Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee Joins Noblis as Chief Scientist—Enterprise Engineering and Environment

Noblis adds depth and breadth to its DoD expertise

FALLS CHURCH, VA. — August 14, 2013—Noblis, Inc. announces that Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee, former executive director of the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, has joined Noblis as Chief Scientist—Enterprise Engineering and Environment. In his new role, Dr. Marqusee will be responsible for developing solutions for the federal government’s strategic sustainability challenges. Noblis promotes cost-effective, resilient and sustainable operations by working with our clients to devise solutions that enhance resource efficiency, reduce environmental impacts, and mitigate risks through science and technology and systematic planning and preparedness.

Prior to joining Noblis, Dr. Marqusee served as the executive director of the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) and served as the director of the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP). He managed SERDP and ESTCP’s $140M per year investment in environmental and energy science and technology. Dr. Marqusee served as the principal advisor at the Office of the Secretary of Defense on environment and energy science and technology issues that impact Department of Defense (DoD) installations. He established and led DoD’s innovation fund for energy technologies for military installation, established and guided DoD’s climate change impact and adaptation research program and oversaw the execution of over 1000 research and demonstration projects in academic, industrial, and federal laboratories.

“With the addition of Dr. Marqusee, Noblis is adding significant depth and breadth to its expertise in science, technology, and policy,” said Pat Brosey, Noblis Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. “Noblis has been successfully working with the DoD, General Services Administration, and many other federal agencies in the infrastructure, enterprise engineering, and sustainability areas. With Dr. Marqusee as one of the key members of our team, we will enhance our offerings to current clients, as well as expand our capabilities to service an ever-growing client base.”

When asked why he chose Noblis, Dr. Marqusee stated, “Noblis is a dynamic organization and I was drawn by its commitment to scientific research and meeting the critical environmental and energy challenges the government and our nation face. Making sound and scientifically supported decisions, reducing infrastructure operations and maintenance (O&M) costs and minimizing future liabilities are priority concerns of defense and civilian agencies. I am confident the Noblis team can assist clients by providing practical, creative, and cost effective solutions that will lead to a sustainable future.”

Dr. Marqusee holds a doctorate in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Cornell.

About Noblis, Inc.   
Noblis, Inc. is a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization that brings the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise in an environment of independence and objectivity. Noblis works with a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national securitytransportationhealthcareenvironmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

Noblis has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute five times and as one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute seven times. Further information is available at noblis.org.

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