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.
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.
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.
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.
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 conference at Northeastern, innovation leaders from academia, industry and government urge collaboration and focus on use-inspired research
Researchers are investigating ways to make our nation safer from terrorist threats through the development of cutting-edge imaging technologies.
Northeastern’s Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Director Michael Silevitch explains real-world approach to scientific advances.
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 … read more »