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
September 30, 2016
ALERT Phase 2 Year 3 Annual Report Available Online!
ALERT is proud to announce that the Phase 2 Year 3 Annual Report is now available for download online.Read More
September 23, 2016
DHS S&T to Conduct Virtual Facebook Town Hall to Improve Industry Partnerships
On September 27, from 1-2 p.m. ET, DHS S&T Office of Public-Private Partnerships invites you to join in a Facebook virtual town hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss how S&T collaborates with industry, and is an opportunity to provide S&T with feedback on how to improve partnerships and engagement efforts to make it easier and more efficient to work with DHS.Read More
September 19, 2016
ALERT’s work in Improving Security Screening featured in IEEE Antennas & Propagation Magazine
ALERT Bulk Sensors & Sensor Systems Thrust Leader Professor Carey Rappaport and ALERT Researcher Assistant Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo’s article on Improving Security Screening: A Comparison of Multistatic Radar Configurations for Human Body Imaging was one of four featured articles in the August issue of IEEE Antennas & Propagation Magazine.Read More