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Urban Informatics Offers Partnership Opportunities Between Institutions, Cities

August 15, 2017 Education Dive features an interview with NYU CUSP Professor Constantine Kontokosta.  In 2012, New York’s then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed colleges and universities around the world submit ideas for an applied science campus which would act as an engine… Continue Reading Urban Informatics Offers Partnership Opportunities Between Institutions, Cities

Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision: Why His “Boring Company” Underground Traffic Solution Is A Bad Idea

May 6, 2017 Professor Kaan Ozbay is quoted in an article by Salon.  Elon Musk revealed recently more details about his proposal to solve traffic gridlock by creating an elaborate 3D matrix of subterranean highways that would whisk cars around on electrified… Continue Reading Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision: Why His “Boring Company” Underground Traffic Solution Is A Bad Idea

NYC Universities Expanding Into Technology At A ‘Frenetic Pace’

March 28, 2017 Featured by Technical.ly Brooklyn. The Times posted a good piece Wednesday about the rapid expansion of New York universities into the tech space, highlighting NYU Tandon along with Columbia University and Cornell University. The article focused on NYU Tandon’s $500 million acquisition and renovationof Downtown Brooklyn’s Metropolitan… Continue Reading NYC Universities Expanding Into Technology At A ‘Frenetic Pace’

Big-Building Owners Required To Report Energy Use Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Report Says

August 29, 2016 Featured by Crain’s New York.  A law that requires the city’s biggest buildings to log and report their energy usage is paying off, officials said Wednesday. Thousands of structural behemoths in New York City have cut their… Continue Reading Big-Building Owners Required To Report Energy Use Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Report Says