Hady Salloum

School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Building: Babbio Center
Room: 6th Floor
Phone: 201-216-8575
Email: hsalloum@stevens.edu


  • Telecommunications
  • Sensors
  • Border Security
  • Maritime Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Pest Detection
General Information

Dr. Salloum is responsible for all research and outreach activities and leading multidisciplinary research programs.  These include Maritime Security, Border Security, and Information Assurance Programs.

Prior to Stevens, Hady spent 20 years at Bell Communications Research/ Telcordia Technologies (now Ericsson), where he had many positions ranging from Member of the Technical Staff to Vice President.  Early in his career at Bell, he developed Systems Requirements for Broadband Access Technologies, including Fiber to the Premises, DSL, and Wi-Max and published over 100 papers in this area, mainly on fiber-to-the-home.  He was also active in many national and international standards committees that were responsible for defining SONET/SDH and ATM.  Dr. Salloum also developed system architectures and requirements for fiber to the home that are used today by service providers worldwide.



Dr. Salloum has about 30 years of experience in maritime security,
information assurance, network technology and operations, line and program management, and business development. He has substantial technical breadth and depth in telecommunications and broadband access and exceptional strength in program management, negotiation skills, customer interaction, communications skills, and setting and implementing business strategies.


Institutional Service

Dr. Hady R. Salloum, a Stevens Alumnus joined Stevens Institute of Technology in 2006 as Director of Technology Applications.  He was instrumental in winning the award from the Department of Homeland Security for a National Center of Excellence for Port Security led by Stevens.  He is also a Lecturer in Systems Engineering and a Distinguished Service Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

Since he joined Stevens, he helped grew the acoustic research effort in new directions and attracted substantial funding from various industry and government sponsors. The research now includes applications in maritime security, border security, agriculture security, non-destructive evaluation, among others areas.

Professor Salloum serves on multiple institutional committees and academic task forces.  He has taught in the areas of Maritime Systems, Architecture Design, and Systems Engineering and helped create a Maritime Systems Certificate Program that has been very successful and that has attracted funding for student fellowships.

Professional Service

Lead Consulting Practice for Broadband Access Systems (Fiber to the Home, xDSL, and CATV)

Honors & Awards

National Academy of Inventors

Award of Excellence, Bellcore International

Professional Societies

Professor Salloum is an active senior member of the IEEE and served as technical editor for the IEEE Communications Magazine.  He also served as Operations editor, Feature Editor, and Guest Editor for the Magazine and Chaired the North Jersey PES Chapter.

Member of Tau Beta Pi.

Patents & Inventions

Patent 8,195,409 and other Patents Pending.