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BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOBAL INNOVATORS

February 27, 2014 | Announcements, News, Opportunities, Programs, Student Resources

    At the UNICEF Innovation Unit, we always talk about scale. We strive to ensure that the solutions we design for the world’s marginalized children can be replicated and adapted across geographies and contexts in order to have the greatest reach and impact. Most recently, we have applied this concept of scale to UNICEF’s […]

Congratulations to the Junior Faculty Award Winners!

January 23, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding, News, Research

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research congratulates the 2013 CUNY Junior Faculty Award Winners.  The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering Program aims to cultivate the excellence and ensure the promise of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY. It is expected that this early career opportunity will […]

ASRC Update: The ASRC Cleanroom Facility

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Flagship Research, News, Research

The ASRC cleanroom is a state-of-the-art facility for interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and applied nanotechnology. The cleanroom offers a comprehensive set of tools to help researchers develop new micro- and nanoscale devices, such as integrated circuits, advanced sensors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and microfluidic systems. The cleanroom is also equipped to support nanotechnology research that spans […]

Faculty Spotlight: Samik Sengupta, John Jay College

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, News, Research

In 2012, the National Science Foundation recognized Shamik Sangupta’s research with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, given “in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.” Dr. Sengupta also […]

CUNY and UNICEF join forces to promote innovation on a global scale

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, News, Research

Back in July, CUNY students gathered at UNICEF’s New York headquarters to pitch their ideas to a panel of experts at the culminating event in the inaugural CUNY Designs for UNICEF Challenge. This program was conceived of and developed by Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small and the UNICEF Innovation Unit co-lead Christopher Fabian. The […]

Transforming Undergraduate Education

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, Funding, News, Programs, Research

How do we ensure that all undergraduate students at CUNY get a taste of research excellence?  Because participation in research by undergraduates has been demonstrated to be a high-impact educational practice, creative ways are needed to integrate this experience into the curriculum in order to broaden participation.  This summer, two National Science Foundation grants were […]

STEM Education Goes Pro

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, Postdoctoral Development, Research

The City Universityof New York has begun, with the assistance of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, an initiative to provide more opportunities for studentsinterested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to land well paying jobs in industry, government and non-profit organizations. CUNY’s Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree is a two-year graduate degree that combines […]

Careers in Focus – Making the Most of the Postdoc Experience

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, News, Postdoctoral Development, Research

The postdoctoral training period is designed to enable continued professional exploration and scholarly independence, but it is also a time for gaining the necessary skills to assume a leadership role in the workforce. These skills include project development, grantsmanship, communications, and financial management—to name just a few. The Postdoctoral Development Program was initiated in 2005 […]

C-SURP Spotlight: Anastasiia Sergiienko, Hunter College

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, News, Research, Student Resources

Anastasiia Sergiienko knew from a young age that she wanted to study physics, but at the technical university she attended in the Ukraine, Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, this option was not available to her. Instead, she studied power engineering with a specialization in alternative energies. Since the fall of 2012, she has been pursuing a second […]

C-SURP Spotlight: Joseph Szydlo, Queens College

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, News, Research, Student Resources

Joseph Szydlo is a rising senior psychology major at Queens College. In the summer of 2012 Joseph worked in the Rutgers University Biomedical Engineering laboratory. That experience provided him with his first entry into the world of laboratory-based experimentation, and whetted his appetite for another hands-on intensive research experience at CUNY. Joseph worked in Dr. […]