Research at Stevens focuses on building systems that are integrated, scalable, adaptable, resilient and sustainable.

Research at the School of Systems and Enterprises (SSE) is conducted through two state-of-the art centers. These centers are designed to enable researchers to collaborate with academia and industry partners, and find the most innovative and effective solutions to today's biggest challenges.

From health informatics to safer bridges, from homeland security to coastal forecasting and planning, from infrastructure, cybersecurity and vessel design to smartphone applications that change the game, research at SSE is building a safer, smarter world. 

Systems Engineering Research Center


21st Century Grand Challenges

The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a University-Affiliated Research Center of the US Department of Defense, is unprecedented in the depth and breadth of its reach, leadership, and citizenship in systems engineering. Led by Stevens, SERC researchers work across many domains and industries, including finance, telecommunications, computing, transportation, in addition to defense, enabling them to bring broad perspectives to their research.

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Center For Complex Systems and Enterprises

CCSE in action

Immersive Experiences

The Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises (CCSE) focuses its research on four key domains – Healthcare Delivery, Financial Systems, Urban Resilience and National Security - through the lens of complex systems and enterprises, developing powerful technologies, tools and solutions to address these complex challenges.

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