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Michael Silevitch

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering



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Gordon Engineering Leadership Program earns national recognition

Cur­rent director Simon Pitts and founding director Michael Sile­vitch have been rec­og­nized for their ded­i­ca­tion and inno­v­a­tive work edu­cating and devel­oping strong engi­neering leaders.


A VAST solution for airport security

Advanced video ana­lytics tech­nology devel­oped by researchers in Northeastern’s ALERT Center helps TSA agents make better use of data col­lected by sur­veil­lance cam­eras at Cleve­land Hop­kins Inter­na­tional Airport.


Innovation that gets into the skin

A North­eastern research team earns a National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion inno­va­tion award to develop a device for mea­suring melanin levels in the skin, with great poten­tial for the cos­metics industry.

Photo by Christopher Huang.

3Qs: Homeland security, 10 years after 9/​11

Nearly 10 years have passed since the ter­rorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, trans­formed the world for­ever and reshaped America’s views on many aspects of life, including national defense. At North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, researchers are con­ducting ground­breaking work in areas such as explo­sives detec­tion, cyber defense, robotics and data secu­rity. We asked Michael Sile­vitch, co-​​director of ALERT, a multi-​​university Depart­ment of Home­land Secu­rity Center of Excel­lence, to elab­o­rate on the University’s inno­v­a­tive secu­rity research.

Photo by Craig Bailey.

Faculty Reads, Volume One

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.

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Research heads meet in D.C. with homeland security cabinet secretary

At uni­ver­sity research summit with U.S. offi­cials, direc­tors of Northeastern’s ALERT Center dis­cuss inno­v­a­tive projects to iden­tify and pre­vent poten­tial bomb threats

Partnership the key to bringing research to reality

In con­fer­ence at North­eastern, inno­va­tion leaders from acad­emia, industry and gov­ern­ment urge col­lab­o­ra­tion and focus on use-​​inspired research

Q&A: Leading an in-​​depth effort to prevent terrorism

Researchers are inves­ti­gating ways to make our nation safer from ter­rorist threats through the devel­op­ment of cutting-​​edge imaging technologies.

Subsurface science solving real-​​world problems

Northeastern’s Gordon Center for Sub­sur­face Sensing and Imaging Director Michael Sile­vitch explains real-​​world approach to sci­en­tific advances.

Northeastern University to Inaugurate New Federally-​​funded Explosives Research Center

Ribbon-​​​​Cutting for the Home­land Secu­rity Center of Excel­lence for Aware­ness and Local­iza­tion of Explosives-​​​​Related Threats on Thursday, October 30 BOSTON – October 27, 2008 – North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will inau­gu­rate the Center […]

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