News & Events

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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“The CT Meeting” Announced July 22, 2015

The 4th International Conference on Image Formation in X-Ray Computed Tomography(“The CT Meeting”) will be held July 18 – 22, 2016 in Bamberg, Germany.

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TESSA02 Workshop Announced July 1, 2015

ALERT is pleased to announce it will be hosting the Second “Trace Explosives Sampling for Security Applications” (TESSA02) Workshop, which will be held on August 5th, 2015 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

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ALERT Research Featured in The New York Times July 1, 2015

ALERT “Tag-and-Track” video surveillance research was featured in a recent New York Times article, which discussed the video analytics project being led by Prof. Octavia Camps and Prof. Mario Sznaier at Northeastern University

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ALERT Continues to Foster Collaboration at ADSA12 Workshop July 1, 2015

On May 12-13, 2015, the Twelfth Advanced Development for Security Applications Workshop (ADSA12) was held at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

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Student Spotlight Interview with Mihindra Dunuwille July 1, 2015

Congratulations to Mihindra Dunuwille, a spring 2015 Chemistry Ph.D. graduate at Washington State University (WSU), who has recently started working as a postdoc at the University of Utah! During her time at WSU, Mihindra worked on ALERT research under the guidance of Prof. Choong-Shik Yoo.

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Participate in ALERT Research July 1, 2015

Annapolis Naval Academy Midshipmen, Andrew Kelly and Gabe Lackey, are spending a month this summer doing ALERT research at the University of Rhode Island (URI), in Kingston, RI.

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