Research Themes


Northeastern Universities interdisciplinary efforts include faculty from network science and computer sciences to psychology and criminology. Our researchers work closely with universities, government agencies, security-based think tanks, and defense contractors across the globe.

Northeastern’s faculty are developing new tools and methods to:

  • Secure devices, systems, and networks across the Internet of Things
  • Detect and combat cyberthreats
  • Provide our military and homeland security teams with the advanced materials and technologies they need to keep the world secure
  • Enhance the preparedness and resilience of systems and communities