rappaport as a Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts for 2014.

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  • NSN, NYU WIRELESS host first Brooklyn 5G Summit

    Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • At&T Joins NYU WIRELESS To Develop Next-Generation Mobile Network

    NYU WIRELESS announced that AT&T joined the university research center as an affiliate sponsor—a three-year commitment to collaborating on the next generation of mobile network technology.

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  • NYU WIRELESS Launches Propagation Database

    NYU WIRELESS Launches Propagation Database Led by Professors Dennis Shasha and Theodore Rappaport,  and supported by theNYU WIRELESS Industrial Affiliate companies, NYU WIRELESS students have created a first-of-its-kind millimeter wave (mmWave) propagation database of all measurements made throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan at 28 and 73 GHz in 2012 and 2013. This database shall be augmented with additional propagation measurements in upcoming years. The NYU WIRELESS mmWave propagation Continue Reading...
  • National Science Foundation Program Directors Visit NYU WIRELESS

    National Science Foundation Program Directors Visit NYU WIRELESS NYU WIRELESS was pleased to welcome NSF Program Directors Gerry Tian and John Zavada to campus on November 21st.  Dr. Tian’s program responsibilities at NSF involve Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS), Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS), and Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC).  Dr. Zabada works together with Dr. Tian in the ECCS division Continue Reading...
  • Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) Joins NYU WIRELESS as the Sixth Industrial Affiliate Sponsor

    Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has made a multi-year commitment to actively participate in 5G research activities together with the NYU WIRELESS research center. NSN joins NYU WIRELESS as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member.

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  • National Science Foundation Awards $500K to Profs. Rappaport and Mao for Millimeter Wave Wireless Protocols

    The goal of this NSF project is to gain a deep understanding of the 60 GHz propagation channel characteristics, and to develop effective 60 GHz network protocols that can be used in multi-user networks of the future.

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  • Prof. Justin Cappos the Ranks of the ‘Brilliant’

    Prof. Justin Cappos joins an elite group of ten young researchers named by Popular Science magazine as this year’s “Brilliant 10.”

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  • Prof. Viventi wins “Grand Challenge” competition grant

    NYU WIRELESS Professor Jon Viventi and his team of colleagues were awarded an NYU “Grand Challenge” grant to promote significant scientific research that has the potential to solve major national or global problems.

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  • 5G Millimeter Wave Paper Among IEEE’s Most Researched

    “Millimeter Wave Mobile Communications for 5G Cellular: It Will Work!,” a recent journal paper co-authored by NYU WIRELESS Director Theodore (Ted) Rappaport and his students, was among the top 50 papers downloaded from the entire library of IEEE in the month of June.

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  • Prof. Rangan Selected To Be A Participant At The Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

    NYU WIRELESS Professor Sundeep Rangan has been given the honor of representing NYU-Poly at the National Academy of Engineering’s “Frontiers of Engineering Program,” to be held in Chantilly, France this November.

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  • The Latest on NYU WIRELESS’ 72 GHz Measurement Campaign

    Several NYU WIRELESS students are processing the world’s first backhaul and mobile data at 72 GHz from Manhattan, and will augment this channel knowledge with recent work at 28, 38, and 60 GHz.

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  • Prof. Justin Cappos Receives $40k From Time Warner Cable
 To Study Home User Bandwidth Trends

    Predicting future trends is an essential skill for companies. To help them discover new trends that may be disruptive to existing Internet bandwidth,Time Warner Cable, in conjunction with the NYC Media Lab, has provided a $40k grant to NYU WIRELESS Professor Justin Cappos.

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  • Qualcomm Technologies joins NYU WIRELESS As The Fifth Industrial Affiliate Sponsor

    Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has joined the NYU WIRELESS research center as its fifth industrial affiliate sponsor and board member.

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  • L-3 COMMUNICATIONS JOINS NYU WIRELESS

    L-3 Communications has joined the NYU WIRELESS research center as an industrial affiliate sponsor and board member.

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  • Millimeter Waves May Be the Future of 5G Phones

    Samsung’s millimeter-wave transceiver technology could enable ultrafast mobile broadband by 2020.

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  • IEEE Honors NYU WIRELESS Professor for Research to Speed Mobile Data Transfer

    Prof. Elza Erkip’s Paper Cited For Long-Lasting Impact In Wireless Communications.

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  • NYU WIRELESS Founder Discusses Challenges In Research, Engineering Education

    Two leading electrical engineering magazines, Electronic Design Magazine (EDM) and Microwave Journal (MJ), recently interviewed NYU WIRELESS founder and director Ted Rappaport about the future of wireless communications, medicine, and education.

