Christophe Pierre, Ph.D.

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Christophe Pierre, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is an accomplished academic administrator and an internationally acclaimed scholar in the fields of vibration and structural dynamics. During his 30-year career in higher education, he has held leadership, administrative and academic positions at major research universities, made seminal contributions in many areas of mechanical and aerospace engineering and won numerous honors for teaching and research. 
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Anthony Barrese, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, School of Systems and Enterprises

Anthony Barrese is Interim Dean of the School of Systems and Enterprises and Professor in Systems Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Barrese came to Stevens from NCR where he was a company officer, and vice president and general manager of the Teradata Industry Application Division and the Network Products Division. He has had thirty-five years of corporate planning, systems engineering and architecture, product management, product development, manufacturing and quality management experience. Prior to NCR, he worked at Bell Laboratories and AT&T on a variety of voice and data communication programs. Dr. Barrese teaches courses in systems engineering.
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Constantin Chassapis, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Academics

Dr. Constantin (Costas) Chassapis joined the Division of Academic Affairs in April 2013 as the University’s first Vice Provost for Academics to provide leadership and expertise to the university’s operations that support and strengthen student and faculty academic success. Among the operations reporting to him are the offices of Undergraduate and Graduate Academics, the Office of Graduate Student Affairs, the Center for Faculty Engagement and Advancement, the Pinnacle Scholars Program, the Office of the Registrar, WebCampus (online learning), the English Language Communications Program, the Samuel C. Williams Library and the Office of International Programs.
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Mo Dehghani, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Mo Dehghani, Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a professor of systems, was a Principle Professional Staff member, department head for the engineering department and a member of the Executive Council of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) prior to joining Stevens in 2013. He was also the founding director of the JHU Systems Institute. In those roles, Dr. Dehghani was responsible for the overall leadership, management and organization of APL’s engineering organization.
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Gregory Prastacos, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business

Dr. Gregory P. Prastacos is the Dean of the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology, where he also serves as Professor of Management Science. Before joining Stevens he was Professor of Management Science and Rector of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Athens, Greece. He studied at Columbia University, where he received a bachelor's and master's in computer science and a doctorate in operations research. He was previously on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and has held visiting appointments at a number of Universities and Research Institutes in Europe and Asia.
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Siva Thangam, Ph.D.

Dean, Academic Administration

Dr. Siva Thangam, Dean of Academic Administration, supports the Office of the Provost by assisting in the management of academic affairs, including performance monitoring, evaluation and performance assessment of all reporting units. In addition, Dr. Thangam coordinates and manages all policy development and the maintenance of the Policy Library and assists the provost with the activities of the Academic Council. Dr. Thangam received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and has been acknowledged for his work with an Honorary Master of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and an Outstanding Teaching Award from the Stevens Alumni Association.
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Kelland Thomas, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Dr. Kelland Thomas joined Stevens Institute of Technology in June as the new dean of the College of Arts and Letters. Dr. Thomas comes to Stevens from the University of Arizona’s School of Information, where he served as associate director; director of the Creative Computing Lab; and interim director of the science, technology and arts department. Thomas holds a doctoral degree in saxophone performance and a master’s degree in music theory from the University of Michigan, as well as a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Arizona.
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Jean W. Zu, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Engineering and Science

Dr. Jean Zu is the Dean of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science and a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Her research is focused on mechanical vibrations and dynamics and mechatronics, particularly in areas of biomedical instrumentation and energy harvesting. Dr. Zu holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, and has published over 300 papers including 160 journal papers.
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Office of the Provost

Location On Campus

Wesley J. Howe Center, 12th Floor
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Contact Types

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