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Scientists brighten 2D atomically thin semiconductors using metamaterials

A team led by City College physics professor Vinod Menon demonstrates the use of metamaterials to enhance the light emission from atomically thin semiconductors. The work appears in the latest issue of Nano Letters. Read More »
Ivan Prates Biodiversity Research

CCNY research gleans climate change insight from lizard genome

Using genomic data from three lizard species, City College of New York-led researchers gleaned insights not available before on the impact of climate change on the distribution of animal populations in South American forests. The findings improve ways of modeling the distribution of biodiversity in the past and future. Read More »
Elisa Riedo Nature Nano paper

Elisa Riedo co-inspires new magnetic microchip technology

Innovative technology co-inspired by physicist Elisa Riedo of The City College of New York for developing new magnetic microchips is raising hopes for the manufacture of nanosized sensors, memories and microprocessors. The revolutionary technique entails magnetic microchips exploiting the electron spin in addition to its charge. This control of magnetism at the nanoscale is crucial for the development of new paradigms in optics, electronics and spintronics. Read More »
Philip Smith

Sophie Davis-led study finds differing treatment options for women smokers

A new study led by Assistant Medical Professor Philip Smith of The City College of New York’s Sophie Davis Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine, and conducted in collaboration with researchers at Yale University and Yeshiva University, found important differences between women and men in their ability to quit smoking when taking medications commonly prescribed to help smokers quit.  Read More »
KORUS expedition team

CCNY’s Tzortziou LOA Lab studies the oceans of the Far East

Research team returns from an 18-day sea voyage – but it was no pleasure cruise. Read More »
IN2NYC Launch

Mayor’s Office launches IN2NYC program at CCNY

IN2NYC, a program piloted by the Zahn Innovation Center at The City College of New York to bring foreign entrepreneurs to New York City, is officially underway. Read More »
Zahn 2016 entrepreneurship competition winners at CCNY

Student startups earn $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

Hybridia, VeriPAD, StreetLabs, and Applied Motions are the grand prize winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s Entrepreneurship Competition at The City College of New York. They pitched to investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and other experts for a piece of $150K in prizes. This year, startups competed in four categories, including IoT, women in tech, and social impact. The startups have both a hyper-local focus in NYC, and also a global perspective in congruence with City College’s diverse student body. Read More »
2016 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Grad students present research at annual symposium

Fifteen City College of New York graduate students walked away with cash prizes for their work at the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium offers students the experience to share their findings in a professional and academic setting. A total of 34 students presented their research at the event, hosted by the Graduate Student Council at City College. The winners and their topics were: Read More »
Concrete Glass Research

CCNY team researches unique glass powder for concrete production

In potentially transformative research for both the recycling and concrete industries, a City College of New York civil engineering team is developing a glass powder to replace cement in the production of concrete. The material conceptualized by Dr. Julio Davalos and doctoral student Marija Krstic, was tested for sidewalk construction in South Jamaica, Queens, by the New York City Department of Design and Construction on May 5. Read More »
Jamie Kass_NSF grant recipient

Doctoral student Jamie Kass helps Japan with invasive raccoon problem

To curb the advance of invasive raccoons on the island nation, City College of New York doctoral student Jamie Kass will work with Japanese scientists to model and track their spread. Kass is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on this management issue through the East Asia Pacific Studies Institutes. Read More »

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