Professor Andrea Alù (Physics), founding director of the Photonics Initiative at The Graduate Center’s Advanced Science Research Center, joins a select group of scientists recognized as Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics. This list “recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.” The list aims to […]
December 13, 2018 | ASRC News, Photonics Initiative
The Advanced Science Research Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Opens a New Science Education Center to the PublicDecember 4, 2018 | ASRC News
The Harlem-based IlluminationSpace seeks to spur young people’s interest in STEM careers and provide a public view to research taking place at the ASRC NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2018 – The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (GC/CUNY) has opened the IlluminationSpace, a new science […]
Study Shows Winter Snowpack Declines May Reduce Tree Growth and the Ability of Forests to Filter Carbon from Our Air and WaterDecember 3, 2018 | ASRC News, Environmental Sciences Initiative
Findings also suggest a variety of industries in the Northeast could be negatively affected by warming trends, including maple syrup, timber and snow sports NEW YORK, December 1, 2018 – Researchers conducting a 5-year-long study examining snow cover in a northern hardwood forest region found that projected changes in climate could lead to a 95 […]
September 4, 2018 | ASRC News, Structural Biology Initiative
With a three-year, $633,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at the ASRC are exploring ways to identify which proteins are particularly amenable to use in biotech and therapeutic applications.
August 30, 2018 | ASRC News
This summer, a number of high school students from New York City public schools were selected to conduct research with ASRC faculty and doctoral students in disciplines such as nanoscience, structural biology, and environmental science.
August 27, 2018 | ASRC News, Neuroscience Initiative
Shafer’s lab will focus on understanding the relationship between neural network function and circadian rhythms.
August 27, 2018 | ASRC News, Photonics Initiative
Grosso’s lab to focus on developing 2D materials aimed at leapfrogging opto-electronic device circuitry and information processing systems
The Advanced Science Research Center’s Photonics Initiative Wins $3.2M Grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyAugust 14, 2018 | ASRC News, Photonics Initiative
The four-year program will support efforts to model and develop next-gen equipment to mold light and other electromagnetic waves.
August 6, 2018 | ASRC News, Environmental Sciences Initiative
The trend could accelerate an increase in atmospheric methane levels and intensify global warming.
Scientists Uncover the Role of a Protein in the Survival and Generation of the Myelin-Forming Cells in the BrainJuly 19, 2018 | ASRC News, Neuroscience Initiative
The discovery is a major step toward understanding the mechanisms of myelin production and the potential for treating certain central nervous system diseases