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Educational visit to the USA – Rutgers CAIT

Approximately 30 MSc in Shipping students, along with faculty from the University Of Piraeus Department Of Maritime Studies, visited the US for tours of shipping and port organizations such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as relevant research centers and academic programs. As part of the trip, they spent a day at the Rutgers University Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering for presentations from Rutgers CAIT: Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation researchers and partners on their latest resilience, climate change, and maritime-related work.

Special thanks to Prof. Ali Maher, Director of Rutgers CAIT: Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation; Prof. Alberto Cuitino, Dean of the Rutgers University School of Engineering; Prof. Nenad Gucinski, Chairman of the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department; Prof. George Deodatis, Chair of the Columbia University Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department; Mr. Scott Douglas from New Jersey Department of Transportation Office of Maritime Resources; Prof. Jon Carnegie from the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers University and Prof. Mohsen Jafari, Chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Director of the Laboratory for Energy Smart Systems, for sharing their knowledge and insights!

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