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C-SURP Spotlight: Joseph Szydlo, Queens College

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, News, Research, Student Resources

Joseph Szydlo is a rising senior psychology major at Queens College. In the summer of 2012 Joseph worked in the Rutgers University Biomedical Engineering laboratory. That experience provided him with his first entry into the world of laboratory-based experimentation, and whetted his appetite for another hands-on intensive research experience at CUNY. Joseph worked in Dr. […]

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 […]

2012 CAREER Award Winner Daniel McCloskey: Tapping Into the Hive Mind

December 12, 2012 | Awards, Faculty

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 […]

2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program

December 11, 2012 | Programs, Student Resources

While many college undergraduates see summer as an opportunity to take a well-deserved break from their studies, the participants of the 2012 CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program had something else in mind. These 18 talented juniors and seniors spent 10 weeks of their summer vacations working closely with CUNY faculty mentors and immersing themselves in […]

John Jay College’s ‘Beyond CSI’ at the World Science Festival (Photos)

October 2, 2012 | Uncategorized

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