Research

  1. Saw Mill River daylighting

    Civil Engineering Students Examine Daylighting on the Saw Mill

    Manhattan College students research the environmental effects of exposing portions of the Saw Mill River to sunlight.

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    Just keep swimming: Professor connects her passion to everyday spirituality

    Michele Saracino, Ph.D., professor and chair of religious studies, is researching swimming as a spiritual practice, relating our connection with water to our interactions with God and others in everyday life. 

  3. Undergraduate student presenting research

    Engineering Undergraduates Invited to Present at MIT Technology Conference

    A paper co-written by Kevin Lynch ’17 and Joseph Majeski ’16 is the result of the Jasper Summer Research Scholars program.

  4. faculty ask a panelist questions at international symposium

    Students and Faculty Present at International Symposium on Lasallian Research

    Twenty-four members of the Manhattan College community traveled to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota for the fifth annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research in September.

  5. Alex Karlis '16 constructing vacuum tables for particle detector.

    Physics Professor and Student Contribute to Advanced Particle Research in Geneva

    A National Science Foundation grant allowed a Manhattan College senior to assist in world-renowned science experiments being conducted this summer in Switzerland.

  6. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. and Alannah Boyle '18

    Summer Research Scholars Take On Challenges

    Manhattan College's Summer Research Program includes five students working on Lasallian-focused research projects, plus a collaboration with students from Bethlehem University.

  7. students and faculty present at international science conference

    College Researchers Present Findings at International Science Conference

    A Nobel Prize-winning scientist shared the stage with our students this summer at the annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. William Campbell, Ph.D., the 2015 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology and Medicine, presented at the conference, held on July 11 in Edmonton, Canada.

  8. Van Cortlandt Park

    Engineering Student Works to Improve Water Quality in Van Cortlandt Park

    John Abbatangelo '16 and civil and environmental engineering professors are partnering with The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park to contribute to the Wetland Stewardship for a Healthier Bronx project.

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    Chemical Engineering Student Discovers the Power of the Force

    Phillip Stack ’16M, a graduate chemical engineering student at Manhattan College, discovered that Star Wars can be a whole lot more than a classic Sci-Fi Hollywood franchise. It can be used to teach the complex laws of thermodynamics.

  10. Manhattan College's Walsh Plaza

    EPA Grant Facilitates Engineering Students' Research of Sustainable Concrete

    Led by Goli Nossoni, Ph.D., Manhattan College students are working toward developing a more sustainable infrastructure.

  11. Olivia Mason, Eugene Heerschap

    Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Assist Congress, National Laboratory to Reduce Country’s Carbon Footprint

    Manhattan College students are using College labs and equipment to help solve a nationwide issue.

  12. Richard Kirchner, Ph.D.

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D. Receives Senior Scientist Mentor Award

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation honors Manhattan College's Richard Kirchner, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry.

  13. students and faculty at the annual symposium on lasallian research

    Students & Faculty Advance Common Good Through Research

    Thirteen Manhattan College students recently presented their research projects at the 2015 Saint Mary’s University International Symposium on Lasallian Research in Minneapolis. In addition, several Manhattan professors attended the conference to share their research and findings along with the students from Sept. 27-29.

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    Research Scholars’ Presentations Highlight Student-Faculty Collaboration

    On Sept. 18, more than 65 students from five schools presented a summer of discovery with support from faculty mentors.

  15. business

    First Annual Business Analytics Conference and Competition Explores Art and Science of Decision-Making

    Attracting participants from 13 colleges and universities from across the nation, the events included a variety of field experts and industry leaders as well as an exciting competition for undergraduate students.

  16. Virtually Sacred Book Cover

    Professor Investigates Connection Between Virtual Worlds in Video Games and Religion; Fosters Student Research and Publications

    Robert Geraci releases new book on how video games might play a role in the religious options of modern life and publishes paper with student as a result of NSF grant.

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    Coding Decay: Physics Major Tracks the Unseen

    Dylan Gray ’15 is conducting research with Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D., professor of physics, who is currently doing research on the Higgs boson project. Together, they are using ROOT, a special data analysis framework software used by physicists at CERN to analyze the calculated results of the decay of muons.

  18. student conducts fall prevention research with alumnus

    Exercise Science Major Conducts Fall Prevention Study with Alumni Field Experts

    Exercise science major Shannon Garrity ’15 is investigating the epidemic of falling in older adults with Louis DePasquale ’73 and professor of kinesiology Lisa Toscano ’79 to validate a fall assessment tool comprised of a series controlled pushes—what they call waist-pull perturbations.

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    Biology Major Maps the Mortality of Cacti

    Biology major Zachary Scheid ’15 is harnessing mathematical formulas to project the mortality of an icon of the American Southwest: the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), in collaboration with Lance Evans, Ph.D., professor of biology, and Mark DeBonis, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics.

  20. students, faculty and administrators participating in lasallian research symposium

    Manhattan Community Expands the Scope and Nature of Lasallian Research

    Eight faculty and administrators from Manhattan College joined more than 120 academics from the international Lasallian network to discuss the characteristics of Lasallian research at the 3rd international Lasallian Research Symposium from Sept. 28-30.

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    Biochemistry Major Collaborates on Water Filtration Research

    Monika Gruca ’15 is searching for a sustainable way of converting chromium (VI), a carcinogenic form of chromium, into its healthy counterpart chromium (III), under the tutelage of John Regan, Ph.D.

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    Biology Major Investigates Antiretroviral Drugs

    Under the guidance of her adviser, Dr. Mayer, biology major Sana Saeed '15 is conducting a research project on the interactions between anti-malarial and anti-retroviral medications.

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    Of Algebra and Art

    What happens when you combine the creative efforts of a civil engineer and a mathematician? The result, a stunning series of seven stained glass windows, is displayed inside Manhattan College’s Mathematics department in the Research and Learning Center on Corlear Avenue.

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    Interdisciplinary Student Research Deciphers Mechanical Properties of Trees

    Mechanical engineering student Simon Mysliwiec ’14,’15M is working with professor biology professor Lance Evans and mechanical engineering professor Zahra Shahbazi during the summer to determine the mechanical properties of 30 different tree species.

  25. Maria Maust-Mohl

    Manhattan College Professor Hears Call of the Wild

    Maria Maust-Mohl, professor of psychology, and a leading authority on animal communication and behavior, hopes to learn more about the sounds animals make and how the environment affects these sounds for species in zoos and in the wild.

  26. Panel of Students and Professors

    Star Wars Research Reveals Philosophy Behind The Force

    Robert Geraci, Ph.D., and Manhattan College students conduct interdisciplinary research to decipher the power and presence of meaning in virtual worlds, with funding from the National Science Foundation.

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    Jasper Research Scholars Report on a Summer of Discovery

    Ten students complete the inaugural summer program, which awards grants for undergraduate research conducted with faculty members.