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Dr. Larrie D. Ferreiro
  • Fairfax Station, VA
  • United States
  • Warship and commercial vessel…
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Dr. Larrie D. Ferreiro replied to Elise Smith's discussion Introduction
"Hello.  I'm Director of Research at the Defense Acquisition University in Fort Belvoir, VA (USA), which is part of the US DoD's professional military education complex.  I also teach large-scale systems engineering at several…"
Jan 19, 2013
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"Impact of naval engineering on technology in Europe, 1500-1800; why only the West systematically built large oceanic ships until 1800"
Jan 19, 2013
Dr. Larrie D. Ferreiro is now a member of Naval Expertise
Jan 19, 2013

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Research Interests
Warship and commercial vessel design and construction (past and present); current practice and professionalization of naval architecture; history of naval architecture, naval engineering and marine engineering; history of science, technology and engineering; colonial American and Latin American history; naval and maritime history on a global scale; War of American Independence; international technology transfer
Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir VA; George Mason University, Fairfax VA; Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ; Catholic University of America, Washington DC

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