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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Announcing the Winners of the Innaugural CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering

March 7, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding, News, Programs, Vice Chancellor for Research

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 […]