Our Faculty

Our faculty of researchers and passionate teacher-scholars educates and inspires the next generation of makers and doers, inventors and innovators, and leaders and entrepreneurs. By instilling a growth mindset in our students, New York Tech faculty help them to graduate career-ready and prepared to make the world a better place.

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Features and Videos

Faculty and Staff Convocation Focuses on Student Experience, Annual Excellence Awards

On September 10, the annual faculty and staff convocation featured presentations by President Hank Foley, Ph.D., and members of the administration, while honoring faculty and staff winners of the 2021 Presidential Excellence Awards.

Faculty Profile: Michael Hadjiargyrou

Department Chair, Ph.D. Program Director, and distinguished scientist Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., became seriously interested in biology after taking an undergraduate class in the field. At New York Tech, he is dedicated to providing an outstanding education and service to the students.

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.

Building the Biotech Talent Pipeline Now is Critical

As the delta variant spreads, the United States’ plan to administer 100 million COVID-19 booster shots in the next few months would not be possible without the scientists and researchers working in America’s biotech sector. Unfortunately, the number of new researchers entering the workforce isn’t keeping up with demand.

Study: Gamers “Stand” to Benefit from Walking Breaks

Researchers from New York Tech’s Center for Esports Medicine have published a study in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine that evaluates if walking breaks can benefit gamers’ reaction time and executive function.

Students First: Fall Academic Plans with the Deans

Deans and representatives from New York Tech’s colleges and schools joined the university community for the second discussion of the 2021 Students First: Community Conversations series.


By the Numbers

  • NYIT Faculty: 342 full-time, 518 part-time
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    Percent of full-time faculty holding terminal degrees

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Anatomy
    • Architectural Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Bioengineering/Biotechnology
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Engineering
    • Data Science
    • Digital Design
    • DNA
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Environmental Technology
    • Exercise Science Heart Disease
    • Human Resources Management
    • Marketing
    • Osteopathic Medicine
    • Psychology
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sustainability/Sustainable Design
  • Achievements

    • 111 authors with 281 publication credits

    • 95 presenters with 336 conference presentations

    • 30 honorees with 87 awards

    • 4 designers with 7 exhibitions

    • 139 grant recipients with 220 grants received (internal and external)

    • 2 patent holders with 4 patents

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