PhD, Systems Engineering, The George Washington University, District of Columbia.
MBA, George Mason University, Virginia.
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo, New York.
Relevant Professional Experience:
Prior to teaching at NDU, Dr. Shapiro served as the Science and Technology Advisor at the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO). His accomplishments include organizing and facilitating the 2015 and 2014 Global Maritime Forum workshops and producing Volumes 7, 8, 9, and 10 of the NMIO Technical Bulletin. Prior to NMIO, Dr. Shapiro was the Chief of Program Controls for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) managing agency-wide budget controls encompassing data management and coordination for six Congressional Budget Justification Book (CBJB) submissions. Additionally he developed NGA agency-wide strategic objectives and performance measures in direct support of the Chief Operating Officer.
Before joining federal service, Dr. Shapiro was the Director of Business Operations for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), a Senior Manager of Technology at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and a systems analyst in support of NAVSEA.
Dr. Shapiro’s published work focuses on the emergent behavior of the U.S. government workforce through an agent-based model of worker departure. He is currently lecturing for GWU as adjunct faculty. Teaching assignments include the Masters courses: Management of Technical Organizations, and Management of Engineering Contracts.
Information Technology Project Management (ITP)