Resolved: We are not ready for self-driving cars: A debate on April 29th at NYU Stern

On Monday, April 29th, The Review & Debates will be hosting Professor Vasant Dhar and Professor Kyunghyun Cho in a debate on the Resolved: We are not ready for self-driving cars.  The debate will be held from 6:30 to 8 PM in Kimmel Center Room 808 and will include an opportunity for audience members to participate in a Q&A. Each professor will be supported by a student.  Professor Vasant Dhar, who will be debating for the affirmative, is…

Lessons Learned From Merciless Motors

Student Merciless Motors, an NYU startup led by Nader Ahmed (Tandon BS ‘19) & Anna Kotyza (Gallatin BA ‘19), share lessons learned through their participation in the Prototyping Fund. Prototyping:Merciless Motors has been working on a new improved electric motor design that is 33% smaller in size, 50% lighter, and around 5-10% more efficient compared to another motor with the same power output. This is not an improvement on other motors but is such a novel design that…

Upcoming Robotics Workshop and Competition

PolyBots in collaboration with IEEE will be hosting the FireBots competition this May. The objective of the competition is to autonomously navigate the maze and extinguish the fire. Experience is not required to compete. The sign-up sheet can be accessed with the link below and you can sign up individually or as a team. The sign-up sheet will be open until midnight on Thursday, April 18 and the competition will be taking place on Friday, May 3 in…
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Getting feedback on your projects: two upcoming events at the Design Lab @ NYU MakerSpace

This month we have two upcoming events to help students get feedback on their progress and ideas for both academic and extra-curricular projects. Feedback and iteration are key to successful projects and this all along a project journey from research, ideation to prototyping and implementations. Join us at the Design Lab to test out your prototypes with users and get insights from experts in the field. The details of the two upcoming events are as…
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