About CUSP

Our Mission

CUSP is a university-wide center whose research and education programs are focused on urban informatics.  Using NYC as its lab, and building from its home in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, it integrates and applies NYU strengths in the natural, data, and social sciences to understand and improve cities throughout the world.  CUSP offers a one-year MS degree in Applied Urban Science & Informatics.

The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) aims to unite two extraordinarily profound developments in human history in order to improve the lives of citizens around the globe: