Brigadier General(ROU AF) Marius Șerbeszki, PhD, is an Associate Professor and the Commandant (Rector) of ”Henri Coandă” Air Force Academy in Brașov.
He graduated the „Aurel Vlaicu” Air Force Officers School in 1989 and during the first part of his military career he was appointed in staff positions (Staff Officer Operations) in several Romanian Air Force units, from Air Reconnaissance Squadron to Fighter Bomber Regiment to Air Division and Air Corps. In 1999 he became a student at the Command and Staff College. After graduating two years later, he was appointed in teaching positions at the Air Force Department of this College up to Director of this Department and Vice-Dean for Scientific Research. In 2008-2011, he was appointed as Staff Officer Analysis and Feedback at the Joint Education and Training Division of the NATO Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
During his career, Brigadier General(AF) Marius Șerbeszki attended several courses, both in Romania and abroad: the Brigade Staff Officer Course and the Advanced Joint Operations Staff Officer Course (NATO/PfP Regional Training Centre, Bucharest), the NATO European Security Cooperation Course and the NATO Training Needs Analysis, Design and Development Course (NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany). He holds a Master degree in Military Operational Art and Science granted by the USAF Air Command and Staff College, class of 2006 (GPA 3.6) and a PhD title granted by the „Carol I” National Defence University.
He is the author of two books – „The Military Briefing” and „The Close Air Support in Joint Operations” – and several scientific papers, articles and courses on topics as: Air Force Operational Art and Tactics, the history and evolution of the Air Power theory, the tactical employment of Air Power in urban environment, conventional warfare vs insurgency, the employment of unmanned air systems in combat, and countering hybrid threats. He is a founder member of the Romanian Unmanned Vehicle Systems Association „UVS Romania”.
He is married to Mariana and they have a daughter, Alexandra-Ionela.