Prof. Charles DiMarzio is the ALERT COE Education Co-Lead. Prof. DiMarzio holds degrees from the University of Maine, WPI, and Northeastern University. After 14 years at Raytheon Company in coherent laser radar, he joined Northeastern University where he is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. He is the author of a textbook, Optics for Engineers. His interests include confocal microscopy, multi–modal microscopy, and the interaction of light and sound.