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$3.2M NIH grant for Grove School’s Mitchell Schaffler

Distinguished Professor Mitchell B. Schaffler, chair and Wallace H. Coulter Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Read More »
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Grove School’s Gilda Barabino earns second national award this summer

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers presents its 2018 Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering to Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering this fall. The award recognizes her excellent achievements in chemical engineering. Read More »
Robert Messinger

$450K grant to CCNY’s Robert Messinger to avert Fukushima-style nuclear disaster

The likelihood of a Fukushima-type nuclear meltdown in the United States could soon be radically reduced, thanks to a new nuclear safety program in development at The City College of New York by chemical engineer Robert J. Messinger. He’s the recipient of a $449,998 Faculty Development Grant from the U.S. Read More »
Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives presidential award for STEM mentors

Grove School’s Dean Barabino receives presidential award for STEM mentors

The City College of New York’s Gilda Barabino, dean and Berg professor at the Grove School of Engineering, is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award, presented by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy with the National Science Foundation, recognizes excellence in STEM teaching and mentoring. Read More »
Hao Su

Exoskeleton designed by CCNY & partners vies for $4M mobility challenge prize

Buoyed by a $50,000 prize victory in the first round, a City College of New York-led team is forging ahead in its development of an Iron Man-like smart exoskeleton to overcome lower-limb paralysis in the $4 million Mobility Unlimited Challenge. Read More »
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CCNY CUNY Service Corp students travel to Puerto Rico for relief effort

Twenty-eight students from The City College of New York are journeying to Puerto Rico this summer as part of the CUNY Service Corps-Puerto Rico initiative. The initiative is in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Effort. Read More »
Elizabeth Biddinger

DOE Early Career Award for Elizabeth Biddinger’s CCNY biomass research

Elizabeth J. Biddinger, assistant professor of chemical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one of 84 recipients nationwide of U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Awards announced today. She’ll receive $750,000 over five years for her research in the emerging field of biomass electroreduction. Read More »
Chemical engineering professor Chen is awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Chemical engineering professor Chen awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Xi Chen, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the Grove School and with the Nanoscience Initiative at The Graduate Center’s Read More »
Marco J. Castaldi

CCNY study shows plastic waste can be converted into energy and fuels

Plastic waste is flooding our landfills and leaking into the oceans, with potentially disastrous effects. In fact, the World Economic Forum predicts that if current production and waste management trends continue, by 2050 there could be more plastic than fishes in the ocean. Read More »
AVR4ASD team members (Rafael Li Chen and Xinyu Xiong

CCNY students CREATE new ways to eliminate workplace barriers for people with disabilities

According to the NY Department of Labor, New York's current unemployment rate continues to hover below 5 percent. But for New York residents with disabilities the rate is a staggering 70 percent –  partly due to the challenges they face in the average workplace. Read More »

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