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
December 6, Online
Can Artificial Intelligence be Creative?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely regarded as one of the most promising new kinds of technology. Even AI experts have been surprised by the rapid pace of progress in addressing challenging tasks such as automated translation and autonomous driving..
December 7, New York
AI Strategies in North America
A delegation of AI experts from Berlin, Germany will be visiting HPI NY and SAP to learn about our AI collaborative activities in North America.
December 8, New York
Design Thinking and Global Careers
Students and faculty from the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle will be visiting HPI New York for an introduction to Design Thinking, a discussion about global careers, and an innovation tour.
January 13, Online
Designing Your Life
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. Energy-Engagement Maps, Odyssey Plans, and Fixed/Growth Mindsets are a few of the topics that will be covered.
January 25, New York
Designing Your Life, Part I
HPI NY will offer a two-part Designing Your Life workshop in collaboration with GISNY. The first workshop will cover the following topics: working outside of your comfort zone, fixed vs growth mindsets, reframing negative thoughts, flow, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Work view/Life view reflections.
January 28, New York
Building Your Global Career within and Beyond Academia
HPI NY will be offering a career workshop for students from Fordham University. In addition to an introduction to HPI, topics covered include, working outside your comfort zone, fixed vs growth mindsets, networking, and designing Odyssey Plans.
February 8, New York
Designing Your Life, Part II
The second part of our Designing Your Life workshop in collaboration with GISNY, will cover the following topics: coherence, well-being, dysfunctional beliefs, bucket lists, and how to prepare Odyssey Plans.
Past events
December 1, Online
Career Paths in Science and Education Policy
HPI NY Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will speak to Science and Education Policy Association on career paths in science and education policy as well as networking strategies, building a personal board of directors and Odyssey Plans.
November 18, Online
Designing Your Global Career with the University of Jena
This workshop provides participants with the tools and strategies to help them further develop their global careers within and beyond academia. Participants will learn how to mobilize their network strategically, how to develop a personal board of directors, and create three different "Odyssey Plans."
November 16, Online
Designing Your Global Career in Uncertain Times
HPI NY will conduct a global career workshop for students from the University of Goettingen followed by an introduction to HPI, its masters, PhD and postdoc opportunities.
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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


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