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ALERT Awarded Two New Homeland Security Task Orders December 17, 2020

ALERT has received two new research and development task orders from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHSS&T).

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ALERT SPARC Webinar Series 2020 October 30, 2020

ALERT is proud to announce that the full series of eight SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinars is now available to watch online. These webinars were designed to provide attendees with a view of the collaborative research that ALERT faculty, industry members, and government partners have engaged in during the final year of ALERT’s core funding period.

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ALERT Researchers Work with U.S Army on Energetic Materials October 30, 2020

ALERT Research Thrust 2 lead, Professor Steve Beaudoin and Professor Jeffrey Rhoads, both of Purdue University, are engaged in a three-year collaboration with the US Army to advance technology concerning explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics.

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ALERT Phase 2 Year 7 Annual Report Available Online! October 30, 2020

In the Phase 2, Year 7 Annual Report, ALERT shares progress updates, milestone results and final outcomes of the projects in its four homeland-security research thrusts, related to explosives characterization; trace and vapor sensing; sensor and sensor system development; video analytics; and more.

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SPARC Webinar: September 23 September 10, 2020

23 Sept 2020

The last webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series concludes on September 23 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EDT.

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SPARC Webinar: September 16 September 1, 2020

16 Sept 2020

The seventh webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on September 16 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EDT.

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SPARC Webinar: September 2 August 17, 2020

2 Sept 2020

The sixth webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on September 2 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EDT.

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SPARC Webinar: August 19 August 5, 2020

19 Aug 2020

The fifth webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on August 19 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EDT.

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SPARC Webinar: August 5 July 22, 2020

5 Aug 2020

The fourth webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on August 5 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EDT.

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ALERT Launches SPARC Webinars June 30, 2020

ALERT’s free online summer webinar series, SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration), kicked off on June 24th! SPARC aims to provide a preview of the ground-breaking technologies to be demonstrated at the ALERT Technology Showcase and will focus on ALERT’s work with industry and government stakeholders.

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