Center for Subsurface Sensing
   and Imaging Systems

   360 Huntington Avenue
   Stearns Center, Suite 302
   Boston, MA 02115
   p. 617.373.5110
   f. 617.373.8627
   e. censsis-info@censsis.neu.edu

   Event Contact:
   Brian Loughlin


Day One of the RICC will be on October 6th and will address topics of R & D Contract Procurement through Academic-Industry Teaming. The emphasis of the presentations will be on opportunities in the area of Homeland Security and Department of Defense. The second half of the day will include oral and poster presentations from students in the CenSSIS education programs and a session allowing industry to give the Center some feedback.

Morning Session - R & D Teaming Opportunities

  • Teaming with CenSSIS and Several Industrial Partners
  • State Support of R&D Teaming Initiatives
  • R&D Teaming with CenSSIS: The Raytheon Experience
  • CenSSIS R & D Teaming Process, History and Success

Afternoon Session - Student Focus

  • Student Poster Presentations
  • Student Oral Presentations
  • Poster Awards
  • Industry Feedback


  Speakers Include:
  • John Beaty,
    Senior Consultant for R & D Programs, CenSSIS
  • Philip W. Cheney,
    Senior Consultant for Corporate and Government Partnerships, CenSSIS
  • Robert Kessler,
    Chief Technology Officer, Textron Systems and Chair, Industrial Advisory Board, CenSSIS
  • Patrick J. Larkin, Deputy Director, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and Director, John Adams Innovation Institute
  • John Pearson
    Manager, Government Programs, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.
  • Mark Russell
    Vice President of Engineering for Integrated Defense Systems,
    Raytheon Company
  • Michael B. Silevitch,
    Robert D. Black Professor of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering,
    and Director, CenSSIS
    , Northeastern University





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