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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Sep 05 2015

New Student Residence Hall Move-In

Sep 08 2015

Get Started with Poll Everywhere for Faculty

Sep 08 2015

Fall Classes Begin!

Sep 08 2015

Campus Programming Board’s Welcome Back BBQ!

Sep 10 2015

Meeting with the Provost: Discussion of Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Criteria

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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