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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Features and Videos

Continuing Proud Traditions at OMED21

At this year’s Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED21), NYITCOM students, faculty, and alumni presented academic research, exchanged ideas on advancements in medicine, and recognized its award-winning community members.

Third Quarter in Review

A roundup of research grants and awards obtained by New York Tech faculty that support original and innovative research to provide a student experience that inspire critically creative thinking through fundamental or applied experiences.

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.

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.

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.

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