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CSI Neuroscientist Wins Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

August 23, 2016 | Awards, Faculty, News

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter Daniel McCloskey, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the College of Staten Island (CSI), was named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama on February 16, 2016—thus granting him the U.S. government’s highest award given […]

ASRC NanoFabrication Facility Expands Its User Base

August 23, 2016 | News, Research

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The NanoFabrication Facility (NanoFab) located at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center first opened its doors to users in September 2015.  The NanoFab is a shared research space that serves students, faculty, and research staff from CUNY and outside research intuitions, government, and industrial partners. […]

Faculty Profile: Javad Shabani

August 23, 2016 | Faculty

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter Javad Shabani, a new Assistant Professor of physics at CCNY, has received Young Investigator Research awards from both the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Army Research Office for a combined grant of $800,000 over three years. Dr. Shabani’s impressive research accomplishments span […]

2016 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners

August 23, 2016 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering (J-FRASE) is an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation-funded program that aims to support and advance early career STEM faculty at CUNY. In the current round, 33 applications were received from faculty in 14 colleges and in […]

An NSF Funded & Telepresence-enabled Research Cruise for Early-Career Scientists

July 28, 2016 | Faculty, News

  Mercer R. Brugler, Professor of Biology at City Tech, and twenty-three other early-career scientists were selected to participate in a two-week oceanographic training cruise funded by the National Science Foundation. The cruise is “Intended to help these young researchers become leaders at sea and on land,” said Karl Bates, Director of Research Communications at […]

CUNY Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Strathclyde

April 22, 2016 | News, Vice Chancellor for Research

In March, Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small travelled to Glasgow, Scotland to visit the University of Strathclyde, where she met with research partners and toured the facilities, including Strathclyde’s new Technology and Innovation Centre. Vice Chancellor Small and Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]


February 27, 2014 | Announcements, News, Opportunities, Programs, Student Resources

    At the UNICEF Innovation Unit, we always talk about scale. We strive to ensure that the solutions we design for the world’s marginalized children can be replicated and adapted across geographies and contexts in order to have the greatest reach and impact. Most recently, we have applied this concept of scale to UNICEF’s […]

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 […]

ASRC Update: The ASRC Cleanroom Facility

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Flagship Research, News, Research

The ASRC cleanroom is a state-of-the-art facility for interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and applied nanotechnology. The cleanroom offers a comprehensive set of tools to help researchers develop new micro- and nanoscale devices, such as integrated circuits, advanced sensors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and microfluidic systems. The cleanroom is also equipped to support nanotechnology research that spans […]

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 […]