IN THE NEWS
A new paper on “Understanding spatial patterns in rape reporting delays” by Associate Professor Daniel B. Neill, Visiting PhD Student Konstantin Klemmer, and Stephen A. Jarvis is featured by Cosmos Magazine. Reporting sexual assault is a very sensitive and nuanced matter, and identifying… Continue Reading Why are reports of sexual assault delayed?
A research team led by NYU CUSP and NYU Tandon Institute Professor Maurizio Porfiri has developed a new theory & simulation platform that could prove invaluable in the fight against COVID-19 (Press Release via NYU Tandon School of Engineering). BROOKLYN, New York,… Continue Reading New COVID-19 model shows little benefit in prioritizing high-risk individuals for vaccination
Research by Juan Pablo Bello, Director of CUSP, and Justin Salamon, Research Scientist at Adobe Research and former Senior Research Scientist at CUSP, has won the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS) Signal Processing Letters Best… Continue Reading NYU Tandon research to advance environmental sound classification wins IEEE Best Paper Award
NYU Tandon interviews Assistant Professor Luis Ceferino, CUSP’s newest faculty member beginning in January 2021 (via NYU Tandon). New faculty member Luis Ceferino is exploring novel ways to model natural disasters The magnitude-7 earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, the superstorm… Continue Reading Earth-shaking expertise
NYU Tandon interviews Assistant Professor Qi Sun, CUSP’s newest faculty member beginning in January 2021 (via NYU Tandon). Qi Sun, a joint professor in Computer Science and Engineering and the Center for Urban Science and Progress, has a mission: to create computer graphics… Continue Reading Qi Sun is expanding the AR/VR experience
The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) Project is collaborating with Loft to develop a rugged, easy to install IIOT (Industrial Internet Of Things) urban noise collection network meter (via Loft LL). Setting the Scene New York is a city that truly never… Continue Reading Bringing Some Peace and Quiet to the City That Never Sleeps
A new article examines the recent NSF Rapid Research Award by CUSP Professor Debra Laefer that observes individual behaviors outside of COVID-19 hotspots (via Medical Xpress). In March, just as New York City began a strict lockdown, a team of 16… Continue Reading Researchers release 3-D data tracking human interactions outside of coronavirus hotspots
Brooklyn Paper explores a new partnership between NYU CUSP, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), and urban tech startups Walkspan and Aclima. Take a whiff of that! A group of researchers is planning to measure the air quality, walkability, and traffic patterns in Downtown… Continue Reading Researchers to Study Air Quality, Traffic, and Walkability in Downtown Brooklyn
A new partnership between NYU CUSP, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), and urban tech startups Walkspan and Aclima will use Downtown Brooklyn as a testing ground for technology that has the potential to make cities more livable (via Downtown Brooklyn Partnership). Downtown Brooklyn… Continue Reading Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Announces Latest Living Lab Cohort to Pilot Smart City Technologies
A new National Science Foundation (NSF) podcast examines NYU CUSP Professor Debra Laefer’s research on using geospatial data to pioneer a more accurate and effective tool for the COVID-19 pandemic: 3D virus mapping. For more information on Professor Laefer’s research… Continue Reading Tracking Behavior to Predict Virus Transmission
The New York Times interviews researchers from CUSP’s Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project to visualize the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on noise pollution in NYC. The corner of Lafayette and East Fourth Street in New York used to… Continue Reading The Coronavirus Quieted City Noise. Listen to What’s Left.
A new article by NYU Tandon School of Engineering examines how several faculty members- including CUSP Professors Debra Laefer, Paul Torrens, Maurizio Porfiri, and Constantine Kontokosta- are helping to understand the spread of COVID-19 through National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research… Continue Reading Tandon COVID-19 research response is certifiably RAPID
Campus Technology explores new research on the spread of COVID-19 by CUSP Professor Debra Laefer. How does COVID-19 get transmitted? Researchers from New York University are out in the streets right now capturing examples of activities where people are coming into contact… Continue Reading NYU Research Documenting What People Touch as They Move Through Virus-Laden World
Team from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and School of Global Public Health will share information gathered from New York City medical and transit locations with epidemiologists seeking to model the spread of the coronavirus throughout the world (press release… Continue Reading NYU researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data surfaces likely to carry COVID-19
A new article by Data-Smart City Solutions, from the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, features a capstone project by NYU CUSP’s Class of 2016! There are over 2,000 datasets published by the City of New York on… Continue Reading Equal Access: Open Data and Equity