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Charles Ruffing

Research Faculty

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute
Golisano Institute for Sustainability

585-475-4561
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Charles Ruffing

Research Faculty

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute
Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Education

BS Chemistry, St. Joseph's University; Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Illinois

Bio

Chuck Ruffing has a strong background in environmental toxicity, green chemistry, and integrating sustainability into diverse business models. He is a proven business leader with 23 years of experience in health safety and environment technical science and management. In his role at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), Chuck leads a team of 21 engineers, technical staff, outreach specialists, and students in delivering pollution prevention information, research, and direct assistance to New York State businesses and citizens. Prior to joining NYSP2I, he held various positions at Eastman Kodak Company and Aldrich Chemical Company. Chuck has a BS in Chemistry from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Illinois.

585-475-4561

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  • June 21, 2022

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    NYSP2I selects 13 awardees for 2022-23 Community Grants Program

    The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) has announced 13 winners of its 2022-2023 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

  • April 7, 2022

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    NYSP2I issues request for proposals for R&D program from university partners

    The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, headquartered at RIT since 2008, has issued a request for proposals for its Research and Development program from the organization’s partner universities—RIT, Binghamton University, Clarkson University, Cornell University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.