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Teresa Barensfeld

Teresa Barensfeld - Editor

Chatham, NY

Professional editing since 1991. STEM, social & political science, international relief, firefighting, economics, education, and more.

Overview

Professional editing since 1991. Scientific & technical editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact checking, formatting ebooks, and project management. Expertise in STEM, social sciences, political science, international relief, economics, education, engineering, firefighting, materials science, social work, and other subjects.


Education:
Cornell University, Pace University
BS mathematics & computer science, summa cum laude

Located in beautiful Columbia County, New York, and connected to the world via high-speed broadband Internet, I can handle any size project, large or small, from anywhere in the world.

Member of the Editorial Freelancers Association since 1991.

Recent Client List:
Alliance for Children & Families
ASCD
BarCharts
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Cambridge University Press
Catholic Relief Services
Council for Economic Education
Esri Press
IBM
International Institute of Education
McGraw-Hill
O'Reilly Media
Oxford University Press
Pearson Technology
PennWell
Publishing.com (Microsoft books)
Rockefeller Institute of Government
SAE International (Society for Automotive Engineering)
Wiley

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Business & Management Career Guides Computers & Internet Economics Education & Reference Engineering Health & wellbeing Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Nature Politics & Current Affairs Technology

Awards

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon, (mathematics honor society)
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon, (computing science honor society)
  • Alpha Chi, (National College Honor Society)
  • Society of Fellows of Dyson College, Pace University
  • Summa cum laude, with graduation awards in both majors: math and computer science

Work experience

Computer analyst

Morgan Stanley & Company

July, 1989 – July, 1991 (about 2 years)

Computer programmer using Natural II in an Adabase environment. Worked on the human resources database and the work order system.

Business manager

BCR Woodworking Company

January, 1980 – June, 1989 (over 9 years)

Business manager for a small woodworking company.

Designer and sewist

self

January, 1980 – September, 1989 (over 9 years)

Designed and fabricated custom apparel, accessories, and home decor for individuals.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Managing Human Resources in the Oil & Gas Industry

Steve Werner, Andrew Inkpen, Michael H. Moffett

Many factors set oil and gas apart from other industries and make unique demands on its human resource management, including its global nature, the importance of safety, the involvement of governments, proactive stakeholders, a multifaceted workforce, and project focus. Managing Human Resources in the Oil & Gas Industry provides an in-depth look at human resource management for all aspects of ... read more

Many factors set oil and gas apart from other industries and make unique demands on its human resource management, including its global nature, the importance of safety, the involvement of governments, proactive stakeholders, a multifaceted workforce, and project focus. Managing Human Resources in the Oil & Gas Industry provides an in-depth look at human resource management for all aspects of ... read more

Successful Smart Grid Implementation

James A. Ketchledge

Successful Smart Grid Implementation prepares readers to plan, execute, and properly control a smart meter and grid operational technology and systems integration project. Author James Ketchledge provides a framework for a successful project by combining technology, process, and leadership lessons learned from previous experiences.

Successful Smart Grid Implementation prepares readers to plan, execute, and properly control a smart meter and grid operational technology and systems integration project. Author James Ketchledge provides a framework for a successful project by combining technology, process, and leadership lessons learned from previous experiences.

CUDA for Engineers: An Introduction to High-Performance Parallel Computing

Duane Storti, Mete Yurtoglu

CUDA for Engineers gives you direct, hands-on engagement with personal, high-performance parallel computing, enabling you to do computations on a gaming-level PC that would have required a supercomputer just a few years ago. The authors introduce the essentials of CUDA C programming clearly and concisely, quickly guiding you from running sample programs to building your own code. Throughout, y... read more

CUDA for Engineers gives you direct, hands-on engagement with personal, high-performance parallel computing, enabling you to do computations on a gaming-level PC that would have required a supercomputer just a few years ago. The authors introduce the essentials of CUDA C programming clearly and concisely, quickly guiding you from running sample programs to building your own code. Throughout, y... read more

Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change

Trish Tierney

Some leaders are born women, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at the groundbreaking APEC Women and the Economy Summit in San Francisco in Sept. 2011. Women leaders can be found driving change through political movements, emerging market growth, or grassroots activism, yet their stories are not always highlighted. This book reviews the transformation that has taken hold in recent ... read more

Some leaders are born women, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at the groundbreaking APEC Women and the Economy Summit in San Francisco in Sept. 2011. Women leaders can be found driving change through political movements, emerging market growth, or grassroots activism, yet their stories are not always highlighted. This book reviews the transformation that has taken hold in recent ... read more

Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

Peter G. Hessler

This timely second edition of Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide is revised and updated to include new technologies, evolving regulations, and the changing power generation mix between gas and coal plants. Hessler expands upon the first edition and provides a thorough plan for managing the financials of building a power plant. He covers the entire process from preplanning to... read more

This timely second edition of Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide is revised and updated to include new technologies, evolving regulations, and the changing power generation mix between gas and coal plants. Hessler expands upon the first edition and provides a thorough plan for managing the financials of building a power plant. He covers the entire process from preplanning to... read more

The Culture of Morality: Social Development, Context, and Conflict

Elliot Turiel

The Culture of Morality examines how explanations of social and moral development inform our understandings of morality and culture. A common theme in the latter part of the twentieth century has been to lament the moral state of American society and the decline of morality among youth. A sharp turn toward an extreme form of individualism and a lack of concern for community involvement and civ... read more

The Culture of Morality examines how explanations of social and moral development inform our understandings of morality and culture. A common theme in the latter part of the twentieth century has been to lament the moral state of American society and the decline of morality among youth. A sharp turn toward an extreme form of individualism and a lack of concern for community involvement and civ... read more

Cities in a World Economy (Sociology for a New Century Series)

Saskia J. Sassen

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the... read more

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the... read more

Project Management for Mining: Handbook for Delivering Project Success

Robin J. Hickson, Terry L. Owen

Before You Ever Put the First Shovel in the Ground--This Book Could Be the Difference Between a Successful Mining Operation and a Money PitOpening a successful new mine is a vastly complex undertaking entailing several years and millions to billions of dollars. In today's world, when environmental and labor policies, regulatory compliance, and impact on the community must be factored in, you c... read more

Before You Ever Put the First Shovel in the Ground--This Book Could Be the Difference Between a Successful Mining Operation and a Money PitOpening a successful new mine is a vastly complex undertaking entailing several years and millions to billions of dollars. In today's world, when environmental and labor policies, regulatory compliance, and impact on the community must be factored in, you c... read more

Plastics Application Technology for Safe and Lightweight Automobiles

Sudhakar Marur

The automotive sector is looking for lighter-weight materials for improved fuel economy and post-consumer recyclability to foster environmental sustainability. Engineering thermoplastics offer the ability to tailor-make components from polymers, and to design parts for enhanced performance, new functionality, part integration, and elimination of secondary operations. Parts made from engineerin... read more

The automotive sector is looking for lighter-weight materials for improved fuel economy and post-consumer recyclability to foster environmental sustainability. Engineering thermoplastics offer the ability to tailor-make components from polymers, and to design parts for enhanced performance, new functionality, part integration, and elimination of secondary operations. Parts made from engineerin... read more

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