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Undergraduate Student’s Research Focuses on Developing Software for Drones to Enforce COVID Guidelines

UPLIFT Scholar Zachary Walker-Liang, E’25, computer engineering and computer science, conducted research as a first-year student to enable a drone to survey an area and see if people are following social distancing guidelines and wearing a mask or not and report the data. After developing the software he implemented it onto the drone.

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Team Led by Sznaier Awarded $7.5M by DoD for Control and Learning Enabled Verifiably Robust AI

Mario Sznaier, Dennis Picard Trustee Professor, electrical and computer engineering (ECE), is leading a multi-university team that was awarded a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Creating Safe Learning-Enabled Cyber-Physical Systems

ECE Professors Mario Sznaier and Octavia Camps were awarded an $880K NSF grant for “Safe Learning-Enabled Cyberphysical Systems.”

Sznaier Selected as IEEE Fellow

ECE Professor Mario Sznaier has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to identification of switched systems and multiobjective control. IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. The total number selected in any one year […]

Sznaier co-PI for $7.5M DOD UAV Grant

ECE Professor Mario Sznaier is a co-PI for a $7.5M DOD grant, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin and Princeton University, for a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) project aimed at developing artificial intelligence for UAVs.

Creating Personalized Behavior Monitoring Systems

ECE Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier, in collaboration with Constantino Lagoa and David Conroy from Pennsylvania State University, were awarded a $500K NSF grant for "Data Driven Control of Switched Systems with Applications to Human Behavioral Modification". Abstract Source: NSF Dramatically increasing health care costs threaten the nation's economy. Over 80% of those costs are […]

Neural Network Modules for Computer Vision Systems

ECE Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier were awarded a $500K NSF grant for "Dynamic and Statistical Based Invariants on Manifolds for Video Analysis." Abstract Source: NSF Computer vision systems can benefit society in many ways. For example, spatially distributed vision sensors endowed with activity analysis capabilities can prevent crime, help optimize resource use in […]

Faculty and Staff Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

$2.5M NSF grant for Critical Infrastructure Resilience

ECE professors Mario Sznaier, Octavia Camps, Ali Abur, & Edmund Yeh, MIE assistant professor Jacqueline Griffin, CEE professor Jerome Hajjar, COS professor Lisa Feldman Barrett, CCIS professor Stacy Marsella, and Kostas director Peter Boynton were awarded a $2.5M NSF grant for the “Identification and Control of Uncertain, Highly Interdependent Processes Involving Humans with Applications to […]

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."


ECE Accepted High School Senior Open House Attracts Over 300 Students

Northeastern hosted an Open House for high-school seniors who have been accepted into our program. Between the two dates, over 300 visited the department and toured the labs.  


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 .

Modeling Nonlinear Data

ECE Professors Octavia Camps, Mario Sznaier, & CEE Associate Professor Ferdinand Hellweger were awarded a $380K NSF grant to use OUR Charles to generate models of high volume nonlinear data steams.

Camps & Sznaier Win NSF Grant

Electrical & Computer Engineering Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier were awarded a $455K National Science Foundation grant to study "Dynamic Invariants for Video Scenes Understanding."  Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier obtained their B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay, and their M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the […]

Sznaier Joins the less than 1% of CSS Members with this Distinction

ECE Professor Mario Sznaier was presented with the 2012 IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Member Award for his scientific contributions to multi objective robust control, dynamic vision & imaging, and identification and for his outstanding service.

Sznaier and Camps Win NSF Award

ECE Professors Mario Sznaier and Octavia Camps have won a $415K NSF grant to develop new methods to extract information very sparsely encoded in extremely high dimensional data streams, with applications to aware environments, autonomous vehicles and systems biology.