Rankings and Recognition

Stevens is home to three National Research Centers of Excellence:

  • 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

National Rankings:

Stevens has received countless awards due to the strength of our programs, leadership and faculty in a variety of fields:

  • Stevens President Nariman Farvardin was named to the NJBIZ Power 100 List of the Most Influential People in New Jersey Business in 2014
  • Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology 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)