Center for Environmental Systems


The Center for Environmental Systems (CES) is dedicated to basic and application-motivated inter- and multi-disciplinary research aimed at creating basic scientific knowledge, advanced technology, and innovative management practices that lead to novel solutions for a sustainable utilization of our environmental resources.

  • CES assists industry, government and environmental service organizations by providing research, and testing services for development and implementation of innovative environmental technology.

CES excels in the following areas:

  • Environmental Research
    Generating new scientific knowledge leading to the creation of innovative technologies, sound environmental policy, and sensible resource management
  • Education
    A leader in providing environmental education at the graduate and undergraduate level through degree and certificate programs
  • Technology Development
    Development and application of new and innovative environmental technologies for industry, government, and environmental service organization
  • Technology Commercialization
    Supporting Stevens' Technogenesis environment through the marketplace realization of home-grown environmental technologies (high-tech spin-off companies such as HydroGlobe and PlasmaSol)

CES maintains and operates several state-of-the art facilities with a combined laboratory floor space area in excess of 18,000 square feet and equipment infrastructure valued well over $10 million.

CES Scope and Capabilities (PowerPoint presentation by the Center Director Dr. Christodoulatos)