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

Meet Our New Full-Time Faculty

New York Institute of Technology welcomes 24 professors for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Faculty Earn Presidential Engagement Awards for Research, Technology, Global Approaches

Five faculty members received Presidential Engagement Awards for their efforts to integrate global topics, research/scholarship, and technology into their curriculum.

Q&A: How Lizards and Snakes Got Their Skull Shapes

In a new study, Assistant Professor Akinobu Watanabe and a team of researchers discover that diet and habitat played a role in the evolution of snake and lizard skulls.

Faculty Spends Summer Learning a New Language

Professor of Physics Roger Yu sees great potential for Wolfram Language at New York Institute of Technology.

Faculty Win $750K NSF Grant for Sustainability Research

With the support of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong will study sustainable and resilient urban development in New York City and Phoenix, Ariz.

Q&A: What You May Not Know About Long Island’s Drinking Water

Associate Professor Sarah Meyland talks about the state of Long Island’s drinking water and what it will take to clean it up.

Down the Pipe: Engineering Professors Awarded $350K NSF Grant

Assistant Professors Reza Khalaj Amineh, Ph.D., and Maryam Ravan, Ph.D., win a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to enhance the testing of composite materials using holographic microwave imaging.

Active Research: Going Head-to-Head Against Concussions

Experts at NYIT’s Center for Sports Medicine are leading the charge on concussion care and research.


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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