Anil Agrawal, Herbert G. Keyser Professor of Civil Engineering

Grove School’s Anil Agrawal is new ASCE distinguished member

Anil K. Agrawal, Herbert G. Keyser Professor of Civil Engineering in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, is one of 10 top professionals elected American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) distinguished members. The class of 2023 will be inducted at ceremonies during the ASCE 2023 Convention, Oct. 18-21 in Chicago. Distinguished membership is the highest honor ASCE can bestow upon a member. It is reserved for civil engineers who are either ASCE members or fellows and have attained recognized superiority in position, character, and achievement through significant
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Samah M. Saeed, CCNY computer engineer & scientist

Grove School engineer Samah Saeed is beneficiary of $4.6m DoE grant to advance quantum computing

City College of New York Computer engineer and scientist Samah M. Saeed is the co-recipient of a $4.6 million U.S. Department of Energy [DoE] grant to advance quantum computing. The funding is for her project, “Toward Efficient Quantum Algorithm Execution on Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Hardware.” An assistant professor of electrical engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering, Saeed will focus on resolving the issues currently affecting the development of quantum computing. The ultimate goal is to develop research and training programs to enable efficient and reliable executions of
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Jeff Morris, Chemical Engineer, Grove School

Jeff Morris, CCNY chemical engineer, wins top rheology award

One of the world’s leading experts in the field, Jeffrey Morris of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the recipient of the 2023 Bingham Medal from the Society of Rheology (SOR). The Medal is the 93-year-old SOR’s highest award and is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of rheology. The Society cited Morris: “for his transformative research on the flow of suspensions, particularly of the mechanics of discontinuous shear thickening, and his application of rheology to practical problems in suspension flow, including his
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CCNY's NSBE Chapter 2023

Grove School’s NSBE chapter is nation’s best

A student team from The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering returned from the National Society of Black Engineers’ 49th annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri, as NSBE Small Chapter of the Year Award winners. Some 13,000 members from NSBE Chapters across six regions attended the five-day gathering at the Kansas City Convention Center. The CCNY chapter’s honor was based on its programs and community engagement during the 2022-2023 academic year. Highlights, according to Ashley Bailey, a senior majoring in environmental engineering, and chapter VP, include: Co-hosting and
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Attentive Energy_CCNY Partnership_March 2023

Attentive Energy proposes $10 million renewable energy program at CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering

Attentive Energy One – a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Rise Light & Power – is committing $10 million to The City College of New York (CCNY) to establish a new renewable energy training program as part of its 1,400 MW offshore wind proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in January 2023. The announcement was made today by Attentive Energy One and CCNY leadership on a visit to CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering in Harlem. The Attentive Energy One project will build an offshore wind farm, which will deliver clean energy to over 700,000 homes
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Reza Khanbilvardi, NOAA Chair Professor of Civil Engineering in the Grove School

CCNY joins $6 million NOAA-funded climate adaptation network in U.S. Caribbean

With climate change an increasingly pressing global issue, The City College of New York’s involvement in finding solutions continues to expand. CCNY is joining a group of other prominent institutions in a new CAP (Climate Adaptation Partnerships) program supported by a $6,037,4681 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Program Office (NOAA- CPO). Caribbean Climate Adaptation Network (CCAN) is part of a broader network of 12 teams funded by NOAA's CAP ( formerly known as the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program) across the U.S. Titled: “
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Camille Kamga and Alison Conway

USDOT awards CCNY & partners more than $15m to improve public transportation, infrastructure

The City College of New York is the recipient of two grants totaling more than $15 million under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program. The congressionally mandated UTC program was created in 1987 to support the formation of university consortia to advance transportation research, technology development, and education and workforce development in the United States. CCNY’s University Transportation Research Center (UTRC) will lead the regional UTC for USDOT Region 2, which includes New York State, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin
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CCNY Receives $4.5 million state grant to complete life sciences incubator

The City College of New York has received an Empire State Development grant of $4.5 million for its City Innovations Collaborative life sciences incubator facility. The grant, announced by Gov. Kathy Hochul, is the final component needed to complete the construction of the $34 million facility – known as CInC – in West Harlem's Manhattanville Factory District. CInC is a new regional innovation engine created by CCNY to seed, cultivate, and sustain a thriving regional life science ecosystem for New York City communities who have been historically underrepresented in this space. CInC will be an
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Jeffrey S. Garanich

City College receives $1.325 million for convergent research and training

The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, along with four partner institutions, has received a $1.325 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for talent and workforce development, and research training, as part of a collaborative project to prevent infections in tissue-engineered organs, implants, and other medical devices. The study, “Collaborative Research: GCR: Infection-Resisting Resorbable Scaffolds for Engineering Human Tissue,” is being carried out by cross-disciplinary partners at Stevens Institute of Technology (the lead institution), Syracuse
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CCNY computer scientist Jie Wei [left] and Haibin Ling of SUNY Stony Brook

CCNY computer scientist Jie Wei leads USAF-funded project to improve situational assessment and awareness

Jie Wei, professor of computer science at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a $299,000 grant from the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research to improve situational assessment and awareness (SAAW), which is critical to military operations, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) applications. The three-year project, in collaboration with Professor Haibin Ling of SUNY Stony Brook’s Department of Computer Sci-ence, is entitled “Efficient, Robust and Explainable Situational Assessment and Awareness AI/ML System Using Multi-Modal Sensing and Deep Learning
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