Gregory Dobler is an astrophysicist who honed his craft by recording spectral images of quasars and black holes. Now, from a high-rise rooftop in Brooklyn, he is training his lens on the expanding universe of New York City.
CUSP Student Life
At the Center for Urban Science and Progress, students share skills from a range of disciplines to find solutions by putting cities under the microscope. Our students engage in vibrant and diverse programs that merge academia and urbanization as study and as lifestyle.
Education at NYU CUSP
At NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, its intellectual community engages city challenges with a diversity of tools, chief among which is the combination of urban informatics techniques and real life experience in New York City.
NYU CUSP Participates in the White House Smart Cities Forum
On Monday, August, 14th, New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) participated in the Smart Cities Forum hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
CUSP is Here!
The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is a unique public-private research center that uses New York City as its laboratory and classroom to help cities around the world become more productive, livable, equitable, and resilient. CUSP observes, analyzes, and models cities to optimize outcomes, prototype new solutions, formalize new tools and processes, and develop new expertise/experts.
Don’t Miss a Beat
As befits a real estate project dubbed “America’s biggest . . . ever” by Fortune, the $20 billion, 26-acre Hudson Yards development rising on Manhattan’s West Side boasts some ambitious engineering.
NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress Graduates Inaugural Class
NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Kyle Kimball today celebrated the graduation of CUSP’s inaugural class of students during a ceremony held at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.
NYU Selects Mitchell Giurgola Architects, LLP to Design the New Headquarters for CUSP, NYU’s New Applied Science Center
New York University announced today that the firm of Mitchell|Giurgola Architects, LLP (M|G) has been selected to design the renovation of 370 Jay Street, the future headquarters for the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), NYU’s new applied science research center.
SimCity, For Real: Measuring An Untidy Metropolis
NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (NYU-CUSP) develops a “science of cities.” A public-private partnership between the city of New York and NYU-CUSP will use big data to tackle urban issues and help build better “SimCities.”