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

Fighting Childhood Brain Cancer

For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, New York Tech News highlights the work of NYITCOM’s Haotian Zhao, M.D., Ph.D., and medical student Lukas Faltings, who are researching the biological processes responsible for childhood brain tumors and possible therapies to help children battle these malignant masses.

Keeping Tech Safe

New York Tech has launched Tech Safe, a new custom-branded security app. The user-friendly app is a direct channel to Campus Security and enhances the university’s community and safety response to incidents and emergencies.

“Fall”-ing into a Healthy Lunch Routine

As students, faculty, and staff return to campus, nutrition expert Mindy Haar, Ph.D., RDN, shares simple tips and tricks for packing healthy lunches.

Convocation 2023: Celebrating the Start of the New Academic Year

On August 31, faculty and staff celebrated the start of the 2023-2024 academic year at the university’s annual faculty and staff convocation—as well as the presentation of the Presidential Excellence Awards.

Op-ed: Autism diagnoses are on the rise. School policy must change.

A Fortune op-ed by the School of Health Professions’ Alex Lopez, J.D., OT/L, advocates that K-12 schools be required to have occupational therapists or other autism specialists on staff to support students and provide proper intervention.

Welcome, New Faculty!

As part of the activities to begin the new academic year, New York Tech welcomed new (and recently hired) faculty at a reception held on the Long Island campus.

Unlocking New Insights Into Breast Cancer Risk

Research by the College of Arts and Sciences' William Letsou, Ph.D., could change how scientists and physicians understand genetic predisposition to breast cancer.

Tackling Cancer’s Thorniest Questions

New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Cancer Research brings together clinicians, scientists, and students from the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering and Computing Sciences to investigate new ways to detect, treat, and prevent cancers.

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
    • Architecture
    • Architectural Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Behavioral Science (Psychology, Sociology)
    • Bioengineering/Biotechnology
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Engineering
    • Data Science
    • Digital Design
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Environmental Technology
    • Exercise Science
    • Heart Disease
    • Information Technology
    • Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Math
    • Osteopathic Medicine
    • Sports Medicine/Esports Medicine
    • Sustainability/Sustainable Design
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