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innovation. knowledge. solutions.

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RESEARCH CULTURE Innovation is in Our DNA


FACULTY Educators, Researchers, Leaders, Practitioners

















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ince its founding in 1870 as the nation’s first college of mechanical engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology has simultaneously defined and expanded the frontiers of American technological innovation. From designing and constructing the steel structures for the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, to the co-founding of General Motors and Texas Instruments, the Stevens legacy includes Nobel Prize winners, leaders of multinational corporations, pioneering researchers, and renowned entrepreneurs. Over the past 140 years, Stevens faculty, graduates, students, scholars, scientists, and business leaders have developed and deployed transformative solutions to some of the most critical and complex needs in government, industry, science, and education. A Stevens education is unlike any other. As one of the nation’s leading research universities, Stevens is known for its unique pedagogical model, its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class facilities, and its wellestablished partnerships in business, industry, and government. One of the central tenets of the Stevens mission is that solutions to many of the critical problems that face humanity can be found in the improved use and understanding of technology. Stevens was founded on the principle that its duty is to motivate and prepare engineers, scientists, and business leaders to find these solutions. The university’s commitment to harnessing the power of applied innovation to empower the best minds to seek and find demonstrable improvements to real-world challenges continues to this day.

GRADUATE STUDIES Stevens currently enrolls 3,700 graduate students across four schools: • The Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science • The School of Systems and Enterprises • The Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management • College of Arts and Letters Students can choose from 22 PhD programs, 43 master’s programs, 122 certificate programs, and a host of customized graduate educational offerings for corporations. The diverse Stevens graduate student population pursues study on the main campus just across the Hudson River from midtown Manhattan in Hoboken, New Jersey, online through the fully accredited WebCampus, at a variety of corporate sites, in Washington, D.C., where the university is pioneering an agile and responsive online/classroom hybrid, and abroad. All Stevens students— traditional full-time graduate students, part-time professional students, corporatesponsored students, and online students—benefit from a distinguished faculty, innovative pedagogical design, a network of motivated peers, and exacting scientific, academic, and entrepreneurial standards.

GLOBAL IMPACT The university’s worldwide influence is evidenced in large part by the significant contributions Stevens graduates make to the global workforce. In addition, the extensive network of Stevens alumni, the university’s partnerships with prestigious international universities, and its long-standing research and educational relationships with multi-national corporations have solidified Stevens as a research institution with truly global impact.

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The main Stevens campus is truly the best of both worlds. A 10-minute ferry or commuter train ride from midtown Manhattan, the university’s tranquil campus rests at the highest point in Hoboken, New Jersey, overlooking the Hudson River. Students studying on campus can take advantage of world-class research facilities, a bustling intellectual community, and the charms of historic Hoboken, minutes away from one of the most vibrant and influential cities in the world. Stevens has recently opened a location in Washington, D.C., in order to better serve existing partners and professionals in the region who wish to pursue graduate study in a variety of disciplines including space systems, maritime security, and applied project management. With classroom, office, and study facilities located in the acclaimed Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Stevens is committed to developing programs tailored to meet the complex educational needs and demands of the U.S. government and private industry in the area.


• Ranked in the top 5% of U.S. schools for return on investment for students, according to a 2010 study conducted for Bloomberg Businessweek. • Ranked #3 among U.S. research universities for return on investment for research by • Ranked #12 for career development by The Princeton Review in 2010. • Ranked among the 20 most entrepreneurial campuses by The Princeton Review.



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STEVENS INNOVATORS AND LEADERS Over its 140-year history, Stevens has educated and developed the minds of leaders who have changed the course of science and industry. The patriarch of the university’s founding family, John Stevens, was a pioneer in the development of the steamboat and designed the first American-built steam locomotive. His son, Edwin—who along with his brother built and operated the first commercial railroad in the country—established Stevens as a training ground for the country’s premier innovators. His vision has been borne out over the decades, by alumni from Charles Stewart Mott, co-founder of General Motors, to Eugene McDermott, co-founder of Texas Instruments, to Annita Nerses, Director of CEO Operations at ITT Corporation. • John W. Lieb (1880), a pioneer in the design and construction of hydroelectric generating plants. • Samuel P. Bush (1884), the steel and railroad executive, public servant, and patriarch of the Bush political family. • Charles Stewart Mott (1897), co-founder of General Motors.


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• Walter Kidde (1897), inventor and manufacturer of fire safety equipment. • Louis Alan Hazeltine (1906), inventor of the neutrodyne circuit, which made radio commercially viable by neutralizing the feedback noises that plagued radio receivers of the time. • Daniel K. Wright (1908), inventor (at G.E.) of the sealed-beam headlight. • Alexander Calder (1919), leading 20th-century artist and inventor of mobile art. • John H. Andresen (1937), developer of the world’s first air data computer and the cabin altitude system for the first jet airliner. • Frederick Reines, (ME, 1939; MS, 1941), winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for the definitive discovery of the neutrino, a subatomic particle that had eluded scientists for twenty years. Directed the experimental division of the Manhattan Project. • Lawrence T. Babbio, Jr. (1966), vice chairman and president of Verizon Communications, Domestic Telecom Group (ret.). • Tina Kosowsky Doyle (1975), Senior IT Executive, ExxonMobil. • Virginia Ruesterholz (1983), president, Verizon Telecom. • Kimberley A. Davies Leahy (1992; ME., 1994; PhD, 1999), head, Manufacturing Engineering, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. • Annita Nerses, (PhD, 1997) Director, CEO Operations, ITT Corporation.