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  • Social Network-based Music Video Recommendation

    There is an extraordinary amount of video content available online now through popular websites like YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu.

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  • Sophomore Undergraduate Researchers Receive NYU Award

    NYU WIRELESS sophomore undergraduate researchers Jocelyn Schulz (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) and George Wong (Physics & Math) received the award for Best-in-Panel in “Mathematics and Modeling in Understanding of the Physical World”

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  • NYU WIRELESS Researchers Advance in DARPA Spectrum Challenge

    NYU WIRELESS is pleased to announce that graduate researchers Fraida Fund, George Kyriakou and Oner Orhan have advanced to the next round of the DARPA Spectrum challenge.

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  • Testing And Prototyping Novel 4G And 5G Cellular Systems

    In the fast-paced world of wireless technology, researchers need a powerful and flexible platform to rapidly design and prototype communications systems and protocols at all layers of the protocol stack. Traditional test solutions, such as commercially available channel and base station emulators, are often prohibitively expensive and lack the programmability and flexibility needed when engineering completely new technologies.

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  • Developing A Small Wireless Electrophysiology System

    NYU WIRELESS Prof. Jonathan Viventi and researchers Shih-Cheng Cheng, Yen-Chia Chuan and Jui-Chih Wang have designed a small diameter (25 mm) and low-profile (7 mm) wireless electrophysiology system that can be implanted on different kinds of small animals.

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  • Measuring Heart Rate Using RF Detection From Within The Mouth

    NYU WIRELESS Electrical Engineering Professor Michael Knox and researcher Gavin Vitale are developing a method to reliably monitor heart rate by detecting arterial wall movement through the use of Radio Frequency (RF) electromagnetic waves.

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  • Wireless Electronic Monitoring Determines Patients' Adherence to Doctor's Orders

     Wireless Electronic Monitoring Determines Patients’ Adherence to Doctor’s Orders   Doctors often wonder if their patients are following orders. After all, without the patient’s cooperation, the best medical treatments in the world will not work if the patient does not follow the proper prescribed dosing regimen. Dr. Antoinette Schoenthaler, an NYU WIRELESS medical researcher, clinical epidemiologist, hypertension specialist, and behavioral scientist, is leading Continue Reading...
  • Ringing in 40 years of cell phones: Prof. Rappaport on NBC, Nightly News

    NYU WIRELESS professor Theodore (Ted) Rappaport on NBC, Nightly News ....
  • NYU-Poly's Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

    Polytechnic Institute of New York University was ranked ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

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  • National Instruments host three-day LabVIEW Boot Camp

    In January, NYU WIRELESS students attended a three day NI LabVIEW Boot Camp that is intended to certify students and researchers who already have experience with LabVIEW through coursework or research projects.

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  • Nokia Siemens and NYU WIRELESS launch E-Band multibeam channel measurements

    Current wireless communication channels are experiencing heavy congestion due to the widespread use of smartphones and tablets world-wide, thus giving rise to an unprecedented demand for wider and faster cellular networks and less costly backhaul between base stations.

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  • NYU WIRELESS medical students win $128,000 in grant and venture competitions

    NYU WIRELESS medical students Leeor Alon, Gene Young Cho, and Cem Murat Deniz received the first place award in three competitions/grants for their startup RF Test Labs, Inc.

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  • Prof. Ted Rappaport named a 2013 Distinguished Engineering Alumnus of Purdue University

    The Distinguished Engineering Alumni/Alumnae Award is presented to men and women who have distinguished themselves in any field in ways that reflect favorably on Purdue University, the engineering profession, or society in general.

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  • Cisco Systems awards Prof. Yao Wang $75,000 to fund video web streaming research project

    Cisco Systems, Inc., to support a research project on “Video Adaptation for HTTP Live Streaming Using Perceptual Quality and Rate Models Considering the Impact of Temporal Variation of Frame Rate and Quantization”.

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  • Intel awards $1.05 Million to NYU WIRELESS, Princeton, and Univ. of Southern California for 5G cellular development

    NYU-Poly’s NYU WIRELESS, Princeton University, and the University of Southern California totals $1.05 Million and was awarded as part of Intel’s highly competitive “5G” award competition.

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  • Prof. Elza Erkip named an IEEE 
Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer

    The IEEE Information Theory Society is an international organization whose purpose is to connect people interested in processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, as well as theoretical and applied aspects of coding, communications, and communications networks.

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  • NYU WIRELESS opens world-class research space

    NYU WIRELESS has opened 13,500 square feet of research space, which combines research in wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.

