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Researcher Highlight: Henry Medeiros on CLASP June 29, 2020

Watch our latest video as ALERT Researcher Henry Medeiros discusses his role and work in CLASP.

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SPARC Webinar: July 22 June 9, 2020

22 July 2020

The third webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on July 22 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EST.

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SPARC Webinar: July 8 June 9, 2020

8 July 2020

The second webinar of the SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) webinar series continues on July 8 from 11:30am – 12:00pm EST.

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SPARC Webinar: June 24 June 9, 2020

24 June 2020

ALERT is launching a free online summer series titled, SPARC (Seminars to Promote ALERT Research and Collaboration) that starts on June 24th from 11:30am – 12:00pm EST.

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Matteo Rinaldi and Zhenyun Qian awarded patent May 14, 2020

Northeastern University’s Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and principal investigator for Project R2-B.3, Matteo Rinaldi, and Research Assistant Professor Zhenyun Qian were awarded a patent for “Zero power plasmonic microelectromechanical device”

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Staff Spotlight: Deanna Beirne April 30, 2020

At ALERT, the work of our faculty, staff, and students is the epicenter of the continuous development of the characterization, detection, mitigation, and response to explosive related threats around the world. In this month’s newsletter, we interviewed ALERT staff member Deanna Beirne, our Senior Director of Research Computing and Technical Program Development to learn more about her work with ALERT.

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Meet the ALERT Students April 30, 2020

Watch our latest video, Meet the ALERT Students! Hear from Annette Colón Mercado (Project R3-C), Muhammad Usman Ghani (Project R3-C1), and Meng Zheng (Project R3-A3) as they discuss their projects and the importance of ALERT research while participating in the ALERT Industrial Advisory Board Meeting last fall.

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ALERT Event Updates Due to COVID-19 April 30, 2020

In accordance with social distancing guidelines and stay at home guidelines from the City of Boston, we decided to postpone our ALERT events originally scheduled for this May and July. n addition, our Customs and Border Protection Advanced Developments Encompassing Processes and Technologies workshop (CBP-ADEPT-03), originally scheduled to be held on July 8-9 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, has now been postponed until Fall 2020.

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ALERT Industry Partners Respond to COVID-19 Supply Needs April 30, 2020

As everyone is aware, the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic have stressed the nation like never before. Each day we hear of the many manufacturing companies who are stepping up in support of the fight against COVID-19. With this in mind, ALERT wanted to highlight a few of our industrial members addressing the critical supply needs of frontline workers and hospital systems throughout the nation and beyond.

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ALERT Students Present Research during Virtual RISE: 2020 April 30, 2020

On April 9th, Northeastern University held the 10th annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE) 2020 via virtual conference. This year, three ALERT students, presented projects to RISE judges and the general public.

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