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

New York Tech Supports K-8 STEM Education Through $3.75 Million in State Grants

The university will work with school districts across Nassau County on teacher training initiatives that were recently granted more than $3.75 million in funding by New York State Department of Education’s Smart Start Grant Program.

News Byte: Jennifer Griffiths, Ph.D., Shares Her Pell Grant Story

Jennifer Griffiths, Ph.D., showed her support of increasing the maximum Pell Grant to $13,000 by sharing her personal story on the Pell Voices page.

New “Conversations in Urban Design” Series Taps Top Talent

The new series features discussions between School of Architecture and Design students and distinguished practitioners and researchers in academia who contribute to the fields of urban design, sustainable development, and landscape urbanism.

CITYarts Recognizes Digital Art and Design Chair Rozina Vavetsi and Student Award Winners

Rozina Vavetsi, M.Sc., associate professor and chair of the Department of Digital Art and Design, received CITYarts’ 2021 Making a Difference Through the Arts award and three New York Tech digital art and design students were recognized as winners of a CITYarts design contest.

News Byte: New York Tech Healthcare Leaders Recognized

Four healthcare leaders from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the School of Health Professions were honored during Schneps Media’s Healthcare Heroes event.

Summer Squeeze: Why Gas Prices Are Going Up

Associate Professor Shaya Sheikh, Ph.D., talks to The Box about what is driving the surge in prices, what it means for air travel, and if there is relief in sight.

Preparing Students for a New Workforce

At the Long Island Business News webinar, “Industry-Academic Partnerships for Technology and Economic Growth,” higher education and industry experts discussed the ways they can prepare students for careers and help businesses remain competitive and grow.

Spotlight on Faculty Tenures and Promotions

As New York Tech prepares for the 2021-2022 academic year, several faculty members were recognized for their outstanding teaching, scholarship, service, and commitment to the university through tenure and promotions.


By the Numbers

  • NYIT Faculty: 342 full-time, 518 part-time
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    Percent of full-time faculty holding terminal degrees

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Anatomy
    • Architectural Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Bioengineering/Biotechnology
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Engineering
    • Data Science
    • Digital Design
    • DNA
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Environmental Technology
    • Exercise Science Heart Disease
    • Human Resources Management
    • Marketing
    • Osteopathic Medicine
    • Psychology
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sustainability/Sustainable Design
  • 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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