News & Events

Logan Jackson, former ALERT REU, named Rhodes Scholar November 23, 2015

We at ALERT would like to congratulate our former REU and Gordon Scholar, Logan Jackson, on being named a Rhodes Scholar. This award is all the more meaningful in that it is the first time in history that a Northeastern University student has received this prestigious scholarship.

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DHS I&A Internship Program Announcement October 28, 2015

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.

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ADSA12 Final Report Now Available October 19, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the ADSA12 Workshop: Personnel and Divested Items Screening at the Checkpoint Final Report is now available for download.

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ALERT Phase 2 Year 2 Annual Report Available Online! September 29, 2015

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

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International Conference on Image Formation in X-Ray Computer Tomography September 28, 2015

The 4th International Conference on Image Formation in X-Ray Computed Tomography will be held in Bamberg, Germany, from July 18 to July 22, 2016. The conference covers all aspects of medical CT image formation, and of industrial and security CT applications. Details about the meeting can be found on the following website: www.ct-meeting.org. Information about […]

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ALERT REU Final Research Presentations September 28, 2015

This summer, ALERT hosted 5 undergraduate students to participate in the 10-week REU program. At Northeastern University, two students worked with Prof. Carey Rappaport, one with Prof. Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, and one with John Beaty and Alyssa White. ALERT also hosted one REU at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez who did research with Prof. Samuel […]

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ADSA13 Workshop Announcement September 28, 2015

The Thirteenth Advanced Development for Security Applications Workshop (ADSA13) will be held on October 28th and 29th at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of this workshop will be a continuation of the ADSA12, and is titled, “Screening of Personnel and Divested Items at the Checkpoint – Part II.” The workshop is being convened by […]

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TESSA02 Workshop a Success! September 28, 2015

ALERT hosted the 2nd Annual “Trace Explosives Sampling for Security Applications” (TESSA02) Workshop on August 5, 2015 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. The TESSA01 Workshop, held in August 2014, was the first in the workshop series, and involved the development of a roadmap for understanding contact sampling for trace explosives detection. The topic of […]

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Student Spotlight Interview with Michael Collins September 28, 2015

Congratulations to Michael Collins, who graduated from Northeastern University in August 2014 with his MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, as he is preparing to complete his participation in the ALERT DHS HS-STEM (Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Career Development Program! The Career Development Program (CDP) was established in 2011 with a grant […]

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SciX 2015, Presented by FACSS, Preliminary Program is Now Available September 18, 2015

SciX is the annual meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). SciX 2015 will take place on September 27 – October 2, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI.

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