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Name: James Corbett
Member Since: February 8th, 2006
Member Name: James.corbett
Last Logged In: April 18th, 2011

James J. Corbett, P.E., Ph.D. conducts technology-policy research related to transportation, including groundbreaking research on air emissions from maritime transport, energy and environmental impacts of freight transportation, and assessment of technological and policy strategies for improving goods movement. Dr. Corbett is a Professor in the College of Earth Ocean and Environment with joint appointment in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. Dr. Corbett received his Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) from Carnegie Mellon University, where he also earned M.S. degrees in the departments of EPP and Mechanical Engineering. He is a graduate of the California Maritime Academy and he worked as a licensed officer in the U.S. Merchant Marine, a Naval Reserve Engineering Duty Officer, and a consultant for industry and government in industrial operations, energy and environmental performance.  Among more than 120 publications related to shipping and multimodal transportation, Dr. Corbett coauthored the 2000 IMO Study on Greenhouse Gases from Ships, the Second IMO Greenhouse Gas Study 2009, and wrote the Marine Transportation and Energy Use chapter in the 2004 Encyclopedia of Energy.  He contributed to the Environmental chapter of the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (2009), and led the development of scenarios to quantify environmental impacts of future Arctic Shipping.

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