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Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 09 2014

NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition

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

Sep 16 2014

A Conversation with the Provost for Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Sep 16 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 17 2014

Introduction to Online Library Resources, Manhattan

Sep 17 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 17 2014

Library Tour, Manhattan

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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