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Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 30 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 30 2014

Introduction to ePortfolios for Personnel Processes

Oct 01 2014

Cynthia Leibrock, Universal Design

Oct 01 2014

Screening of A to Z and Q&A with Cristin Milioti

Oct 01 2014

Women’s Soccer vs. Dowling

Dr. Darlene Schuster
Dr. Darlene Schuster
Executive Director, Institute for Sustainability, New York, N.Y.

Dr. Darlene Schuster is the executive director of the Institute for Sustainability, an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Technological Community, where she oversees the development of the industry, membership, and youth-focused entities formed to advance the science and state of sustainability.

Previously, she served as the senior director of Institute Alliances and director of government relations for AIChE, and was a Science Policy Fellow for the American Chemical Society, where she worked to educate congressional staff on technical policy issues. Schuster was awarded the 2004 Technical Achievement Award from the Central Pennsylvania Engineers Council in part for contributions to novel technology product development and commercialization by her company, DP Group, Inc. Before that she was the Clare Boothe Luce Chair of Chemical Engineering at Bucknell University and an engineer with Gulf Oil Production Research, which subsequently became Chevron Oil Field Research Company. She earned a bachelor’s degree at West Virginia University, her master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and her Ph.D from West Virginia University.

Recently, she was a principal investigator on the National Science Foundation-funded Active Chemistry curriculum project, a high school chemistry curriculum taught from a design perspective. She serves as the program manager for the United Engineering Foundation project on the development of the AIChE Sustainability Index, a benchmark for the industry, and the Founder Society Technology for Carbon Management project.

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