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Marine Engineering


This department provides the faculty and facilities required to teach the programs in Marine Engineering, Marine Engineering Systems, and Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management. The department’s chief responsibility is to prepare midshipmen for the U.S. Coast Guard license examination in engineering and to educate them as well-prepared marine engineers.

The Engineering Department faculty offices are in Fulton Hall, with classrooms and laboratories in both Fulton and Gibbs Halls.


All laboratories are high quality and house modern equipment and instrumentation. There are laboratories for diesel and steam engineering, refrigeration, marine engineering, thermodynamics, materials testing, machine shop, mechanical engineering, welding, electrical machinery, control systems, electric circuits, engine room simulators and graphics.

Head of the Engineering Department
CAPT Joseph Poliseno
(516) 726-5732
Assistant Head of Engineering
William J. Caliendo, PhD, P.E.
(516) 726-5722
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, New York 11024
Business hours:
8:00am-4:30pm ET, M-F


Now Accepting Applications for the Class of 2024

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.