This distinction, by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, is accompanied by a five-year funding commitment.
In the days after the Boston Marathon bombings, declarations of support from across the country flooded my Facebook feed in the form of graphic memes, photographs, and simple status updates […]
This post was written by assistant professor Wil Robertson. We are in the midst of an explosive proliferation of computing devices. Once confined to the domain of massive, expensive mainframes […]
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 […]
Here’s a great video produced by the DHS Center of Excellence, ALERT, or Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (what is it about engineers and acronyms?!). ALERT 101 is a […]
Earlier this month the Affective Science Institute hosted another great event called Reading the Face: Translating Science to Security. Three emotion scientists, including Northeastern’s Lisa Feldman Barrett, discussed their unique […]
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.
Earlier this month, more than 1000 teams across the globe tried to hack their way to a spot at the biggest cybersecurity education conference around. Fifteen teams were finalists, earning […]
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.
Talk about making complex topics accessible to the general public — this video from PhD candidate Margery Hines does such a good job explaining ground penetrating radar (GPR) for landmine […]