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TOP 30%

2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking of engineering graduate schools

TOP 20% OF PHD PROGRAMS IN ACADEMIC ANALYTICS

  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science

ENROLLMENT 2019-2020

Undergraduate: 3,916 (87% growth over 10 years)
Graduate: 1,589 (51% growth over 10 years)

FRESHMAN CLASS PROFILE 2019-2020

Average High School GPA: 95.8
Average SAT Score, Math and EBRW*: 1,434
Average Score of SAT/ACT Converted: 1,442

*Evidence-Based Reading & Writing

FACULTY AND STAFF

Professors: 75
Associate Professors: 42
Assistant Professors: 46
Lecturers and Instructors: 63
Staff:  96

FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

  • 2 National Medal Laureates
  • 6 National Academy Members
  • 1 National Inventors Hall of Fame Member
  • 2 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
  • 45 NSF Faculty Early CAREER Awards
  • 44 Fellows of Prestigious Professional Societies

Research and Economic Development

More than $41M in annual research expenditures (41% increase since 2015) A major contributor to Stony Brook University’s $7.23 billion annual total economic impact
More than 20 centers and institutes, including:

  • Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation
  • Institute for Engineering-Driven Medicine
  • Center for Clean Water Technology
  • Advanced Energy and Research Technology Center
  • Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology

Cross-cutting research initiatives in:

  • Energy Systems for Sustainability
  • Smart and Resilient Cities and Ecosystems
  • Engineering-Driven Medicine
  • Securing Cyber-Everything
  • Engineering Education for Technology-Driven Society
  • AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation

Big Questions, Bold Solutions

TACKLING ALZHEIMER’S WITH AI

Christine DeLorenzo, in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is using AI and imaging to develop treatments that can potentially arrest and reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s sufferers.

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TACKLING ALZHEIMER’S WITH AI    

INVENTING BIOFUELS

Sotirios Mamalis, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is developing a new biofuel derived of loblolly pine to displace petroleum-based fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and power generation.

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INVENTING BIOFUELS    

COMPUTATIONAL DRUG DISCOVERY

Dima Kozakov, in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, is developing protein mapping algorithms and alternative computational biology procedures to advance drug discovery and innovation.

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COMPUTATIONAL DRUG DISCOVERY

NANO-MATERIAL ENGINEERING

Karen Chen-Wiegart, in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment at Brookhaven National Lab, is investigating solid-state interfacial dealloying (SSID), enabling the design of materials with advanced functions in sensing, energy storage and more.

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NANO-MATERIAL ENGINEERING    

LIFE-SAVING BATTERIES

Esther Takeuchi, in the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, received the 2018 European Inventor Award for her compact batteries that power implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs), greatly reducing the incidence of heart attack by delivering life-saving shocks.

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LIFE-SAVING BATTERIES      

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (WISE) HONORS

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STEM TEACHING LAB SERVES THE COMMUNITY

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DESIGN, BUILD, CREATE AND CODE!

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FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS: 2018-2019

HONORS AND AWARDS



Army Research Offi ce Young Investigator Program Award
Kedar Kirane, Mechanical Engineering

DARPA Young Faculty Award
Michalis Polychronakis, Computer Science

European Inventor Award
Esther Takeuchi, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering

National Academy of Inventors Fellows
Arie Kaufman, Computer Science
Clinton Rubin, Biomedical Engineering

Amazon Research Award
Nick Nikiforakis, Computer Science

Google Research Awards
Xiaojun Bi, Computer Science

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence
Michael Dudley, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
Paul Fodor, Computer Science
Robert Rizzo, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Dimitris Samaras, Computer Science

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