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Henry S. Marcus, DBA (CHAIR)

MarcusHenry S. Marcus, DBA (CHAIR)
Professor Emeritus of Marine Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Acton, MA

Dr. Marcus is Professor Emeritus of Marine Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he has taught and performed research in the marine transportation area since 1971.  His research focused on the interface between technology and other disciplines, such as management, economics, policy and law.  He began in the Ocean Engineering Department which has now been merged with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and was the Chairman of MIT’s graduate program in Ocean Systems Management for many years.  In addition, he held the title of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Professor of Ship Acquisition for a decade. 

Professor Marcus has a B.S. degree from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, two M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a doctorate from Harvard Business School.  He is a renowned scholar, a prolific author and has served as a member of the Marine Board, the Federal Transportation Advisory Group, and the Marine Transportation Systems National Advisory Council.  In 2013 the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers awarded Professor Marcus the William H. Webb Medal for outstanding contributions to education. 

Last updated: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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