Recognized as an international leader and pioneer in the field of research and development, Hal Raveche currently consults with an array of organizations as Chairman and Founding President of Innovation Strategies International, LLC. Raveche provides guidance to universities,government agencies and corporations around the globe to help bolster the return on their investments in R&D.. Hal Raveche works closely with clients to devise and implement a comprehensive plan to meet their specific needs. As a hands-on consultant, Raveche has traveled throughout Asia in recent months and held seminars at several renowned universities. His presentations cover a broad range of topics, from capitalizing on institutional research to ensuring that new findings benefit society. He gained much of his insight and experience in this field during his more than two decades as President of the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Hal Raveche joined Stevens in 1988 and immediately made an impact by enhancing the school’s graduate programs and emphasis on research. This concerted effort to spur innovation resulted in consistent expansion, including the development of new facilities and a doubling of enrollment during his tenure. Raveche maintained a commitment to integrating new technologies into the curriculum, such as Webcampus, an online learning program consistently recognized for excellence. In addition, Hal Raveche pioneered a new approach to the relationship between higher education and the private sector. Known as Technogenesis, this philosophy brings together students, faculty, and businesses to maximize the potential of institutional innovations. He featured the program on his own cable television show, which won five Telly Awards. Today, Hal Raveche continues to maintain his involvement with Stevens as a Consultant.
Hal Raveche received his first exposure to managing large-scale research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where he served as Founding Chief of the Thermophysics Division. In addition to his work in establishing the multi-million dollar research department, he played a critical role in acquiring the facility’s first supercomputer. Before coming to Stevens, Hal Raveche served for several years as Dean of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.