Current Leadership

2022-2023 (FY 2023) OFFICERS


Anthony Nigro received a B.E. in Marine Engineering and a Third Assistant Engineer U.S.C.G. license from the State University of New York Maritime College, Bronx, NY in 1991 and holds a M.S. in Marine Engineering from the USMMA, Kings Point, NY. Anthony sailed as Third, Second, First and Chief Engineer aboard numerous Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (M.E.B.A.) contracted vessels. Prior to retiring in 2012, he was the permanent Chief Engineer of the MV Maersk Kentucky, a 56,800 horsepower container vessel, employed by Maersk Line Limited, Norfolk, VA. During his over 20-year career at sea, he contributed in Somalia Operation Restore Hope and Operation Iraqi Freedom and earned the Merchant Marine Expeditionary Award. He holds a USCG Chief Engineer license of Steam, Motor and Gas Turbine Vessels, Unlimited horsepower and an STCW 2010 credential. Anthony is presently employed as a tenured Professor of Marine Engineering and Director of the Graduate Program at the USMMA in Kings Point, NY. He has the unique privilege of educating and training young men and women for careers in the Maritime Industry and serves as the faculty advisor for SNAME. His subject areas are lower and upper division engineering courses, including: Introduction to Marine Engineering, Internal Combustion Engines, Marine Steam Plants and Components, Marine Plant Automation and Controls, Engine Resource Management, Strength of Materials, Materials Engineering Laboratory and Chemistry for Marine Engineers. He has been an active member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, NY Metropolitan Section.

CAPT Anthony Nigro, USMS
Chief Engineer
Office phone: (516) 726-5734


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Ethan Wiseman is the former secretary of the SNAME NY Metro Section. He is the Fleet Manager of NYC Ferry at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to that he was the Performance Analytics Manager for Excelerate Energy. He has worked in a variety of engineering and management roles through his career. Ethan holds a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute. 

Ethan Wiseman

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George O. Williams, PhD


Alex received a bachelor of science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY in 2021. Alex was awarded the Lewis Nixon Memorial Prize as well as the 2021 SNAME Undergraduate Paper Honor Prize for his co-authored paper, "Developing an Optimization and Design Tool for Marine Electrical Systems". Since then Alex has been an intern engineer with Glosten's naval architecture group, in Providence, RI. Alex has been involved in the New York Metropolitan section of SNAME since his freshman year of college, and with the section's leadership since graduation.

Alex Koziol IV, EIT
(484) 844-9221

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Raju Datla, PhD
Stevens University

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Amit Mokashi, PhD
New Jersey City University

Past Leadership

A complete listing of all New York Metropolitan Section Officers can be downloaded here