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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NYITCOM Student Secures Prestigious AHA Scholarship

College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) student Risa Kiernan received the highly competitive 2021 Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Why We Need to Keep Smartphones Out of the Classroom

In an International Business Times op-ed, College of Arts and Sciences’ Melissa Huey, Ph.D., calls for widespread critical thinking education initiatives, explaining how the pandemic has exacerbated Gen Z’s digital dependencies.

NIH Grant Funds Depression Research

Assistant Professor Weikang Cai, Ph.D., secured a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how certain brain cells respond to chronic stress. The research project could help identify breakthrough treatments for clinical depression, which affects more than 260 million people worldwide.

Advanced Undergrad Research on Display

On May 12, eight teams comprising 28 students in the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences’ Undergraduate Research and Entrepreneurship Program presented their research to faculty, peers, and others via a virtual event.

Rethinking Human Origins

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Nathan Thompson, Ph.D., is co-author to a new report in the journal Science, which aims to explain ape and human evolution, including how scientists can get closer to discovering our last common ancestor.

Biology Student Presents Cancer Treatment Research

Biology major Kaitlyn Accardi presented her cancer treatment research virtually at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research.

Making Radars Smarter in Congested Radio Frequency Environment

Assistant professor Batu Chalise, Ph.D., and a professor at Villanova University have been awarded $240,000 from the Army Research Laboratory as part of a subcontract from Alion Science and Technology to enhance state-of-the-art radar functionality.

Study: Brain Size May Not Indicate Intelligence

Brian Beatty, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) helped to publish a study that suggests that brain size, relative to body size, may not be an accurate measurement of intelligence.

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