Prior to joining CUSP, Jonathan was based in Hong Kong as an Analytics Manager for PwC. He worked with large corporate organizations to develop data-driven insights, as well as government and public-sector initiatives. While researching potential graduate programs, Jonathan discovered… Continue Reading Jonathan Kastelan, MS Class of 2018
March 1, 2018 Tarek Arafat- MS Class of 2019 & Program Manager at the NYC DCAS Energy Management (DEM)- recently co-authored an article in BuildingEnergy Magazine by NESEA!The article, titled "Scale it Up: Monitoring-Based Demand-Side Operations for NYC Agencies, " examines… Continue Reading Graduate student Tarek Arafat (MS 19) explores “Monitoring-Based Demand-Side Operations for NYC Agencies”
“What has been interesting to me at CUSP is hearing the TAs and other classmates with computer science or programing backgrounds talk about their different mindsets, and how they are adjusting to a political science and policy approach. It reinforces… Continue Reading Sofiya Elyukin, MS Class of 2018
November 16, 2018 MetroLab’s Innovation of the Month series, a collaboration between Government Technology and MetroLab Network which recognizes impactful tech, data and innovation projects between cities and universities, features NYU CUSP's 2017 Urban Science Intensive projects. In this post, we spotlight projects from… Continue Reading NYU Center For Urban Science And Progress Tackles Bus Reliability, Harmful Landlord Practices, With Data
On July 31st, the CUSP community came together for the 2017 Urban Science Intensive Capstone Presentations. NYU CUSP’s Urban Science Intensive (USI) Capstone program brings together student teams with government agencies or research partners to address real-world urban challenges through data.
November 16, 2018 Featured by Transit Center. Pledges made earlier this summer by Governor Cuomo and MTA chair Joe Lhota about fixing NYC’s subways and reforming the MTA are falling like dominoes. In June, Lhota pledged a “top to bottom audit… Continue Reading Hey MTA: Here Are Five Qualities of a Useful Transit Dashboard
November 16, 2018 The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) features their work with CUSP graduate students during the Urban Science Intensive (USI) capstone program. When you get in a yellow or green taxi in New York City,… Continue Reading TLC Mentors Students Using Big Data
November 16, 2018 Technical.ly Brooklyn features how NYU CUSP is helping the former speaker of New York City Council build the first “smart shelter” in the country. It seems, sometimes, that the pace of technology moves at different speeds across society.For… Continue Reading Christine Quinn Explains How Technology Can Help Fight Homelessness
Today, NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) celebrated the graduation of its fourth class of students. The ceremony was held at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.
September 22, 2014 Featured by Technical.ly Brooklyn. Aliya Merali had been working in a plasma physics lab at Princeton, but she told us, “I wanted to work on problems where I felt like I would immediately be able to impact… Continue Reading What NYU CUSP Is Like, According To Recent Grad Aliya Merali