New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

“Image and Imagination: The Science, Engineering, and Aesthetics of Imaging,” at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Oct. 24

October 10, 2008
N-86, 2008-09


Polytechnic Institute of NYU will host a day-long forum, “Image and Imagination: The Science, Engineering, and Aesthetics of Imaging,” on Fri., Oct. 24, 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the institute’s Brooklyn campus (Wunsch Building, Six MetroTech Center). Subways: A, C, F (Jay St.-Borough Hall); 2, 3, 4, 5 (Borough Hall); M, R (Lawrence Street-MetroTech); Q, B (DeKalb Ave.)

The forum will highlight work by investigators from NYU’s various schools and colleges as well as from the Polytechnic Institute, and will address five topical areas in imaging research and creative application. Sessions include the following: “The Eye and the Brain: Vision and Its Analogues”; “Imaging Physics”; “Bytes, Flops, and Voxels: The Lifecycle of Image Data”; “The Picture of Health: Biomedical Imaging”; and “The Eye and the Mind: Visual Arts and the Creative Process”. In addition to oral presentations highlighting the work of faculty, panel discussions will be held after each session to explore unsolved problems, unmet needs, and opportunities for scholarly collaboration.

The forum is free and open to the public. For planning purposes only, RSVPs would be appreciated by Oct. 22. To RSVP or to request additional information, please contact Rania Assas at or 212.263.3970.

For a complete schedule of sessions, go to For directions, go to

Polytechnic Institute of NYU (formerly Polytechnic University) was formed as an affiliate of New York University on July 1, 2008. One of the nation’s oldest private engineering universities, Polytechnic was founded in 1854 in Brooklyn, New York.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Polytechnic School of Engineering

Type: Press Release

Search News

NYU In the News

NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.


NYU Footer