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

Faculty Spends Summer Learning a New Language

Professor of Physics Roger Yu sees great potential for Wolfram Language at New York Institute of Technology.

Faculty Win $750K NSF Grant for Sustainability Research

With the support of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong will study sustainable and resilient urban development in New York City and Phoenix, Ariz.

Q&A: What You May Not Know About Long Island’s Drinking Water

Associate Professor Sarah Meyland talks about the state of Long Island’s drinking water and what it will take to clean it up.

Down the Pipe: Engineering Professors Awarded $350K NSF Grant

Assistant Professors Reza Khalaj Amineh, Ph.D., and Maryam Ravan, Ph.D., win a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to enhance the testing of composite materials using holographic microwave imaging.

Active Research: Going Head-to-Head Against Concussions

Experts at NYIT’s Center for Sports Medicine are leading the charge on concussion care and research.

Brain Therapy: New Treatments for Neurological Problems

With novel, interdisciplinary approaches to care, physicians and health professionals at NYIT are improving the lives of those with neurological disorders and making breakthroughs in the field.

Jaime Martinez Awarded Grant to Spur Innovation in STEM Teaching

Associate Professor Jaime (Jim) Martinez, Ph.D., won a nearly $50,000 to support innovative science teaching, starting with hosting the largest CESTEMER conference at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.

Faculty Receive $300K in Internal Grants

The Office of Academic Affairs awarded more than $300,000 in internal grants to tenure and tenure-track faculty.


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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