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

Professors Hang Liu and Weina Meng

Two New NSF CAREER Awards to Stevens Faculty

Two Stevens faculty members have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER awards to support projects with applications in materials and data analysis, respectively…

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Detecting Depression, Using AI

A Stevens research group has developed an experimental artificial intelligence system that appears to detect depression with very high accuracy by analyzing content such as social…

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What Venice Can Learn from Stevens

In Venice, a terrible sound echoed throughout the historic Italian city on December 8, 2020. It was the infamous siren signaling that the city was about to experience an episode…

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