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Carnegie classifies CCNY "high research doctoral university"

In the latest distinction for the institution, The City College of New York is now classified in the “Doctoral Universities: High Research” category by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education ®. The Carnegie Classification has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for the past four and a half decades. Read More »
NIH and TRISH grant recipient Jacek Dmochowski

CCNY biomedical engineer receives NIH and TRISH grants for brain research

The City College of New York’s biomedical engineering professor Jacek Dmochowski uses ultrasound and lasers to stimulate the brain treating mental disorders as well as physical and mental wellness during deep space exploration missions. Read More »
Mark Shattuck_Computational Model Research

CCNY-Yale researchers make shape shifting cell breakthrough

A new computational model developed by researchers from The City College of New York and Yale gives a clearer picture of the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells that could provide a better understanding of cancerous tumor growth, wound healing, and embryonic development. Read More »
Joseph Barba is a professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering.

Grove School researchers receive $1.5M grant to build social media platform for STEM students

Joseph Barba, professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering, is advancing the aims of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program by building a social media platform designed specifically for students entering, continuing, or transferring into STEM majors at The City College of New York. Read More »
Marlene Camacho Rivera, a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera is a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient

Marlene Camacho-Rivera, assistant professor, CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, focuses her research on improving chronic disease self-management in the areas of asthma and cancer within urban minority communities. As a Herbert W. Read More »
Ahmed Mohamed Research Team

CCNY’s rail transit energy research receives $320K boost

As he continues research that could make the rail transit system more energy efficient, City College of New York electrical engineer Ahmed Mohamed is the recipient of $320,000 in funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to advance his pioneering work. It is over two years. Read More »
Hernan Makse_extinction research

The K-core as a predictor of structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems

A network metric called the K-core could predict structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems, according to research by physicists at The City College of New York. The K-core appears able to forecast which species is likely to face extinction first, by global shocks such as climate change, and when an ecosystem could collapse due to external forces. Read More »
Zhigang Zhu

CCNY & partners develop GPS-type app for the visually impaired

Navigating a busy airport or bus terminal can be a challenging proposition for anyone, let alone the visually impaired or disabled. Enter ASSIST, an app for indoor navigation in development by a City College of New York-led consortium. The ASSIST app is part of the SAT-Hub project, which has received a boost from a $750,000 three-year grant from the Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program at the National Science Foundation. Read More »
Victoria Frye and Jeremy Fagan in front of PEPTALK ad

CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine launches HIV prevention ad campaign

Researchers from the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York are making strides in HIV prevention with the launch of their bus shelter ad campaign “PEPTALK” in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The campaign focuses on increasing awareness and access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), a medication that prevents HIV infection if taken within 72-hours of exposure to the virus and consistently for 28 days. Read More »
CCNY engineering and computer science professors at Kyutech Institute in Japan

Grove School receives NSF grant to ensure Internet safety from cyber attacks

Researchers from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering are working to safeguard the Internet from cyber attacks and are receiving a boost that could lead to more trustworthy networks. The boost comes in the form of a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore advanced resilient Internet architectures. The $450,000 grant is in partnership with the Kuytech Institute in Japan and additional support from the Japanese Science Foundation.  Read More »

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