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  • Prof. Elza Erkip Elected to the Science Academy Society of Turkey

    NYU WIRELESS Prof. Elza Erkip, has been elected to the inaugural class of the Science Academy Society of Turkey, a self-governing organization that aims to promote scientific merit, freedom and integrity.

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  • NYU-Poly's Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

    Polytechnic Institute of New York University this week achieved ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

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  • Wireless Communications in the Massively Broadband® Era

    As the cellular industry rolls out fourth-generation Long Term Evolution (LTE) across the world, one has to believe that we are witnessing the dawn of an amazing new era, where wireless becomes so pervasive and intertwined with everything we do in life, just as the pen and paper are today.

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  • Sub-Terahertz RFICs arrive at NYU-Poly

    NYU WIRELESS researcher, Felix Gutierrez, recently received a core component of his PhD research: Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFICs) fabricated with on-chip antennas.

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  • Role of Wireless Technologies in the Hospital

    Why wireless? There MUST be a better way. The Problems: Many independent devices, massive disparate, non-standard data, potential for RFI and ground loops, lack of interconnectivity, tethering, trip hazards. In anesthesia, interconnectivity is key and many people must interact.

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  • Three 3-year GAANN PhD grants for US citizens/Perm Residents

    The US Department of Education has awarded Graduate Awards in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowships to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University to support three PhD students in Electrical and Computer Engineering for 2012-2015.

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  • Lucrative Graduate Fellowships available at NYU WIRELESS

    If you are a top graduate student, interested in working with world-leaders in wireless communications, computing, and medicine, and want to enjoy the culture and vibe of New York City, here is your chance! NYU WIRELESS is pleased to announce its graduate fellows program. ...
  • Flexible Sensors Offer Unprecedented View of Brain Activity During Epileptic Seizures

    Tapping into the human brain to understand its functions in daily life — as well as its malfunctions in illness — has long been a challenge for researchers. Mapping brain activity requires unwieldy, invasive arrays of electrodes and sensors that can damage tissue while only reading activity in a limited area....
  • Interdigital Communications joins National Instruments and Samsung partners as NYU WIRELESS's 3rd Industrial Affiliate sponsor

    NYU last week unveiled NYU Wireless, bringing together engineering, computer science and medical faculty and students from the main university, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) and NYU Langone Medical Center....
  • NYU-Poly Engineering Professor to Receive International Education Award

    IEEE EDUCATION SOCIETY GIVES THEODORE S. RAPPAPORT ITS ANNUAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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  • New NYU center to study advanced wireless technologies in medicine

    New York University is the latest institution to open a wireless health research center, though NYU is calling its effort the “first academic research center combining the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.”

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  • Wireless Center for NYU Poly

    The Polytechnic Institute of New York University will open a research center for wireless technologies in a further bid to bolster a technology hub in downtown Brooklyn. ...
  • NYU Launches NYU WIRELESS

    NYU and NYU-Poly have created several new faculty positions, have invested $3.5 Million in funding, and are providing an additional $4 Million in world-class research space upgrades to form a new center of excellence, NYU WIRELESS, the firstacademic center of its kind in the world. ...
  • Weaving Research and Social DNA at NYU-Poly

    In a harbinger of things to come, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) hosted a brunch late in July at MetroTech Center’s outdoor square for the departments (electrical and computer engineering, and computer science) that encompass NYU WIRELESS, a research center that combines the efforts of NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Langone Medical Center and NYU-Poly. ...
  • NY Convergence

    Brooklyn’s NYU Polytechnical Campus researchers have been given $2 million to work towards developing 5G cellular networks, which could make download speeds up to 1,000 times faster than 4G and offer tons of space, since it is currently completely unused....
  • Searching for 5G

    The National Science Foundation (NSF), wireless industry leaders, and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have joined efforts, creating a consortium to work towards 5G cellular networks. Once created, the result will be an increase of cell phone capacity of more than 1,000x over 4G networks....
  • Searching for 1,000 Times the Capacity of 4G Wireless

    Researchers at NYU WIRELESS have assembled a powerful consortium of government and business support to advance beyond today’s fourth generation (4G) wireless technologies toward 5G cellular networks that could potentially increase cell phone capacity by more than 1,000 times....
  • National Science Foundation Awards Fellowship to NYU-Poly Student Working to Boost Performance of Next-Generation Wireless Networks

    Fraida Fund, an undergraduate at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award reserved for exceptional students pursuing research-based graduate degrees. Fund, who will earn her bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from NYU-Poly this spring, will enter the PhD program in electrical engineering this fall. ...