Hasso Plattner Institute, NYC

Hasso Plattner Institute, New York

HPI New York – Solving global challenges through digital engineering, collaboration, and design thinking. Become a part of HPI's global community.
About Hasso Plattner Institute
The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), Germany's University Excellence Center for Digital Engineering, opened its NYC office at 10 Hudson Yards in June 2017 and the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at Mount Sinai in March 2019.
HPI New York is responsible for enhancing HPI's global outreach through a variety of activities, including conferences, symposia, panel discussions, workshops as well as the establishment of strategic partnerships in academia and industry. It is also the headquarters of the Global Design Thinking Alliance.

The office also shares information about HPI's research, teaching, and learning opportunities, including its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), career opportunities, scholarships, and more.
Upcoming events
August 1, Pennsylvania
Designing Your Life at Lehigh University
This workshop with students from Lehigh University uses Design Thinking to help participants develop a constructive approach to designing their careers and their lives. The session includes a presentation, group exercises and reflection. Fixed/Growth Mindsets, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans are a few of the topics that will be covered.
August 8, New York
Building Your Global Career
HPI NY will be offering a career workshop for students from the University of Cologne. In addition to an introduction to HPI, topics covered include, working outside your comfort zone, fixed vs growth mindsets, networking, and designing Odyssey Plans.
August 23, New York
Designing Your Global Career with Students from FH Südwestfalen
HPI NY will be offering a career workshop for students from the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen. In addition to an introduction to HPI, topics covered include, working outside your comfort zone, fixed vs growth mindsets, networking, and designing Odyssey Plans.
September 6, Online
Building Your Global Career for Postdocs
This workshop uses Design Thinking to help participants develop a constructive approach to designing their careers and their lives. The session includes a presentation, group exercises and reflection. Fixed/Growth Mindsets, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans are a few of the topics that will be covered.
October 26, New York
Designing Your Global Career with Sorbonne students
HPI NY will be offering a career workshop for students from the University of Sorbonne. In addition to an introduction to HPI, topics covered include, working outside your comfort zone, fixed vs growth mindsets, networking, and designing Odyssey Plans.
Past events
July 7, Online
Human-Centered Design: An Introduction for Cornell Tech Students
HPI New York's director will provide students from Cornell Tech an introduction to human-centered design. Topics covered include fixed vs growth mindsets, working outside of your comfort zone, and the different phases of Design Thinking. Participants will also learn about DT opportunities at HPI.
July 6, Online
Designing Your Life
This workshop with students from Tomorrow University uses Design Thinking to help participants develop a constructive approach to designing their careers and their lives. The session includes a presentation, group exercises and reflection. Fixed/Growth Mindsets, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans are a few of the topics that will be covered.
June 21, New York
Building Your Global Career
Within the context of the TU Dresden's Research Experience Program, HPI NY Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will give a presentation on "Building Your Global Career." Topics covered include, fixed/growth mindsets, Odyssey Plans, networking strategies, and more.
June 20, New York
Germany-US Business Roundtable
In collaboration with the German American Chamber of Commerce New York and SAP, HPI will be co-hosting a business/technology roundtable for German and US representatives from city and state governments.
May 19, New York
Connecting High-Profile Entrepreneurship Ecosystems between NYC and HPI
On May 19, 2022, the Hasso Plattner School of Entrepreneurship will launch "Mission E" in New York City with a small group of innovation leaders from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Potsdam, Germany.
May 4, Online
Design Thinking: An Introduction
HPI Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will provide an introduction to Design Thinking for students, faculty and administrators from the University of Jena. Topics covered include fixed vs growth mindsets, working outside of your comfort zone, and the different phases of Design Thinking. Participants will also learn about DT opportunities at HPI.
May 3, Online
Cybersecurity – An Introduction
Within the context of the HPI New York-GISSV Lecture Series, HPI researcher, Daniel Koehler will speak with students from the German International Schools around the world about cybersecurity. The talk will include theory, real-world examples, and some attack classifications.
April 22, Online
An Introduction to Design Thinking
HPI NY Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will introduce students and faculty from Merseburg University of Applied Sciences to Design Thinking. Topics covered include fixed/growth mindsets, working outside of your comfort zone, and the Design Thinking phases. Students will also learn about Design Thinking opportunities at HPI.
April 13, Online
Design Thinking with Kisii University
HPI NY Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will introduce students and faculty from Kisii University in Kenya to Design Thinking. Topics covered include fixed/growth mindsets, working outside of your comfort zone, and the Design Thinking phases.
April 11, Online
Designing Your Life
This workshop with students from Tomorrow University uses Design Thinking to help participants develop a constructive approach to designing their careers and their lives. The session includes a presentation, group exercises and reflection. Fixed/Growth Mindsets, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans are a few of the topics that will be covered.
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Studying at the Hasso Plattner Institute
The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) in Potsdam is the only university faculty in Germany to offer a degree program in IT Systems Engineering and a postgraduate program in Design Thinking. HPI offers a practice-oriented education with award-winning degrees — without tuition fees.
The Hasso Plattner Institute
Teaching and Research in IT at the Highest Level
Open HPI
Enter a fascinating world of knowledge with our free open online courses. Meet other participants from around the globe and familiarize yourself with fundamental and current topics in ICT, computer science and IT systems engineering.
Contact us
Dr. Joann Halpern
Director, HPI New York

Joann.halpern@hpi.de

10 Hudson Yards, 48th Floor
New York, NY 10001