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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
The Ears Have It: An Interview with Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz
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
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… 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