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

16th Annual SOURCE

On April 26, students presented their research at the 16th Annual Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE).

18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception: Celebrating NYIT’s Creative Achievements

Nearly 190 scholars, scientists, professionals, and researchers were honored at the 18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception at NYIT de Seversky Mansion on April 11.

18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception

On April 11, 2019, faculty members were recognized for their work at the 18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception.

New Research Shows Why People Are Willing to Pamper Their Pets

A new study by Assistant Professor Colleen P. Kirk, M.B.A., D.P.S., reveals that dog owners have greater psychological ownership of their pets—and a willingness to pay more for their care.

When It Comes to Social Media, Doctors Are Held to a Higher Standard

Medical students need to fully grasp the consequences of social media usage, explains Associate Professor Bernadette Riley, D.O.

News Brief: Zhang Shares Research at Biotech Investors’ Meetup

Assistant Professor of Life Sciences Shenglong Zhang, Ph.D., presented his research findings about sequencing RNA to an audience of biotech investors, scientists, and entrepreneurs at an event held at NYIT.

Not Quite Game Over: Preventing eSports Injuries

NYIT researchers prove that eSports athletes face risk of injury just like any other athlete.

What Happens to Bad Gifts?

In an article in The Conversation, Associate Professor of Marketing Deborah Cohn, Ph.D., explains what people do with unwanted gifts.

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