New York City has launched NYCx, a program that invites both local and global entrepreneurs, start up companies, and community organizations to use New York City as a testing ground for ideas and technologies that can positively impact all New Yorkers. Continue Reading NYCx Challenge Program Seeks Creative Technology Solutions for Urban Life
While urban systems demonstrate high spatial heterogeneity, many urban planning, economic and political decisions heavily rely on a deep understanding of local neighborhood contexts. Continue Reading Structure of 311 service requests as a signature of urban location
People Welcome to Ashley Joyner, our Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School work study student. Welcome to Nicolas Jeanrenaud, who will start as an Associate Research Scientist with the Data Facility. Three of our Master’s students – Jack Lundquist, Emily Hansen,… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: October 2017
People Congratulations to Ravi Shroff, a member of CUSP’s first cohort, who was recently hired as an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in Steinhart’s Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities. Welcome to Bill Press, who starts his sabbatical… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: September 2017
April 26, 2017 New research by NYU CUSP Professor Stanislav Sobolevsky and CUSP researchers examines “Identifying and modeling the structural discontinuities of human interactions” in Nature Magazine. ABSTRACT The idea of a hierarchical spatial organization of society lies at the core… Continue Reading Identifying And Modeling The Structural Discontinuities Of Human Interactions
On November 11, BigApps NYC 2015 announced that CUSP’s researchers, Charlie Mydlarz and Justin Salamon have made it through to the competition’s finals. Their submission, the SONYC project has been selected as one of the finalists in the Connected Cities category. Continue Reading SONYC Is A NYC BigApps 2015 Finalist!
On November 11, BigApps NYC 2015 announced that CUSP’s researchers, Charlie Mydlarz and Justin Salamon have made it through to the competition’s finals. Their submission, the SONYC project has been selected as one of the finalists in the Connected Cities category. Continue Reading SONYC Through to Semifinals of BigApps NYC 2015!
Graham is a CUSP graduate from the Class of 2015. He is also a co-founder of ARGO (Advanced Research in Government Operations) Labs. Graham talked to us about his time and skills gained here at CUSP, and the the road ahead in urban science for him and New York City. Continue Reading Alumni Interview: Graham Henke
Varun Adibhatlais a CUSP graduate from the Class of 2015. He is also a co-founder of ARGO (Advanced Research in Government Operations) Labs, which has recently achieved LLC status. Continue Reading Alumni Interview: Varun Adibhatla
On September 28, the NYC Media Lab – Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) awarded First Prize Paper to both Constantine Kontokosta, CUSP’s Deputy Director of Academics & Assistant Professor, and Christopher Tull, a student and Research Assistant at CUSP. Continue Reading Constantine Kontokosta and Christopher Tull Win Best Paper Award At D4GX 2015