Research is how New York Tech makes the world a better place. Our faculty and students work together on interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial approaches to tackle the world's biggest challenges in STEM areas, including technology, medicine, design, management, healthcare, and much more. From undergraduate research opportunities in engineering, architecture, life sciences, to advanced research conducted by our medical students, researchers at New York Tech fight the war on cybercrime, improve therapies for patients battling Parkinson's, Ehlers Danlos, heart, and kidney diseases, and develop designs and solutions for a safer, more sustainable future.

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Features and Videos

Recognizing American Heart Month

In recognition of American Heart Month, New York Tech News is looking back at select highlights of NYITCOM’s esteemed cardiovascular research, awards, and public education efforts.

Keeping Science on Its Toes

In a study published by PeerJ, Professor Nikos Solounias, Ph.D., and NYITCOM student Shannon Smith explain why a bony structure—which they dub “the bony cap”—may play a large role in finger and toe regeneration and nail growth.

A Research Collaboration with Heart

NYITCOM and the DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education have forged a new collaboration that enables medical students to join in innovative and potentially life-saving research.

NIH-Funded Research at NYITCOM Could Yield New Brain Disorder Treatments

NYITCOM’s Jerry Zhao, Ph.D., has secured an NIH grant in support of research that could help to deliver new drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and autism spectrum disorder.

Researchers Secure Leakey Foundation Grants

Two researchers from NYITCOM’s Department of Anatomy have secured grants from the Leakey Foundation, which exclusively funds research related to human origins.

Shining a Light on Student Research

More than 40 undergraduate students showcased their scientific research at Theobald Science Center on December 16.

News Byte: Studying the Impact of Smartphones in the Classroom

New research by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Melissa Huey, Ph.D., finds that smartphones negatively impact college students’ classroom experience.

Research for a Better World

Faculty and student researchers join forces across schools and colleges to address challenges, find solutions, and fuel innovation, giving students unique experiences that enhance their learning and allowing them to work with colleagues outside their areas of study on a common goal.

News Spotlight

Woman scientist using lab machinery in new engineering and biology lab

New Lab Fosters Interdisciplinary Research in Engineering and Biology

In 2020, 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

  • Center for Cancer Research

    Multidisciplinary approaches are used to study the mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression, develop innovative technologies for earlier cancer detection and diagnosis, and discover novel cancer therapy

  • Center for Facility and Infrastructure Systems

    Conducts research that identifies improvements to buildings and other structures, demonstrating effective programs for implementing upgrades

  • Center for Water Resources Management

    Develops and advances innovative practices, solutions, legal strategies, and management of a range of water resource settings

  • Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation Center

    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 healthcare/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