Barry Bunin (bbunin)

Barry Bunin

Senior Project Engineer

Babbio Center 614
(201) 216-8739

General Information

B. Bunin Bio Dr. Bunin is the Chief Architect for the Stevens Maritime Security Laboratory (MSL), a member of the STAR Center, and Research Professor in the Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering Department. He is currently developing and teaching educational programs including courses in drone technology and applications of cyber security in engineering. He has been the Program Director of the Maritime Systems Masters and Certificate Programs, specializing in maritime security. He is participating in an NSF grant to characterize the vulnerability of maritime systems including ships to cyber attacks and incursions, and developing course material suitable for use by other universities. He led the Mobile and Modular Maritime Domain Awareness project to provide to the USCG methods to improve its operational capabilities. In his role as maritime Security Center Chief Architect, he has directed over thirty maritime security experiments in intruder detection involving acoustics, infrared, visible light video, radar and environmental sensing. This has led to a patent for Stevens’ Passive Acoustic Detection System, numerous publication. These accomplishments were instrumental in Stevens being designated as a Center of Excellence in Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce by the Department of Homeland Security. He has been the Faculty Advisor, mentor, and tutor, and Thesis Advisor or reader to the eight current DHS fellows, and to the forthcoming three, as well as others. Prior to this, he has held Senior Executive Positions in Research and Development, and Operations in the telecommunications industry, including Bell Laboratories. He has been responsible for the implementation of many major complex projects including AT&T Unisource’s Pan European Data Network, Teleglobe’s Global Network, the US Federal Government Telecommunications System, FTS-2000, and numerous new digital and software-defined services for AT&T.


Chief Architect and Laboratory Director of the Maritime Security Laboratory (MSL), Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken NJ. In this position, Dr. Bunin is responsible for the creation and evolution of MSL laboratory, and for the direction of maritime security experiments in the Hudson River estuary and elsewhere.

Professional Societies

  • IEEE – IEEE Member

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Zeng, D.; Benilov, A.; Bunin, B.; Martini, R. N. (2010). Long-wavelength IR imaging system to scuba diver detection in three dimensions. IEEE Sensors Journal (3 ed., vol. 10, pp. 760-764).