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A portable, laser backpack for 3D mapping has been developed at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) where it is being hailed as a breakthrough technology capable of producing fast, automatic and realistic 3D mapping of even difficult interior environments. Credit: John Kua, University of California, Berkeley
Portable Laser Backpack Revolutionizes 3D Mapping
A portable, laser backpack for 3D mapping has been developed at the University of California, Berkeley, where it is being hailed as a breakthrough technology capable of producing fast, automatic and realistic 3D mapping of difficult interior environments.Research leading to the development of the reconnoitering backpack, was funded by the Air Force
0 9/07
2010
Air Force Reserve 2nd Lt. Katherine Gleason (standing) and Kelcey McKinney, a STEP student from Ohio State University, study social networking patterns using the Behavior Modeling Branch’s (RHXB) CityBeat Project’s analysis tools. (Photo by Chris Gulliford, 711 HPW) Human Performance Wing developing analysis tool that can track anomalous behavior
The Air Force Research Laboratory, 711th Human Performance Wing, Anticipate and Influence Behavior Division, Behavior Modeling Branch, or 711 HPW/RHXB, is developing an analysis tool that will help the military discover and track unusual behavior in a city setting to help avert criminal or dangerous behavior that could have deadly consequences.The
0 9/07
2010
High Power Microwave Weapon Conceptualization (Laboratory Concept) AFRL gains High Power Microwave Institute
As part of the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program, the Office of the Secretary of Defense awarded a High-Power Microwave Institute to the Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate here. High-Power Microwave technology can selectively degrade, disrupt or destroy electronic systems, disperse
0 9/02
2010
Dr. David Awschalom, professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Materials Research Society (MRS) Turnbull award for research funded in large measure by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). AFOSR-funded professor winner of 2010 Materials Research Society Turnbull Award
Dr. David Awschalom, professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Materials Research Society Turnbull award for research funded in large measure by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The David Turnbull Award, one of the three highest honors bestowed upon scientists by
0 7/29
2010
Dr. Tiffany Jastrzembski and Dr. Chris Myers, cognitive scientists with the 711th Human Performance Wing, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Warfighter Readiness Research Division, Cognitive Models & Agents Branch, relocated to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio from Mesa, Ariz. Their jobs were moved to WPAFB as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) directives. (Photo by Chris Gulliford, 711 HPW) BRAC brings husband & wife scientists to Wright-Patt
The Base Realignment and Closure directives that are bringing more jobs and new facilities here is becoming more evident as scientists, engineers and other professionals have begun relocating to the base from Brooks City-Base, Texas and Mesa, Ariz.Dr. Christopher W. Myers and Dr. Tiffany Jastrzembski, who are husband and wife, are among the first
0 7/22
2010
Default Air Force Logo Benter Award Winner Explores the World of Imaging Research
Air Force Office of Scientifc Research-funded mathematics professor, Dr. George Papanicolaou of Stanford University, was awarded the first biennial William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics at the City University of Hong Kong for "outstanding contributions in mathematics linking theory to applied problems in various areas including imaging
0 7/22
2010
An Airman demonstrates augmentation of human performance through brainwave technology. (Courtesy photo) Air Force's 'Technology Horizons' makes science fiction a reality
With innovations seemingly plucked from the latest futuristic Hollywood movie script, Technology Horizons outlines the Air Force's major science and technology objectives through the next decade, officials said here July 14.Highly adaptable, autonomous systems that can make intelligent decisions about their battle space capabilities and
0 7/16
2010
Captain Kevin Kupferer of the Human Effectiveness Directorate, Biosciences and Performance Division views a Risk Assessment for Frontline Troops software simulated “best routes” display. The software, developed by Infoscitex Corporation, will help mission planners and commanders to plan missions with the lowest possible risk based on information collected from a number of sources. (Photo by Chris Gulliford, 711 HPW) Human Performance Wing Developing Software to Help Reduce Deaths in War Zones
The Air Force Research Laboratory, 711th Human Performance Wing, Human Effectiveness Directorate is developing software to help prevent U.S. troops from getting killed or injured by improvised explosive devises in war zones.The software, Risk Assessment for Frontline Troops, is being developed by Infoscitex Corporation in coordination with the
0 7/06
2010
Default Air Force Logo AFRL, NASA Glenn Research Center team on key technology education symposium in Dayton
The Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA Glenn Research Center will co-sponsor a Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Collaboration Symposium July 7 - 9. The event will take place at Holiday Inn, 2800 Presidential Drive, Fairborn, Ohio.Organizers said the purpose of the
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2010
Default Air Force Logo 50th International Aerospace Medicine Class Graduates from Brooks City-Base
The 711th Human Performance Wing's United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine reached a milestone with its Advanced Aerospace Medicine for International Medical Officers course by graduating its 50th class of ten students from eight countries on June 9.It is the last AAMIMO class to graduate from Brooks City-Base, Texas. To help fully
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2010
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