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SENTRY Presents: DASSH Student Design Challenge

February 23, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - February 25, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

Location: This is a virtual event.

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Compete against teams from other Universities in the 3-day DASSH (Designing Actionable Solutions for a Secure Homeland) student design challenge. 

This event is co-sponsored by two Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence, the Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE) and the Soft Target Engineering to Neutralize the Threat Reality (SENTRY) Center. As the lead university for SENTRY, Northeastern University invites its current graduate and undergraduate students to participate in this unique opportunity!

Teams will be presented with real-world problem scenarios related to homeland security and this year’s theme, “Cascading Events”. The scenarios will focus on the detection and mitigation of threats such as cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and human-engineered sabotage.

Subject matter experts will mentor student teams as they design, build, and implement innovative solutions. Although other hackathons focus on coding, this challenge emphasizes finding real solutions regardless of the medium those solutions happen to be in.

To conclude the event, proposed solutions will be presented to Department of Homeland Security leadership and cash prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Organizer

SENTRY
Phone:
617.373.5110
Email:
sentry-coe@northeastern.edu
Website:
https://sentry.northeastern.edu/

Other

Department
Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Multidisciplinary Masters (IT areas), Gordon Engineering Leadership Program
Topics
Research, Seminar
Audience
Undergraduate, Graduate