Dr. Chris Sinton is a multidisciplinary scientist with more than 20 years of experience in geology, environmental science, and glass and ceramic science. He has worked in both industry and academia conducting research and managing a variety of projects in high- and low-temperature geochemical reactions, marine geology, hydrology, glass melting, ceramic and glass materials, and renewable energy.
Dr. Sinton is currently an associate professor of environmental studies and sciences at Ithaca College. He has taught a variety of courses in environmental science, geology, oceanography, and water resources. He is author of a book on raw materials for glass and ceramics and has published 25 peer-reviewed papers. He has been a principal investigator on 17 grants conferred by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and others.