Graduate Awards

The Fabrycky-Blanchard Award

The Fabrycky-Blanchard Scholarship in Systems Engineering is awarded annually to a Systems Engineering doctoral student engaged in full-time study in the SSE. This award is bestowed upon a doctoral student who exemplifies a spirit of leadership and research excellence in systems engineering. This award and distinction recognizes a doctoral student who has demonstrated exemplary academic performance and whom SSE research faculty deem most promising in their research and contribution to the study and practice of Systems Engineering. The recipient of the Fabrycky-Blanchard Award will receive an annual scholarship toward their continued study in the SSE. For more information, click here.

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for this award:
a) Admitted and enrolled as a full-time student in the School of Systems and Enterprises' Systems Engineering Doctoral Program
b) Letter of nomination by their SSE Faculty Advisor and/or a SSE Tenured Faculty Member (Faculty nominations and a sample of the students written work must be submitted by March 1 of each academic year.)

Excellence in Research Award

The School of Systems and Enterprises (SSE) Excellence in Research Award is granted annually to a Master's degree student in the SSE at Stevens Institute of Technology, who has demonstrated exemplary research that has been published as a Master's Thesis or a Master's Project. This award serves to honor and recognize those students whose written work has been deemed noteworthy and exceptional by a committee of SSE Faculty. For more information, click here.

Students must

  • be enrolled in a graduate degree program in the School of Systems and Enterprises;
  • have completed Master's Thesis or Master's Project prior to nomination; and
  • demonstrate superior technical quality as expressed by peer assessment (publications, nomination by an SSE Faculty member, letters of support from peers, etc.)

The Best Student Paper Award

The SSE Best Paper Award goes to a graduate student in the School of Systems and Enterprises who has distinguished themselves in the development of scholarly work through the publication of a peer-reviewed conference or journal paper. The SSE Best Paper Award goes to a graduate student in the School of Systems and Enterprises who has distinguished themselves in the development of scholarly work through the publication of a peer-reviewed conference or journal paper.

For the paper to be considered, the lead author of the paper must be a graduate student within SSE; and the paper must have been published at a peer-reviewed conference or in a peer-reviewed journal within the previous academic year of the award (June to May). The deadline for nominations is April 15. For more information, click here .

The Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Outstanding Dissertation Award for Research in SSE awarded annually to the PhD candidate in the School of Systems and Enterprises who has distinguished him or herself in the conduct of research. This award is chosen by the faculty of the School of Systems and Enterprises and consists of a cash award and a plaque. A master plaque will be displayed in the SSE display case with past and current winners. For more information, click here.

ASEM Outstanding TA Award

The ASEM Outstanding TA Award is presented to the outstanding Teaching Assistant in the School of Systems and Enterprises as chosen by the Executive Board of the Stevens ASEM Chapter.

ARDEC Fellowship (for ARDEC employees only)

The goal of this new fellowship is to develop outstanding ARDEC employees with research and development skills and experience in System Engineering utilizing Stevens Institute of Technology's advanced System Engineering study programs. All research activity will be directly related to accomplishing ARDEC's mission. Research activity will be coordinated with ARDEC Systems Engineering Directorate and Stevens Institute of Technology's School of Systems and Enterprises. For more information click here.