Our Faculty

Our faculty of researchers and passionate teacher-scholars educates and inspires the next generation of makers and doers, inventors and innovators, and leaders and entrepreneurs. By instilling a growth mindset in our students, New York Tech faculty help them to graduate career-ready and prepared to make the world a better place.

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Features and Videos

Race, Medicine, and COVID-19

At the panel discussion “Race, Medicine, and COVID-19,” medical experts addressed healthcare disparities and how to build a more inclusive healthcare environment based on trusted relationships between physicians and patients.

LIBN Honors Brian Harper, M.D., M.P.H. with 2021 Diversity in Business Award

Brian Harper, M.D., M.P.H., vice president for equity and inclusion and chief medical officer, received a 2021 Diversity in Business award from Long Island Business News.

Training an Army to Combat COVID-19

To win the war on COVID-19, the United States will need an army of trained vaccinators. Volunteers from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and NYIT School of Health Professions are answering the call.

College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Industry Leaders Lecture Series

At the Industry Leaders Lecture Series, senior tech and industry executives will address career and technology topics ranging from entrepreneurship and systems engineering to career opportunities.

New York Tech Congratulates Aki Watanabe, Ph.D., on Major CAREER Milestone

Akinobu “Aki” Watanabe, Ph.D., assistant professor of anatomy, has become the first New York Institute of Technology faculty to receive a U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award.

Navigating Relationships During a Pandemic

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, students spoke with Liat Jarkon, D.O., director of New York Tech’s Center for Behavioral Health, about the ways COVID-19 has changed the dynamics of relationships.

Driving Safely, Under the Influence of Trust

To enhance the safety, security, and efficiency of driving, Associate Professor Wenjia Li, Ph.D., and graduate student Chenyue Zhang propose a novel solution to evaluate the trustworthiness of cars’ navigation messages through an artificial intelligence-enabled trust management system (AIT) using deep learning algorithms and blockchain technology.

Medical Students Trade Stethoscopes for Storybooks and Stationery

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine launched new initiatives to connect medical students with children from underserved communities to inspire future physicians.


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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