Transportation Security Administration Administrator David Pekoske toured the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) on Friday to see if the technology...
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News Related to Michael B. Silevitch
May 21, 2018
March 1, 2018
ECE Professor Michael Silevitch was featured in the Wall Street Journal Article "Airport Security Screening Goes to School" for his research in airport security during checkpoints.
June 1, 2016
Professors Michael Silevitch (ECE) and John Cipolla (MIE) have worked at Northeastern University training thousands of students for over four decades and have setup funds to push these students to...
February 25, 2016
ECE Professor & ALERT Director Michael Silevitch was quoted in a Associated Press article about URI professor Otto Gregory's work on explosive detectors ...
October 22, 2015
ECE Prof. Michael Silevitch and ALERT’s John Beaty were awarded a $1.2M two year Task Order contract from the DHS in collaboration with Stephen P. Beaudoin of Purdue University to systematize the processes associated with sampling of trace explosives using swipes for security screening equipment.
September 14, 2015
ECE Profs. Michael Silevitch, Carey Rappaport, and Jose Martinez (also with MIE) and ALERT’s John Beaty were awarded $1.2M two-year Task Order DHS contract to transition research from ALERT’s Advanced Imaging Technology Laboratory into technology suitable for commercialization.
April 13, 2015
Gordon Engineering Leadership Program Director and Professor Simon Pitts and former Director Michael Silevitch were presented with the 2015 National Academy of Engineering Bernard M Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education.
January 8, 2015
Michael B. Silevitch and Simon Pitts have been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering for their contributions toward developing effective engineering leaders with one of the top NAE annual prizes.
February 24, 2014
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a terrorist or a two-year-old who’s been separated from her parents at the airport: if you cause a distur...
August 19, 2013
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has announced the renewal of Northeastern’s Awareness and Localization of...