For 150 years, Stevens Institute of Technology has been home to people with a passion for learning and research. Today, as one of the world's preeminent research universities–and one of the fastest-rising universities in the nation–Stevens leverages this proud history of technological innovation and scientific discovery to design impactful innovations and train the leaders of tomorrow.

Supported by technologically advanced laboratories and research centers, strategic initiatives and nationwide industry partnerships, students and faculty at the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science pioneer research that results in transformative advances in critical research areas. By housing engineering and science under one roof, the Schaefer School has cultivated a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment where promising, practical solutions to the world's most pressing problems are addressed in new and innovative ways.

Research at the Schaefer School

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Research Pillars

Our faculty-led research centers and labs support research in a wide range of areas of engineering and science, in particular in the following strategic and interdisciplinary research pillars:

Research News

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Avoiding the Space Jam, Through Smarter AI

Objects falling back to Earth from space are increasingly in the news, including decommissioned satellites and a balky Russian rocket stage that crashed in the Pacific Ocean…

Two National Centers of Excellence

Stevens is home to two nationally recognized research centers. One of these - The Maritime Security Center (MSC) - is headed by faculty members from the School of Engineering and Science.


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Laboratories and Fabrication Facilities

Stevens has a number of shared facilities available to the Stevens community as well as outside investigators who wish to conduct research with state-of-the-art instrumentation in a convenient location.

Learn More about facilities at the Schaefer School