Works

2019

Ports of the Future: Why Security is the Measure of Port Intelligence

2019

Containerized cargo security at the U.S. – Mexico border: how supply chain vulnerabilities impact processing times at land ports of entry

2018

Participatory Operational & Security Assessment on Homeland Security Risks: An Empirical Research Method for Improving Security Beyond The Borders Through Public/Private Partnerships

2018

Cargo Theft and Logistics Security

2017

National Academies: The paradox of Energy Security

2016

Logistics and Transportation Security A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience

2014

Port Management and Operations

2014

A Texas Tale of Logistics and Transport in the Land “Where 17 Railroads Meet the Sea”, 100 Years on the Houston Ship Channel

2014

Assessing the Environmental Vulnerability Risks at major seaports: a comparative analysis between the major Ports of the US Gulf

2014

Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment of the Ballast Water Treatment Management Regulations

2014

DHS: Supply Chain Security: A Strategy to Resilience through Policies, Partnerships, and Technologies. DHS Supply Chain Security Workshop

2014

National Academies: Security in Intermodal and Marine Transportation: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats Analysis

2013

Estimating the impact of maritime security: financial tradeoffs between security and efficiency

2013

National Academies: MSRAM. Effectiveness Evaluation of the Maritime Security Risk Analysis Model and the Dynamic Risk Management Model

2013

Strategic Environmental Assessment in the Offshore Industry: An Econometric and Empirical Study

2013

National Academies: Ensuring Optimum Resilience in Marine Transportation: Extended Applications of the Maritime Security Risk Analysis Model & the Dynamic Risk Management Model

2008

Literary anthroponymy: decοding the characters of Homer’s Odyssey

2006

Cerebral evolution: The making of a genius and the theory of intellectual motivators

Awards and Recognition

  • US Coast Guard Aux., Lifetime Honorary Member
  • "Port Management and Operations" Book is Ranked #3 among the "Seven Books to Better Understand the Shipping Industry," by the Maritime Executive Publishing House, and among the "Top 3 Maritime & Port Management Books" per the Marine Insight Journal.
  • “Excellence in Emergency Management Award” by the Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT).
  • Certificate of Excellence, the Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Research, the University of Houston Provost's Office
  • Best Graduate Dissertation Award, Master of Science in International Trade & Transport from the London Metropolitan University, UK.
  • Best Dissertation Award from Taylor & Francis Publishers, UK for her Graduate Dissertation, LondonMet
  • Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC), Membership, whose role is to advise the Governor of Texas in matters of security.
  • Co-Founder of BTI & Thrust Lead for Education & Workforce Development, BTI Institute, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON.
Maria G. Burns

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Business & Technology, Children, General Non-Fiction, Biography & History, Essays