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THE STEVENS RESEARCH CULTURE INNOVATION IS IN OUR DNA From the industrial revolution to the information age, Stevens has been a research pioneer in engineering, the sciences, and technology. This quest for new and essential knowledge has created a culture of academic and scientific excellence, entrepreneurial creativity, and commercial viability that is also a core component of the Stevens educational model. Regardless of field or specialty, instruction and research at Stevens takes place in a cross-disciplinary setting, where students learn to transform new ideas and research into viable business opportunities by developing business plans and evolving intellectual properties into market-relevant projects.

TECHNOGENESIS Technogenesis is the philosophy and pedagogical structure at the center of the educational and research experience of every Stevens student. Inspired by the fundamental institutional belief that the value of any innovation is truly measured in its real-market application, Technogenesis fosters collaborative invention, development, and deployment among students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors, private industry, and government.

INTERDISCIPLINARY PHILOSOPHY At Stevens, every department, school, facility, student, and faculty member is a part of an interconnected, cross-functional, and readily leveraged resource pool. Collaboration and multi-disciplinary synthesis are standard elements of the innovation process at Stevens, and students are challenged to think well beyond their specializations to find new ways of asking and answering questions.

ACADEMIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP Entrepreneurship is evident at every stage of research practice at Stevens. The university has redefined the traditional university-to-industry technology transfer process by taking greater control of the knowledge development and market realization phases. Intellectual property and solutions commercialization at Stevens is managed through the Office of Academic Entrepreneurship (OAE), which is dedicated to realizing and supporting research outcomes in the marketplace. OAE provides extensive guidance, sponsors incentives, and offers assistance to students and faculty alike in the development, protection, and deployment of ideas and inventions. An innovation in itself, OAE motivates ingenuity in research and promotes initiatives for change in education, infrastructure, and administration.

THE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE The Research Enterprise at Stevens Institute of Technology is a unique support system for university-wide research initiatives. It assists researchers in connecting to critical national and global problem sets and in forming interdisciplinary teams. The Research Enterprise comprises academic research, national research centers, and cross-functional research missions, along with the organizations and infrastructure that support these efforts.

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Stevens graduate students studying on campus do their work in some of the most advanced research facilities in the country.

Stevens houses three National Centers of Excellence, as designated by the U.S. government: The National Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Hawaii were chosen by the Department of Homeland Security to co-lead this center, which is dedicated to developing new ways to safeguard the nation’s maritime domain. The National Systems Engineering Research Center This Center is the first Department of Defense University Affiliated Research Center focused on systems engineering research in the United States. The center is dedicated to studying systems engineering for the successful development, integration, testing, and sustainability of complex defense systems, services, and enterprises. Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design and Control of Small Ships The Atlantic Center is dedicated to the development of pioneering engineering research to support and advance innovation in ship design and development.


Design and Manufacturing Institute The Design and Manufacturing Institute (DMI) is an interdisciplinary center that integrates product design, materials processing, and manufacturing expertise with modern software and embedded systems technologies for defense and commercial applications. Stevens laboratories associated with DMI: Rapid Functional Prototyping Lab Intelligent Systems and Embedded Control Lab MicroDevice Lab The MicroDevice Laboratory, (MDL) is a class 100 clean room housed in the Design and Manufacturing Institute at Stevens. The MDL houses a variety of state-of-the-art research equipment for nano- and microdevice research and development, including software and simulation tools necessary for initial microdevice design and analysis, photolithography and etch/deposition capabilities for device fabrication, and various tools and instrumentation for device characterization and testing. Center for Environmental Systems The Center for Environmental Systems (CES), a unique synthesis of the professional and academic worlds, is dedicated to applied, interdisciplinary research for the solution of pressing, real-world environmental problems. Through advanced knowledge and in-depth professional, expertise, CES is recognized as a leader in the development, evaluation, and implementation of new environmental technologies.

James Nicoll, Jr. Environmental Laboratory The Nicoll Environmental Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility providing diversified research services for the development, testing, transfer, and implementation of innovative environmental technologies to industry, government and environmental professional organizations ranging from short duration, highly specialized testing to long-term applied research studies. Nicoll Laboratory’s capabilities are broad, and include waste stream characterization, process feasibility and waste minimization studies, regulatory acceptance testing for product certification, and environmental compatibility testing of new products. Keck Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Laboratory Keck is a fully equipped new facility for state-of-the-art computer automated geotechnical and geoenvironmental testing of soil and water media. Current studies include: testing for the environmental and engineering properties of fly ash, incinerator ash, and other industrial waste by-product materials to evaluate their use in construction applications; evaluation of the properties of dredged materials for reuse in transportation projects; and treating and managing hazardous wastes, with a focus on heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon immobilization in geoenvironments.

