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Meet Novo Aero Technology Team

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Essam T. Marcus, BS
Founder & CEO

Mr. Marcus is a self-driven independent inventor/entrepreneur. He received his B.S. from University of Alexandria, Egypt. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering and 5 years business management experience. He owns five U.S. patents in the fields of dynamic compressors, turbine engines, and automotive control systems. Mr. Marcus is the inventor of the currently proposed Compact Propeller Technology.

JOEL B. JACOBSON, PE
Lead Researcher

Mr. Jacobson received his Master of Science in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. He is experienced in designing and developing 3D models of aircraft components and performing component-level detailed static finite element analysis; and in aircraft components testing and documentations.

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Dr. Seongkyu Lee, Ph. D.
Aerodynamics Consultant

Dr. Seongkyu received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. He is experienced in Helicopter Aerodynamics, Rotorcraft Aerodynamics, Aircraft Propulsion, and Fluid Mechanics.

John M. Perna, J.D.
Legal Consultant

Mr. Perna, owner of Perna Law Firm, received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland, his Master’s Degree in Professional Education from Seton Hall University, and his Juris Doctor Degree from New York Law School. Mr. Perna is admitted to practice law before the Bar of the State of North Carolina, the Bar of the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. The Perna Law Firm is located in Cary, North Carolina.

Our Team
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Our Team

Essam T. Marcus, BS

Founder & CEO

JOEL B. JACOBSON, PE

Lead Researcher

Dr. Seongkyu Lee, Ph. D.

Aerodynamics Consultant

John M. Perna, J.D.

Legal Consultant