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.

NYIT faculty working on tablet

Features and Videos

Q&A: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

In recognition of Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, The Box sat down with NYITCOM’s Liat Jarkon, D.O., psychiatrist and director of the Center for Behavioral Health, to learn about the resources available to at-risk individuals and their loved ones.

News Byte: Aluminaire House Finds New Home in Palm Springs

The Aluminaire House Foundation, founded by NYIT School of Architecture and Design faculty Michael Schwarting, M.Arch. and Frances Campani, M.Arch., has donated the Aluminaire House to the Palm Springs Museum of Art to be part of its permanent collection.

Op-ed: A Vaccine Doesn’t Mean the End of the Pandemic

Distributing many millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses will pose enormous challenges for the U.S. medical supply chain, and the United States is unprepared, according to an op-ed by Purushottam Meena, Ph.D., associate professor of operations management.

New Faculty Receive Rousing, Robust Tech Welcome

Eight tenure-track professors, three teaching faculty, and one post-doctoral teaching fellow were welcomed to New York Tech during online faculty orientation activities in early September.

Convocation Celebrates New Academic Year, Presidential Excellence Award Winners

Members of New York Tech’s leadership team shared highlights of the past year and plans for 2020-2021 at the annual convocation for faculty and staff on September 3, 2020.

Building a Community of Care

At the “We’re in This Together: A Community of Resources to Support our Students” discussion, New York Institute of Technology faculty and staff learned about ways to support students and how to be a resource for one another during difficult and uncertain times.

Q&A with New AEE Fellow Robert Amundsen on Wind Energy

Newly appointed Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Fellow Robert Amundsen, Ph.D., talks about the growth of wind energy technology and how New York Tech’s courses give students a competitive edge in the industry.

News Byte: Beheshti Shares Expertise About Internet of Things Security

NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean Babak Beheshti, Ph.D., shares insight and expertise about Internet of Things (IoT) security in a leading industry podcast.


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

More Facts & Rankings