Researchers Develop a New Self-Assembling Nanomaterial that Offers a Promising Pathway to More Efficient, Affordable Harnessing of Solar Power

The materials produce a singlet fission reaction that creates more and extends the life of harvestable electronic charges NEW YORK, January 24, 2019 – Solar rays are a plentiful, clean source of energy that is becoming increasingly important as the world works to shift away from power sources that contribute to global warming. But current […]

With AAAS Fellowship, ASRC’s Camille Santistevan Plans to Foster GC Science Community

When the American Association for the Advancement of Science(AAAS) convened its newest group of Community Engagement Fellows in January, Camille Santistevan, associate director of public relations at The Graduate Center’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), was among the 23 professionals participating in the year-long program. The AAAS program aims to create a shared base of knowledge for and raise […]

New Research Establishes Fundamental Principles Governing the Transmission of Light-Delivered Data Through Nonreciprocal Circuitry

The findings provide a key to unlock new approaches for miniaturizing circuitry chips that can efficiently process and deliver information using light  NEW YORK, January 16, 2019 – The development of fiber optics technology has been indispensable to increasing the speed at which information is delivered over large distances by relying on light to carry […]

Apply for the CUNY Summer Undergrad Research Program at the AS

Undergraduates from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are invited to apply for the CUNY Summer Undergraduate Program (CSURP) — a 10-week, hands-on research experience open to students interested in five research areas: environmental science, nanoscience, neuroscience, photonics, and structural biology. The research takes place at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate […]

Researchers Discover a Metamaterial with Inherently Robust Sound Transport and Localization

The novel property may enable acoustic and ultrasound devices that are more resilient to noise, disorder and fabrication imperfections NEW YORK, December 31, 2018 – Researchers at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York and at the City College of New York (CCNY) have developed […]

Professor Andrea Alù Named a Highly Cited Researcher

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 […]

The Advanced Science Research Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Opens a New Science Education Center to the Public

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 Water

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 […]