Our faculty advisor Prof. Anne-Laure Fayard received the Distinguished Teacher Award for 2017

The 2017 Prototyping Showcase Put NYU Ingenuity on Display

On April 25, visitors to the MakerSpace were treated to an impressive display of projects that had been conceived by students and professors from across NYU who received mini-grants from the university’s Prototyping Fund, a program overseen by NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Greenhouse (a student-run initiative within Tandon’s MakerSpace where aspiring designers, engineers, inventors, and entrepreneurs can…

Design Thinking Projects at the NYU Tandon Research Expo 2017

From innovative smartphone apps for healthcare to data-driven models for New York City’s transportation planners, there were almost 70 teams of scientists, engineers, and technologists displaying their work at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s 2017 Research Expo. The annual event drew government officials, fellow researchers, public school students and teachers, and scores of Brooklynites…

DFA NYU is honored by the New York State Senate’s 20th Senate District

Decreasing the Dangers of Distracted or Drowsy Driving with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

This fall, Design for America and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles partnered for a third year in a row to tackle reducing the dangers of distracted or drowsy driving! Five interdisciplinary teams from Michigan State University, NYU, Duke, Northwestern, and Case Western Reserve University worked to design solutions focusing on keeping teen drivers and shift workers safe and engaged…

Light at night: Prototype in Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal

A prototype that emerged from our bindi project with women in Tripureshwar: how prototyping and collaboration can trigger change. In January 2016, a DFA NYU  went for a research and prototyping trip to Tripureshwar (Kathmandu, Nepal) in the context of a winning idea that we were piloting with WHR. During that trip, we used a card sorting activity…

DFA National Leadership 2016 and making voting easy and accessible to Americans

DFA’s 6th annual national Leadership Studio in August brought together over 110 DFA student leaders with the support of community members, expert guests and DFA Alumni. The five day conference was packed with stories of leading successful DFA studios and ways design can shape students’ futures. The weekend centered around a two-day design innovation sprint that…

If you have food to share, remember to FREEdge!

The NYU Freedge is an initiative that aims to reduce food insecurity and food wastage on New York University’s campuses led by Simon Chen, Tandon ‘18; Emma Hoffman, Gallatin ‘18; Rodney Lobo, Tandon ‘17;  Vandit Maheshwari, Tandon; Michael Niamehr, Tandon ‘19 and Tuba Naziruddin, Tandon ‘18. This human-centered design project of Design for America-NYU is a smart community refrigerator…

Mike Knox

Michael Edward Knox is an Industry Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department (ECE) at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and will be a Faculty Advisor for the project. His technical expertise and current research is in the areas of wireless communications, analog/RF electronics and embedded systems. Mike has been appointed as one of…