SRI 2013 group pictureThe Center held its fourth annual Summer Research Institute, from June 3 to July 26, 2013 at the Stevens Institute of Technology campus in Hoboken, NJ. 

Student Participants

This summer's program included 13 students representing Stevens Institute of Technology, Elizabeth City State University, Essex County College and the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.

Research Projects and Outcomes

Students were assigned to one of the following three research teams:

Guest Speakers and Field Visits

 This past summer's guest speakers included:

  • Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists
  • Lt. Commander Anne Morrissey, USCG Waterways Management
  • Nick Pera, US Navy, Strategic Systems Programs

During the eight-week program, students had the unique opportunity to participate in field visits to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities at JFK Airport, Port Newark and One Penn Plaza, the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, and the NYC Waterways Ferry Terminal, Battery Park.