Joe Kosteczko

Digital Shipbuilding Assistant Director

757 638 6318 | jkostecz@odu.edu

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Joe Kosteczko is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and also holds a M.S. in Operations and Project Management. He has over 20 years of broad experience in the maritime industry to include qualified U.S. Navy Surface Officer, Licensed Merchant Mariner, vessel management, stevedore superintendent, sea-going operations on 6 different Navy and commercial vessels , maritime operations and training, and over 10-years of experience in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry. With this experience, he brings an unique perspective on developing the next generation workforce for shipbuilding, ship repair, and the maritime industry.

EDUCATION

M.S. in Operations and Project Management, 2015
Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

B.S. in Marine Transportation, 1998
US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VMASC, Program Manager of Virginia Digital Shipbuilding Program
Suffolk, VA
2018 - Present

Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc, Contract and Project Manager
Norfolk, VA
2017 - 2018

Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc, Programs Manager, Program Management Office (PMO) Lead
Portsmouth, VA
2014 - 2017

Alpha Solutions Corporation, Senior Management and Training Consultant
Virginia Beach, VA
2009 - 2013

DIGITAL SHIPBUILDING PROGRAM

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BROOKS CROSSING INNOVATION LAB

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

2020 ASEE Conference Paper

CV/RESUME

Joe Kosteczko

Digital Shipbuilding Assistant Director

757 638 6318 | jkostecz@odu.edu

RESEARCH FIELD OF EXPERTISE & RESEARCH INTERESTS


Curriculum Development, Workforce Development and Research in Industry 4.0/Digital Shipbuilding to Upscale and Improve the Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Industry

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Joe Kosteczko is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and also holds a M.S. in Operations and Project Management. He has over 20 years of broad experience in the maritime industry to include qualified U.S. Navy Surface Officer, Licensed Merchant Mariner, vessel management, stevedore superintendent, sea-going operations on 6 different Navy and commercial vessels , maritime operations and training, and over 10-years of experience in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry. With this experience, he brings an unique perspective on developing the next generation workforce for shipbuilding, ship repair, and the maritime industry.

EDUCATION

M.S. in Operations and Project Management, 2015
Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

B.S. in Marine Transportation, 1998
US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VMASC, Program Manager of Virginia Digital Shipbuilding Program
Suffolk, VA
2018 - Present

Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc, Contract and Project Manager
Norfolk, VA
2017 - 2018

Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc, Programs Manager, Program Management Office (PMO) Lead
Portsmouth, VA
2014 - 2017

Alpha Solutions Corporation, Senior Management and Training Consultant
Virginia Beach, VA
2009 - 2013

DIGITAL SHIPBUILDING PROGRAM

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BROOKS CROSSING INNOVATION LAB

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

2020 ASEE Conference Paper

CV/RESUME