AAAS Fellows Robert Anderson (left) and Jeff Morris

AAAS honors CCNY researchers Robert Anderson and Jeff Morris as lifetime Fellows

Robert P. Anderson and Jeff Morris, faculty members at The City College of New York, have been elected 2023 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are among 502 scientists, engineers and innovators recognized for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements by the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the “Science” family of journals. Anderson is professor of biology and member of the biodiversity group in the Division of Science, and Morris, professor and director of the Levich Institute in CCNY’s Grove School of
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CCNY's Shepard Hall

CCNY hosts eco-literacy environmental conference for 300 NYC students, March 5

"How Things Work," an eco-literacy conference on how environmental systems function in the face of climate change, takes place at The City College of New York on Tuesday, March 5. Up to 300 New York City students from middle school-level to college undergraduates will attend. Other participants include educators, stakeholders and climate change advocates. The day-long conference, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Great Hall located in CCNY’s Shepard Hall, is co-hosted by the CCNY-based City University of New York Remote Sensing Earth System Institute ( CUNY CREST), the Environmental Education
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Grove School Wind Team 2024

CCNY team triumphs in 2024 Collegiate Wind Competition, advances to final round

In its debut appearance in the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE)-sponsored event, a City College of New York team of mostly Grove School of Engineering undergraduates is among 12 winners in Phase 2 of the 2024 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC). The annual national competition aims to prepare college students for jobs in the wind energy workforce through real-world wind energy technology, project development, and outreach experience. CCNY’s Phase 2 co-winners include: • Johns Hopkins University; • Rice University; • The Pennsylvania State University; • University of Colorado Boulder; • University
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Sanjoy Banerjee, CCNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering & Director, CUNY Energy Institute

National Academy of Inventors elects CCNY’s Sanjoy Banerjee to latest Class of Fellows

Sanjoy Banerjee, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at The City College of New York, and Director of the City University of New York (CUNY) Energy Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors’ (NAI) Class of 2023 Fellows. Election as an Academy Fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded solely to inventors. Banerjee and 161 other academic inventors will be inducted as NAI Fellows at the Academy’s 13th annual meeting on June 18, 2024, in Raleigh, North Carolina. His new peers include two Nobel Laureates – Morten P. Meldal (University of Copenhagen)
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CCNY's Grove School of Engineering's Steinman Hall

CCNY’s Cybersecurity master’s program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

The City College of New York has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) for the Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Program in City College’s Grove School of Engineering. This designation will run through 2028. The NSA awards CAE-C designations to institutions that commit to producing cybersecurity professionals that will reduce vulnerabilities in the national infrastructure. While the NSA does not provide funding to CAE-C designated institutions, once a school obtains a designation, it can compete for grants like
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CCNY Chemical Engineer Elizabeth Biddinger

CCNY’s Elizabeth Biddinger aids in hydrogen, renewable energy storage, transport research

Elizabeth J. Biddinger, City College of New York’s award-winning chemical engineering professor, is a participant in a Lehigh University-led multi-institution project to develop a new class of molecules, chemistries, and chemical processes to better store and transport green energy across the globe. The effort is funded by a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The multidisciplinary team aims to improve current liquid organic hydrogen carriers and use AI to identify novel approaches that could lay the groundwork for a global renewable energy supply chain. Biddinger’s
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CCNY's Steinman Hall -- Home of the Grove School of Engineering

Money Mag taps CCNY’s Grove School a 2024 Best Grad School winner

The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is listed among the nation’s finest in Money Magazine’s inaugural ranking of the best graduate school programs. The online publication partnered with College Factual to find the country’s top-value programs. With a focus on annual costs, typical debt burdens, employment rates and recent graduate salaries, they graded programs on a 5-star scale. The only public school of engineering in the New York metropolitan area, Grove School excels in the “ Best Engineering Master’s Programs for Your Money 2024” category. Money notes that “typical
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Indoor navigation team. L-R: Zhigang Zhu, Jin Chen, Arber Ruci, Hao Tang.

CCNY team develops pioneering indoor navigation system

In a major stride toward revolutionizing indoor navigation, a City College of New York-led team has developed groundbreaking technology that could chart real-time paths, delivering users—both sighted and low vision—a seamless and accurate indoor navigation experience complete with turn-by-turn guidance. The invention has earned a U.S. patent titled "System and Method for Real-time Indoor Navigation." The innovation is the brainchild of the City College-based CUNY Computational Vision and Convergence Laboratory (CCVCL) headed by Zhigang Zhu, Herbert G. Kayser Professor of Computer Science in
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Grove School of Engineering facade

Grove School of Engineering joins ‘Doctoral Degrees Without Borders’ program

Doctoral students at nine New York City area graduate engineering programs, including CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering, will soon be able to take courses at each other’s institutions without any additional tuition, as part of a new multi-school agreement. The Inter-University Engineering Doctoral Consortium (IUEDC), led by NYU Tandon School of Engineering, encourages PhD students to complement their primary program by taking courses of interest offered at different schools, providing access to specialty instruction and expertise that may not be available at their home universities. Students
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Akira Kawaguchi_Japan_Columbia_6G collaboration

CCNY partners with top Japanese institutions and Columbia in 6G development

The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering is partnering with three leading Japanese institutes and Columbia University on a mission to innovate 5G/6G communications by developing a Floating Cyber Physical System (F-CPS). Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech), KDDI Research, Inc., and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) are The City College’s Japanese collaborators in the project funded by a grant of nearly $1million by NICT. “The project aims to process spatial and temporal data for the applications by allowing the flexible transfer of
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