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Research Grant Award from Amazon for the Bronx Community College’s Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST Institute

December 7, 2018 | News

The BCC Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST Institute (BGCCCI) received a grant award from Amazon to conduct geospatial analyses in the cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow.  AWS cloud products and solutions are […]

City College Master’s in Translational Medicine (MTM) Program Is Hiring!

September 25, 2018 | Students

City College Master’s in Translational Medicine (MTM) Program Internship: Digital Communications and Marketing Intern Role: Part-time paid position, approx. 15 hours/week during semester Dates: Start in October 15th 2018 and continue through May 15th, 2019 Opportunity The Master’s in Translational Medicine (MTM) program at The City College of New York (CCNY) is an exciting collaboration […]

Annual Pivot Remote Webinar

August 28, 2018 | Events

We are pleased to inform you that the Annual Pivot Webinar is scheduled for Friday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m.  The session will be held via WebEx and participants may join from a central location as a group or individually from their offices, even homes if needed. For those who will join from a central […]

Study Illuminates Genes Behind Beautiful ‘glow’ of Bermuda Fireworms

August 8, 2018 | Faculty, Research

A new study led by researchers at City Tech and the American Museum of Natural History looks at the genes behind an incredible, luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine Bermuda fireworms. The new research, published today in the journal PLOS ONE, confirms that the enzymes responsible for the fireworms’ glow are […]

NASA Awards $300,000 to Bronx Community College to Promote Geospatial Technology and STEM Activities

August 8, 2018 | News

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Educational Opportunities for STEM (NASA-EONS) program announced the award of $317,098 to Bronx Community College of the City University of New York (BCC-CUNY) for a program that will contribute to the preparation, training, and development of NASA’s future workforce. The Principal Investigator of the program is Dr. Sunil […]

DIY Robots Help Marine Biologists Discover New Deep-sea Dwellers

August 1, 2018 | News

While the cold and airless deep sea is inhabitable for humans, it is filled with delicate organisms that thrive in its harsh environment. Studying those organisms requires specialized equipment mounted on a remotely operated vehicle (ROV); any other type of equipment could literally crack under pressure. A multidisciplinary group of engineers, marine biologists, and roboticists […]

Articles Published by CUNY Faculty

July 23, 2018 | Faculty, News

2019 Wei, J., Liu, C.-H., Zhu, Z., Cain, L. R., & Velten, V. J. (2019). Vehicle engine classification using normalized tone-pitch indexing and neural computing on short remote vibration sensing data. Expert Systems with Applications, 115, 276–286. doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2018.07.073 | Kozbelt, A. (2019). Evolutionary Explanations for Humor and Creativity. Creativity and Humor, 205–230. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813802-1.00010-7 | Zannou, […]

A Team of Undergrads, Led by Zhijing Zhao (Biology Major), Has Won the University-wide NLM/NCBI/NIH Metagenomics Discovery Challenge

June 21, 2018 | Announcements, Students

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Demonstrating the power of student data scientists and researchers, Deloitte and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Library of Medicine (NLM) celebrated two student-led research teams that made significant new virus and antibiotic resistance discoveries. These student teams, from San Diego State University (SDSU) and Kingsborough Community College of […]

Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST INSTITUTE Summer 2018 Workshops

April 25, 2018 | Events

Are you interested in Geospatial technology? Do you want to learn how Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic info systems (GIS) and remote sensing are used for analyzing and mapping the earth? Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST INSTITUTE is offering a series of geospatial workshops for this summer. The workshops will provide […]

It’s That Time of Year Again – Time for the Global City Nature Challenge! Let’s Find All of the Creatures That Call Our City Home

April 19, 2018 | Events

The City Nature Challenge is happening again and this year it’s global! Over 60 cities are participating! Once again, Macaulay Honors College is organizing the NYC arm of the City Nature Challenge. The CNC is basically a city-wide, 4-day BioBlitz open to anyone. Last year, over the days of the CNC, NYC made 3863 observations […]