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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 24 2014

Job Search Strategies

Apr 25 2014

Relay For Life of NYIT

Apr 25 2014

The Source

Apr 25 2014

SOURCE 2014

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Expo

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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