How Three Universities Are Keeping Up With Changes in Engineering

Deans at City College of New York, Columbia, and NYU share what they are doing

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Photo of Google CIO Ben Fried, Dean Jelena Kovačević of NYU Tandon, Dean Gilda Barabino of the City College of New York Grove School of Engineering, and Dean Mary Cunningham Boyce of Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
From left: Google CIO Ben Fried, Dean Jelena Kovačević of NYU Tandon, Dean Gilda Barabino of the City College of New York Grove School of Engineering, and Dean Mary Cunningham Boyce of Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
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THE INSTITUTEThe world of technology is constantly changing, and schools need to follow suit to prepare future engineers. And university students are becoming more concerned about addressing the needs of society and are demanding a more well-rounded education.

That’s what the deans of three New York City engineering universities had to say during the Changing Face of Engineering panel hosted by the Association for a Better New York and Google on 11 March at the company’s New York office. Google CIO Ben Fried moderated the panel.

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