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

Discovering New Tools to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., enlists undergraduate students in his research into bacteriophages to fight resistant bacterial infections that occur due to the overuse of antibiotics.

Student Takes First Place at Cybersecurity Conference

Computer science major Stephan Brown took first place at the Ninth Annual Cybersecurity Conference poster presentation.

Children Experience Concussions Longer Than Adults

A heads up for parents of young athletes: researchers at NYIT Center for Sports Medicine Concussion have found that children under 13 years old experience concussion symptoms three times longer than older teens and adults.

Owned: When Consumers Feel a Brand Is “Theirs”

According to Colleen P. Kirk, D.P.S., when consumers feel psychological ownership of a brand, they are happy to spend more for it; but businesses should be aware that these devoted customers also feel entitled to wield some control over the brand.

Architecture Students Find a Way to Cool Down a “Sunny” Part of Queens

A group of three architecture students presented their design solution for Sunnyside Yard, an active rail yard in Queens, during the Urban Design Climate Workshop held at NYIT-New York City (Manhattan) in August.

The Lab That Never Sleeps

Researchers in the Integrated Medical Systems Lab work year-round to develop novel medical devices to combat diseases and disorders.

Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Are Getting Deadlier, But They Can Be Defeated — with Viruses

The best way to defeat killer bacteria? Give people harmless viruses says Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., in an op-ed in Salon.

Throwing Light on STEM Innovation

NYIT researchers received a $426,621 grant from the National Science Foundation for a micro-computed tomography machine, which will allow them to explore the internal spaces and structures of specimen at the microscopic level.

News Spotlight

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NYIT Launches First Ph.D. Program

The new combined Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Medical and Biological Sciences will produce much-needed physician-scientists.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