Center for Maritime Systems The Center for Maritime Systems (CMS), works to preserve and secure our nation’s maritime resources and assets through collaborative knowledge development, innovation and invention, and education and training. This center has become the world’s leader in delivering new knowledge, advanced technology, and education in support of the maritime community. Stevens laboratory associated with CMS: Davidson Laboratory Founded in 1935, Davidson is one of the largest hydrodynamic and ocean engineering research facilities in the nation. Pioneering marine hydrodynamic studies in both physical modeling and computer simulation of marine craft designs have contributed to Davidson’s international reputation. The facility is one of only two designated International Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks in the United States.

Center for the Advancement of Secure Systems and Information Assurance Stevens Institute of Technology has been designated by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education for the academic years 2003 through 2014, and as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research for the years 2008 through 2013. Center for the Advancement of Secure Systems and Information Assurance was developed to respond to these designations by fostering collaboration and acting as a catalyst for research, education, and entrepreneurship in information assurance and cybersecurity.

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The New Jersey Center for MicroChemical Systems The New Jersey Center for MicroChemical Systems was recently established under the auspices of the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology and with grants from several major federal government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Energy and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. NJCMCS exemplifies the Stevens approach to doctoral education— students, faculty, and industrial partners work closely together, sharing ideas and nurturing technology from innovation to implementation. Highly Filled Materials Institute The Highly Filled Materials Institute was established at Stevens Institute of Technology in 1989 to investigate, both experimentally and theoretically, the rheological behavior, microstructure, processability, and ultimate properties of highly filled materials, including concentrated suspensions and dispersions of generally polymeric liquids incorporated with rigid particles at concentrations which aim to approach the maximum packing fraction of the solid phase. Center for Decision Technologies The Center for Decision Technologies solves significant social problems by augmenting human cognition with sensors and robots. Current research focuses on the design of mixed networks of people, mobile robots, and sensors. One particular topic of current investigation is the way people move in relation to the changing wireless communication infrastructure surrounding them. The Center has studied problems in the areas of emergency response, decision-making, search and rescue, and robotic teleoperation, as well as the application of robotic technologies to business and education. Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE), is part of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science, and was founded in 1988 to provide expertise to improve K-12 science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education. CIESE’s mission is to improve the capabilities of all students to pursue higher education and careers in technological fields and to support the Stevens educational mission by catalyzing and fostering innovation in the teaching and learning of engineering, science, and mathematics. Center for Mass Spectrometry One of the nation’s premier mass spectrometry labs, the center welcomes collaborative research projects from the Stevens community and beyond. Current research includes mass spectrometric fragmentation mechanisms, chemical ecology of arthropods, biosynthesis, natural products, and drugs from insects. Center for Complex Adaptive Sociotechnological Systems The Center for Complex Adaptive Sociotechnological Systems (COMPASS) advances the state of knowledge in complex sociotechnological systems through contributions to the fundamental science of adaptive complexity. COMPASS is an interdisciplinary center, bringing together faculty with expertise in a variety of aspects of complex systems research and education to explore issues of critical interest to the nation and the world.

from research to market: TECHNOGENESIS ACCELERATES TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION AND STUDENT INVOLVEMENT The Stevens Department of Enterprise Development and Licensing (stevens. edu/startups) assists Stevens researchers with identifying market opportunities and business strategies; tailoring and fielding test solutions, source management teams, and capital; and bringing real-world entrepreneurial experiences back into the graduate curriculum. Enterprises that have emerged from these efforts include: • Attila and ID8, two Stevens spin-off firms, are currently developing corporate and university clients • New startups currently in incubation: CADeyes, Mass Spectrometry, InStream— Deception Labs, Passive Acoustic Sensors, Nano-Piezoelectric Wires and Sensors, Cognitive Radios, Seahorse Power, SERS, Tissue Scaffolds • Training and partnering with University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)


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Laboratory for Multiscale Imaging The Laboratory for Multiscale Imaging (LMSI) - houses a field-emission S/TEM, a field-emission SEM, a DPN/AFM, and a LSCM that provide imaging capabilities to study both synthetic and biological materials from macroscopic to microscopic scale. The LMSI also provides a vibrant research environment that promotes learning and research activities by offering training classes and seminars within an open and multiuser laboratory space.


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THE STEVENS FACULTY EDUCATORS, RESEARCHERS, LEADERS, PRACTITIONERS The Stevens faculty represents a diverse and renowned population of experts in their fields of research as well as in their associated industries. Every faculty member continuously seeks opportunities for novel interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex problems. This drive to identify the unasked question or develop the unexpected answer is one of the central forces behind the thriving experimental and entrepreneurial spirit at the university. The real-world experience and perspective that faculty bring into their classrooms gives Stevens students—regardless of where or how they choose to study—a true advantage in their professional lives. Course content such as case studies and real-world product and knowledge development scenarios, along with faculty perspectives on current and future market opportunities, actual business environments, and experiences with active clients, ensure that Stevens graduate students are able to successfully and immediately implement their studies in the working world. Stevens faculty members are committed to empowering graduate students to become innovative, collaborative, creative, and market-minded in their work.

