How to connect to an Academic Lab Computer (MECH labs [Room V5xx])

11/01 Updated: Please see the following info: 11/01 updated

Hello All,


Please share with your students.

 When the student connects to the computer lab using the computers listed on the Citytech website they have to do the following steps:

·         Reset their password going to the following website

Complete the steps for resetting or changing the password and allow 10 minutes to synchronize the password.

·         The next step is download the VPN from

Please see the following links on how to configure the Global protect for Mac, windows, iPad, Chromebooks      

                After all this steps are done, remember that every time that they want to use a lab computer they have to connect to the VPN first then go to the list of the computers for each department located at . after they follow all the initial steps and connected to the Lab computer and ask for the user name they have to do the  following:

Username: Domain\Username……….example ————————————- NYCCT\Username


Username:         Username@Domain…………………………………………………….Username@NYCCT

Thank you.

Fouad Bennani

New York City College of Technology (CUNY)


Dear MECH/IND students,

Please see the following internship opportunity in Brooklyn Navy Yard. It’s for you!!

Good luck!

Dr. Nakamura, 8/31/2021

Brooklyn Navy Yard Fall Internship Program:The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation’s Fall Internship Program connects college-attending students to a wide range of work opportunities with businesses within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Students are connected to Brooklyn Navy Yard-based businesses according to their future career interests, skill sets, and educational background.  Internship Details: 

  • The 8-week fall internship will begin on Monday, September 20th and will end on Friday, November 19th
  • All accepted interns must commit to a part-time, 20-hours per week work schedule. This totals to 160 paid hours for the internship. All interns are compensated at $15/hour by BNYDC.
  • We are balancing remote work with in-person opportunities, based on health requirements and individual preferences.

To Apply:

  • To apply, click the link here:
  • Interns are selected based on their demonstration of strong communication skills, work ethic, and track record of commitment and achievement.
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The deadline for all applications is Friday, September 17th, 2021. 
  • Limited internships are available, so applications should be sent in as soon as possible. Applications accepted earlier in the process will have greater likelihood of matching to an internship role in their desired field(s). 

• A Brooklyn resident or attend a Brooklyn-based college
• A first-time or once returning participant in the internship program• A current college attending student
Edwin Rivera | Program Manager, Workforce Development

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Fall 2021 MECH Department meetings

Please put the following schedule on your calendar:

Regular Department meetings (for all Faulty, CLTs, COA)
++Thursday, Sep 9, 2021, 1-2pm
++Thursday, Oct 7, 2021, 1-2pm
++Thursday, Nov 4, 2021, 1-2pm
++Thursday, Dec 2, 2021, 1-2pm

Curriculum committee meetings (for all Faulty, CLTs, COA)
++Thursday, Sep 23, 2021, 1-2pm (postponed. Held on Thursday, Oct 7, 2021, 1-2pm [right after the department meeting])
++Thursday, Oct 21, 2021, 1-2pm
++Thursday, Nov 18, 2021, 1-2pm (postponed. Held on Thursday, Dec 2, 2021, 1-2pm [right after the department meeting])
++Thursday, Dec 15, 2021, 1-2pm

All meetings are online (or hybrid if necessary)

Welcome new MECH/IND student!

Welcome New MECH/IND Student!

We are delighted you chose to major in AAS/BTech in MET and AAS in IND at City Tech. As chairperson, it is my pleasure to invite you to our Connect Day, New Student Welcome on Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 12:45-2:00. During this virtual welcome you will meet faculty members from the department and student leaders who will share important information and strategies for success as you begin your educational journey at City Tech.

Use this zoom link or meeting ID to join us:

General Connect Day information can be found on the City Tech Guide.

Looking forward to seeing you there,

Dr. Masato R. Nakamura, MECH Chair and Associate Professor

MECH Department Advisement, Summer 2021

+ Academic advisement for summer and fall registration? Please contact Professor Angran Xiao: (in June and August) or Professor Masato R Nakamura: /Zoom (in July and August)

+ Transfer credits? Please contact Professor Andy Zhang:

+ Need to talk to the MECH/IND students for peer advisement?
Go to the web page of MECH Peer Advisement hours schedule: