News & Events

Prof. Octavia Camps and Prof. Richard Radke, Presented at the Eighth ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras December 4, 2014

Prof. Camps gave a keynote address, titled, “Structured Robust PCA and Dynamics-Based Invariants for Multi-Camera Video Understanding,” and Prof. Radke presented his talk, titled, “Real-World Re-Identification in an Airport Camera Network.”

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ALERT Hosted the Eleventh Workshop on Advanced Development for Security Applications (ADSA11) November 10, 2014

This workshop, titled, “Explosives Detection in Air Cargo – Part II,” was a continuation of the previous ADSA10 workshop focus, and was attended by over 150 representatives from government, academia, and industry.

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New England Cable News (NECN) Interviews ALERT Researcher, Prof. Carey Rappaport, on Breast Imaging Research October 26, 2014

Prof. Carey Rappaport was recently interviewed by the New England Cable News about his team’s microwave breast imaging research for safer breast cancer screenings.

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ALERT Phase 2 Year 1 Annual Report Available Online! October 24, 2014

ALERT is proud to announce that the Phase 2 Year 1 Annual Report is now available for download online.

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Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May Visits ALERT September 17, 2014

On Monday, September 15th at North­eastern University, Britain’s Home Sec­re­tary Theresa May toured ALERT’s Advanced Imaging Technology and Robust Systems Lab.

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ADSA11 Workshop September 16, 2014

4 - 5 Nov 2014

The Eleventh Advanced Development for Security Applications (ADSA11) Workshop will be held on November 4th and 5th at Northeastern University, in Boston, MA, and will focus on, “Explosive Detection in Cargo for Aviation Security – Part II.”

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ATR Development for CT-Based EDS (Task Order 4) Program Review September 15, 2014

6 Nov 2014

ALERT will host the ATR Development for CT-Based EDS (Task Order 4) Program Review on November 6th, 2014, at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

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ALERT Renames the ADSA workshops August 13, 2014

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.

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Welcome ALERT Summer REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Participants! June 2, 2014

ALERT is excited to welcome our Summer 2014 REU Participants, as the program has officially starts today, June 2nd, 2014.

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Call for Volunteers May 1, 2014

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.

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