Urban Physics

March 4, 2014 Opinion editorial featured by APS News.  While physics is a science, it is also a set of tools and a state of mind. Physicists have repeatedly found intellectual and practical benefit in applying their methods to new… Continue Reading Urban Physics

NYU Names Renowned Physicist Steven Koonin Director of New Center for Urban Science and Progress

Photo of CUSP Director Steven E. Koonin

NYU today named Steven E. Koonin – a theoretical physicist who has served as Undersecretary of Energy for Science, Chief Scientist of BP, and Provost of the California Institute of Technology – as the Director of the new Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), an applied science and engineering institute created by NYU as a consortium of world-class universities, global technology corporations, and innovative urban designers.