(VALLEJO, CA – September 6, 2013) – Captain Sam Pecota and Dr. Donna Nincic have been named the first holders of Cal Maritime’s new Distinguished Professorships.
Captain Sam Pecota has been selected to hold the Jacobsen, Stevens, Aspland Families Distinguished Professorship in Maritime Transportation. Captain Pecota will hold the position for five semesters beginning this fall.
Captain Pecota will continue to conduct research in his field of expertise, E-Navigation. Dr. Nincic will continue research in Maritime Security.