Jennifer L. Costley, PhD, joins the Academy as Director of Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering. She has more than 20 years of experience as a technology manager for leading firms including Credit Suisse, DoubleClick, and Bell Labs, and as principal of her own consultancy where she did research on major technology trends and advised corporations on technology strategy and governance. She is the Chair of IEEE 1680.4, an international working group developing an environmental standard for computer servers. She has served on the boards of directors of several nonprofit organizations, most recently as treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the Waterfront Alliance of New York. She earned a PhD in Chemical Physics from Columbia University, an Advanced Certificate in Finance from New York University, and a Certificate in Conservation Biology from Columbia University's Center for Environmental Research and Conservation. She has been designated a "Thought Leader" by Wall Street & Technology and has been a panelist and speaker on topics ranging from enterprise technical architecture to Green IT.
- Immigration Info Session for Advanced Degree Holders in STEM April 10, 2018
- Advances in Translational Models to Study Fibrosis April 17, 2018
- Explore New York August 6 - August 10, 2018
Events by TopicImmigration Info Session for Advanced Degree Holders in STEMApril 10, 2018More
This event will provide information for STEM professionals interested in the transition to visas such as H1B, O1, and permanent residency (Green Card), featuring an experienced immigration attorney explaining different visa categories, regulations, and recent changes in legislation.Advances in Translational Models to Study FibrosisApril 17, 2018More
This symposium will review what is known about the cell and molecular biology of fibrosis and reparative healing, discuss current model systems, and consider the challenges and opportunities for future innovation.Explore New YorkAugust 6 - August 10, 2018More
The Explore New York STEM Program is offered from August 6-10, 2018. Over the course of five days, students in 5th-8th grades will visit and learn more about the science and engineering behind some of the most famous landmarks in New York City.
Professional Development TrainingImmigration Info Session for Advanced Degree Holders in STEMApril 10, 2018More
This event will provide information for STEM professionals interested in the transition to visas such as H1B, O1, and permanent residency (Green Card), featuring an experienced immigration attorney explaining different visa categories, regulations, and recent changes in legislation.March 27, 2018
Webinar: Beating the STEM BurnoutMore
Burnout is a systemic issue faced by scientists at all levels. It’s driven by heavy workloads, inconsistent feedback, and unhealthy mindsets that are reinforced among colleagues and mentors.This webinar will outline the causes and symptoms, as well as 5 strategies that you can start implementing today to address or prevent burnout.Scientists Teaching Science Online CourseJune 4 - August 12, 2018More
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
Future Scientists & Engineers K-12More
Academy Member NseAbasi NsikakAbasi Etim, PhD is promoting science beyond boundaries. Read on to learn about her work in our virtual mentoring programs.More
Working in engineering and construction since World War II, Academy Member Ethel Romm brings a unique energy and perspective to our Lyceum Society.Learn how Academy Member Jorge M. Torres used his scientific background to help launch a career as a venture capital investor.More
Science Policy Consultation
The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists celebrate the achievements of extraordinary young scientists and engineers and accelerate innovation through unrestricted funding.More
The Junior Academy recruits STEM experts to coach teams of talented, highly motivated students as they compete in science & technology challenges sponsored by industry-leading companies. Students and mentors can participate from anywhere in the world, connecting with one another via Launchpad, our interactive challenge platform.More
Available exclusively to our Member community, Member-to-Member Mentoring is a self-directed mentoring program that matches early career scientists and engineers with experienced STEM professionals for advice and coaching.
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Special Issue: Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders I (vol 1412)More
The first of two consecutive special issues focusing on myasthenia gravis and related disorders, this Annals issue presents 19 articles, including original research, reviews, and commentaries.
Special Issue: The Year in Diabetes and Obesity (vol 1411)More
In this first Annals special issue of 2018, twelve scholarly articles review some of today's most pressing issues in the areas of diabetes and obesity.
Special Issue: Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration I (vol 1409)More
The first of two consecutive Annals volume presenting seven manuscripts discussing cutting-edge issues in musculoskeletal repair and regeneration.
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For 200 years—since 1817—the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery. Among the oldest scientific organizations in the United States, it has become not only an enduring cultural institution in New York, but also one of the most significant organizations in the global scientific community.