NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) today announced that it will launch its inaugural programs and host its first class of 50 students at MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn next fall. With construction beginning now on approximately 26,000 square feet of space in 1 MetroTech Center, CUSP will occupy the MetroTech space, leased to the University by Forest City Ratner Companies, in February 2013 as NYU continues to transform the former Metropolitan Transit Authority facility at 370 Jay Street into its permanent home.
NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) today announced the appointment of Dr. Aristides A.N. Patrinos, a distinguished research executive who previously served as Synthetic Genomics President for Corporate Affairs, as the school’s Deputy Director for Research. In conjunction with this news, CUSP also announced that Dr. Shelley A. Harrison, Senior Advisor & Head of Corporate Portfolio Ventures at Coller Capital, and Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger, a former IBM executive and current Citi advisor, will be named the center’s inaugural Executives-in-Residence.