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Paulina Librizzi

Macaulay Honors duo named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

Two members of the Macaulay Honors College program at The City College of New York have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.  Paulina R. Librizzi and Ellianna Schwab, both juniors, join a list of talented students in science, engineering and mathematics recognized nationally by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Read More »
Robert Paaswell

Mayor’s Office, CCNY, CUNY re-launch Benchmarking Help Center

The Mayor's Office of Sustainability (MOS) is partnering with the CUNY Building Performance Lab, an initiative of The City College of New York-based CUNY Institute for Urban Systems, to re-launch the NYC Benchmarking Help Center. Read More »
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CCNY research team in molecular breakthrough

Reducing a barrier that generally hinders the easy generation of new molecules, a team led by City College of New York chemist Mahesh K. Lakshman has devised a method to cleave generally inert bonds to allow the formation of new ones. The study is the cover story in the journal ACS Catalysis published by the American Chemical Society. Read More »
Robert R. Alfano

Pioneering CCNY physicist Robert Alfano receives top honor

Dr. Robert R. Alfano, a pioneer in ultrafast optical science and engineering, is the 2016 recipient of the Optical Society of America’s Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award. The award recognizes individuals for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of biophotonics. Read More »
Ellianna Schwab

CCNY junior wins national science award

For her research on star-like objects known as brown dwarfs, Ellianna Schwab earns the Chambliss Student Poster Award from the American Astronomy Society. 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 »

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 »

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