Diana Mincyte’s Profile

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Diana Mincyte
Title
Associate Professor
Department
Social Science
Office Location
N-611
Academic interests

Environmental Sociology

My Courses

SOC 1101 OER

SOC 1101 OER

This site provides open educational resources (OER) for SOC 1101: Elements of Sociology. SOC 1101 catalogue description: Sociology as an analytical science. The emphasis is on concepts, hypotheses and theories which explain social behavior and social change.

ECON2505 Env Econ, FA2015

ECON2505 Env Econ, FA2015

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Architectural Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Hospitality Management (sustainable tourism), and Sustainable Technology. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Interdisciplinary Studies Committee

Interdisciplinary Studies Committee

ID Committee Monthly Meetings for 2020-2021 academic year September 17, Club Hour October 15 November 19 February 18 March 18 April 22 May 13 (tentative)

Roboquín

Roboquín

Meet the CityTech Roboquín. It’s a mannequin! It’s a mannequin robot! It’s a mannequin robot fashion model! It’s a mannequin robot fashion model that can interact with people! Stay tuned for more information on this page as we make progress on this exciting project …

Society, Technology and Self

Society, Technology and Self

Choose one technological or scientific innovation from 2015 or 2016 that you think will have a long lasting and/or important impact on society (e.g. robotic limbs, Artificial Intelligence, water desalination technologies). Educate yourself about the topic by researching online resources (these include City Tech library sources as well as a number of other reliable sources that we will discuss in this class) and summarize your findings.

Society, Technology and Self

Society, Technology and Self

SpaceX: SpaceX is an USA based aerospace manufacturing company. The company founded in 2002 by Elon musk, who is also the founder of the online money banking service Paypal and Electric car manufacturing company Tesla. SpaceX is developing two kind of rockets called as Falcon 1 and Falcon 9. But falcon 9 is in the news recently because of its extra ordinary achievement in rocket science history in last few years. Both falcon 1 and falcon 9 are launch vehicle which can be reusable unlike the typical rocket vehicles we use in space missions right now. Falcon 9 is an unmanned cargo space vehicle to supply goods to International Space Station.

My Clubs

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

This is a private group for new hires participating in the New Faculty Seminar series for the 2014-2015 academic year. The members of the group are composed of the seminar leaders as well as the faculty. This group will be used as the main communication site between all participants and facilitators and as a repository for the documents made available throughout the seminar series.

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