TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts
TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts
Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights
NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research
NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students
NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies
Nominations for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Student Travel Awards for 2014 are now being accepted. Nominations need to be submitted online by 15 October 2014. CASS offers Student Travel Awards to enable the winners to present their research work at CASS-sponsored conferences and workshops. The amount of financial assistance provided to each student will be based on specifics of the travel involved and cannot exceed a maximum of $USD 2,000. As this is the 2nd call for nominations for this award for 2014, the total amount that will be offered is $USD 6,000.
On the occasion of United Nations Climate Summit, where world leaders from 120 countries discussed strategies for the formulation of new global climate treaty, a large group of NYIT faculty, staff and Energy Management and Environmental Technology and Sustainability students got opportunity to be the part of one of the People's Climate Change March on Sunday September 21, 2014. The biggest such march in the world, which started right by NYIT’s Manhattan campus at Columbus circle and ended at 34th street 11th Avenue. Graduate student Neetu Singh noted that “was one of the most extraordinary mobilizations he has ever been associated with. It was an example of socialization, a moment of pride of being united, and a clarion call for passionate activism going forward crowd for regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. This event was a huge fusion of humanity for a common concern- We have only one earth, save it.” Over 300,000 people and over 40 groups including Indigenous People, Mountaintop Removal, Save the Arctic, Food and Water Justice and Hurricane Sandy- and other climate impacted populations participated in the march.
We invite freshmen, sophomores, juniors and first year masters students interested in computer science and technology to apply for the Morgan Stanley Diversity Technology Showcase. You will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of technologies used at Morgan Stanley, meet analysts from our trainee program, and learn more about our Technology Summer Intern Program/application process. At Morgan Stanley, solving complex challenges and fueling economic growth across continents is what we do. We offer you a structured path to success, providing you with the training, mobility and responsibility to make a real difference. Submit by 10/15! Click Here to Apply To find out more about career opportunities, please visit http://www.morganstanley.com/careers
NYIT's School of Education, School of Health Professions, and School of Engineering and Computing Sciences co-hosted an National Science Foundation workshop at NYIT's de Serversky Mansion on September 23, 2014. Dr. Christopher Hoadley, NSF program officer in the cyberlearning and Future learning Technologies program, presented the topic "National Science Foundation Grant Opportunities and Trends of Grant Solicitation". Faculty from all schools at NYIT and neighboring institutions including NYU, LIU, Hofstra University, Teachers College at Columbia University, attended the workshop to learn about various funding opportunities at NSF, grant writing tips, the grant review process, and networked to discuss cross-disciplinary collaborative ideas.
This is the annual Metro-LI Fall Zone Summit, a jam packed day of workshops, competitions, motivational speakers and captivating festivities, hosted at New York Institute of Technology . On Saturday September 27, come out and enjoy a day of networking with your fellow #MightyMetroMembers and E-board members, while empowering yourself and your fellow members with tips and plans for success in your academics and future careers. Compete with colleges for glory in brand new competitions . Above all, let the Metro-LI Fall Zone conference cater to your burning desire for academic and professional success. Register here!
LI TECH JOB FAIR is a one-day Tech-Focused Job Fair created specifically to connect talented tech job seekers with Long Island companies’ seeking to fill technology-related positions. We have created a Tech Job Fair that benefits the Long Island tech community and allows companies of all sizes the opportunity to directly recruit from Long Island’s talent pool of software engineers, UX & UI designers, growth hackers, data scientists, web developers and beyond!
Register here! Our event features a technical session presented by a MathWorks engineer: Technical Computing with MATLAB and Simulink Learn how you can use MATLAB and Simulink to develop algorithms, visualize and analyze data, and perform numeric computation. To view complete session descriptions and register, visit: http://www.mathworks.com/seminars/NYIT2014
New York, N.Y. and Old Westbury, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2014) – For the 17th consecutive year, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is ranked a top regional university by U.S. News & World Report, and, for the third year in a row, is named among the top 50 universities in the north in the 2015 rankings. Additionally, NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences was ranked among the nation’s top ABET-accredited engineering schools offering bachelor’s or master’s degrees.
We invite seniors who plan to pursue graduate education in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, or any of the Engineering disciplines to explore the Tufts University Soft Material Robotics – IGERT website. Information on how to apply for a 2015 Soft Material Robotics – IGERT Fellowship is available on the website. As a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) award, Tufts University has accepted the challenge of establishing new models for graduate education and training. Our goal is to create a collaborative environment in which our research transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries, with a focus on soft material robotics.
The Cybsersecurity Panel Discussion and Tour will take place Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the United States Secret Service New York (Brooklyn) Field Office. During the event students will listen to an engaging panel discussion and question and answer period with DHS cybersecurity experts from several DHS Components who will speak about DHS’ role in cybersecurity and cyber careers at DHS. They only pre-req is an interest in cyber security, and US Citizenship! Reach out to the Dean's office to sign up before the spots fill up!
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, now offered in Georgia, Indiana and New Jersey, recruits current seniors, recent grads, and alumni with backgrounds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to teach in high-need secondary schools. Fellows receive a $30,000 stipend to complete a master's degree program that includes a full school year of experience in local high-need classrooms. In turn, they commit to teach for three years in high-need secondary urban or rural schools. They also get mentoring and support from both their universities and their schools throughout their three-year commitment. Learn more here and apply by 10/13 for round 1!
Apply now for the Old Crows Annual Scholarship! Please check the "Eligibility Requirements". If you are eligible fill out the 'Scholarship Program Student Data' form only. There are three scholarships being awarded: $4,500 $4,000 and $3,500. Dr. Anid, Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences will be nominating two students. If you meet the eligibility requirements below and wish to be considered please contact the Dean’s office. Once nominated all paperwork will need to be submitted by Friday September 12, 2014. More Info.
Research abroad! The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host locations in East Asia and Pacific: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan. The program is a collaboration between NSF and counterpart agencies in each host location. More
Participate in NASA's 5th Annual RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops university rover engineering design competition as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The 2015 design competition is looking for innovative and creative ideas for prototype rover designs from undergraduate and graduate level engineering students.
Timeline: Notice of Intent Deadline: November 3, 2014 Abstract Deadline: January 11, 2015 Final teams selected: February 1, 2015 2015 RASC-AL Forum: late May/early June 2015
SoECS Dean Nada Marie Anid joined Marta Panero, Ph.D., SoECS’s director of strategic partnerships, and other NYIT representatives at meetings in Peru for the international partnership “Pathways to Cleaner Production in the Americas.” Dean Anid presented work on global research collaborations. See the story here.
The conclusion of NYIT’s second successful summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) was capped by presentations on July 29 from the 10 participants to an audience of faculty and graduate students. Check out the 2014 REU presentation photos!
Participants in this year’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program paid a visit to Research and Development facilities for AT&T and Motorola to bolster their summer research projects.