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

New York Tech Mini-Research Grants Program Expands to Focus on Girls in STEM

Thanks to funding from the American Association of University Women, New York Tech is expanding its Mini-Research Grant Awards (MRGA) program to focus on attracting girls to STEM studies.

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.

Medical Student Awarded Competitive AHA Scholarship

NYITCOM student Nikki Maddie has secured a Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease from the American Heart Association (AHA) to study the link between obesity and hypertension.

Researching Treatments for Pediatric Brain Cancer

New York Tech researchers published scientific findings that could bring the medical community one step closer to winning the fight against pediatric brain cancer.

Polly Want to Climb?

NYITCOM researchers find that parrots, which cannot grasp surfaces with their wings, climb by using their head as a third “limb.”

UREP Students Take on Real-World Challenges

On May 10, students in the Undergraduate Research Entrepreneurship Program (UREP) showcased their final projects, showcasing solutions for pressing real-world problems in sustainability, precision healthcare, and renewable energy.

Students Find Great SOURCE of Information, Humor, and More

On April 29, students gathered on the New York City campus and Zoom for the Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE), the annual end-of-year event, which gives them a unique opportunity to present their scholarly work to peers.

Why Sense of Touch Varies Among Individuals

New NYITCOM anatomy research may explain why some individuals are more sensitive to tactile sensations than others.

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