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Faculty and Staff Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

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Increasing Target Sensitivity with Coded Compressive Antenna

MIE/ECE Associate Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo was awarded a patent for creating a “Compressive coded antenna/meta-antenna”.

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Martinez-Lorenzo Awarded Patent to Detect Security Threats

MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded a patent for creating an “Ultrasonic-based system for detection of metallic security threats containers on cargo”.

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ALERT Receives Patent

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport & MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded a patent for the “Characterization of dielectric slabs attached to the body using focused millimeter waves.”

Air Force Targets Drones during Latest Pitch Day

MIE/ECE Associate Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo was featured in the U.S. Air Force article “Air Force Targets Drones during Latest Pitch Day” and the Lowell Sun video “Drone swarm detection & Tracking Demo”.

Developing Better Airport Sensors

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport and MIE/ECE Associate Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo are developing sensors that could replace current airport scanners to quickly scan passengers as they walk down a hallway.

ALERT Awarded Patent

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport & MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded a patent for “On the move millimeter wave interrogation system with a hallway of multiple transmitters and receivers”.

ECE Team Awarded DOD DURIP Grant

ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia and co-PIs Associate Professors Kaushik Chowdhury, Stefano Basagni, and Assistant Professor Jose Angel Martinez-Lorenzo were awarded a $295K grant by the Office of Naval Research for their proposal on “PROTECT: A Millimeter-wave Programmable Radio platfOrm and Tactical wirelEss Communication Testbed” as part of DOD’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP).

Making a Postive Impact on People Through Improved Security

Katherine Graham, BS Mechanical Engineering 2021, shares her experience working with the ALERT research center and her interest in security-related projects. From participating in the ALERT/Gordon CenSSIS Scholars Program to the ALERT SEWDP (Science and Engineering Workforce Development Program), she has been involved with ALERT since her first year at Northeastern University. Katherine, who works […]

MIE/ECE Faculty Awarded $1.5M AFRL Grant

MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia, ECE Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh, and CCIS/ECE Affiliated Faculty Chris Amato were awarded a $1.5M Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) grant for “Robust Decentralized Classification and Coordination Algorithms for Swarms of SUAS.”

Next Generation Checkpoints

Transportation Security Administration Administrator David Pekoske toured the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) on Friday to see if the technology Northeastern is working on can be implemented at security checkpoints. The nation’s top airport security official Friday toured a Northeastern center that develops technology aimed at ensuring the safety of airline […]

Martinez-Lorenzo Awarded $546K DOE Grant

MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo was awarded a $546K Department of Energy grant for “Fusing Thermoacoustic, Electromagnetic and Acoustic/Seismic Wave Fields for Subsurface Characterization and Imaging of Flow Transport”.

Young Scholar Program Provides Experience-Based Learning for Future Scientists and Engineers

The Center for STEM Education kicked off its 2017 Young Scholars Program on June 26, 2017, with 26 budding scientists and engineers from high schools at a variety of cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.

The Future of Airport Security

ALERT researchers Carey Rappaport, Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, & Octavia Camps are developing cutting-edge technology that can detect suspicious behavior at airports.

Northeastern University Professor Pioneers New Security Technology

MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo was interviewed by NBC Boston and NECN in their feature "Northeastern University Professor Pioneers New Security Technology" for his research in next generation scanning technology.

ALERT Awarded Patent

ALERT members Carey Rappaport & Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded a patent for "Signal processing methods & systems for explosive detection & identification using electromagnetic radiation".

MIE Assistant Professor Martinez-Lorenzo Award NSF CAREER Award for Fast 4D Imaging System

MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded $500K NSF CAREER Award for "4D mm-Wave Compressive Sensing and Imaging at One Thousand Volumetric Frames per Second".

Building a Better Scanner

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport and MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo’s article on Improving Security Screening: A Comparison of Multistatic Radar Configurations for Human Body Imaging was one of four featured articles on the cover of IEEE Antennas & Propagation.

APS Conference

Written by Anthony Bisulco, a second year Electrical and Computer Engineering student.

Airport Tech Surveillance

MIE & ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo was interviewed by Wired about the technology that ALERT is working to create to monitor risks at airports. Read “The Woeful TSA Doesn’t Need More Staff. It Needs This Tech” to learn more about Professor Martinez Lorenzo’s work. See also CNN coverage.

Improving Airport Security

ALERT's Carey Rappaport, Jose Martinez Lorenzo, and Octavia Camps each explain the research they are conducting to make airport security checkpoints safer.

Best Paper Award at Eucap 2016

MIE & ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez Lorenzo was awarded the Best Antenna Design and Applications award at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation.

Professor Martinez-Lorenzo Earns Award at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation

Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, jointly appointed to MIE & ECE, received the Best Antenna Design and Applications award at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation for his paper “Hematologic Characterization and 3D Imaging of Red Blood Cells using a Compressive Nano-Antenna and ML-FMA Modeling.” Professor Martinez-Lorenzo’s coauthors on the paper are Hipolito Gomez-Sousa (Post-Doc at NEU), and Oscar Rubinos-Lopez […]

ALERT Featured in Keysight Technologies Spotlight

MIE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo was featured as a Faculty Spotlight on the Keysight Technologies website for the way ALERT is paving the way for novel safety mechanisms for counter terrorism and healthcare screening.

Four COE researchers named Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund Winners

Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) has granted $360,000 to nine innovative projects across the Commonwealth. This program is funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and provides grants to university researchers to help them demonstrate the commercial viability of their technologies. Three of the Nine Organizations and researchers each receiving $40,000 in funding under the MA Seed […]

Silevitch, Rappaport, Martinez win $1.2M DHS award

ECE Profs. Michael Silevitch, Carey Rappaport, and Jose Martinez (also with MIE) and ALERT’s John Beaty were awarded $1.2M two-year Task Order DHS contract to transition research from ALERT’s Advanced Imaging Technology Laboratory into technology suitable for commercialization.

ECE Professor Octavia Camps' Airport Security Research Featured In NYTimes

ECE Professor Octavia Camps' work on video surveillance and airport security programs has been featured in a recent New York Times article, titled "Airport Security Advances Clash With Privacy Issues."

 

Home Secretary Visits ALERT

Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May visited ALERT’s Robust Systems Lab & Advanced Imaging Technology Lab before serving as a keynote speaker on human trafficking and slavery .

Rappaport & Martinez-Lorenzo Awarded NSF Grant

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport and MIE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo were awarded a $200K NSF grant to develop an early breast cancer imaging system that combines 3D Microwave Nearfield Radar Imaging (NRI) and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT).

Monitoring at the Next Level

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Jose A. Martinez-Lorenzo received a $225K subcontract from MIT-Lincoln Laboratory for a NOAA grant to create "Advanced Mechanical-Electromagnetic Applications for next Generation Environmental Monitoring." Dr. Martinez-Lorenzo's research interests include compressive sensing and modeling using mechanical and electromagnetic waves, computational methods for differential and integral equations and Physics-based signal processing.  […]

ALERT Wins Grand Prize

A group of ECE graduates and professors from ALERT won the top prize of $10,000 for their entry of “Next Generation Millimeter-Wave Body Imaging for Concealed Threat Detection” in the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition.