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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]