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’s Center for Esports Medicine Partners with Fnatic

The Center for Esports Medicine launched an exciting research collaboration with the esports performance brand Fnatic to explore how compression sleeves may aid in gaming performance.

Large NIH Grant Supports Work in Direct Sequencing of RNA Modifications

With a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant, Associate Professor of Life Sciences Shenglong Zhang, Ph.D., will lead a team of researchers to determine how RNA modifications affect conditions including cancer and diabetes.

Study: Nasal Problem Plagued Long-Nosed Crocodile Relatives

Research from NYITCOM-Arkansas’s Jason Bourke, Ph.D., finds that humans have more in common with endangered crocodiles than we think—namely, a deviated septum.

Continuing Proud Traditions at OMED21

At this year’s Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED21), NYITCOM students, faculty, and alumni presented academic research, exchanged ideas on advancements in medicine, and recognized its award-winning community members.

Third Quarter in Review

A roundup of research grants and awards obtained by New York Tech faculty that support original and innovative research to provide a student experience that inspire critically creative thinking through fundamental or applied experiences.

Pejman Sanaei, Ph.D., Will Use Math to Improve Membrane Filter Performance

Using a $204,085 National Science Foundation grant, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Pejman Sanaei, Ph.D., will examine ways to improve the quality of filters [...]

New York Tech Physics Faculty Earns NSF Grant to Solve Cosmic Mystery

Assistant Professor of Physics Eve Armstrong, Ph.D., received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to research how the universe formed from stardust.

Study: Chimps Outstep Humans

New research by NYITCOM’s Nathan Thompson, Ph.D., suggests that human strides are considerably shorter than that of our nearest cousins, chimpanzees.

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