Tandon team wins $5 Million DARPA contract to develop AI-driven augmented reality assistant

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Originally published by NYU Tandon School of Engineering. BROOKLYN, New York, Monday, December 20, 2021 – The Visualization, Imaging and Data Analysis (VIDA) Center at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering is leading an NYU initiative to develop… Continue Reading Tandon team wins $5 Million DARPA contract to develop AI-driven augmented reality assistant

“Engineering and Social Justice: what is it, what is it not, and what does it look like in practice?” with Caroline Baillie, University of San Diego

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December 10, 2021https://vimeo.com/656774311 Abstract What do we mean when we say ‘engineering and social justice?’ When initially conceived of as an area of scholarship and education, ‘justice’ was considered by many, to be a strange bedfellow of engineering practice. In… Continue Reading “Engineering and Social Justice: what is it, what is it not, and what does it look like in practice?” with Caroline Baillie, University of San Diego

CUSP students present novel ways of tackling pressing problems cities face today

CUSP Capstone Showcase Fall 2021

On Friday, December 10th, the CUSP community gathered virtually for our fall Capstone Showcase. After working for two semesters on applied data science projects, seven graduate student teams presented their findings and recommendations to faculty members, colleagues, project sponsors, family… Continue Reading CUSP students present novel ways of tackling pressing problems cities face today

Professor Neil Kleiman named a contributor to NYC Mayor-Elect’s transition committee

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Assistant Professor of Practice Neil Kleiman has been named a contributor to New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adam's transition committee. Kleiman, who has previously served on transitional teams across various levels of government, was tapped to join the Technology/IT committee… Continue Reading Professor Neil Kleiman named a contributor to NYC Mayor-Elect’s transition committee

NYU Tandon to launch a new robotics initiative focused on collaboration and improving urban living

Giuseppe Loianno, S. Farokh Atashzar, Ludovic Righetti, Chen Feng

This article first appeared on IEEE Spectrum's website. Read the full piece.  New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering is on the eve of launching a new robotics initiative that promises to take a unique approach to both research and teaching as… Continue Reading NYU Tandon to launch a new robotics initiative focused on collaboration and improving urban living

“Seamful Civics – The boundaries and intersections of the smart and connected community” with Dr. Christopher Le Dantec, Georgia Institute of Technology

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December 3, 2021https://vimeo.com/654272735 Abstract Notions of the smart city look to mobilize information technology to increase organizational efficiency, and support new forms of community engagement through the integration and coordination enabled by civic technology. As we examine how local governments and… Continue Reading “Seamful Civics – The boundaries and intersections of the smart and connected community” with Dr. Christopher Le Dantec, Georgia Institute of Technology

“In Search of Community-Based Solutions to Transportation Challenges among Historically-Excluded and Transportation-Scarce Communities” with Tawanna Dillahunt, University of Michigan

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November 19, 2021https://vimeo.com/649107841 Abstract Advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) present exciting opportunities for addressing transportation challenges (e.g., poor service availability, reliability, and quality, and infrastructure access). However, millions of low-income Americans do not share these benefits equally according… Continue Reading “In Search of Community-Based Solutions to Transportation Challenges among Historically-Excluded and Transportation-Scarce Communities” with Tawanna Dillahunt, University of Michigan

“Identifying Ransomware Actors in the Bitcoin Network” with Dr. Siddhartha Dalal, Columbia University

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November 12, 2021https://vimeo.com/646552506#t=496s Abstract Due to the pseudo-anonymity of the Bitcoin network, users can hide behind their bitcoin addresses that can be generated in unlimited quantity, on the fly, without any formal links between them. Thus, it is being used… Continue Reading “Identifying Ransomware Actors in the Bitcoin Network” with Dr. Siddhartha Dalal, Columbia University

“Beyond Sensing and Engagement: What Would It Mean for Smart Smart Cities To Actually Listen to People?” with Eric Gordon, Emerson College

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November 5, 2021https://vimeo.com/645003495 Abstract Public engagement is increasingly a priority for municipalities around the world. Community engagement teams are newly installed to build relationships directly with constituents and institutions are incorporating the rhetoric of collaboration and codesign in their public… Continue Reading “Beyond Sensing and Engagement: What Would It Mean for Smart Smart Cities To Actually Listen to People?” with Eric Gordon, Emerson College