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.
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.
At the Center for Urban Science and Progress, students share skills from a range of disciplines to find solutions by putting cities under the microscope. Our students engage in vibrant and diverse programs that merge academia and urbanization as study and as lifestyle.
At NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, its intellectual community engages city challenges with a diversity of tools, chief among which is the combination of urban informatics techniques and real life experience in New York City.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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).
Two researchers have joined the University of Warwick to tackle the challenges faced by cities in the 21st century as part of CUSP.
CUSP Director Steve Koonin and CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small testified at the September 28, 2012 oversight hearing
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.
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