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Default Air Force Logo Research Study Targets Improved Command and Control Network Strength, Availability
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here, in cooperation with Binghamton University, recently began funding a new research project targeted at improving the strength and availability of command and control networks. The team of Dr. N. Eva Wu, professor, department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Binghamton University, N.Y., will
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Notches Successful Joint Review of Basic Science Portfolios in Atlanta
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here recently completed in Atlanta its annual Joint Program Review of basic research funded projects. Hundreds of notable researchers and scientists from throughout the United States attended this year's program representing universities, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the federal and private
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force-Funded Research Team Demonstrates Increased UAV Capabilities
A Brigham Young University team of scientists and engineers, funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research here, has recently demonstrated increased consensus capabilities among unmanned air vehicles. "This research on cooperative control involves developing methods to enable multiple UAVs to coordinate with one another," said Professor Tim
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Default Air Force Logo Numerical Simulations Hoped to One Day Cut Expensive Flight Test Costs
An Arizona State University scientist, together with colleagues from Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Cobalt Solutions and funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research here, is working on computer simulations hoped to one day save precious defense dollars used for flight experiments and tests. "In general, we call it computational
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Default Air Force Logo Marren Calls Basic Research, Collaboration, Imagination Critical to Advancing Technology
It would have been understandable had Dan Marren appeared rattled as he addressed hundreds of world-renowned scientists gathered in Atlanta recently to attend the Air Force Office of Scientific Research's Joint Program Review. Marren, after all, had about 45 minutes to prepare a 30-minute speech shortly after he received word his boss, who was
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Launches Young Investigators Research Program With $6.3 Million Investment
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here today announced it will award approximately $6.3 million in grants to 21 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's new Young Investigator Research Program. The program is open to scientists and engineers at research institutions across the United
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Default Air Force Logo Computer Mouse, Kalman Filter Trace Origins to Air Force Basic Research Funding
More than four decades after development, most technologies become distant memories after having been replaced by generations of newer and better products. Two developments from the early 1960s, however, brought about with the help of Air Force Office of Scientific Research funding, are still going strong. The computer mouse, which almost everyone
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Default Air Force Logo Waste-Eating Bacteria Research Explored as Power Source for Air Force Systems
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here recently awarded a 5-year grant to the University of Southern California worth approximately $4.5 million to lead a study on bioengineered fuel cells. USC will collaborate on the multidiscipline university research initiative - or MURI - with Rice University in Houston. Bioengineered fuel cells are
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Default Air Force Logo New EEO - Diversity Office stands up
Myra Kennedy Fincher is no stranger to diversity and educational outreach programs. The supervisory equal employment manager has overseen the Air Force's first dedicated base Diversity Program Office since its creation here just over four years ago. Now she leads the newly established Wright-Patterson Air Force Base EEO - Diversity Office, bringing
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Default Air Force Logo Air War College, Futures Groups Meet, Discuss Technology Impact on Defense Industry
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here recently hosted a conference with representatives from the Air War College and the Air Force Futures Group. Participants included Air War College students who have been researching nanotechnology, biotechnology, directed energy, and cyberspace as part of the Air Force Futures Group study. Also
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