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

CyberSecurity Students Partner with Gowin Semiconductor to Solve Security Challenge

Graduate cybersecurity students at New York Tech’s Vancouver campus worked with China-based Gowin Semiconductor, the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company.

NYITCOM Researchers Link Increase in Lyme Disease to Climate Change

NYITCOM researchers remind New Yorkers of Lyme disease risk.

Health Professions Students Share Research at Annual Aletheia Symposium

School of Health professions students and faculty gathered for a two-day Zoom conference to present their research at this year’s virtual Aletheia Symposium.

Hydroxychloroquine Explained

Biological and Chemical Sciences students and faculty discuss the fascination with hydroxychloroquine and its potential to treat the virus responsible for COVID-19.

Mechanical Engineering Simulations Raise Pediatric Brain Injury Awareness

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Milan Toma, Ph.D., published an op-ed in International Business Times about using computer simulations to help prevent head trauma in young children.

E.R.R.S.E.L.A. Offers a New Take on Tech

E.R.R.S.E.L.A., or the ETIC Research Robot for Student Engagement and Learning Activities, provides a virtual lab for collaborative research for New York Tech students, faculty, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Prehistoric “Crazy Beast” Unlocks an Evolutionary Mystery

The discovery of Adalatherium, an opossum-sized mammal from Madagascar, provides new insights on the diversity of the mammals living on the ancient southern supercontinent Gondwana.

Simulating Pediatric Head Trauma

Mechanical engineering student Alfonso Dehesa Baeza talks about his research on abusive head trauma.

News Spotlight

Woman scientist using lab machinary in new engineering and biology lab

New Lab Fosters Interdisciplinary Research in Engineering and Biology

On January 13, 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

  • 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