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Research Assistant Professor Yury Dvorkin recently carried out a study on the vulnerability of urban power grids to cyberattacks on electric vehicles, discovering that you only need to hack 1000 Teslas to cause a major power outage and harm the grid.… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: August 2019
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
Research Associate Professor Daniel Neill recently gave an invited plenary talk on “Machine Learning and Event Detection for Population Health” at the 2nd Annual Conference on Machine Learning for Science and Engineering. The conference highlighted advances in research that utilize… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: July 2019
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… 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… 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… 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
A recent Metropolis Think Tank panel with planning experts, city officials, and architects from KPF delved into data how data is shaping today’s urban planning. What’s most unnerving about data harvesting is how seamless and unnoticeable it is. Whether hailing a ride… Continue Reading Leveraging Data to Help Plan Better Cities
A capstone project by NYU CUSP graduate students is featured by Patch. NEW YORK — A walk around a neighborhood can reveal some surface-level signs of gentrification, such as a pricey new coffee shop or the skeleton of a high-rise… Continue Reading See How Hard Gentrification Has Hit Your NYC Neighborhood
The Sounds of New York City Project (SONYC) is featured in a new podcast by Scientific American. NYU’s “Sounds of New York City” project listens to the city—and then, with the help of citizen scientists, teaches machines to decode the… Continue Reading Computers Turn an Ear on New York City
Research from NYU CUSP graduate students featured by UC Berkeley. The New York metropolitan area has seen tremendous economic growth, but many residents in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods are struggling to afford living in the 31-county, tri-state region, University of California,… Continue Reading New York City gentrification creating urban ‘islands of exclusion,’ study finds