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
October 6, New York
Design Thinking: An Introduction with the American India Foundation
HPI Director, Dr. Joann Halpern will run a workshop with fellows from the American India Foundation. 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...
October 13, New York
Design Thinking with the United Nations
HPI Director, Dr. Joann Halpern and Lee Kim will be conducting a design thinking workshop for 60 young women who are working in tech/science/innovation. This workshop is being facilitated by the ITU Representative to the United Nations.
October 20, New York
Designing Your Life with For Us Girls Foundation
This workshop uses design thinking to help participants develop a constructive approach to designing their careers and their lives. The session includes a presentation as well as exercises and reflection. Fixed/Growth Mindsets, Energy Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans are some 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.
November 8, Online
Germany Grad Fair 2022
Are you planning to pursue a graduate degree abroad? This event is designed to help you navigate the process, from finding the right program and university to understanding the requirements and application process. The invitation will be available soon.
Past events
September 30, New York
Partners for Language Symposium
HPI NY will participate in the Partners for Language Symposium at the Goethe-Institut in New York City. This event will bring together the education, cultural and diplomatic communities of NYC and the surrounding areas.
September 29, New York
Designing Your Life Workshop for Startups from Mexico
HPI NY is running a Designing Your Life workshop for a group of startups that are visiting NYC from Mexico. The workshop will cover topics, such as Working Outside of Your Comfort Zone, Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets, Energy-Engagement Maps, and Odyssey Plans.
September 21, New York
Reimagining the Future of Learning for Sustainability and Inclusivity
HPI will be participating in the "Reimagining the Future of Learning for Sustainability and Inclusivity" Conference at Hudson Yards in NYC. This gathering, which takes place during the UNGA, brings together leaders from the field...
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.
August 24, New York
Startup Africa Innovation Olympiad
HPI Director, Joann Halpern will run a Design Thinking workshop for startup teams in Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and South Africa as they prepare for the Startup Africa Innovation Olympiad.
August 22, 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.
August 12, New York
Intro to HPI and Global Careers with Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows
HPI director Dr. Joann Halpern will introduce the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows to HPI and speak with the students about global careers. Topics include: building your personal advisory board, networking, fixed vs. growth mindset, and more.
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 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.
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.
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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.
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Contact us
Dr. Joann Halpern
Director, HPI New York

Joann.halpern@hpi.de

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