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Andrea Silverman

Assistant Professor

Andrea Silverman is an Assistant Professor, with joint appointments in the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU... Read More

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Andrea Silverman

Assistant Professor

Andrea Silverman is an Assistant Professor, with joint appointments in the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and the Department of Global Health at the NYU College of Global Public Health. The overarching goal of Dr. Silverman’s work is to develop sustainable and

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Anna Choromanska

Assistant Professor

Professor Anna Choromanska did her Post-Doctoral studies in the Computer Science Department at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in NYU... Read More

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Anna Choromanska

Assistant Professor

Professor Anna Choromanska did her Post-Doctoral studies in the Computer Science Department at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in NYU and joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Spring 2017 as an Assistant Professor.

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Benedetta Piantella

Adjunct Professor

Benedetta was born and raised in Parma, Italy. She received a BFA from Tufts University and SMFA Boston in 2004,... Read More

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Benedetta Piantella

Adjunct Professor

Benedetta was born and raised in Parma, Italy. She received a BFA from Tufts University and SMFA Boston in 2004, while taking courses at Harvard, MIT and Mass Art. During her time in Boston, she worked as teaching assistant at SMFA introducing new technologies in the world of digital photography

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Beth Simone Noveck

Professor

Beth Simone Noveck directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. She is a Professor... Read More

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Beth Simone Noveck

Professor

Beth Simone Noveck directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. She is a Professor in Technology, Culture, and Society at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and a Fellow at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge.

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Chen Feng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Chen Feng is an assistant professor with a joint appointment to Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and Department... Read More

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Chen Feng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Chen Feng is an assistant professor with a joint appointment to Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Geodesy and Geomatics in 2010 from Wuhan University, in China, and then entered the University of Michigan, in Ann

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Constantine E. Kontokosta

Associate Professor

Constantine E. Kontokosta, PhD, PE, is an Associate Professor of Urban Science and Planning and Director of the Civic Analytics... Read More

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Constantine E. Kontokosta

Associate Professor

Constantine E. Kontokosta, PhD, PE, is an Associate Professor of Urban Science and Planning and Director of the Civic Analytics program at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management. He also directs the Urban Intelligence Lab and holds cross-appointments at the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and the

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Cordell Schachter

Adjunct Associate Professor

Cordell Schachter is the Chief Technology Officer/CIO for the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT). He leads its IT... Read More

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Cordell Schachter

Adjunct Associate Professor

Cordell Schachter is the Chief Technology Officer/CIO for the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT). He leads its IT & Telecom organization and department-wide initiatives to innovate safety, mobility, smart and accessible infrastructure, software development, mapping, communications, public data, and customer support.

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Daniel B. Neill

Associate Professor

Daniel B. Neill is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of... Read More

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Daniel B. Neill

Associate Professor

Daniel B. Neill is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Courant Institute Department of Computer Science, and Associate Professor of Urban Analytics at NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress... More

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Daniela Hochfellner

Research Assistant Professor

Daniela Hochfellner is a Research Assistant Professor at CUSP. She also is an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at the Institute... Read More

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Daniela Hochfellner

Research Assistant Professor

Daniela Hochfellner is a Research Assistant Professor at CUSP. She also is an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Social Research, Survey Research ... More

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Debra Laefer

Professor

Prof. Laefer’s work stands at the crossroads of technology creation and community values such as devising technical solutions for protecting... Read More

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Debra Laefer

Professor

Prof. Laefer’s work stands at the crossroads of technology creation and community values such as devising technical solutions for protecting architecturally significant buildings from sub-surface construction. She and her group are pioneering efficient storage, querying, and visualization strategies that harness distributed computing to better leverage remote sensing for urban applications.

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Elizabeth Hénaff

Assistant Professor

At the center of her research is a fascination with the way living beings interact with their environment. This inquiry... Read More

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Elizabeth Hénaff

Assistant Professor

At the center of her research is a fascination with the way living beings interact with their environment. This inquiry has produced a body of work that ranges from scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, to projects with landscape architects, to artistic practice. She has made contributions to understanding how

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Enrico Bertini

Associate Professor

Enrico Bertini is Assistant Professor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.... Read More

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Enrico Bertini

Associate Professor

Enrico Bertini is Assistant Professor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. His research focuses on the study of effective data visualization methods and techniques to explore and make sense of large and often high-dimensional data.

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Giuseppe Lioanno

Assistant Professor

Giuseppe Loianno is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering... Read More

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Giuseppe Lioanno

Assistant Professor

Giuseppe Loianno is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the Tandon School of Engineering of New York University.

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Huy Vo

Assistant Professor

Huy Vo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the City College, City University of New York (CUNY–CCNY), and... Read More

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Huy Vo

Assistant Professor

Huy Vo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the City College, City University of New York (CUNY–CCNY), and an Assistant Professor at CUSP with a focus on large-scale visualization, big data systems, and scalable displays. More

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Joseph Chow

Assistant Professor

Joseph Chow is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Urban Engineering and Deputy Director of the C2SMART... Read More

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Joseph Chow

Assistant Professor

Joseph Chow is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Urban Engineering and Deputy Director of the C2SMART University Transportation Center at NYU.

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Juan Pablo Bello

Director

In 2019, Juan Pablo Bello was named Director of NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP). He is a... Read More

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Juan Pablo Bello

Director

In 2019, Juan Pablo Bello was named Director of NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP). He is a Professor of Music Technology and Computer Science & Engineering at New York University.

