Stevens is home to four National Research Centers of Excellence:
Stevens was selected as a co-lead for a Center of Excellence for Maritime Research (CMR) by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate in 2014, along with the University of Alaska Anchorage
The National Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce, designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2007 as a national center of excellence in port security
The Systems Engineering Research University Affiliated Research Center (SER-UARC) was awarded to Stevens in 2008 by the U.S. Department of Defense
The Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design & Control of Small Ships, funded by the Office of Naval Research
Ranked 7th in the nation by USA Today in its 2014 list of the top 10 engineering colleges in the U.S.
Ranked 15th in the nation for “Best Career Services” by The Princeton Review in the 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.”
Ranked 71st in the category of Best Engineering Schools in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Schools” 2015 edition.
Ranked 12th in the nation for mid-career salary of graduates in PayScale’s 2014-2015 College Salary Report.
Stevens’ Systems Engineering graduate program was ranked 42nd nationally and our Materials Engineering graduate program was ranked 61st nationally among programs in their categories in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Schools” 2015 edition.
Researchers at Stevens have recently been awarded a DARPA grant to undertake one of the most ambitious challenges ever presented by the defense research agency. Professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens, are helping the US military tackle the incredible task of intelligently managing all sensor and surveillance data collected in their global quest to secure American lives and interests.
Beth McGrath accepted the Presidential Award from the White House on behalf of The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at Stevens, February 2011
Stevens was awarded a $11.5 million NSF Math-Science partnership grant with 12 school districts across New Jersey
New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame recognized Stevens faculty, graduates and students (Dr. Nicholas Gerard, Dr. Vikki Hazelwood, Dr. Xiaoling Chen, Dr. Asli Ergun)
Dean Michael Bruno was appointed chairman of the Marine Board at the National Research Council
Grant was awarded by NSF to Stevens for funding of Cybersecurity Education
NSF Career Award recipients: Dr. Stefan Strauf (2011), Dr. Michael M. Zavlanos (2011), Dr. Yingying Chen (2010), Dr. Frank Fisher (2009), Dr. Wei Jiang (2006)