From a cyclone that knocked out swaths of the Indian Railways Network to the winter storms that brought the MBTA system to its knees, an urgent need exists for systematic strategies that speed the recovery of critical lifelines in the wake of disasters. Thanks to Northeastern researchers, that need is being met.
The $20.4 million cooperative agreement provides a unique mechanism for Northeastern to obtain expedited funding for research in designing and developing advanced engineered materials with security applications, and expands on the university’s leadership in security and resilience research.
National Guard Bureau Chief General Frank J. Grass visited the university on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the partnership, which will enable guardsmen to earn their master’s degree in homeland security through the College of Professional Studies.
This distinction, by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, is accompanied by a five-year funding commitment.
The Kostas Institute-based partnership will develop high-tech materials solutions for a range of applications and represents a paradigm shift for academic-industry collaboration.
President Joseph E. Aoun delivered a keynote address to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada in Ottawa at a conference focused on the changes in higher education around the globe.
Stephen E. Flynn, founding co-director of the Kostas Research Institute, discussed homeland security with a Senate committee on Wednesday.
Luzzi, executive director of the university’s Strategic Security Initiative, has been honored for his service to the nation.
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