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Engineers’ Activism is highlight of Presidential Conversations

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Beth Wittig presents her work with Engineers Without Borders in the fourth installment of The City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, Mar. 24, 4-5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium. The presentation, “Public Engagement through Engineers Without Borders: Rewards and Challenges,” is free and open to the public. Read More »

Scientist leads team that wins $2 million NSF grant

A City College of New York Physics Department team led by Professor Vinod Menon, in collaboration with Assistant Professor Pouyan Ghaemi, is using a $2 million National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation grant for its project, Excitonics and Polaritonics using 2D materials (ExPo2D). Read More »

Grove School’s Castaldi is latest CCNY Fulbright award winner

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Marco J. Castaldi of the Grove School of Engineering is a Fulbright Global Award winner for his continuing work on converting solid waste materials to energy, chemicals or fuels. Read More »

Two researchers get boost with new award

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Susannah Fritton of the Grove School of Engineering and Associate Professor of Biology Anuradha Janakiraman of the Division of Science are the first recipients of the Harvey L. Karp ’49 Discovery Award in the Sciences. Read More »

National Pathways to Innovation Program selects CCNY team

A team of faculty and administrators from the City College of New York is one of 14 from U.S. higher education institutions chosen by the National Science Foundation-funded National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation to join the Pathways to Innovation Program. Read More »

NOAA-CREST graduate students stand out

Two NOAA-CREST graduate students have been cited for their research. Read More »
CCNY ChemE-Car finals team 2015

CCNY student engineers excel at national Chem-E-Car finals

The City College of New York’s American Institute of Chemical Engineering chapter is back from the 2015 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® in Salt Lake City with the Spirit of Competition Award. In addition, two members of the City College team, seniors Sneha Gopal and Pavel Shapturenka, both received awards in AIChE’s national poster competition. Read More »
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CCNY welcomes STEM-related conference

For City University of New York students interested in pursuing majors in STEM fields, The City College of New York is the place to be on Friday, Nov. 20 for the GlobalCUNY 2015 Conference. The one-day event is hosted by the NYC Louis Stokes Alliance at City College. It is expected to attract up to 120 participants from CCNY and CUNY-wide. The program in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering’s Steinman Hall includes: •          A panel discussion on student experiences from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m.; Read More »

Grove School’s Biomedical Engineering Department to be honored for commitment to diversity

The City College of New York Grove School of Engineering’sDepartment of Biomedical Engineering has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award. Read More »

Grove School Dean Barabino briefs congressional panel on new sickle cell treatment technologies

Gilda Barabino, dean of the Grove School of Engineering, was one of four experts invited to Washington on July 28 to brief the U.S. Congressional Sickle Cell and Research & Development Caucuses on promising new technologies to treat sickle cell disease. The briefing, “Gene Editing and the Path to a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease,” provided an opportunity for the researchers to discuss recent breakthroughs in gene-editing technology. Two such technologies are CRISPR/Cas-9 and TALENs, which have made gene editing faster and cheaper.  Read More »