Welcome to the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative, New York City’s newest, state-of-the-art research center for cross-disciplinary nanoscience. Enabled through major investment in laboratory infrastructure and already attracting world-class researchers, the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative is set to transform research opportunities in nanoscience across CUNY and New York City. Please contact us if you would like to know more.


The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, located in Manhattan, brings the nation’s largest urban public university to a landmark moment in its decade-long, multibillion-dollar commitment to innovative science. The $350-million, 200,000-square-foot world-class center will focus CUNY initiatives in five dynamic fields of applied science: Nanotechnology, Photonics, Structural Biology, Neuroscience and Environmental Sciences.


Nanoscience Initiative NYC launch event

19 February 2015
The Nanoscience Initative will welcome researchers from New York City to the ASRC. This one day conference will include talks by leading nanoscience researchers in the city and will be headlined by Professor Ned Seeman, NYU. There will be presentations from ASRC and CUNY researchers, tours of the facility and networking opportunities. More information coming soon.

Town hall meeting at ASRC

20 November 2014
The ASRC will open its doors to CUNY faculty from across the city of New York. The day will include presentations from the directors, tours of the facilities and opportunities to network with colleagues from across CUNY.