News & Events

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

29-1 Apr-May 2014

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

5 Feb 2014

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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W. Clem Karl has been named an IEEE Fellow December 19, 2013

ALERT researcher W. Clem Karl of Boston University has been named an IEEE Fellow. Congratulations, Clem!

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ALERT Phase 2 is Launched! November 18, 2013

On Tuesday, October 22, ALERT hosted representatives from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate for a ceremony to launch its second phase of funding. In ALERT’s next 5 years, Northeastern University takes the lead, strategically partnered with Boston University, Purdue University and the University of Rhode Island to carry out its mission to develop effective response to explosives-related threats.

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ALERT is Now Active on Twitter November 17, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we are now active on Twitter! This is a new and exciting way for us to deliver information to you that is relevant to the ALERT mission. Feel free to follow us at @ALERTCOE, and tweet any information that you feel is relevant to us. We’ll be happy to look it over and re-tweet it if appropriate.

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