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NYU’S CENTER FOR URBAN SCIENCE & PROGRESS GRADUATES INAUGURAL CLASS

NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Kyle Kimball today celebrated the graduation of CUSP’s inaugural class of students during a ceremony held at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts. The CUSP program, created as part of the City of New York’s Applied Sciences NYC

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NYU CUSP, Related Companies, and Oxford Properties Group Team Up to Create “First Quantified Community” in the United States at Hudson Yards

New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) today announced that it will partner with Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group to create the nation’s first “Quantified Community” – a fully-instrumented urban neighborhood that will measure and analyze key physical and environmental attributes at Hudson Yards. This “Quantified Community” will create an interactive,

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NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress Welcomes Michael Flowers as its First Urban Science Fellow

NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) today announced the appointment of Michael Flowers, who served as New York City’s first Chief Analytics Officer, as its inaugural Urban Science Fellow. With a depth of experience in federal and municipal government, Flowers will work closely with CUSP’s faculty, staff, and partners to identify approaches to

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NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress to Offer Unique Executive Education in Urban Informatics and City Analytics

Brooklyn, NY – December 12, 2013: New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) today announced the launch of a new executive education program in urban informatics and city analytics, one of the only such programs of its kind in the world.   The three-day, cohort-style program will be led by CUSP faculty

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The International Foundation for Greece Honors NYU CUSP’s Dr. Aristides Patrinos with Greek Postage Stamp

The Interational Foundation for Greece (IFG) has announced that Dr. Aristides Patrinos, Deputy Director for Research at New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), is one of this year’s recipients of the IFG Award, a tribute to those of Greek decent living beyond its borders with outstanding accomplishments in the areas of

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NYU Announces Winners of “Grand Challenge” Science Competition

New York University today announced it is awarding $250,000 each to two teams of researchers in its newly created “Grand Challenge” competition to promote significant scientific research that has the potential to solve major national or global problems. The two winners, which were selected from among 32 applicants, are a “MetaGenome” project that will map

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NYU CUSP ANNOUNCES LYNN A. GOLDSTEIN AS CHIEF DATA OFFICER

Brooklyn, NY — August 29, 2013: NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), today announced that Lynn A. Goldstein, former Privacy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at JPMorgan Chase, has been appointed CUSP’s Chief Data Officer. Ms. Goldstein joins the CUSP leadership team as the Center prepares to welcome its inaugural class this

Mayor Bloomberg Welcomes NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress Inaugural Graduate Class

Brooklyn, NY — August 26: Mayor Bloomberg was on hand to welcome the inaugural class of graduate students at New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP). The NYU center was designated just last year as part of the City’s groundbreaking Applied Sciences NYC initiative, which seeks to increase New York City’s capacity

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NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress and the Natural Resources Defense Council Team Up to Identify Energy-Efficient Commercial Real Estate Tenants in U.S

For Immediate Release July 30, 2013 New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) announced that it will team up with The Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Center for Market Innovation to develop benchmarks for commercial tenant energy performance. The project has been made possible through a CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) Real Green

NYU’s CUSP Assembles Leadership Team with appointment of Deputy Director & Chief of Staff

For Immediate Release:  January 24, 2013 NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) has added new members to its leadership team with the appointment of Dr. Constantine Kontokosta, PE, as Deputy Director, Dr. Michael Holland as Chief of Staff, and Kimonia Alfred as Associate Director for External Affairs.  Dr. Constantine Kontokosta, PE has been