ALERT (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats) is a multi-university Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence (COE).
One of 12 Centers of Excellence across the country, ALERT is a multi-university, multi-institution, partnership that conducts transformational research, technology and educational development for effective response to explosives-related threats.Learn More
News & Events
August 13, 2014
ALERT Renames the ADSA workshops
We are pleased to announce the renaming of the ADSA workshops from “Algorithm Development for Security Applications” to “Advanced Development for Security Applications.” This change reflects the fact that the scope of these workshops has expanded well beyond algorithms as the series has progressed.Read More
June 2, 2014
Welcome ALERT Summer REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Participants!
ALERT is excited to welcome our Summer 2014 REU Participants, as the program has officially starts today, June 2nd, 2014.Read More
May 1, 2014
Call for Volunteers
The Awareness and Localization of Explosives Related Threats (ALERT) program at Northeastern University employs an Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) lab in the Egan building on Campus. In this lab there are technologies used to image the surface of the human body, very similar to the systems used at airports worldwide today.Read More