News & Events

Prof. Martinez Featured by Keysight and Northeastern April 29, 2016

ALERT researcher Jose Martinez-Lorenzo works in both the security and healthcare domains leveraging wave propagation techniques to improve methods of detecting objects. Keysight Technologies highlights Jose’s Multi-wave Sensing, Imaging, Control and Actuation Laboratory and the collaborative work they have done in their most recent Faculty Spotlight. In the feature, Prof. Martinez states, “The emphasis of […]

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Student Spotlight: Srikrishna Karanam April 29, 2016

Srikrishna Karanam, an ALERT Ph.D. student in Computer and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been “Searching for people in camera networks,” (the title of his doctoral thesis) with his faculty advisor, Prof. Richard Radke, for over three years. As described by Srikrishna, “The overall goal of the project is to design and […]

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ALERT & Gordon-CenSSIS Research Represented at RISE:2016 April 29, 2016

On April 7th, Northeastern University held its fifth annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), known as RISE:2016. The expo is an opportunity for students and faculty members to showcase use-inspired scholarly research and fundamental discoveries that can be translated into real-world applications. At RISE:2016, more than a dozen ALERT, Gordon-CenSSIS, and other affiliated students […]

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Congratulations to our ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars! April 29, 2016

This year, ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS had the honor of hosting 15 freshmen engineering students as participants in the ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars Program. After two semesters of active involvement in the program — which includes participation in an ALERT or Gordon-CenSSIS research project, K-12 STEM outreach, and Scholar meetings, seminars and activities — they completed […]

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ASPIRE: Linking Students to Great Opportunities April 29, 2016

The fifth Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) was held on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at Northeastern University in Boston.  It successfully brought together ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS industrial partners, government stakeholders and current students of all levels involved in center research in order to build strong collaborations and provide networking opportunities for all participants. […]

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Northeastern News spotlights ALERT research in Airport Security Technologies April 28, 2016

Profs. Camps, Martinez, Radke, Rappaport, and Sznaier’s work is featured in this dynamic video story.

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TESSA02 Final Report Now Available April 1, 2016

The final report from the TESSA 02 Workshop, Fundamentals and Advances in Trace Sampling and Detection Workshop Information, is now available for download.

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Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) 2016 March 14, 2016

12 Apr 2016

The Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Northeastern University, Boston. The ASPIRE is hosted by the ALERT (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats) & Gordon-CenSSIS (The Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems).

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Student Spotlight: Melissa Sweat February 22, 2016

Congratulations to Melissa Sweat, a recent ALERT graduate student who completed her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Purdue University last fall, and is now working as a Visiting Scientist with the Transportation Security Laboratory in New Jersey! Before graduating, Melissa worked with ALERT Thrust Leader, Prof. Stephen Beaudoin, at Purdue University. Her thesis, titled, “Compressive […]

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Spring 2016 ASPIRE Announced February 22, 2016

Every year ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS host the ASPIRE for students and industry members to build connections. This spring’s event will be held on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016, at Northeastern University, and will feature presentations by industry members, a poster session by students, and our ‘speed-dating’ format for students and industry to have one-on-one time to […]

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