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 […]
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.
Academic Minute is a radio podcast that features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy. In June, electrical and […]
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 […]
Yesterday I was the victim of a cyber attack, which sucked. But it also meant I got to watch science happening in real time. First of all, cyber-security is a big topic […]
Most of us have a cell phone these days. Most of them are “smart” But as they get even smarter, turning into not just our datebooks and GPS devices but also […]
The death toll in Jos, Nigeria after the most recent suicide bomb has climbed to 19. In our jaded world, that doesn’t seem so high. But nearly 13,000 individuals died […]
Here’s a cool new FB app from computer sciences professor, Alan Mislove. It’s called Friendlist Manager and it makes using lists on the social-network (a.k.a. time sink) a whole lot […]
The library has an awesome new exhibit up called “Places & Spaces: Mapping Science.” They’ve got dozens of maps describing a variety of scientific concepts and trends, like one spider […]
Co-op with security think tank in Switzerland enables international affairs major to take her climate-change research to another level