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

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.

NYIT Receives Third Consecutive NSF Grant for Undergraduate Summer Research

A National Science Foundation grant will fund NYIT’s Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program during the summer of 2019, 2020, and 2021.

Dinosaurs Chilled Out With Built-In Snout A/C

How did gigantic, heavily armored dinosaurs avoid overheating in the warm Mesozoic climate? A research team led by Jason Bourke, Ph.D., assistant professor of basic sciences, NYITCOM at A-State, have posed a new theory: Dinosaurs came equipped with an intricate cooling system in their snouts.

Saving the Hearts of Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

With the help of a nearly $400,000 NIH grant, NYIT researchers are looking for ways to prevent patients with chronic kidney disease from developing heart disease.

Mouth Guards Get a Digital Upgrade and Aid Concussion Study

Ten student-athletes wore mouth guards with sensors to see how hits effect their cognition.

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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