The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is a unique public-private research center that uses New York City as its laboratory and classroom to help cities around the world become more productive, livable, equitable, and resilient. CUSP observes, analyzes, and models cities to optimize outcomes, prototype new solutions, formalize new tools and processes, and develop new expertise/experts. Continue Reading CUSP is Here!
Our congratulations to the second cohort of MS graduates on your commencement. CUSP is proud to send onwards this group of accomplished individuals and exceptionally fine urban informaticists. Here’s to you, Class of 2015! Continue Reading Congratulations Class Of 2015!
In May 2015, Julia Lane joined NYU as a Professor at CUSP. She also serves as a Professor of Public Service at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Provostial Fellow for Innovation Analytics. Continue Reading Julia Lane Joins NYU As Full-Time Faculty Member
In November 11, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) presented its 2014 Visualization and Technical Achievement Award to Claudio T. Silva, Head of Disciplines at CUSP and professor of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU’s Polytechnic School of Engineering. Continue Reading Claudio Silva receives IEEE’s 2014 Visualization Technical Achievement Award
Massive amounts of new data about people, their movements, and activities can now be accessed and analyzed as never before. Numerous privacy concerns have been raised by use – or misuse – of such data in commercial and national security arenas. Continue Reading Privacy, Big Data, And The Public Good
Michael Holland, Chief of Staff at NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress discusses how he went from imaging aluminum uptake in soybean roots to overseeing multi-billion dollar federal research programs in a talk at the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). Continue Reading From The PhD To Research Policy
Two researchers have joined the University of Warwick to tackle the challenges faced by cities in the 21st century as part of CUSP. Continue Reading University Of Warwick Appoints Scientists For ‘Living Lab’ Research
CUSP Director Steve Koonin and CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small testified at the September 28, 2012 oversight hearing Continue Reading New York City Council Committees Hear Testimony on CUSP
NYU today named Steven E. Koonin – a theoretical physicist who has served as Undersecretary of Energy for Science, Chief Scientist of BP, and Provost of the California Institute of Technology – as the Director of the new Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), an applied science and engineering institute created by NYU as a consortium of world-class universities, global technology corporations, and innovative urban designers. Continue Reading NYU Names Renowned Physicist Steven Koonin Director of New Center for Urban Science and Progress
January 14, 2019 Mayor Bloomberg, NYU President John Sexton and MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota announce a historic partnership to create the Center for Urban Science + Progress, a new applied sciences center, in downtown Brooklyn. The academic and private-sector consortium… Continue Reading Mayoral Press Conference Announcing Launch Of CUSP