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

Building Common Grounds with Architecture

In a Salon op-ed, Assistant Professor Dongsei Kim, M.Des., argues that well-designed architecture on borders between countries can create opportunities for residents on both sides.

Faculty Profile: Julia Molnar

Through her research, Assistant Professor Julia Molnar, Ph.D., hopes to understand how the movements of animals evolve over time, which could help veterinarians and conservationists take better care of their charges.

Faculty Profile: Jason Bourke

What’s in a nose? When it comes to dinosaurs, Assistant Professor Jason Bourke, Ph.D., has the answers. His research on dinosaur biology and behavior is shaping modern paleontology.

When It Comes to Social Media, Doctors Are Held to a Higher Standard

Medical students need to fully grasp the consequences of social media usage, explains Associate Professor Bernadette Riley, D.O.

Q&A: Fighting for Strong Bones

Professor Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby for improved access to and use of bone density testing.

Q&A: Harlem Fine Arts Show Honors Brian Harper, M.D.

The associate professor talks to The Box about being recognized for his contributions to medicine and why more African Americans should become doctors.

NYIT Faculty Benefit from NIH Grant Guru

Richard Nakamura, former director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review, provides insights to faculty-researchers on how to attain federal grant funding.

First NYIT Faculty Fellowship Awarded to Jonathan Goldman

Associate Professor Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., plans to develop a series of interdisciplinary events featuring NYIT faculty and students.

Faculty in the Media



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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