Martime Security Center Leadership

  • Ms. Beth Austin-DeFares, Director of Education

Center PI's

  • Jinchun Yuan - Elizabeth City State University

  • Manhar Dhankar - Florida Atlantic University

  • Brant Mitchell- Louisiana State University - Stephenson Disaster Management Institute

  • James Rice - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • David Ebert - Purdue University

  • Jeffrey Nickerson - Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Alexander Sutin - Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Hans Graber - University of Miami - CSTARS

  • Jorge Corredor - University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Science and Education Advisory Board

  • Admiral James Loy, Retired USCG Commandant and Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

  • Lillian Borrone, Former Director of the Port of NY and NJ and Chair, ENO Foundation

  • Steve Carmel, Senior Vice President, Maritime Services, Maersk

  • Martha Grabowski, Research Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • John Montgomery, Director, Naval Research Laboratory

  • Adm. Robert Parker, Retired USCG Vice Admiral

  • Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of Commerce, Port Authority of NY and NJ

  • Sidonie Sansom, Chief Security Officer, Transbay Joint Powers Authority