THE CHARLES V. SCHAEFER, JR. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE Michael Bruno is the Feiler Chair Professor and Dean of the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science. His research and teaching interests include ocean observation systems, maritime security, and coastal ocean dynamics. Prior to assuming the duties of Dean, he was the Director of the Center for Maritime Systems and Davidson Laboratory at Stevens. Professor Bruno’s involvement in ocean observation system design and operation includes international efforts, in particular via his work as the Co-Chair of the International Workshop Steering Committee for the GEO Coastal Zone Community of Practice. He was also the founder and Principal Investigator of the Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design and Control of Small Ships, funded by the Office of Naval Research. In 2008, Professor Bruno led a team of academic institutions, including Stevens, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rutgers University, the University of Puerto Rico, and the University of Miami in a successful proposal to receive designation as the Department of Homeland Security National Center of Excellence in Maritime, Island, and Extreme Environment Security. Professor Bruno is the author of more than one hundred technical publications in various aspects of the field. Constantin Chassapis is a Professor, the Department Director for Mechanical Engineering, and Deputy Dean at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science. He studies integrated product and process development; knowledgebased system development; automation; remote sensing and control; and virtual and remote experimentation. Professor

Philip Leopold is a Professor and the Director of the Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Biomedical Engineering Department at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science. Professor Leopold focuses his research on gene therapy-viral mimics, host-virus interactions, and gene expression in human disease. He is an integral researcher in the field of tissue engineering, implementing the use of nanotechnology to revolutionize approaches for skin grafting and bone, nerve, and cardiac cell regeneration. Professor Leopold and Professor Michael Pungente of Weill Cornell Medical College recently received funding from the Qatar National Research Fund to collaborate on a study of new gene delivery vectors. Professor Leopold has published numerous papers and holds a patent on a method of modulating hair growth. Learn more about the Leopold lab at stevens. edu/ses/leopold. Susanne Wetzel is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science department at the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science. In the field of cryptography, Professor Wetzel’s research is focused on wireless security, secret sharing, privacy, and biometrics, and her contributions range from analysis to protocol design. In algorithmic number theory, her research is centered on lattice theory, in particular on developing new algorithms and heuristics for lattice basis reduction. Professor Wetzel is also associated with the Algebraic Cryptography Center, which focuses its research on cryptanalysis of public key cryptosystems based on algebraic problems, theoretical development of generic complexity, and application of generic complexity to the problem of testing the security of cryptosystems. Prior to joining Stevens, Professor Wetzel worked at DaimlerChrysler Research (Stuttgart, Germany), Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories, and RSA Laboratories (Stockholm, Sweden). She has contributed to multiple conference proceedings, journals, and books, and holds four patents and inventions.

THE WESLEY J. HOWE SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT C. Timothy Koeller is a Professor and the Interim Dean of the Howe School of Technology Management. His research is focused on the areas of industrial economics (innovation and market structure), labor economics (new venture employment dynamics), and entrepreneurship (new venture growth; nature of an entrepreneurial opportunity). Professor Koeller’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the N.J. Department of Higher Education. His

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Chassapis has served as Associate Director, Head of Manufacturing Technology, and Director of Integrated Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping at the Design and Manufacturing Institute at Stevens. Professor Chassapis holds a patent for a multi-user, multi-device remote access system, and his research has been published extensively in journals including: Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Computers in Education, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education.


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research has appeared in a number of journals, including The Quarterly Journal of Economics (Harvard), Industrial Relations (Cal-Berkeley), Managerial and Decision Economics, Small Business Economics, and the Journal of Labor Research. Jeffrey Nickerson is Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Decision Technologies at the Howe School of Technology Management. His research focuses on social networks; design, diagrams, and creativity; sensor networks; human-robot interaction; and decision making. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Army, and the Department of Homeland Security. Before joining Stevens, Professor Nickerson was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led an emerging technologies consulting group. Journals that have recently published his research include Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Risk and Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems, Neurocomputing, and Computers and Education. Ann Mooney Murphy is Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the Howe School of Technology Management. She conducts research in strategic decision making, in particular on the dynamics and potential of top executives, boards of directors, and high-tech project teams. Professor Mooney teaches in the area of Strategic Management and Organizational Behavior and has been recognized for outstanding teaching with the Harvey N. Davis award from Stevens Institute of Technology and the Irwin Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Georgia. In addition, Professor Mooney was the recipient of the Women’s International Science Collaboration Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Women in Science and the National Science Foundation, and the Comer Research Award from the University of Georgia. Professor Mooney serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals including the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Management, Organization Science, and the Journal of Management Studies. She has also been a consultant to various firms including Price Waterhouse Coopers, Arthur Andersen, AT&T, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, and various mid- and small-sized firms. Journals that have recently published her research include Current Topics in Management, Projects and Profits, Strategic Organization, Business Case Journal, and the Journal of Education for Business.

SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND ENTERPRISES Dinesh Verma is a Professor and the Dean at the School of Systems and Enterprises. His professional and research activities emphasize systems engineering and design with a focus on conceptual design evaluation, preliminary design and system architecture, design decision-making, life cycle costing, and supportability engineering. Professor Verma serves as Scientific Advisor to the Director of the Embedded Systems Institute in Eindhoven, Holland, and has served as Technical Director at Lockheed Martin Undersea Systems, in the area of adapted systems and supportability engineering processes. In addition, Professor Verma is a consultant to a variety of companies including Eastman

Wiley J. Larson is the Distinguished Service Professor, Program Director for Space Systems Engineering and Assistant Dean at the School of Systems and Enterprises. A leader in space-related development, operations, education and training, Professor Larson is co-author, managing editor, and program director of the joint NASA and Department of Defense Space Technology Series, a position he has held for two decades. In this capacity, he leads the efforts of 362 international authors and editors in the development of a series of books and tools for space mission analysis and design, as well as space system engineering. Professor Larson continues to work with NASA, the European Space Agency, the French Space Agency, the German Space Agency and national and international corporations as consultant, educator, and mentor. Professor Larson co-founded and served as President of Teaching Science and Technology, Inc., a corporation devoted to education and training in astronautics, space systems, operations, and technology. He is a certified major program manager within the Department of Defense and is an active member of the International Academy of Astronautics. Jennifer L. Bayuk is Industry Professor and the Program Director of the Systems Security Engineering program at the School of Systems and Enterprises. Professor Bayuk is an information security industry leader with extensive technology expertise and specialization in organizational team-building targeted at security process improvement. She is experienced in information security management, information technology risk management, security tools and techniques, audit of physical and information systems, telecommunications networks, operating systems, database management systems, network management systems, application development, business continuity, operations process, security awareness education, and InfoSec metrics. Recent publications can be found in Computer Fraud and Security, ISACA Control Journal, and the Journal of Business Continuity and Planning. Her books include Enterprise Security for the Business Executive: Setting the Tone at the Top, and Stepping Through the InfoSec Program.


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Kodak, Lockheed Martin Corporation, United Defense, Raytheon, IBM Corporation, Sun Microsystems, VOLVO Car Corporation (Sweden), NOKIA (Finland), RAMSE (Finland), TU Delft (Holland), Ericsson-SAAB Avionics (Sweden), Varian Medical Systems (Finland), and Motorola. He has received two patents and has a third pending in the areas of life-cycle costing and fuzzy logic techniques for evaluating design concepts. Professor Verma has authored over 85 technical papers, book reviews, and technical monographs, and has co-authored two textbooks.


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THE GRADUATE STUDENT EXPERIENCE AT STEVENS Whether pursuing a degree at one of the Stevens locations, at a corporate site, or online through WebCampus, Stevens graduate students benefit from a dynamic intellectual community, engaged and invested faculty, and challenging academic and research standards. Close collaboration with faculty and peers, extensive opportunities for innovative, in-depth research, and the immediate applicability of classroom learning to the workplace are the hallmarks of a Stevens graduate education. Many full-time graduate students have the opportunity to develop a mentorship with faculty as well as mentor undergraduate students in their research. On-campus students can take advantage of networking and professional development events, seminars, and lectures. In the course of their work at Stevens, graduate students typically come in contact with investors, product developers, and executives from top corporations and government entities. Stevens has long-standing partnerships and collaborations with some of the largest organizations in the nation and the world. From Boeing to Citigroup to IBM, Merck, NASA, and the U.S. Navy, the Stevens advantage is proven again and again with the companies that seek to partner with the university. Students benefit in myriad ways from these relationships, as corporate collaboration provides real-world context for problem-solving, research, and implementation, and also fosters opportunities for networking at some of the most influential levels of industry and government.

STUDY OPTIONS: ON CAMPUS, ONLINE, OR ON-SITE. FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME. THE CHOICE IS YOURS. Recognized as a trusted developer of innovative study options, Stevens has a proud tradition of designing educational delivery methods that meet the diverse and changing needs of students and corporations alike. Much like the curriculum design philosophy at Stevens, study options are created and refined in direct response to the workforce development needs of corporations and the personal and professional requirements of today’s students. Regardless of how a Stevens course, certificate, or degree is accessed, the quality, rigor, currency, and applicability of the educational content always meets the same high standards.

MAIN CAMPUS Graduate students can select from a multitude of master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs, or opt to take up to three individual courses at the Stevens campus in Hoboken, New Jersey. Along with traditional full-time study options, mid-career students may choose to pursue part-time study while remaining employed. All master’s degrees are available on a part-time basis.

WebCampus, Stevens Institute of Technology’s award-winning online education module, is a ten-year leader in Internet-based, instructor-led education. Students studying through WebCampus benefit from the same faculty, course design, and requirements as those studying on campus, but can pursue their coursework at a flexible pace. WebCampus students can attend live lectures, collaborate with other students, and participate in discussions from any location. Master’s degrees, the MBA in Technology Management, and certificates are available.

