Big Picture Science spoke to NYU CUSP Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz about the Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project in a new podcast. What’s the difference between a bird call and the sound of a pile… Continue Reading The Ears Have It: An Interview with Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz
People NYU CUSP is currently accepting applications for Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associates, with a tentative start date of September 1, 2020. We seek applicants with a strong record of interdisciplinary work in developing and applying concepts and methods from science,… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: January 2020
Press release via NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Cláudio Silva, professor of computer science and engineering and co-director of the Visualization and Data Analytics (VIDA) research center at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, was inducted into the inaugural cohort of the… Continue Reading Claudio Silva elected to inaugural IEEE Visualization Academy
Research from NYU Tandon’s VIDA Lab leads to a system that lets people use simple English to create complex machine learning-driven visualizations (via NYU Tandon). BROOKLYN, New York – The ubiquity and sheer volume of data generated today give experts in virtually… Continue Reading Natural language interface for data visualization debuts at prestigious IEEE conference
A multidisciplinary robotics team comprising of professors at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are designing control systems for 3D printers on robotic arms atop mobile, roving platforms. Functioning in teams --a concept called collective additive manufacturing (CAM) -- these… Continue Reading Teams of mobile 3-D printing robots could fix bridges on Earth and build them to Mars
An interview with Adjunct Associate Professor and New York City Department of Transportation Chief Technology Officer Cordell Schachter (via City & State NY). E-bikes, autonomous vehicles, 5G – it all falls on the desk of Cordell Schachter, chief technology officer at… Continue Reading Will New York City win the race to 5G?
NYU Professor Debra Laefer’s paper explicated terrestrial laser scanning techniques and modeling that determined the fate of Ireland’s Guinness Bridge (via New York University Tandon School of Engineering). The Institution of Civil Engineers will honor the research of a New… Continue Reading Study provides framework for assessing historic wrought iron structures
Gridsmart speaks with Adjunct Associate Professor Cordell Schachter, CTO of NYC DOT, in a new podcast. Handling both technology and telecom as CTO of New York City DOT, Cordell Schachter has seen it all. In an effort to make travel safer for all NYC… Continue Reading POLICYSMART 43: How to Move the Biggest City in America with Cordell Schachter, CTO of NYC DOT
NYU CUSP and NYU MARL's Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project is featured by WBUR, with interviews from Postdoctoral Researcher Graham Dove and Research Scientist Mark Cartwright. New York's biggest civic complaint is noise. And though the city's sounds are part of what… Continue Reading Noise Is New York City’s Biggest Civic Complaint. Researchers Are Trying To Help Turn It Down
It’s not news—climate change is real—but the matter gets more urgent by the day. Using state-of-the-art tech and cutting-edge measures, NYU is innovating when it comes to saving energy on its campuses and developing sustainable practices to be used everywhere.… Continue Reading Half Empty or Half Full?
Developed by the New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management and the NYU Urban Intelligence Lab in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Associate Professor Constantine Kontokosta announced today the launch of the NYC Energy & Water Performance Map.Covering six years of data,… Continue Reading Professor Constantine Kontokosta releases new NYC Building Energy & GHG Interactive Map
Senior Research Scientist Charlie Mydlarz and Research Scientist Mark Cartwright discuss the Sounds of New York City (SONYC) Project's efforts to monitor, analyze, and mitigate urban noise pollution in this article by David Owen of The New Yorker. (...)A few weeks… Continue Reading Is Noise Pollution the Next Big Public-Health Crisis?
NYU CUSP's Associate Professor Constantine E. Kontokosta, PhD, PE, has been selected as a Google AI Impact Grantee (Press Release via New York University). The Institute will partner with FDNY to apply Artificial Intelligence to emergency response.New York University’s Marron Institute… Continue Reading NYU CUSP & NYU Marron Institute’s Constantine E. Kontokosta is a Google AI Impact Grantee
R&D Magazine features new research by Masoud Ghandehari, an associate professor at NYU CUSP and NYU Tandon's Department of Civil and Urban Engineering. A new report outlines how advances in instrumentation and information technology will soon allow researchers to get… Continue Reading New Technology Could Allow Scientists to Better Understand Pollution Impact on Each Individual
A new review by New York University researchers of studies on levels of urban exposure to airborne pollutants and their effects on human health suggests that advanced instrumentation and information technology will soon allow researchers and policymakers to gauge the… Continue Reading Diagnosing urban air pollution exposure with new precision