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Julia Lane

Professor

Dr. Julia Lane is a Professor at CUSP, and at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She also serves... Read More

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Julia Lane

Professor

Dr. Julia Lane is a Professor at CUSP, and at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She also serves as a Provostial Fellow for Innovation Analytics and Senior Fellow at NYU’s GovLab ... More

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Julia Stoyanovich

Assistant Professor

Julia Stoyanovich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Tandon School of Engineering,... Read More

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Julia Stoyanovich

Assistant Professor

Julia Stoyanovich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Tandon School of Engineering, and the Center for Data Science. She is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award and of an NSF/CRA CI Fellowship. Julia's research focuses on responsible data management

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Kaan Ozbay

Professor

Kaan M.A. Özbay joined NYU CUSP and the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering in August 2013.  Professor Ozbay was... Read More

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Kaan Ozbay

Professor

Kaan M.A. Özbay joined NYU CUSP and the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering in August 2013.  Professor Ozbay was a tenured full Professor at Rutgers University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering until July 2013. More

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Lucius Riccio

Adjunct Associate Professor

Lucius Riccio is an Adjunct Professor of Operations and Decision Models at Stern School of Business, a Lecturer of Management and... Read More

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Lucius Riccio

Adjunct Associate Professor

Lucius Riccio is an Adjunct Professor of Operations and Decision Models at Stern School of Business, a Lecturer of Management and the Director of the Management concentration at Columbia University's ... More

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Maurizio Porfiri

Professor

Maurizio Porfiri is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New York University Tandon School of... Read More

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Maurizio Porfiri

Professor

Maurizio Porfiri is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. He received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech, in 2000 and 2006; a ‘‘Laurea’’ in Electrical Engineering (with honors) and a Ph.D. in Theoretical and

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Neil Kleiman

Assistant Professor of Practice

Neil Kleiman has spent 20 years building a career at the intersection of policy, philanthropy, government and academia. He founded... Read More

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Neil Kleiman

Assistant Professor of Practice

Neil Kleiman has spent 20 years building a career at the intersection of policy, philanthropy, government and academia. He founded an urban issues think tank, established new university degree programs, and developed innovative and practical policy solutions for dozens of cities across the United States. He has also written and

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Oded Nov

Associate Professor

Oded Nov is an Associate Professor of Technology Management and Innovation at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, His research has... Read More

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Oded Nov

Associate Professor

Oded Nov is an Associate Professor of Technology Management and Innovation at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, His research has earned him multiple honors and grants.

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Paul M. Torrens

Professor

Dr. Paul M. Torrens is a Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Tandon School of Engineering,... Read More

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Paul M. Torrens

Professor

Dr. Paul M. Torrens is a Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Tandon School of Engineering, and Professor of Urban Informatics in the Center for Urban Science + Progress at New York University, where he and his students work on the development and application of modeling

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Quanyan Zhu

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Game Theory and Applications, Resilient and Secure Socio-Cyber-Physical Systems, Adversarial Machine Learning and Signal Processing, Human-Robot Interactions, Internet... Read More

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Quanyan Zhu

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Game Theory and Applications, Resilient and Secure Socio-Cyber-Physical Systems, Adversarial Machine Learning and Signal Processing, Human-Robot Interactions, Internet of Things, Game and Decision Theory for Cyber Security, Economics and Optimization of Infrastructure Systems, Resource Allocations in Communication Networks

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Ravi Shroff

Assistant Professor

Ravi Shroff is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities at... Read More

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Ravi Shroff

Assistant Professor

Ravi Shroff is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities at NYU's Steinhardt School, and by joint appointment, an Assistant Professor ... More

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Rumi Chunara

Assistant Professor

Rumi Chunara is an Assistant Professor at NYU, in Computer Science & Engineering and the College of Global Public Health.... Read More

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Rumi Chunara

Assistant Professor

Rumi Chunara is an Assistant Professor at NYU, in Computer Science & Engineering and the College of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on how we can use unstructured data in real-world (public health) applications.

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Semiha Ergan

Assistant Professor

Semiha Ergan is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  She is also faculty at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, Department... Read More

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Semiha Ergan

Assistant Professor

Semiha Ergan is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  She is also faculty at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering with a courtesy appointment at NYU's Department of Computer Science ... More

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Stanislav Sobolevsky

Associate Professor of Practice

Stanislav Sobolevsky is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director Of Urban Complexity Lab at the Center for Urban Science... Read More

Stanislav Sobolevsky
Stanislav Sobolevsky

Associate Professor of Practice

Stanislav Sobolevsky is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director Of Urban Complexity Lab at the Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Senseable City Lab. Holds PhD (1999) and Doctor of Science habilitation degree (2009) in Mathematics. Dr. Sobolevsky

Steven E. Koonin, Director of NYU CUSP

Steve Koonin

Founding Director

Steven E. Koonin was appointed as the founding Director of NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress in April 2012.... Read More

Steven E. Koonin, Director of NYU CUSP
Steve Koonin

Founding Director

Steven E. Koonin was appointed as the founding Director of NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress in April 2012. That consortium of academic, corporate, and government partners will pursue research and education activities to develop ... More

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Tom Kirchner

Assistant Professor

Thomas R. Kirchner is an Assistant Professor at CUSP, and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's College of Global Public Health. He... Read More

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Tom Kirchner

Assistant Professor

Thomas R. Kirchner is an Assistant Professor at CUSP, and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's College of Global Public Health. He is also the founding director of the NYU mobile health ("mHealth") research initiative ... More

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Yury Dvorkin

Assistant Professor

Yury Dvorkin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New York University’s Tandon School... Read More

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Yury Dvorkin

Assistant Professor

Yury Dvorkin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, where his research work is supported by National Science Foundation, including the 2019 NSF CAREER Award, and U.S. Department of Energy.