WASHINGTON, D.C., LOCATION The Stevens location in Washington, D.C., offers high-demand research and academic programs to independent and corporate-sponsored students in the heart of the nation’s capital. In D.C., Stevens is pioneering a hybrid classroom-and-web delivery method for graduate education, which allows students to participate in short-duration classroom intensives paired with the award-winning online learning environment of WebCampus. This agile format allows students to maintain employment while pursuing graduate study, and provides an innovative, businessresponsive approach to customized corporate and government education.

ON-SITE AND CORPORATE CUSTOMIZED EDUCATION Stevens is proud of its extensive legacy of excellence in traditional on-site corporate customized education. The university has developed extensive educational offerings tailored to the business objectives and resource needs of multi-national corporations, large government entities, and national and regional businesses alike. ConEdison, Merck, NASA, Verizon, and the U.S. Navy are just a few of the many partners for whom Stevens has developed educational solutions. From non-credit courses to complete curricula, Stevens helps complex organizations train their staff in the sciences, technology, and management.

FULL TIME All Stevens master’s and doctoral degrees may be taken on a full-time basis. Note: International students must be full time students for visa qualification.

PART TIME All master’s degrees, some doctoral degrees, and all certificates are available on a part-time basis for students whose life or work circumstances preclude a full-time educational commitment.


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GRADUATE STUDY AT STEVENS At Stevens, degree and certificate programs are developed in direct response to market demands. The extensive array of study areas speaks to the breadth and depth of faculty expertise in academia, research, and industry. All programs share a common emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and applied knowledge and skills. Students pursuing master’s degrees may choose a concentration in which to specialize. Graduate certificate programs at Stevens are prescribed four-course programs of study designed to provide expertise in a focused area. A maximum of three courses may be taken by qualified students without enrolling in a degree or certificate program.

THE CHARLES V. SCHAEFER, JR. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE The Charles V. Schaefer School of Engineering and Science (SES) offers master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering and scientific disciplines along with a variety of certificates. SES leverages the disappearance of the boundaries between science and engineering by performing trans-disciplinary research to solve major issues confronting society in security, energy, the environment, medicine, and health care. The rapid development and transition of such innovation into technologies and processes that provide immediate social benefit is the ultimate goal of most doctoral work undertaken at SES. Master’s and certificate programs at SES also emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration and prepare graduates to lead in the creation, application, and management of technology within their chosen discipline. Graduate Degrees Offered by SES: Applied Mathematics, MS Biomedical Engineering, MEng, PhD Chemical Biology, MS, PhD Chemical Engineering, MEng, CHE, PhD Chemistry, MS, PhD Civil Engineering, MEng, CE, PhD Computer Engineering, MEng, CPE, PhD Computer Science, MS, PhD Construction Management, MS Cybersecurity, MS Electrical Engineering, MEng, EE, PhD Engineering Physics, MEng Enterprise Computing, MS Environmental Engineering, MEng, PhD Game Design and Simulation Programming, MS Integrated Product Development, MEng (Interdisciplinary) Maritime Systems, MS Materials Engineering, MEng, MS, PhD Mathematics, MS, PhD Mechanical Engineering, MEng, ME, PhD Multimedia Experience and Management, MS Networked Information Systems, MEng

SES offers four-course certificates in the following areas: Advanced Manufacturing AI for Gaming Air Pollution Technology Analytical Chemistry Applied Coastal Oceanography Applied Optics Applied Statistics Atmospheric and Environmental Science and Engineering (Interdisciplinary) Autonomous Robotics Bioinformatics Bioprocess Systems in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Computer Graphics Computer Systems Construction Accounting/Estimating Construction Engineering Construction Law/Disputes Construction/Quality Management Databases and Service-Oriented Architecture Design and Production Management Design of Pharmaceutical Facilities Digital Signal Processing Digital Systems and VLSI Design Distributed Systems Elements of Computer Science Enterprise Computing Enterprise Security and Information Assurance Environmental Compatibility in Engineering Environmental Hydrology Environmental Processes Foundations of Computer Science Geotechnical Engineering Graphics for Gaming Health Informatics Hydraulics Inland and Coastal Environmental Hydrodynamics Integrated Product Development Maritime Structures Maritime Systems Engineering Maritime Systems Management Maritime Transportation Microdevices and Microsystems (Interdisciplinary) Microelectronics and Photonics (Interdisciplinary) Multi-Hazard Engineering Multimedia Experience and Management

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Multimedia Technology Networked Information Systems Networks and Systems Administration Ocean Engineering Ordinance Engineering Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Practices (Interdisciplinary) Pharmaceutical Process Engineering Polymer Chemistry Power Generation Product Architecture and Engineering Project Engineering in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Real-Time and Embedded Systems Robotics and Control Secure Network Systems Design Security and Privacy Service-Oriented Computing Ship Hydrodynamics Software Design Soil and Groundwater Pollution Control Stochastic Systems Structural Analysis and Design Structural Engineering Surface Water Hydrology Sustainable Engineering (Interdisciplinary) Theoretical Computer Science Validation and Regulatory Affairs Vibration and Noise Control Water Quality Control Water Resources Engineering Wireless Communications

