The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC)

A University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC) of the US Department of Defense, leverages the research and expertise of faculty, staff, and student researchers from more than 20 collaborating universities throughout the United States. SERC is unprecedented in the depth and breadth of its reach, leadership, and citizenship in Systems Engineering.


The SERC research portfolio is structured into four thematic focus areas:


DoD Digital Engineering Strategy Released

All research within the SERC is conducted with an objective of  having a significant positive impact on the national security of the United States.  Thus, it is critical that SERC research is transitioned into practice.  The impact of the SERC continues to grow through our collaboration with a number of FFRDCs, National Laboratories, and DoD Industry.

National Engineer’s Week at the Pentagon Conference Center

On February 21, 2018, the SERC participated in National Engineers Week at the Pentagon Conference Center, supporting the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (ODASD(SE)) by utilizing the Mobile Immersion Lab to showcase digital posters created by...

Technical Report Released: Security Engineering-Systems Aware Cybersecurity

SERC research team released Technical Report SERC-2017-TR-114 for Security Engineering also referred to as “Systems Aware Cybersecurity” on December 7, 2017. Questions may be addressed to Principal Investigator Dr. Barry Horowitz or Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Peter A. Beling and Cody Fleming as well as other researchers.


Systems Engineering Research Center

Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Phone: 201-216-8300
Fax: 201-216-8550