Dr. John M. Doviak
- Director, Cambridge Academy of Transport, Cambridge, United Kingdom
John graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1967 with a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering and was awarded a Thouron Scholarship to study in England at the University of Cambridge. There he became a member of St John’s College undertaking research at the Cavendish Laboratory in the field of high intensity laser light interaction with solid state materials. He received his PhD in Physics in 1971.
After three years in post-doctoral research at the University of Essex, he entered the shipping industry with Seatrade Publications where he held various senior management positions. John Doviak has been associated with education and training in the maritime field since 1978 when he founded and became the Director of Seatrade Academy, a company affiliated with the internationally recognised Seatrade Organisation.
He joined Cambridge Academy of Transport as its Director at the end of 1985 and is responsible for the development of educational courses held in Cambridge and London, and for the Profiled Course activities held in many locations world-wide.
He is a Member of the Propeller Club of the United States, a Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, an Associate Member of Sigma Xi Scientific Fellowship and a Member of the Baltic Exchange.