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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

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Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Dec 02 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

Dec 02 2015

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Dec 03 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

Dec 03 2015

Long Island’s Finest High School Art Competition

Dec 03 2015

LGBT Club Coat Drive

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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