Faculty in Residence

Appointed NYU faculty mentors for Future Labs companies

Eligibility

Faculty from NYU

Program Length

1 Year

Focus Areas

  • Various Focus Areas

About

An NYU Tandon School of Engineering initiative, the Faculty in Residence (FIR) work with startups participating in our programs to provide expertise to founders and their teams, as well as access to student interns from NYU. FIR leverage their expertise, research experience, and, when applicable, class projects and their facilities at research centers with which they’re involved to jumpstart our companies’ success.

FIR are also encouraged and supported by the NYU Tandon Future Labs to commercialize their inventions and intellectual property. They serve as on-campus advocates, leading by example as innovators and entrepreneurs.

Program Details

Each FIR receives funds to support the entrepreneurial activities of his or her students. Collectively, they also receive more than $200,000 in in-kind contributions from NYU and the Future Labs for their entrepreneurial activities. Stipends and in-kind support are approved based on individual needs and dispersed upon written request. The stipend can be used for any of the following activities:

● Prototyping ● Events and conferences related to entrepreneurship ● Other activities that enhance and promote the entrepreneurial ecosystem at NYU Tandon

In-kind support includes:

● Legal support and pro-bono legal office hours ● Funding for 1 flex desk at either one of the Future Labs ● Lean Launchpad training ● Amazon Web Services credits ● Google App Engine ● Microsoft Bizspark ● Legal office hours/advice ● Accounting support ● Other support, such as connection to financiers

2019 FIR

Chen Feng

Chen Feng

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Urban Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Robert Seamans

Robert Seamans

Associate Professor, Management & Organizations, NYU Stern School of Business

Julia Stoyanovich

Julia Stoyanovich

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the Center for Data Science

Julian Togelius

Julian Togelius

Associate Professor, Artificial Intelligence in Games, Procedural Content Generation, Player Modelling, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Paul Torrens

Paul Torrens

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

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