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Karin Ezbiansky Pavese Appointed Adjunct Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry

Dr. Pavese assumes the position in conjunction to her role as Vice President, Innovation & Sustainability at the Academy.

Published April 04, 2011

The Academy's Vice President, Innovation & Sustainability, Karin Ezbiansky Pavese has accepted an appointment as adjunct professor at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry, a role she will assume in conjunction to her Academy position.

Pavese, who has, in her leadership role at the Academy, had an opportunity to work with SUNY leaders and specifically the College of Environmental Science & Forestry President Cornelius Murphy and Associate Dean Charles Spuches over the past year, said, "I firmly believe in the vision and strategic plan for the SUNY system and ESF. I look forward to collaborating with SUNY-ESF faculty and staff on grant proposals, projects and programs, as well as potential teaching and guest lecturing opportunities."

Pavese manages the Academy's efforts to promote innovation and economic development, and in addition to her work at SUNY, she has played a key role in collaborations with Mexico City, the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR).

She holds a PhD in inorganic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a two-year Technical Leadership Program at the General Electric Company before assuming a leadership role there as a Six Sigma Black Belt directing research projects in the area of nanoparticle-filled coatings. She has also served as a Congressional Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, sponsored by the Optical Society of America and the Materials Research Society. Selected by U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman (CT), she played a key role in developing a landmark piece of legislation addressing American competitiveness and innovation in science and technology.