Engage with Stevens through Corporate Affiliate Programs, Research Centers and Labs

Corporate affiliate programs support research across the university. Here corporations collaborate with Stevens’ students and faculty from the early stages of research to address society’s pressing challenges. These programs have membership fees and benefits.

The Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT)

At the heart of the nation’s first Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) is a focus on industry problems. Established in 2021 through a grant from the prestigious National Science Foundation IUCRC program, Stevens is partnering with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to launch the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT). The center will work with corporate members to become more agile, solve more complex problems and seek advantages through integration of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, automated markets, more robust algorithms and smarter fraud detection. To date, major players such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, UBS, IBM, T. Rowe Price, Wells Fargo, among others, including the New Jersey Economic Development Authority have pledged to join the membership. Learn more.

Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence

The Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI) is an interdisciplinary, tech-driven collaboration of engineering, business, systems and design experts working toward solving pressing global problems in industry and the world. SIAI’s technology expertise and research resources provide the collaborative, competitive edge that today’s businesses need to enhance operations. The Institute’s Industrial Alliance Program forges connections to regional AI-related industries. Program members — including NEC Labs, Eastech and DataEthics4 — gain knowledge and expertise through monthly working group sessions, have preferential access to specialized AI-focused recruiting events and participate in the selection of faculty seed funding projects. Learn more.