Graduate students conducting research at Northeastern University’s Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) Center have won first place in the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition held last month at … read more »
On Wednesday, university experts examined how to combat cyberthreats facing America, as lawmakers are considering cybersecurity legislation.
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
As president of a university that is home to one of the country’s major Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence, he urges Sens. John Kerry and Scott Brown to oppose proposed federal budget cuts