CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

November 25, 2015 | City College

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution.

CCNY researchers open “Golden Window” in deep brain imaging

November 11, 2015 | City College

The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a “Golden Window” for deep brain imaging by researchers at The City College of New York led by biomedical engineer Lingyan Shi. This is a first for brain imaging, said Shi, a research associate in City College’s Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, and the biology department.

CCNY research boosts optical fiber data speeds

October 16, 2015 | City College

In the latest advance to boost the speed of the Internet, a research team including, the City College of New York, University of Southern California, University of Glasgow, and Corning Incorporated, has demonstrated a way to increase the data speeds of optical fibers – considered the Internet’s backbone.

CCNY’s Nancy Sohler talks research-based activism in healthcare

October 9, 2015 | City College

One of Dr. Nancy Sohler’s research interests in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York is examining barriers to accessing appropriate health care for underserved populations. She talks about her work in her Presidential Conversations lecture, “Empowering Future Healthcare Providers in Haiti: Medicine, Education, and Research,” Thursday, Oct. 15. The talk, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

Baruch College to Host International Conference of Undergraduate Research

September 25, 2015 | Baruch College

For a second year, Baruch College undergraduates will present original research alongside colleagues from around the globe as part of the International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR). The conference, organized by the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and Monash University in Australia features participants from twelve colleges around the globe.

Researchers develop promising metal-based compound to fight kidney cancer

September 24, 2015 | The University

Researchers developed a promising metal-based compound that destroys kidney cancer cells, while leaving normal cells unharmed. The findings may provide a new way of treating kidney cancer, opening the potential for more potent and less toxic therapies that would give cancer patients a better quality of life.

CCNY first in research expenditures for second straight year, says Washington Monthly

August 24, 2015 | City College

For the second year in row, The City College of New York has been ranked #1 in research expenditures among master’s universities by the Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide.

Duncan Faherty Named Inaugural Director of the GC’s Early Research Initiative

August 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Professor Duncan Faherty (GC/Queens, English/American Studies) has been named inaugural director of the Graduate Center’s new Early Research Initiative (ERI), which will provide opportunities for doctoral students to do exploratory research early in their graduate careers.

LaGuardia Students and Faculty to Present Findings at CUNY Research Scholars Program Symposium

August 13, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

The first cohort of the CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) at LaGuardia Community College has wrapped up research and presented their work at the 2015 CRSP Summer Symposium.

Fifteen students have been working under the guidance of nine faculty members at LaGuardia on various research projects throughout the last year through CRSP. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research experiences, and to increase persistence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines within CUNY.