President Obama Awards CSI Prof Dan McCloskey with Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

February 24, 2016 | College of Staten Island

President Barack Obama named College of Staten Island (CSI) Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Daniel McCloskey a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting him the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

CUNY and the NYC Health Dept. Offer Researchers New Data and Biospecimen Resource

February 12, 2016 | CUNY School of Public Health

As part of a partnership dedicated to advancing urban health research, the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy and NYC Department of Health have released new population health data from the 2013-2014 NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES). The NYC HANES website now contains direct access to analytic datasets, codebooks, sample […]

Bacterial research by campus scientists could impact agriculture

February 8, 2016 | The University

A group of campus scientists took a leap forward in the bioengineering field by redesigning a bacterial nanocompartment that can facilitate chemical reactions and could have substantial effects on the field of agriculture.

Lehman Marine Research Director Receives Award for Lifetime Dedication to Urban Waterways

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

Dr. Joseph Rachlin, Lehman’s director of the Laboratory for Marine and Estuarine Research and interim associate provost and dean for research, was honored on November 7th with the “Great Work Award” for his nearly five decades of restoration work and research on the Bronx, Sawmill, Hudson and East Rivers. He is a professor in the Biological Sciences department.

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.