Information Exchange: People

Cary Hirschstein

Former Graduate Research Assistant, ICIS

Cary Hirschstein, former Graduate Research Assistant, received his Master of Urban Planning in 2004 and was ICIS Research Assistant at the Wagner School of Public Service, New York University from 2003 to 2004. Cary has recently researched the potential role of photovoltaic systems in urban environments and co-authored a paper with former ICIS Research Assistant Alison Drury on the topic. He also managed the December 2nd energy forum entitled, “Implications of Electric Power Disruptions: A Call for Sustainability, Security and Economy.” Cary served as editor of the monthly Infrastructure Informer electronic newsletter, as well as fulfilling project management duties for the ICIS website and its projects. At ICIS, his work focused on the sustainability of infrastructure systems, and he is co-authored a paper pertaining to “green” infrastructure proposals for Lower Manhattan. Cary served as a Research Assistant for the ICIS component of the South Bronx Environmental Studies project, focusing on water quality in the study area. In addition, Cary serves on the Civic Alliance’s scorecard working group, having produced a model rating system for sustainable infrastructure. In his undergraduate studies, Cary pursued research with faculty examining how housing and resources predict the life quality, physical and psychological health of the local senior citizen population, as well as various design and environmental analysis projects. Upon graduation, Cary worked for a year as a Project Manager at an educational technology company in Cambridge, MA, where he helped direct the development of the company’s distance learning initiative. Cary has also served as a Brownfield Acquisitions Associate at Flatiron Real Estate Development, a real estate investment, development and management firm specializing in brownfield redevelopment. Education: B.S, Human Development, concentration in Cognitive Studies, Cornell University, 2000.





Click the links above to reach the Information Exchange, a comprehensive database of ICIS work. Click on People for the background or experience of ICIS people and their related projects or publications. Click on Projects for the scope and details of ICIS projects and related publications or events. Click Publications for a list of ICIS documents. Events will lead you to ICIS events. Topic Areas categorizes entries by a particular area of interest.