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Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) 2017 February 10, 2017

16 Mar 2017

The Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) will be held on Thursday, March 16, 217 from 12:00pm 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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2016-2017 Kurlat Scholarship Awarded January 27, 2017

ALERT student, Anthony Bisulco of Northeastern University is the 2016-2017 recipient of The Saul and Gitta Kurlat Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship. This is the second year in a row that Anthony was selected for this award based on his academic excellence and strong dedication to the research he engages in with ALERT researcher, Dr. Jose Martinez.

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ALERT Researcher Named IAPR Fellow January 27, 2017

Professor Yun Raymond Fu, ALERT researcher and interdisciplinary faculty member affiliated with the College of Engineering and the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University, has been selected as a fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).

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Spring 2017 ASPIRE Announced January 27, 2017

The upcoming Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Northeastern University and will feature presentations by industry members, a poster session by students, and a “speed-dating” session for students and industry members to have one-on-one time to discuss their common goals.

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Fundamentals of Explosives Course January 27, 2017

The University of Rhode Island will be offering a Fundamentals of Explosives Course from May 2-4, 2017. This course examines the chemistry of explosives, the physics of detonation waves and their initiation, and the issues involved in safe handling and characterizing these materials.

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Year 4 Program Review Highlights ALERT Student Involvement January 27, 2017

The ALERT Year 4 Program Review was held on January 11th & 12th at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the ALERT research portfolio at both the theme and project levels, as well as the Center’s education program, transition efforts, and industrial partnerships. Several students from ALERT’s academic partner institutions presented at this year’s review on behalf of the research projects in which they are currently involved.

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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Summer Internship Program December 22, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country focused on helping DNDO meet its mission of “implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.”

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Job Opportunities at ALERT December 19, 2016

ALERT COE at Northeastern University is currently seeking to fill four job positions.

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Job Opportunity at BTI Institute December 9, 2016

The Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence at University of Houston, is looking to hire a new Communications Coordinator.

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Job Opportunity at Analog Devices December 2, 2016

ALERT Industrial Member, Analog Devices is looking to fill an Electrical Design Engineer position. Job Reference Number: 161791

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