Robert Martello, Ph.D
Dr. Martello received his Ph.D. from MIT's Program in the History and Social Study of Science and Technology. His dissertation, Paul Revere's Metallurgical Ride: Craft and Proto-Industry in Early America, reexamines Paul Revere's historical narrative from technological, environmental, and entrepreneurial perspectives. One of Dr. Martello's recent articles, "Paul Revere's Last Ride: The Road to Rolling Copper," won two major awards including the Library Company of Philadelphia's Program in Early American Economy and Society prize for the best early American economic history journal article of 2000. While at MIT, he also co-lectured a history of technology survey course, served as a graduate residence tutor in an undergraduate dormitory, and earned several academic fellowships.
Dr. Martello received a Master of Science degree from MIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. For his Master's thesis he developed a simple groundwater hydrology model and explored its impacts upon a prominent mesoscale climate model. Dr. Martello also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT in the field of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science.
Dr. Martello's non-academic work includes consulting for an online publishing company and several years' experience as a programmer and environmental consultant.
|Back to Faculty Home|