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Engineering professor Masahiro Kawaji

CCNY leads nuclear safety research for future reactors

With nuclear safety an ever growing concern, the next generation of atomic reactors could be safer because of research ongoing at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering. CCNY engineer Masahiro Kawaji, whose specialty includes nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, leads a team that is the recipient of a third consecutive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to safeguard reactors of the future. Read More »
Gautam Yadav Battery Research Aug 2019

New rechargeable CCNY aqueous battery challenges Lithium-ion dominance

A new rechargeable high voltage manganese dioxide zinc battery, exceeding the 2 V barrier in aqueous zinc chemistry, is the latest invention by City College of New York researchers. With a voltage of 2.45-2.8V, the alkaline MnO2|Zn battery, developed by Dr. Gautam G. Read More »
Mitchell Schaffler 2019 ASBMR Fellow

National society bestows fellowship on CCNY biomed engineering expert Mitchell Schaffler

Mitchell B.  Schaffler, the Wallace H. Coulter and CUNY Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York, is now a Fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). The honor recognizes long-term ASBMR members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of bone and mineral science. Fellows are nominated by their peers, followed by evaluation and selection by a review committee. Read More »

$3 million NASA grant makes CCNY deep space partner

The City College of New York is partnering with NASA on future space exploration missions after winning a $3 million three-year grant from the agency to develop advanced batteries for robotic spacecraft that will excel under the extreme temperatures and radiation of outer space. Read More »
Jeffrey Morris_2019_Corrsin Award_Winner

CCNY’s Jeffrey Morris wins American Physical Society award

Jeffrey Morris, director of the Benjamin Levich Institute for Physico-Chemical Hydrodynamics at The City College of New York, is the recipient of the American Physical Society’s 2019 Stanley Corrsin Award. The prize recognizes a recent achievement of especially high impact and significance, a particular discovery, or an innovation in the field. Read More »

City College-led experts develop flood prediction model

The duration of floods can be determined by river flow, precipitation and atmospheric blocking. Now an international team of researchers led by Nasser Najibi and Naresh Devineni at The City College of New York is offering a novel physically based Bayesian network model for inference and prediction of flood duration. The model also accurately examines the timescales of flooding. Read More »
Dean Gilda Barabino

Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives AlChE Award for Service to Society

Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the recipient of the 2019 AIChE Award for Service to Society. The award, which will be presented at the annual AIChE meeting in November, recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems. Read More »
Wendy Fernandez GEM Fellow 2019

National GEM Fellowship for CCNY grad Wendy Fernandez

Wendy Fernandez persevered against cultural norms in the Dominican   Republic to earn a BS in electrical engineering from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering with a 4.0 GPA.  The Class of 2019 member is now the recipient of a highly competitive GEM Fellowship, which funds master's and PhDs in engineering for underrepresented students of exceptional quality who intend to work in industry. Read More »
Sanjoy Banerjee, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at CCNY, holds the Green Chemistry Challenge Academic Award presented to him by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Battery breakthrough earns Sanjoy Banerjee EPA green chemistry award

At the helm of The City College of New York’s pioneering research in the field, Sanjoy Banerjee, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering in the  Grove School of Engineering and Director of the CCNY-based CUNY Energy Institute, is the recipient of the U.S. Read More »
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NSF invites Grove School to develop extreme weather response

As the massive threat to coastal areas from extreme weather events increases, the National Science Foundation is reaching out to select institutions to pool resources in response. The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is one institution invited by the NSF to brainstorm for a CCNY-based center on Smart Engineering Systems for Resilient Coastlines (SERC). Read More »


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