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CORNELL, TECHNION WIN NYCTECH CAMPUS PROJECT

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Cornell University and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have been chosen to build a cutting-edge NYC Tech Campus that will serve as a global magnet for tech talent and entrepreneurship. The NYCTech Campus will combine cutting-edge technologies to create one of the most environmentally friendly and energy efficient campuses in the world.

Cornell will offer Master and Doctoral degrees in areas such as Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Information Science and Engineering, and the campus will also offer innovative Technion-Cornell dual Master of Applied Sciences degrees.

New York City will provide $100 million for the site’s site infrastructure, construction, and related costs. Construction of the first phase of campus is scheduled to begin in 2015.