Call for Applicants Ph.D. Program in Business Administration

School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology

School of Business, Ph.D. Program in Business Administration

Call for Applicants


The Stevens Institute of Technology Ph.D. program in Business Administration seeks highly motivated students who are passionate in their desire to seek answers to complex questions related to business and technology. The Ph.D. program at the School of Business is accredited by AACSB and offers a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with three broad emphasis areas:

  1. Finance,
  2. Information Systems &Analytics,
  3. Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

The program’s primary goal is to prepare its graduates for successful academic careers. Students work closely with faculty who are conducting research in a range of research topics. Currently, we are seeking applicants interested in working on the research topics listed below, as well as others.

Research Area 1: Finance

Financial Innovation
(Prof. Stefano Bonini,

Institutional Trading around the World
(Prof. Ying Wu,

Financial Disclosures
(Profs. Elaine Henry,, and Nan Hu,

Research Area 2: Information Systems & Analytics

Collective Creativity
(Prof. Jeffrey V. Nickerson,

Stochastic Modeling and Control of Health Care Facilities (Prof. Chihoon Lee,

Digital Innovation
(Prof. Aron Lindberg,

Understanding the Role Competition plays in the Business Impact of Social Media (Prof. Gaurav Sabnis,

Process Innovation and Decision Automation
(Prof. Michael zur Muehlen,

Quantitative Analysis of Management Decisions
(Prof. Tal Ben-Zvi, (

Technology-Enabled Sensory Marketing
(Prof. Adriana Madzharov,

Research Area 3: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Role of the Lean Startup Framework for Large Enterprises
(Prof. Peter Koen,

Nature and Selection of Business Opportunities
(Prof. Thomas Lechler,

Innovation Performance of Exceptional New Product Development Teams
(Prof. Gary S. Lynn,


Eligible candidates must hold a graduate degree (MSc, MBA) and must apply by Feb. 1, 2018, at the following address:

For more information about the research topics listed above, please directly contact the faculty member indicated next to the topic of interest.

All of our students are fully supported by teaching and research assistantships that include competitive stipends, tuition and health benefits. Student study plans are tailored to the individual needs of the student that will lead to successful research. More information about our doctoral program is available at Please contact us at, or call 201.216.5047 with specific questions.


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Phd programs

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

Teaching and research assistantships (tuition, stipend and health benefits included)

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Phd programs

Application Deadline:

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