Research in engineering and science at Stevens is propelled by internationally renowned faculty, laboratories, research centers and shared facilities.  Strategic initiatives and partnerships nationwide give faculty and students a wealth of opportunities to contribute to critical advances in cybersecurity, information assurance, biomedicine, pharmaceutical manufacturing, wireless communications, naval architecture, environmental studies and much more.

Two National Centers of Excellence

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

Maritime Security Center

The Maritime Security Center (MSC) is a Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) Center of Excellence in port and maritime security that leverages the physical infrastructure and intellectual capital of its academic, industry and government partners.

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Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC)

In 2008, the Department of Defense (DoD) competitively awarded Stevens a contract to operate the SER-UARC, housed within the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), in order to enhance and enable the development, integration, testing and sustainability of complex defense systems, services and enterprises. The SER-UARC consists of approximately 20 collaborating institutions.

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Two Shared Facilities

Shared Facilities at Stevens are open to the Stevens community as well as outside investigators who wish to conduct research with state-of-the-art instrumentation in a convenient location.

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Laboratory for Multiscale Imaging

The Laboratory for Multiscale Imaging (LMSI) houses instrumentation that provides imaging capabilities to study both synthetic and biological materials from macroscopic to microscopic length scale.

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Students in MDL

MicroDevice Laboratory

The MicroDevice Laboratory (MDL) explores military systems applications of emerging nanotechnologies that include: nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, micro/nano sensors and actuators, microchemical systems, nanoenergetics, and nanoscale energy harvesting.

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