Damon Chaky

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Associate Professor Math and Science dchaky@pratt.edu (718) 636-3762 p (718) 399-4482 f Brooklyn Campus, Activities Resource Center LL

Current Course Listing (4)

19/FA-MSCI-610-01 Science of Sustainability

19/FA-MSWI-210C-03 Science & Society

19/FA-MSWI-210C-02 Science & Society

19/FA-MSWI-210C-01 Science & Society

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B.S., Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Geosciences, Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Geology (Geochemistry), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Coordinates assessment of the General Education program in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; serves on the capstone committee of the trans-disciplinary STEM program in Sustainable Environmental Systems; teaches the writing-intensive course Science and Society for undergraduate Math and Science Core General Education credit; teaches the graduate course Science of Sustainability, which is a required component of the first semester of the SES program.

Recipient of Pratt's 2018-2019 Distinguished Teacher Award.

Prof. Chaky's research as an environmental chemist has been on the origin, transport, behavior, and fate of chemical contaminants in the greater New York City urban environment and the lakes and rivers of the Hudson Basin.

[Photo by Daniel Terna, Pratt Creative Services]