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New York City gentrification creating urban ‘islands of exclusion,’ study finds

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

Research Project by NYU CUSP Associate Professor of Practice Stanislav Sobolevsky selected for C2SMART Year 3 Agenda

C2SMART has designated funding for 12 new projects that seek to tackle a wide range of issues in transportation, both building on the center’s current work and investigating new challenges in the center’s research areas, including C2SMART’s new focus on… Continue Reading Research Project by NYU CUSP Associate Professor of Practice Stanislav Sobolevsky selected for C2SMART Year 3 Agenda

Help fight noise pollution by identifying these sound clips collected from urban sensors

The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) is featured by The Verge. Cities are noisy places, and a team of scientists believe that sensors, artificial intelligence, and some generous volunteers can help solve the problem. Sounds of New York City(SONYC) is… Continue Reading Help fight noise pollution by identifying these sound clips collected from urban sensors

Citizen Scientists Train Artificial Intelligence to Help Mitigate Noise Pollution in NYC

Featured by New York University. The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project launches its first citizen science initiative to help NYU researchers train machine listening models. The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) —a first-of-its-kind research project addressing urban noise pollution—has… Continue Reading Citizen Scientists Train Artificial Intelligence to Help Mitigate Noise Pollution in NYC

SONYC: A System for Monitoring, Analyzing, and Mitigating Urban Noise Pollution

Juan P. Bello and Charles Mydlarz discuss “SONYC: A System for the Monitoring, Analyzing, and Mitigating Urban Noise Pollution,” a Contributed Article in the February 2019 Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (CACM) Magazine. https://vimeo.com/310203443 Noise is unwanted or… Continue Reading SONYC: A System for Monitoring, Analyzing, and Mitigating Urban Noise Pollution

Professor Debra Laefer Discovers a New Way to Analyze Building Strengths and Weaknesses

Featured by New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. Hyperspectral imaging can help researchers studying the built environment distinguish between materials like stone and concrete that is colored and finished to look like stone without the need to be directly on-site.… Continue Reading Professor Debra Laefer Discovers a New Way to Analyze Building Strengths and Weaknesses