News & Events

ALERT Student-Led Webinar on Thursday, December 1st November 30, 2016

We will be holding our first ALERT Student-Led Webinar on Thursday, December 1st from 11:00 – 12:00pm EST. This webinar is part of the ALERT Skill-Builder Webinar Series, and will be led by two of our ALERT students, Amanda Figueroa and Matthew Tivnan, who will present on state-of-the-art tools and techniques that have influenced their research processes.

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RAND 2017 Graduate Student Summer Associate Program November 30, 2016

DHS’s new Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), the Homeland Security Operations Analysis Center (operated by Rand) sponsors a Graduate Student Summer Associate Program at RAND. All applications are due January 5, 2016.

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Student Spotlight: Christian Sorensen November 1, 2016

Christian Sorensen, a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, is our newest participant in the ALERT DHS HS-STEM (Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Science and Engineering Workforce Development Program (SEWDP).

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The 2017 DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) November 1, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) are now seeking application for the 2017 DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). Faculty at MSIs can submit their applications to ORISE by December 19th, 2016.

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The DHS 2017 Summer HS-STEM Internship Program November 1, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security 2017 HS-STEM Internship Program is now accepting applications until December 7, 2016. This program is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs, and runs for 10-weeks during the summer.

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Developing a Next Generation Screening System to Keep First Responders Safe, and People in Motion November 1, 2016

ALERT is working on developing the first inexpensive, high resolution millimeter wave radar (mm-wave) system for the purpose of detecting and identifying potential suicide bombers in motion and at a safe distance.

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ALERT Receives Funding for Strategic Initiatives November 1, 2016

The ALERT Center of Excellence at Northeastern University has received additional funding from the Department of Homeland Security for the following projects: CLASP (Correlating Luggage and Specific Passengers), vBOLO (Video Be on the Lookout), and Adaptive Automatic Target Recognition (AATR).

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ALERT Welcomes Newest Industrial Member, Analog Devices, Inc. November 1, 2016

ALERT is pleased to announce its newest industrial member, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). ADI is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog and microwave integrated circuits and complete integrated solutions. For more than 50 years, ADI has been at the forefront of innovation in the area of sensing and signal processing for commercial as well as Aerospace and Defense applications. Analog Devices has Massachusetts design centers in Wilmington, Chelmsford, and Norwood. Mr. Bryan Goldstein, General Manager of ADI’s Aerospace and Defense division, will be presenting an overview of their company at ALERT’s annual IAB Meeting on Monday, November 14, 2016.

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ADSA14 Presentations Now Available October 31, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the ADSA14 Workshop presentations are now available for download.

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ALERT Phase 2 Year 3 Annual Report Available Online! September 30, 2016

ALERT is proud to announce that the Phase 2 Year 3 Annual Report is now available for download online.

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