Short Bio: Darryl Farber is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Design in the School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs in the College of Engineering at Penn State University and serves as the Managing Director of the
Engineering Systems and Policy Program. His main scholarly interest is strategic foresight and analysis of critical infrastructure systems.
Dr. Farber earned a B.S. (honors) in Agriculture, General Plant Sciences from Cornell University, a M.S. in Agricultural Economics, and Ph.D. in Technology Management and Policy from Penn State University. He has served as Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University and as a Visiting Lecturer-Project Associate in the Public Policy Programme at the National University of Singapore, which is now the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. In business, he co-founded Carbon Trap Technologies, L.P., a mineralization carbon dioxide sequestration company. Dr. Farber has served on the Executive Board of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, and currently serves on the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal Committee and on the Executive Committee of the Council of Engineering Systems Universities.