Undergraduate student-researchers from around the country participated in 10-week NSF-funded summer research experiences with Northeastern engineering professors and then presented their findings on Thursday.
On Wednesday, University Distinguished Professor Richard Daynard was elected the new chair of the Senate Agenda Committee at the senate’s final meeting of the academic year.
Northeastern faculty members have written at length on a wide range of topics. Here, we highlight the first batch of published works in an occasional feature on recent faculty books.
Senator Charles Schumer called for increased Amtrak security and suggested that a “do-not-ride” list, similar to the no-fly list used in airports, be implemented to prevent suspected terrorists from boarding trains. Engineering professor Carey Rappaport, the deputy director of Northeastern’s ALERT Center (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats), explains the feasibility and effectiveness of a nationwide rail security system and discusses public reaction.
At university research summit with U.S. officials, directors of Northeastern’s ALERT Center discuss innovative projects to identify and prevent potential bomb threats
In the wake of the Russian airport bombing, Professor Carey Rappaport talks about the research being conducted at Northeastern University on explosives detection
Gordon scholar program offers engineering student an opportunity to discover the rewards of research while developing a high-technology solution to beetle infestation
Faculty across engineering and public policy disciplines are working on solutions to make the nation’s infrastructure safe and sound