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

Student Participants

The program included 22 undergraduate and graduate-level students representing the following universities: 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.  

Please click the links below to review the student research project abstracts, final project reports and presentation slides.

Student Research Projects

During the summer research program the students had the unique opportunity to participate in the following guest lectures and field-visits to Homeland Security operational environments: 

Featured Guest Speakers

Dana Goward, President, Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
Bert Macesker and Susan Stevens, USCG Research and Development Center
Michael DiBartolo, New York Police Department - Counterterrorism Division

Homeland Security Field Visits:

Customs and Border Protection Field Operations, Port of New York - Newark
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT