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2012 CAREER Award Winner Heng Ji: Teaching Computers to Think

December 12, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Research

In 2010, Dr. Heng Ji was awarded a $527,134 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to support her innovative interdisciplinary research on Natural Language Processing (NLP)and Information Extraction (IE). Dr. Ji is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Queens College and a member of the doctoral faculty of both Computer Science and Linguistics […]

2012 CAREER Award Winner Daniel McCloskey: Tapping Into the Hive Mind

December 12, 2012 | Awards, Faculty

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2012 Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) Winners

December 11, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Funding, Programs

An Investigation of Prior Experience and Course Type as Factors Affecting Online Stem Student Retention and Success Katherine M. Conway, Borough of Manhattan Community College Claire W. Wladis, Borough of Manhattan Community College Alyse C. Hachey, Borough of Manhattan Community College A Cross CUNY Collaboration to Assess the Impact of Service-Learning on Community College Students […]

2012 Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (CIRG) Winners

December 11, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Funding, Programs

Building Nanoscale Epitaxial Heterostructures of Topological Superconductors Lia Krusin, City College of New York Maria Tamargo, City College of New York Aidong Shen, City College of New York Deciphering the Nutritional Goals of Baboons across Africa: Unraveling the Roles of Phylogeny and Ecology Jessica Rothman, Hunter College Larissa Swedell, Queens College A Multi-Sensor / Multi-Frequency […]

2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program

December 11, 2012 | Programs, Student Resources

While many college undergraduates see summer as an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from their studies, the participants of the 2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program had something else in mind. These 18 talented juniors and seniors spent 10 weeks of their summer vacations working closely with CUNY faculty mentors and immersing themselves in […]

John Jay College’s ‘Beyond CSI’ at the World Science Festival (Photos)

October 2, 2012 | Uncategorized

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CUNY Undergraduate Researchers Begin Summer Program

June 15, 2012 | Announcements, Programs, Student Resources

The 2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (C-SURP) has begun! 18 talented undergraduates will spend the next ten weeks working closely with CUNY faculty mentors and gaining hands-on experience in empirical research. Participants and mentors come from a range of scientific disciplines, including neurobiology, chemical engineering and photonics. Beyond developing fundamental research skills and techniques […]

CUNY Nobel Essay Contest Winners

March 12, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Events, News, Programs, Student Resources, Vice Chancellor for Research

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge! The Nobel Science Challenge Award Ceremony was held Wednesday February 29th 2012, at CUNY’s 80th Street Central Office, where the grand prize was awarded to Viacheslav Manichev, a junior at Hunter College. The CUNY Nobel Science Challenge was created by Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Gillian […]

Postdoc Spotlight: Soni Pradhanang

March 7, 2012 | News, Postdoctoral Development

Since the day after defending her doctoral dissertation on watershed hydrology and modeling in 2009, Dr. Soni Pradhanang has been working as a Research Associate with the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (ISC). Working in the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) office in Kingston, New York, Dr. Pradhanang uses modeling applications to […]

Research Spotlight: Queensborough Community College Team Receive NSF TUES Award

March 7, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Funding, News

In August 2011 Queensborough Community College professors, Roland Scal (Geology), Cheryl Bluestone (Psychology), and Hugh Rance (Geology) were awarded a National Science Foundation Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) grant. The title of their multi-year pedagogical research project is Development of an Active Learning Gemology Studio Course: Introducing Nonscience Majors to […]