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Aug 27 2014

NYIT Architecture Professor Helps Illuminate Burning Man Festival

Aug 26 2014

PA Grads Attain High Pass Rate on National Exam

Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

Sep 02 2014

Presidential and Academic Welcome Day

Sep 04 2014

Women’s Soccer vs. New Haven

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Back Breakfast

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Breakfast

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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