CUNY Launches Experts Website as Resource To Help Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

November 30, 2012 | The University

The City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today the launch of a new website, “CUNY Faculty and Staff Experts: Protecting, Rebuilding and Planning for the Future.

This experts listing is “but a sample of the advanced research and talent bank available at CUNY colleges and professional schools as our city, state and region cope with environmental, infrastructure, and other related challenges,” said Chancellor Goldstein.

Visit “CUNY Faculty and Staff Experts: Protecting, Rebuilding and Planning for the Future” at www.cuny.edu/experts.

It features more than 130 experts in the fields of:

• Storm Surge Prediction and Protection
• Satellite Remote Sensing of Earth’s Climate System
• Watershed Hydrology
• New York City Environmental Public Health
• Emergency Management
• Public Transportation Infrastructure
• Financing and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Large-Scale
• Infrastructure Projects
• Green Investment
• Solar City Planning and Energy Storage
• Transitioning Out of Fossil Fuels

The City University of New York is the nation’s leading urban public university. Founded in New York City in 1847 as The Free Academy, the University has 24 institutions: 11 senior colleges, seven community colleges, the William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, the Graduate School and University Center, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, the CUNY School of Law, the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the CUNY School of Public Health. The University serves over 269,000 degree credit students and 218,083 adult, continuing and professional education students. College Now, the University’s academic enrichment program, is offered at CUNY campuses and more than 300 high schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The University offers online baccalaureate degrees through the School of Professional Studies and an individualized baccalaureate through the CUNY Baccalaureate Degree. More than 1 million visitors and 2 million page views are served each month by www.cuny.edu, the University’s website.