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Marjaneh Issapour

Farmingdale State College
Director of Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
Marjaneh Issapour is the Director of Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center (RESC) at Farmingdale State College (FSC) a Campus of State University of New York . She is also a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at FSC.

Her area of research is renewable and alternative energy sources. She has expertise in statistical modeling of various energy related quantities and factors. She is also knowledgeable in networking technologies and has devoted most of her research to applications related to alternative energy sources; specifically, she has worked on statistical modeling for energy intensity. She is currently involved with drinking water quality research along with her students.

Marj is an Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers senior member, and she currently chairs the educational activities committee and the power and energy society of the Long Island section. She is a member of the Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium's advisory board. In addition, she is Farmingdale State College's representative for the Engineering Joint Commission of Long Island and the Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education, and she serves on the IEEE Region 1 Board of Governors, chairs the USGBC's "Drive Electric Long Island" steering committee, is a member of the workforce development, offshore wind wildlife & permitting subcommittees of the American Wind Energy Association, and is a member of PSEG Long Island's Environmental Advisory Committee.

She is also the former chair of the IEEE Long Island section, Marj was the recipient of the chancellor's award for excellence in faculty service by the SUNY chancellor and board of trustees in 2007. She was recognized by the New York State Society of Professional Engineers Suffolk County Chapter for excellence in leadership and performance as a professional engineer in education (2015), and is the recipient of IEEE Long Island’s Athanasius Papoulis Outstanding Educator Award (2017) as well as the Excellence for Women in Technology Award from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (2019).