THE WESLEY J. HOWE SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT The Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management offers master’s, MBA, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates, in a variety of technology management specialties. Students graduate from Howe prepared to be transformational leaders in high-demand fields where expertise in both technology and management is crucial to success. Howe faculty are industry leaders—at Fortune 500 companies and government agencies—and daily practitioners of the skills they teach in the classroom. Their real-world perspective ensures that coursework is immediately applicable to today’s workplace. Howe students are working professionals in all levels of management and technology in a wide variety of fields. Small class sizes allow for intensive discussion and collaboration on presentations, case studies, and coursework. Close interaction with experienced faculty and in-depth involvement with extensive interdisciplinary applied research mean that students learn firsthand how to develop practice-oriented solutions to complex business problems.


Graduate Degrees Offered by Howe: Information Management, PhD Information Systems, MS Management, MS Service Management, MS Technology Management, Executive MBA, MS for Experienced Professionals, MBA, MS-MBA, PhD Telecommunications Management, MS, PhD

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Howe offers four-course certificates in the following areas: Business Process Management and Service Innovation Engineering Management Enterprise Systems Entrepreneurial Information Technology General Management Global Innovation Management Healthcare Information Technology Management Healthcare Leadership and Management Information Management Information Technology for the Financial Services Industry Information Technology for the Pharmaceutical Industry Information Technology Outsourcing Management of Broadband Communications and Converged Networks Management of Wireless Networks Pharmaceutical Management Professional Communications Project Management Security Management and Forensics Service Management Service Management Operations Strategic Service Management Strategic Supply Chain Management Technology Management Telecommunications Management


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SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND ENTERPRISES The School of Systems and Enterprises (SSE) offers master’s and doctoral degrees and a variety of certificate options. SSE was conceived and created to conduct research on—and educate engineers, technologists, and scientists in— the innovation, creation, and integration of engineered objects and processes within the business environment. The modern leader must think and work in a world where globalization, technology, quality, complexity, and productivity are central drivers of business. SSE has developed an aggressive and inventive set of graduate curricula to train students to innovate and excel in this environment. SSE faculty are involved in training managers and engineers at large corporations (IBM, Sandia National Laboratories) and government entities (FAA, NASA). Instructors bring this real-world, real-market perspective directly into the classroom and laboratory. Graduate Degrees Offered by SSE: Engineering Management, MEng, PhD Enterprise Systems, MS, PhD Financial Engineering, MS, PhD Infrastructure Systems, MS, PhD Software Engineering, MS Space Systems Engineering, MEng Systems Engineering, MEng, PhD Systems Security Engineering, MS SSE offers four-course certificates in the following areas: Advanced Systems Architecture Dependable Systems Engineering Management Enterprise Architecture and Governance Financial Engineering Financial Risk Management Financial Software Engineering Infrastructure Management Logistics and Supply Chain Analysis Software Acquisition and Integration Software Design and Development Software Engineering Software Engineering in Finance Software Program Management Space Systems Engineering Sustainable Engineering (Interdisciplinary) Systems-Centric Software Engineering Systems Engineering and Architecting Systems Engineering Management Systems Integration Systems Security Engineering Systems and Supportability Engineering The Master of Arts in Technology, Policy, and Ethics is a unique, interdisciplinary program that draws on the humanities, social sciences and management to tackle the most challenging problems faced in an ever-changing global environment.

WEBCAMPUS The award-winning Stevens WebCampus Internet education portal provides 24-hour access to rigorous, instructor-led courses in a variety of disciplines. WebCampus was conceived in 2000 for the purpose of developing access for students who might not otherwise be able to study on campus. Online students benefit from the same instructors, course designs, and academic standards and philosophy at work on the physical campus. WebCampus’s top-quality academic programs are supported by the university’s tremendous commitment to the development and use of best practices in online learning. Degrees offered through WebCampus: Computer Engineering, MEng Computer Science, MS Cybersecurity, MS Engineering Management, MEng Enterprise Computing, MS Financial Engineering, MS Information Systems, MS Management, MS Technology Management, MBA-TM Microelectronics and Photonics, MEng Network Information Systems, MEng Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, MEng, MS Project Management, MS Service Management, MS Service Oriented Computing, MS Software Engineering, MS Systems Engineering, MEng Systems Security Engineering, MS Telecommunications Management, MS An extensive array of four-course certificates in management, engineering, and computer science are available through WebCampus. Please visit the web site for more information.

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, WASHINGTON, D.C. Stevens offers its renowned graduate education programs in Washington, D.C., with a commitment to develop curricula tailored to meet the complex educational needs and demands of the U.S. government sector and private industry in the area. With classroom, office, and study facilities located in the acclaimed Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, the D.C. location offers a variety of certificate programs in high-demand areas of study. Many of these certificates can be applied toward master’s degrees through WebCampus.

