Committed to maximizing safety, efficiency, and sustainability within the construction sector, the New York University Tandon School of Engineering has created the Institute of Design and Construction Innovations Hub.
An industry-supported, membership-based entity, the newly endowed center will promote innovation in construction, engineering design, and management. Member firms will leverage the Innovation Hub’s resources to improve efficiency, control costs, and help identify innovative solutions that emphasize sustainability, fiscal responsibility, and safety.
The IDC Innovations Hub aims to play a long-term, instrumental role in helping industry leaders create vibrant and sustainable communities where people want to live and work — while grooming a new generation of engineers to take on emerging challenges facing the construction industry.
The Innovations Hub will apply the research capabilities and hands-on industry experience of its faculty to help construction leaders overcome vexing issues that often trigger cost overruns and schedule delays.
Assisted by a team of Ph.D. and Masters-level students, the center will: