Dr. Corbett is focused on technology policy innovation for 21st Century freight systems, with a focus on international shipping and coastal marine policy. He has more than 20 years’ experience providing engineering, technology, and policy studies to industry, government, and other organizations. Dr. Corbett has joint faculty appointments in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering and in the School of Public Policy and Administration in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Delaware. Dr. Corbett was a lead author of seminal studies evaluating international shipping’s role in use of technology to meet stewardship goals. Among more than 175 publications, Dr. Corbett coauthored the 2000 IMO Study on Greenhouse Gases from Ships, the Second IMO Greenhouse Gas Study 2009, and the IMO Greenhouse Gas Study 2014.
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
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