Ask an Academic

Get your technical questions answered by us.

“Ask an Academic” connects industry partners directly with center researchers. As a member, you can pose questions to the center experts in a particular area, and get a speedy response from researchers top in their field. Use “Ask an Academic” for research related questions, consulting opportunities or collaborative projects.

Please Complete the form below, and you will be contacted by a member of the ALERT Industrial Liaison Team within 2 business days. They will work with you to get your questions answered quickly.

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Propel your project with expert support.

As a member of the Center, you have direct access to a select group of researchers who are among the top in their field.

Innovation Fast Track

EXCLUSIVE TO CENTER MEMBERS: Log in to explore your Innovation Fast Track, an online portal that gives you one-stop access to center researchers, funding opportunities, exclusive events and more.

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Student Central

Students, get connected with Industry Partners, find out about research and volunteer opportunities within ALERT, or get advice on how to best showcase your work at Student Central.

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The Partnership

ALERT is led by Northeastern University (NEU) and includes three key academic strategic partners: Boston University, Purdue University, and University of Rhode Island (URI).

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