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

988: Changing the Response to Mental Health Crises

Anu Raj, Psy.D., clinical psychologist at the Center for Behavioral Health, explains why 988, the new emergency number for mental health crises, provides Americans with a much-needed resource.

Your Fitness Class May Boost Thinking Skills

A study by New York Tech researchers analyzes whether instructor-led vs. self-paced exercise offers greater “brain-boosting” benefits.

Vancouver’s Shao Named an Outstanding Educator in North America

Assistant Professor Yunlong Shao, Ph.D., has been named one of six outstanding educators in North America by Instructure, the maker of the Canvas learning management system.

Hurricane Sandy: 10 Years Later

We look back at the important role alumni played, and continue to play, during the storm’s aftermath and examine how the event has reshaped approaches to teaching architecture and design.

Hadjiargyrou Is New York Tech’s First Distinguished Professor

Professor Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences and director of the D.O./Ph.D. program, has been named New York Institute of Technology’s first distinguished professor. This designation recognizes outstanding faculty who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their careers.

Getting a Grip on Robotic Hands

Michael Nizich, Ph.D., director of the ETIC and the creator of E.R.R.S.E.L.A., discusses advancements and challenges in engineering lifelike robotic hands.

2022 Energy Conference: Climate Adaptation and Resilience

At the 2022 Energy Conference, New York Tech faculty, alumni, and industry experts explored strategies for adapting to climate change and talked about how communities can increase their sustainability and resilience.

Faculty Profile: Steven Lindo

Adjunct Associate Professor Steven Lindo’s Springboard Incubators hosts after-school and summer programs to encourage minorities and women to study computer science. At New York Tech, he is guiding students on a path to success in his Career Discovery course, required course for all College of Engineering and Computing Sciences freshmen.

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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