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Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health

Jul 23 2014

NYIT New Student Orientation Day 2!

Jul 25 2014

NYITCOM Campus Tour

Jul 25 2014

Émigré Physicians Program (EPP) Application Day

Jul 27 2014

Abu Dhabi Campus to Close for Eid Al Fitr

Jul 29 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Dr. Miriam Heller
Dr. Miriam Heller
Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Miriam Heller is an independent consultant focused on e-learning and sustainability. She currently holds a Visiting Senior Fellowship at the World Resources Institute’s Center for Sustainable Transport and serves as Special Projects Consultant for the Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab at the U.S. Department of Defense; both are in the Washington, D.C. area.

Dr. Heller’s professional activities in the research and education of systems engineering and sustainability span 25 years and include positions as director of information technology research advancement at the University of Southern California; program directorships at the National Science Foundation in cyber-infrastructure and engineering; and as professor of industrial engineering at the University of Houston. She was a 2001 National Academy of Engineering Young Researcher, a millennium Fulbright Senior Scholar in France, and an AAAS Science and Engineering Fellow. She is an American Society of Civil Engineers member and serves on the Committee on Sustainability and the editorial board of The Journal of Infrastructure Systems. She has more than 40 publications focusing on systems engineering solutions for the environment and civil infrastructure problems.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology-geology from the University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering and systems analysis at Johns Hopkins University.

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