News & Events

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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ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Hosts the 3rd ASPIRE to promote Student and Industry Networking April 18, 2014

The 3rd ASPIRE (Annual Student Pipeline to Industry Roundtable Event), hosted by ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS, was held on April 16th, 2014.

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ALERT Researchers Win Best Propagation Paper Award at 2014 EUCAP April 18, 2014

Congratulations to our ALERT researchers, Prof. Yuri Álvarez, Yolanda Rodriguez (Ph.D. Candidate), Borja Gonzalez (PostDoc), Prof. Jose Martinez, and Prof. Carey Rappaport, who won the Best Propagation Paper Award at the EuCAP 2014 – the 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation.

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Congratulations to our Scholars!!! April 18, 2014

Congratulations to the ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars who have completed the 2014 Spring Program!

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RI Senator Jack Reed Visits ALERT at URI February 25, 2014

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed met Monday with University of Rhode Island professors from chemistry, engineering and cyber security to see firsthand some of the leading research they are conducting on explosives, explosives detection, and cyber security, and discuss efforts to strengthen URI’s role in physical and cyber security study.

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Fundamentals of Explosives Course February 25, 2014

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The University of Rhode Island, a research partner of ALERT, is offering a once-a-year open enrollment course, “Fundamentals of Explosives” from April 29-May 1, 2014.

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VAST program featured on fedscoop.com February 14, 2014

ALERT’s VAST program which resulted from a partnership with the TSA and CLE airport is discussed in an article featured on fedscoop.com in “Researchers solve major security problem for airports”

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2014 Homeland Security Job and Internship Search Webinar January 22, 2014

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DHS will be hosting a 2014 Homeland Security Job and Internship Search Webinar on February 5th, 2014, from 2:00 – 4:00pm EST.

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