[All events take place in Curry Ballroom, unless otherwise noted]

8:00 – 8:30           Registration & Continental Breakfast
                             [Ballroom Lobby & Indoor Quad, Curry Student Center]


8:30 – 9:00          Welcome and Opening Remarks

      • Michael B. Silevitch, Robert D. Black Professor of Engineering, Northeastern University, Director, Gordon-CenSSIS and co-Director, ALERT
      • Sorin Marcovici, Chief Technology Officer, Analogic Corporation & Chair,
        Gordon-CenSSIS Industrial Advisory Board
      • Mel Bernstein, Vice Provost for Research, Northeastern University
      • Matthew Clark, director, Office of University Programs, science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security


9:00 – 9:30          Plenary Session 1: Research to Reality – the NSF Perspective

  • Deborah Jackson, Program Director, Engineering Research Centers Program, National Science Foundation

9:30 – 10:10        Plenary Session 2: Research to Reality – the DARPA Perspective

  • Todd Hylton, Program Manager, Defense Sciences Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

10:10 – 10:25       Break

      • Refreshments served in Indoor Quad

10:25 – 12:30       Parallel Research Sessions

    homeland security and defense   Homeland Security & Defense Track
       Session Details
       [Location: Curry Ballroom]


    Civil and Environmental Assessment   Civil Infrastructure Assessment Track
       Session Details
       [Location: 333 Curry]


    Civil and Environmental Assessment   Biomedical and Biological Track
       Session Details
       [Location: 444 Curry]



12:30 – 1:30       Lunch
[Indoor Quad]

1:30 – 2:00       Plenary Session 3: Research to Reality – the DHS Perspective

  • Introduction: David Luzzi, Dean, College of Engineering, Northeastern University
  • Douglas Bauer, Explosives Research Program Manager, Explosives Division, Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security

2:00 – 3:00        Small Business Collaborations and Spin-offs

3:00 – 4:30         Poster Session
                           [McLeod Suites, Curry Student Center]


           4:30         Adjourn


Gordon-CenSSIS is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center. This site was supported in part by the Engineering Research Centers rogram of the National Science Foundation (Award # EEC-9986821)
ALERT is a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. This site is supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under Award Number 2008-ST-061-ED0001. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.