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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 […]

CUNY’s Technology Commercialization Office Licenses vein illumination patent

January 22, 2014 | News, Research, Technology Commercialization

Correctly inserting a needle in a vein appears straightforward. However, it can be time consuming (taking up to three tries to correctly insert a needle into a child’s vein), and causes patients and their doctors distress, or worse. It is of vital importance in radiology and oncology, where there is always the fear of Infiltration […]

NYCRIN News update

January 22, 2014 | News, Research, Vice Chancellor for Research

In the world of university entrepreneurship, it can be tough to transition from “good idea” to successfully forming a company or licensing a technology. This is especially true in the hard sciences such as physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, and geology—areas in which the researchers who understand the technology have no real concept of who or […]

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 […]