The MSC's 8th annual Summer Research Institute was held June 5 - July 28, 2017 at the Stevens Institute of Technology campus in Hoboken, NJ. 

Twenty-two undergraduate and graduate-level students representing the following universities were selected to participate in the maritime security-focused summer research program: Elizabeth City State University, Northeastern University, Stevens Institute of Technology, SUNY Maritime, University of Alabama - Huntsville, University of Alaska - Anchorage, and University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley.  

The student research projects for the 2017 Summer Research Institute are listed below.  Click the links  to review the project abstracts, project final reports and presentation slides.

SRI 2017 Student Research Projects

The Summer Research Institute provides undergraduate and graduate-level STEM students a unique opportunity to participate in an eight-week intensive research program designed to tackle critical issues the maritime and homeland security domain.

This highly-collaborative, hands-on summer research program emphasizes critical thinking and multidisciplinary research to generate innovative ideas and solutions to address complex maritime security issues.

The program is held annually during the months of June and July. Since the program's inaugural offering in 2010, 128 Engineering and Science students have engaged in the MSC hosted summer research program. Click on the SRI program links in the right hand navigation to review the project themes and research outcomes for each of the summer research programs 2010 - 2016.