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2016 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners

August 23, 2016 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering (J-FRASE) is an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation-funded program that aims to support and advance early career STEM faculty at CUNY. In the current round, 33 applications were received from faculty in 14 colleges and in […]

An NSF Funded & Telepresence-enabled Research Cruise for Early-Career Scientists

July 28, 2016 | Faculty, News

  Mercer R. Brugler, Professor of Biology at City Tech, and twenty-three other early-career scientists were selected to participate in a two-week oceanographic training cruise funded by the National Science Foundation. The cruise is “Intended to help these young researchers become leaders at sea and on land,” said Karl Bates, Director of Research Communications at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: Baruch Tabanpour, City College of New York

January 22, 2014 | Faculty, Research, Student Resources

Baruch Tabanpour is a rising senior in the Electrical Engineering program in the Macaulay Honors College at the City College of New York.  Prior to joining the C-SURP program he had already participated in two research experiences. He conducted paleoclimatology research in 2010 during an internship with the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies. In […]

C-SURP Spotlight: Stacy Chan, Kingsborough College

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

When Stacy Chan began studying chemistry and physics at Mission College and San Jose State University in California, she did not have a very clear vision of how she wanted to her career to progress.  Her subsequent move to New York City and decision to attend Kingsborough Community College helped her define her objectives; she […]

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 […]