Introducing the 2012 winners of the CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering. This award, supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,is designed to advance the research programs of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY through boosting their research productivity and accelerating their ability to attract significant […]
Congratulations to the 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award winners! In addition to the NSF monetary award, the winners will receive a 10% supplement (up to $50,000) from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. In total, 28 proposals were submitted from 10 CUNY colleges. The following faculty […]
CCNY Professor of Chemistry Dr. Mahesh Lakshman has had his work selected for feature in the high-impact international chemistry journal.
David Gruber, Assistant Professor Biology and Environmental Science at Baruch College has images from his research on display in current and upcoming exhibitions at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). His images of marine fluorescent corals are currently on display in the exhibition Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies. He also co-curated with […]
Edyta Greer, an Assistant Professor of Computational Chemistry at Baruch College, recently co-authored “Marie Curie: Pioneering Discoveries and Humanitarianism” in Helvetica Chimica Acta (2011 Nov; 94(11):1893-1907). Dr. Greer’s article is a tribute to the only person to have won Nobel Prizes in different scientific disciplines. Her achievements are unparallelled. With her colleague, David Gruber, an […]
Robert Alfano, CUNY Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York, has won the inaugural Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award. The annual prize, awarded by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), is given for work that has the potential to significantly contribute to new discoveries in biology or […]
On January 5, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research—as part of its Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program—held a grant-writing workshop entitled Building the Foundations for Pedagogical Research at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The one-day event was designed to provide practical information and guidance for community college faculty as […]
Spiridon Bakiras, Associate Professor of Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and member of the doctoral faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, received a $489,161 NSF CAREER Award aimed at supporting his early-career research in increasing security and privacy in modern technology. Dr. Bakiras doesn’t work in a traditional lab. Instead, he […]
Eleven proposals were selected for funding for the 18th Round of the Collaborative incentive Research Grant.
In a recent issue of the prestigious journal, Cell, (2012 Jan 20;148(1-2):244-58) Jill Bargonetti, Professor of Biology at Hunter College, co-authored a paper that discusses how mutations in the p53 protein affect the way cells associate with each other through the regulation of lipids in the cell membranes. Mutations in the gene, p53, are commonly […]