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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 wins big at ABRCMS conference

The 15th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Seattle is over with The City College of New York a big winner. Eight students from the Division of Science received awards in the poster presentation category. The winning students and their topics are: Read More »
GlobalCUNY student researchers

CCNY welcomes STEM-related conference

For City University of New York students interested in pursuing majors in STEM fields, The City College of New York is the place to be on Friday, Nov. 20 for the GlobalCUNY 2015 Conference. The one-day event is hosted by the NYC Louis Stokes Alliance at City College. It is expected to attract up to 120 participants from CCNY and CUNY-wide. The program in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering’s Steinman Hall includes: •          A panel discussion on student experiences from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m.; 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 »

“Project Egg Drop” takes flight at CCNY

Forty students from Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation put their knowledge of Newtonian physics to the test on Friday, using nothing more than household materials and an egg. 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 »
lukas lindwasser, physics major

City College is a top producer of physics graduates in the US

The City College of New York is a top producer of physics graduates in the nation, according to the American Institute of Physics. City College’s physics department is on a list of programs recognized by the AIP for conferring the largest number of undergraduate physics degrees between 2012 and 2014. Read More »

CCNY leads breakthrough study in 2D materials elasticity

Scientists working at The City College of New York and the new CUNY Advanced Science Research Center are being hailed for developing measurements in two-dimensional materials that hold great promise for nanotechnology applications. This research is considered “an important technological and scientific advancement,” according to the journal, “Nature Materials.”   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 »

Structural biology supergroup converges on CCNY

Leading structural biology researchers from around the country take part in the opening symposium of two neighboring initiatives -- the City University of New York Advanced Science Research Center Structural Biology Initiative and the City College of New York Center for Discovery and Innovation's Structural and Molecular Biology Cluster -- on Sept. 25.   Read More »