Research is how we make the world a better place. At New York Institute of Technology, faculty and students draw on interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial approaches to tackle the world’s biggest challenges in technology, medicine, design, management, health care, and so much more. From undergraduate research opportunities in engineering and life sciences, to advanced research for our medical students, researchers at NYIT fight the war on cybercrime, find new energy alternatives, improve therapies for patients battling Parkinson’s, Ehlers Danlos, heart and kidney disease, and develop designs for a safer, more sustainable future.

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Features and Videos

Getting Hands-On with Concussions

NYITCOM research explores whether osteopathic techniques can improve concussion symptoms and help clinicians to better understand the impact of these injuries.

NYITCOM-Arkansas Receives Its First NIH Grant

An NYITCOM-Arkansas researcher received a $428,400 multi-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate whether Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment can help relieve migraine headaches.

Widely Used Blood Test Could Advance Heart Failure Treatment

NYITCOM biomedical researchers were part of a team developed a new use for a common blood test, which could one day save the lives of heart failure patients.

A Winning Proposal

A project proposal by UX/UI student Dominica Jamir was recognized at this year’s International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network.

Symposium Goes Virtual to Address Parkinson’s Impact on Younger Women

The Young Women’s Patient Education Virtual Forum, an interdisciplinary symposium on May 28, attracted more than 70 people with Parkinson’s disease, caregivers, and medical professionals to focus attention and spur research on the oft-overlooked segment of females diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in their 30s and 40s.

News Byte: NYITCOM 2020 Graduate Receives Research Award

Jennifer Behbodikhah, D.O. (’20), received the Eastern Section Scholars Award from the American Federation for Medical Research.

CyberSecurity Students Partner with Gowin Semiconductor to Solve Security Challenge

Graduate cybersecurity students at New York Tech’s Vancouver campus worked with China-based Gowin Semiconductor, the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company.

NYITCOM Researchers Link Increase in Lyme Disease to Climate Change

NYITCOM researchers remind New Yorkers of Lyme disease risk.

News Spotlight

Woman scientist using lab machinary in new engineering and biology lab

New Lab Fosters Interdisciplinary Research in Engineering and Biology

On January 13, New York Institute of Technology opened the Biomedical Sciences and Bioengineering Laboratory, allowing faculty to train students and pursue interdisciplinary research.Read the story


Research Centers

  • Entrepreneurship, Technology & Innovation

    Focuses on IT and cybersecurity; bioengineering and medical devices; and energy and green technologies

  • Global Health

    Explores risk factors, causes of disease, and determinants of health care/delivery systems


    Specialties include anatomy, biomedical, family medicine, OMM, and clinical specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    Specialties include OMM, physical and occupational therapies, training, nutrition, and concussion and injury prevention and treatment