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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 […]

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.