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Salk Scholars 2017

City College dominates Salk awards again

For the second year running, The City College of New York is the recipient of four of the eight Jonas E. Salk Scholarships awarded by The City University of New York this year.  The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. As Salk Scholars, Marisol Cortés, Anika Nabila, Christopher Reid and Violeta Contreras Ramirez will each receive a stipend of $8,000 to be appropriated over three or four years of medical studies. Read More »
Ahmed Mohamed

ConEd funds CCNY’s NYCT braking energy study

Research led by electrical engineering professor Ahmed Mohamed at The City College of New York could lead to a more energy efficient rail transit system as his group explores how to capture regenerative braking energy. Mohamed is the recipient of a $200,000 year-long grant from ConEd for the project whose other outcomes could be: Read More »
CSTEP 2017 winners

City College stars again at CSTEP Conference

Biology major Emmanuel Dwomoh’s Distinguished Award for first place in the material/computer science category highlighted The City College of New York’s continued dominance at the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program conference in upstate Bolton Landing. Read More »
NASA Swarmathon

Robotics Club competes in NASA Swarmathon

Developing search algorithms for robotic swarms is the challenge for members of The City College of New York’s Robotics Club in the second annual NASA Swarmathon, April 18-20.  The 14 students will compete remotely in the virtual competition against 19 other teams from minority serving universities and community colleges.  The actual competition will be at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida. Read More »
Graciano Matos

CCNY develops digital lab inspection program

 A new City College of New York aid is making the inspection of laboratories easier. Recently copyrighted, The CUNY/CCNY Digital Lab Inspection Program is available to other CUNY colleges for use free of charge. Read More »
Gautam Yadav_CUNY Energy Institute Battery

CCNY-based team develops sustainable, high energy density battery

Researchers at The City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute announce the development of a novel low cost, rechargeable, high energy density battery that makes the widespread use of solar and wind power possible in the future.  It is based on manganese dioxide (MnO2), an abundant, safe and non-toxic material. Read More »
Marco Castaldi

CCNY Engineering Professor Marco Castaldi discusses the impact of waste

The City College of New York’s Marco J. Castaldi, associate professor of chemical engineering and director of the Earth Engineering Center, presents "Sustainable Waste Management: Impacts of Our Trash on Society." Castaldi’s presentation is part of the Conversations in Engaged Scholarship series. Read More »
Jean, Ban, and Juan Celis

Colin Powell School receives Ban Ki-moon papers

As the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon oversaw major reforms on peacekeeping, pushed for action on global warming and tackled the Darfur conflict. Soon scholars, students and policy-makers studying his legacy will have access to his official papers on these and other actions, thanks to The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. Read More »
Solar Roofpod bees

Solar Roofpod’s sweet grant

After a bountiful fall harvest from a garden extension to The City College of New York’s award-winning Solar Roofpod come the bees. Read More »
Deep Imaging Alfano book cover

CCNY faculty authors tackle imaging techniques, stress and Brooklyn

A reference book on new deep tissue imaging techniques; a text on work, stress and health; and a guide to Brooklyn by a pioneering sociologist who has walked every block of the borough. These are some of the latest publications by City College of New York faculty members.     Read More »


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