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  • May 21, 2018

    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...

  • 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...