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

Brookhaven National Laboratory Delegation Visits New York Tech

A delegation from Brookhaven National Laboratory visited New York Tech to identify potential collaborations between the two institutions.

Fighting Childhood Brain Cancer

For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, New York Tech News highlights the work of NYITCOM’s Haotian Zhao, M.D., Ph.D., and medical student Lukas Faltings, who are researching the biological processes responsible for childhood brain tumors and possible therapies to help children battle these malignant masses.

Unlocking New Insights Into Breast Cancer Risk

Research by the College of Arts and Sciences' William Letsou, Ph.D., could change how scientists and physicians understand genetic predisposition to breast cancer.

Tackling Cancer’s Thorniest Questions

New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Cancer Research brings together clinicians, scientists, and students from the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering and Computing Sciences to investigate new ways to detect, treat, and prevent cancers.

Beyond the Bones: The “Tail” of an Ancient Beast

NYITCOM Associate Professor Simone Hoffmann, Ph.D., is part of a team “unearthing” significant clues about an extinct, ancient mammal.

Visualizing How Military Blasts Impact Unborn Babies

Amidst military conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, an NYITCOM study provides new insight on how military blasts injure unborn babies.

Beyond the Bones: Brainy Birds

Assistant Professor Aki Watanabe, Ph.D., published the first study from his NSF CAREER grant-funded research project; he proposes using a domesticated chicken to study how birds—and perhaps animals in general—ended up with differently shaped brains.

Biomedical Researchers Secure Prestigious Federal Grants

Faculty from the College of Osteopathic Medicine have secured a collective $1.4 million dollars in grants that support studies to further the understanding and treatment of several health conditions, including pediatric brain cancer, heart failure, and hypertension.

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