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NSF Fellows 2016

City College trio named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Andoni Mourdoukoutas, biomedical engineering senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, and two recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships recognize and support exceptional students who have proposed graduate-level research projects in their fields. Selection is through a national competition.   Read More »
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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 »

Chemistry professor’s $5M NSF grant will create new center

One of Chemistry Professor Maria Tamargo’s missions is to ensure that the City College of New York is recognized as being in the forefront of materials science research. The other is to increase minority participation in the field. A $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation won by Tamargo and her colleagues will help to achieve both of those goals. Read More »
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Neurogeneticist Huda Zoghbi is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, April 7

Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, a renowned neurogeneticist from Baylor College of Medicine, presents this year’s Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York on Thursday, April 7. Her talk, “The Story of Rett Syndrome and the Insight it Provides into Neuropsychiatric Disorders” begins at 5 p.m. in The Great Hall. It is free and open to the public. 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 »
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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 »

Chemist Teresa Bandosz receives Fulbright Scholar Award

City College of New York chemistry Professor Teresa J. Bandosz’ pioneering research has earned her a 2016-2017 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. Bandosz, who also holds a professorship in chemical engineering at City College, will travel to the University of Malaga in Spain to conduct research that could help alleviate global warming and solve energy problems. Read More »

Physician Assistant program graduates Class of 2016

Thirty-three newly-minted physician assistants received their diplomas at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Physician Assistant Program at Harlem Hospital Center’s 42nd Commencement Ceremony on Jan. 29. Read More »

Scientist leads team that wins $2 million NSF grant

A City College of New York Physics Department team led by Professor Vinod Menon, in collaboration with Assistant Professor Pouyan Ghaemi, is using a $2 million National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation grant for its project, Excitonics and Polaritonics using 2D materials (ExPo2D). 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 »