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James Corbett

Associate Director, MP & Professor

Education

Ph.D., Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1998.
B.S., Marine Engineering Technology, California Maritime Academy, 1985.
P.E., Professional Engineer, Mechanical, State of California, 1993.
 

Research Areas of Interest

Technology policy innovation for the 21st century

  • International and domestic maritime transportation and pollution policy
  • Risk assessment and mitigation of ocean and coastal impacts from shipping
  • Interdisciplinary technology-policy decision-making


Wordle of Key Words from Research in Prezi format

One-page CV Summary

Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratory, Spring 2015 Lecture Series: "Christmas in October, Roses and Orange Juice from Far Away, and Other Interesting Facts about How Ships Bring Us What We Buy"

Audio available at the link above; Video Summary below:

Visualizing GIFT: Geospatial Intermodal Freight Transportation

The Geospatial Intermodal Freight Transportation (GIFT) Model evaluates the energy, emission, cost, and time-of-delivery attributes of freight transport.

Freight Energy Innovation

What changes in technology and policy may most transform 21st Century freight systems? How would we visualize these ideas for collaborative innovation?

Data Related to Corbett Research

This page presents summary data products and other research that may be used by colleagues, researchers, and the public.

Decision Tools for Policy Analysis (MAST 663-010)

Develops quantitative decision-making skills for science and technology policy decisions.

Case Study in Environmental Decision Making (MAST 802-010)

Problem-based learning course providing students experience in setting up, analyzing, and writing about complex interdisciplinary issues in coastal and ocean management.

Carbon Management
Supply Chain Panama Canal

2012: Panama Canal expansion: emission changes from possible US west coast modal shift.

Energy Policy

2012: Estimating the direct rebound effect for on-road freight transportation

ResearchInterest:

• Marine Transportation

 

CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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