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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. 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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