Share This



CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution. Read More »
CCNY research associate Lingyan Shi

CCNY researchers open “Golden Window” in deep brain imaging

The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a “Golden Window” for deep brain imaging by researchers at The City College of New York led by biomedical engineer Lingyan Shi. This is a first for brain imaging, said Shi, a research associate in City College’s Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, and the biology department. Read More »

Physicists mimic quantum entanglement with laser pointer to double data speeds

In a classic eureka moment, a team of physicists led by The City College of New York and including Herriot-Watt University and Corning Incorporated is showing how beams from ordinary laser pointers mimic quantum entanglement with the potential of doubling the data speed of laser communication. Read More »

Burnout and depression: two entities or one? CCNY provides answer

Burnout and depression overlap considerably, according to the latest study on the subject led by psychology Professor Irvin S. Schonfeld of The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and his colleague, Renzo Bianchi, of the Institute of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The findings are based on a survey taken by 1,386 public school teachers, from pre-K to 12th grade across the United States, including New York, during the 2013-14 academic year.    Read More »

CCNY research boosts optical fiber data speeds

In the latest advance to boost the speed of the Internet, a research team including, the City College of New York, University of Southern California, University of Glasgow, and Corning Incorporated, demonstrates a way to increase the data speeds of optical fibers – considered the Internet’s backbone.   Read More »

Nancy Sohler talks research-based activism in healthcare

One of Dr. Nancy Sohler’s research interests in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York is examining barriers to accessing appropriate health care for underserved populations. She talks about her work in her Presidential Conversations lecture, “Empowering Future Healthcare Providers in Haiti: Medicine, Education, and Research,” Thursday, Oct. 15. The talk, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.   Read More »

Historian Emily Greble receives Fulbright Award for book project

City College of New York historian and author Emily Greble is headed to Serbia on a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar Award to research and write a book about Muslims in post-Ottoman Europe. She will spend spring 2016 working on the project entitled “Muslims on the Edge of Europe: the Making of a “European” Islam in the Balkans, 1878–1946.” The book analyzes Muslim life, politics, law, and culture in the post-Ottoman Balkans.    Read More »

New funding for PhD fellowships brings CCNY awardees to 14

Two PhD students mentored at The City College of New York have been awarded Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowships for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The fellows, who will receive need-based support including a stipend of up to $32,000 annually during the second year of their respective programs, are Christine Chrissian (biochemistry) and Mikhail Miroshnikov (chemistry).   The awards bring to 10 the number of GAANN fellows appointed at City College in the last two years.    Read More »

Zahn Center startup gets funding from Fortune 100 company

In a first for the Zahn Innovation Center, one of its startups received a significant investment from a Fortune 100 company.   3M Safety and Graphics Business Group made a minority equity investment in StrongArm Technologies Inc., which develops leading safety solutions for injury prevention and peak performance for industrial workers, or those they call “Industrial Athletes.”    Read More »

Francesca Lingo’s summer NASA experience

Less than two weeks before the start of the fall semester, Francesca Lingo put an impressive freshman year at City College behind her with a NASA presentation on "Earth's Past as a Window on Exoplanet Habitability." The prospective physics major was a participant in the Summer 2015 NASA New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) Internship program at the  Read More »