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2012 NSF CAREER Award Winners

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

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 […]

CUNY Professor Wins Inaugural Britten Chance Biomedical Optics Award

March 6, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Flagship Research, News

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 […]

Research Spotlight on NSF CAREER Awardee Spiridon Bakiras

March 6, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Uncategorized

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 […]

CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, Round 18 Results

March 6, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding

Eleven proposals were selected for funding for the 18th Round of the Collaborative incentive Research Grant.

CUNY selected for NSF-funded Workshop Program on Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research

November 15, 2011 | Announcements, Awards, Funding

The City University of New York has been selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) to participate in an NSF-funded program designed to improve the quality of undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at college and university systems and consortia. After a highly competitive national selection process, CUR announced on November 7 that three […]

The Energy Institute Announces 11 Winners of Electricity Storage Research Seed Grants

September 14, 2011 | Awards, Funding

Twenty CUNY researchers representing seven colleges and a variety of scientific disciplines were recently awarded seed grants from the CUNY Energy Institute to advance electricity storage research.

The 2011 Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant Winners

September 14, 2011 | Awards, Faculty, Funding

Four projects were funded through the 2011 Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program.

CUNY CREST Institute Receives $15 Million Research and Education Grant From NOAA

September 14, 2011 | Awards, Funding, News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology center (NOAA-CREST) has recently been awarded a five-year, $15 million research and education grant from NOAA’s Office of Education.

On the Forefront of New Anti-Viral Treatments

September 14, 2011 | Awards, Faculty, News

Professor of Chemistry Dr. Mahesh Lakshman (CCNY) is the recent recipient of a National Institutes of Health exploratory grant for his work with novel anti-viral agents.

The 2011 CUNY NSF CAREER Award Incentive

September 14, 2011 | Announcements, Awards, Funding, Opportunities

For the second year, the Offce of the Vice Chancellor for Research has offered a University-wide incentive to encourage junior faculty to apply for the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Any successfully funded proposal, submitted for the July 2011 deadlines, will be provided with a 10% supplement up to a maximum of $50,000.