Gallery: NYC Announces Another New Tech Campus, This Time for Columbia ...

We recently wrote about the Cornell NYCTech facility coming to Roosevelt Island, and now we’re excited to say that NYC’s Columbia University has announced it will be getting a new tech campus of its own. Even more interesting, the new Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering won’t exactly be “new.” Rather it will be housed within existing buildings at the University’s Morningside Heights and Washington Heights campuses, demonstrating the practicality and efficacy of renovating and retrofitting older buildings.The Columbia institute is expected to create more than 4,500 jobs in the next three decades as the institute works in conjunction with the Applied Sciences NYC initiative to “dramatically increase New York City’s capacity for applied sciences and engineering while strengthening and transforming the City’s economy for generations.”

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