Northeastern will unveil a memorial on Friday evening at Matthews Arena in recognition of service members who have gone missing in action or who were prisoners of war.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.
Jerry Hajjar, professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is helping to design an autonomous low-flying vehicle capable of understanding and predicting structural damage in unsafe and remote locations following disaster events and for longterm maintenance.
Retired Marine Colonel Mark Mykleby said at a lecture at Northeastern on Tuesday that the nation’s biggest problem is global unsustainability and it will take behavioral change, not national strategy, to fix it.
This distinction, by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, is accompanied by a five-year funding commitment.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security … read more »
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano joined the Northeastern community at a Veterans Day Ceremony recognizing the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country.
Retired Gen. David D. McKiernan said Thursday at Northeastern that America must first understand a region’s history and culture before committing to involve its military in a foreign conflict.
New interdisciplinary assistant professor Raymond Fu explains the science behind facial recognition, one of the new technologies in the FBI’s Next Generation Identification program.
On Thursday, Sept. 20, the university will host retired Gen. David D. McKiernan, who will draw on his distinguished military career for an engaging candid discussion with the Northeastern community.
The conference, which will feature 40 world-renowned speakers and approximately 1,000 college students, aims to empower and engage a new generation of global leaders.
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 »