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Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) 2016
The Annual Student Pipeline Industry Roundtable Event (ASPIRE) will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Northeastern University, Boston. The ASPIRE is hosted by the ALERT (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats) & Gordon-CenSSIS (The Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems)and takes place every April. More Info...
Michael B. Silevitch and Simon Pitts awarded 2015 Gordon Prize
ALERT Center Director, Michael B. Silevitch and Gordon Engineering Leadership Director, Simon Pitts have been awarded the 2015 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Engineering Education by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). This distinction is awarded to the directors “for developing an innovative method to provide graduate engineers with the necessary personal skills to become effective engineering leaders.” Read More...
Assistant Prof. Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, Awarded Sub-Contract from MIT-Lincoln Laboratory for NOAA Grant
ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS researcher, Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, was awarded a $225K subcontract from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Lincoln Laboratory for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant to create, "Advanced Mechanical-Electromagnetic Applications for next Generation Environmental Monitoring." Congratulations, Prof. Martinez!
Profs. Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier Awarded NSF Grant
ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS researchers, Profs. Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier, were awarded a $455K grant from the National Science Foundation to study "Dynamic Invariants for Video Scenes Understanding." Congratulations, Prof. Camps and Sznaier!
Former Gordon-CenSSIS Scholar, Craig Schmidt, Receives 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship
Former Gordon Scholar, Craig Schmidt, received the NASA Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2013-2014 school year. Now in it's sixth year, the scholarship is granted to 25 graduate and undergraduate students from around the country. Undergraduates such as Craig, will receive $40,000 to cover tuition and stipend costs over the course of 2 years, and will get the opportunity to intern with NASA for one summer. To learn more about this award, you can visit the NASA website at https://nasa.asee.org/about_the_program. Congratulations, Craig!
Gordon Scholars Info Session
An information session for interested freshman engineers to learn more about the Gordon Scholars program, and research opportunities available through the program will take place on November 1, 2012, at 10:00am, in 431 Stearns on Northeastern's Campus.
Be one of the first to back FoRCE
Keith Bertolino, CEO and co-founder of Cipher Tech Solutions, and former Gordon Engineering Leadership student, is launching a new product for data recovery called FoRCE. In order to fund this project, Keith is leveraging Indegogo to crowdfund his prototype. To get your own copy of FoRCE and help fund the project, go to http://www.indiegogo.com/FoRCE.
Gordon-CenSSIS Student awarded judges choice award in IGERT video competition
Margery Hines, Gordon-CenSSIS PhD candidate, has created an online video describing her mine detection research for submission in NSF IGERT.ORG's 2012 Video & Poster Competition. Watch the winning Video
Vote for Gordon-CenSSIS Student in IGERT video competition Margery Hines, Gordon-CenSSIS PhD candidate, has created an online video describing her mine detection research for submission in NSF IGERT.ORG's 2012 Video & Poster Competition. The public is invited to vote on submissions until May 25th.Watch the Video and give Margery your support!
Northeastern Students Capture 1st Place and $10,000 prize in 6th Annual National Security Innovation Competition - "Next Generation Millimeter-Wave Body Imaging for Concealed Threat Detection" has been recognized by the National Homeland Defense Foundation. Read More...
ALERT Research in Chemistry World - ALERT research, led by Prof. Louisa Hope-Weeks at Texas Tech University, could make the sensitive materials used in highly explosive detonators safer for mining and military use, as well as less harmful to the environment. Ionic Polymers Open Door to Greener, Safer Explosives.
NSF CAREER Grant Awarded to ALERT Researcher - NSF has awarded ALERT Researcher, Prof. Ashkan Vaziri the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award. This will be carried out by developing predictive theoretical and computational methods to understand the mechanical deformation of biomimetic systems and by performing detailed experiments at the micro and nano- scale.Read more...
Device Measures How Well Skin Creams Work - The Boston Herald discusses "MySkin Technologies" a project funded by the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps(I-Corps) Program.The project was spun out of research initiated within Gordon-CenSSIS. Michael Silevitch, Emel Bulat, Dave Orrechio, and Joe Kerimo head the project. Read Article...