Our Faculty

NYIT’s faculty of researchers and passionate teacher-scholars educates and inspires the next generation of makers and doers, inventors and innovators, and leaders and entrepreneurs. Our faculty engages NYIT students both inside and outside of the classroom, helping them to graduate career-ready and prepared to make the world a better place.

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Features and Videos

NYITCOM Researchers Link Increase in Lyme Disease to Climate Change

NYITCOM researchers remind New Yorkers of Lyme disease risk.

Hydroxychloroquine Explained

Biological and Chemical Sciences students and faculty discuss the fascination with hydroxychloroquine and its potential to treat the virus responsible for COVID-19.

Jarkon Busts Stigma on Mental Health Podcast

For National Mental Health Awareness Month, Liat Jarkon, D.O., director for the Center for Behavioral Health and assistant professor of family medicine at NYITCOM, appeared on Recovery Radio, the official podcast for Landmark Recovery Centers.

Mechanical Engineering Simulations Raise Pediatric Brain Injury Awareness

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Milan Toma, Ph.D., published an op-ed in International Business Times about using computer simulations to help prevent head trauma in young children.

Changing the Perception of T. rex

Assistant Professor of Anatomy at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Akinobu “Aki” Watanabe, Ph.D., was one of more than 15 paleontologists who helped to launch an encyclopedia of dinosaurs.

Big-Hearted Efforts Support Clinicians and Patients Impacted by COVID-19

College of Osteopathic Medicine students, faculty, and staff are lending helping hands to frontline health care workers and their patients.

Prehistoric “Crazy Beast” Unlocks an Evolutionary Mystery

The discovery of Adalatherium, an opossum-sized mammal from Madagascar, provides new insights on the diversity of the mammals living on the ancient southern supercontinent Gondwana.

New York Tech's 59th Commencement: Two Options, One Outstanding Class

To acknowledge the extraordinary challenges faced by the Class of 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis, New York Tech will offer two commencement ceremonies celebrating their achievements: a virtual ceremony for New York City and Long Island campus students on June 21, 2020, and an in-person event in May 2021.


By the Numbers

  • NYIT Faculty: 364 full-time, 536 part-time
  • Gender Ratio

    NYIT Faculty Gender Ratio: 59% male, 41% female
  • Racial and Ethnic Makeup

    NYIT Faculty Racial Ethnic Groups Graphic
    • American Indian/Alaska Native: <1%
    • Asian: 22%
    • Black/African-American: 3%
    • Hispanic/Latino: 3%
    • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%
    • Two or more races: <1%
    • White: 70%
  • Achievements

    • 111 authors with 281 publication credits

    • 95 presenters with 336 conference presentations

    • 30 honorees with 87 awards

    • 4 designers with 7 exhibitions

    • 139 grant recipients with 220 grants received (internal and external)

    • 2 patent holders with 4 patents

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