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Stevens, Washington, D.C., offers four-course certificates in the following areas: Applied Project Management Maritime Security Project Management Software Engineering Space Systems Engineering Systems Engineering Systems Security Engineering Systems-Centric Software Engineering

STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY IN CHINA Stevens has initiated a number of master’s degree and corporate training programs in China in partnership with several notable Chinese universities. One-third of the courses in these programs are delivered online by Stevens faculty, one-third are taught in conventional classrooms in China by Stevens faculty, and the final third are delivered face-to-face in China by faculty from partner institutions. All courses are taught in English. Degrees earned by students in China are the same as those awarded by Stevens to students in the United States. Current programs have been approved and accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Graduate degrees offered in China Beijing Institute of Technology Telecommunications Management, MS, PhD Photonics and Microelectronics, MS Central University of Finance and Economics Project Management, MS

RESOURCES Financial Support and Assistantships Stevens offers a wide range of financial aid programs from institutional, federal, state, and private sources. Assistantships offer full-time on-campus students the opportunity to teach or conduct research with Stevens faculty members while receiving tuition support and a stipend for living expenses. In addition to these options, students should note the following opportunities: Employer Sponsorship Many Stevens graduate students are sponsored by their employers. Students are encouraged to ask their employers about tuition benefits. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Fellowship The purpose of this program is to recruit highly motivated doctoral students with strong scientific and technical backgrounds and entrepreneurial aspirations to study at Stevens. Robert Crooks Stanley Fellowship This fellowship is usually awarded on an academic-year basis and includes both

Career Services The Office of Career Development at Stevens was recently ranked 14th in the nation by The Princeton Review. The office provides individualized support and guidance to graduate students and sponsors networking events throughout the year. Housing Limited housing is available for graduate students in four Stevens residence halls within walking distance of the Stevens campus and the amenities of downtown Hoboken. In addition to residence hall placement, the Office of Residence Life posts current listings for private housing options in Hoboken and neighboring towns. Visit the web site for detailed residence hall information and application instructions and to view postings for current private rental opportunities. Graduate Activities The Office of Graduate Student Affairs hosts professional development, social, and networking events for the Stevens graduate student population.

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tuition and stipend. Nominees must be United States citizens pursuing a doctorate or master’s degree on a full-time basis, and must maintain a 3.5 grade point average. (Preference is given to PhD students and those currently enrolled.)



“In today’s ultra-competitive market, you need an edge to stand out. Stevens has given me that distinction.” —Donald E. Brown, Systems Manager, Prudential

“The Stevens education provided me with a deep understanding of the importance of aligning it and business organizations. The world-renowned faculty are easily accessible and very helpful.” —Dr. Deb Sledgianowski, Assistant Professor, Hofstra University

“The focus on strategy, business process management, and technology fundamentals gave me the ideal landscape to further my career. The mix of classes provided a unique mixture of business acumen with innovation through technology.” —Chris Colla, Director, Logistics and Supply Chain Process Management, Sharp Electronics Corporation

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helpful links Graduate Admissions

WebCampus Research Enterprise Academic Entrepreneurship Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science School of Systems and Enterprises Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management College of Arts and Letters


FACTS AND FIGURES TOTAL GRADUATE STUDENT BODY 3,700 STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 10:1 SPONSORED RESEARCH $29 Million ACTIVE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AWARDS 2009: 51 2010: 67 2011: 55 PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED 2008: 13 2009: 20 2010: 24 CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE The National Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce The National Systems Engineering Research Center Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design and Control of Small Ships PERCENT OF FULL-TIME FACULTY WITH PHD’s 90%

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS Office of Graduate Admissions Howe Center, 12th Floor Stevens Institute of Technology 1 Castle Point on Hudson Hoboken, NJ 07030 USA 800.496.4935 201.216.5319 Fax: 201.216.8044 E-mail: Admission to Stevens Institute of Technology is highly selective. Applicants are urged to submit complete application materials by preferred deadlines to ensure a timely decision.

All masters and PhD applicants


October 1

PhD applicants seeking funding


January 15

All masters applicants, and PhD applicants not seeking funding


April 1

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REQUIREMENTS Admissions requirements vary by school, program, and degree. Please visit the graduate admissions web site for a current listing of requirements and information on application submission options.


VISITING CAMPUS Campus visits can be scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 9AM and 4PM, excluding holidays. Please visit the web site to set up a campus visit.





Š 2011 STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Please visit the graduate admissions web site to view detailed instructions on the application process for international students. International students should note that full-time student status is required to be eligible for a visa.

Office of Graduate Admissions Howe Center, 12th Floor Stevens Institute of Technology 1 Castle Point on Hudson Hoboken, NJ 07030 USA

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Stevens Institiute of Technology Graduate Prospectus  

Stevens Institiute of Technology Graduate Prospectus

Stevens Institiute of Technology Graduate Prospectus  

Stevens Institiute of Technology Graduate Prospectus