Nikhil Gupta, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (2 of 2) (image) NYU Tandon School of Engineering Share Print E-Mail Caption Nikhil Gupta, Polytechnic Institute of New York University associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the ASM International Silver Medal, which recognizes a career of contributions in materials science and engineering and service to the profession. Gupta's work focuses on lightweight materials with high damage tolerance for helmets, body armor and vehicle structures -- research with enormous potential for making those products not only lighter but safer. Credit NYU-Poly Usage Restrictions for editorial use only, with coverage of NYU-Poly's Nikhil Gupta Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.