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Default Air Force Logo Wright-Patterson R&D programs honored with Laureate Awards
Two Air Force Research Laboratory advanced research and development programs were honored in Washington March 8 with Aviation Week Laureate Awards.The Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System and X-51A Waverider hypersonic flight test vehicle teams were recognized "for their exploration, innovation and vision" in the aerospace and defense
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2011
The Automatic Collision Avoidance Technology Fighter Risk Reduction Program F-16 flies over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. during an Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS) flight test.  This vehicle helped validate Auto GCAS, readying the technology for the planned integration into F-16 production aircraft in 2014.  (NASA photo) AFRL team nominated for prestigious Collier Trophy
The Air Force Research Laboratory's Automatic Collision Avoidance Technology (ACAT) Fighter Risk Reduction Program (FRRP) team has been recently honored with a nomination for the National Aeronautic Association's Robert J. Collier Trophy to recognize its successful development and flight test of an Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto
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2011
Confocal micrograph of an actin-filamin network. Credit: Kurt Schmoller, Technische Universtaet Muenchen (Technical University of Munich)
New Measurement Into Biological Polymer Networks
The development of a new measurement technology under a research project funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation is probing the structure of composite and biological materials."Our results have provided some of the first microscopic insights into a sixty year old puzzle about the way polymeric
0 3/02
2011
Jeff Jonas, the chief scientist at IBM Entity Analytics Group and an IBM Distinguished Engineer, is an expert in data analytics. He says for businesses, organizations and the military to be successful, they need to be able to not only process and make sense of the ever-growing amount of data that is coming in at a blistering pace, they need to do it faster than their competitors. (Photo by Elizabeth Long, 711 HPW) Data analytics expert says the key to success is making sense of more data faster than your competitor
An expert in data analytics says for businesses, organizations and the military to be successful, they need to be able to not only process and make sense of the ever-growing amount of data that is coming in at a blistering pace, they need to do it faster than their competitors.Jeff Jonas, the chief scientist at IBM Entity Analytics Group and an IBM
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2011
The USAF School of Aerospace Medicine celebrated its transition to Wright-Patterson AFB, OH on Thursday Feb. 17th at Brooks City-Base in San Antonio, TX.    The Deputy Surgeon General of the AF, Major General Tom Travis, spoke about the personal attachment that he has to USAFSAM and Brooks City-Base and the importance of the mission during the school’s transition to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.  USAFSAM is relocating from Brooks City-Base in San Antonio, Texas, to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as part of the nation’s 2005 base realignment and closure decisions. The school is part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing. Photo by Amy Velasquez, USAFSAM/EDD. USAFSAM closes one chapter and begins another
The USAF School of Aerospace Medicine marked the end of an era on Feb. 17 by ceremonially decommissioning the Brooks-based school after 85 years in San Antonio, a final step in its transition to Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Nearly 600 people including a host of active and retired general officers, MAJCOM Surgeons General, Air Force leadership, current
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2011
A dark-field optical image of a silicon photonic chip is shown in
comparison to the size of a penny.(Credit: Elijah Douglas Christenson)
Nanofabrication Tools May Make Silicon Optical Chips More Accessible
In an effort to make it easier to build inexpensive, next-generation silicon-based electro-optical chips, which allow computers to move information with light and electricity, a University of Washington photonics professor, Dr. Michael Hochberg and his research team are developing design tools and using commercial nanofabrication tools.Silicon
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Air Force-Funded Researcher Investigates New Material Grown From Sugar
Ordinary table sugar could be a key ingredient to developing much lighter, faster, cheaper, denser and more robust computer electronics for use on U.S. military aircraft.Though admittedly far in the future, recent results from a program led by chemist and Rice University professor, Dr. James Tour demonstrate yet another example of the cutting-edge
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2011
Default Air Force Logo AFRL/RX recognizes annual awards winners
The Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recognized its top performers during the 58th Annual AFRL awards recognition luncheon at the Hope Hotel here Jan. 14.Stephen Shapiro, a motivational speaker and a past-president for the New England Chapter of the National Speakers Association delivered the keynote. Dr.
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2011
David Doman (left) and Michael Oppenheimer were honored with the Gen. Benjamin D. Foulois Award during the Air Force Research Laboratory Air Vehicles Annual Awards Luncheon held Jan. 12, 2011 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio (U.S. Air Force photos) AFRL Air Vehicles Directorate announces annual award winners
The Air Force Research Laboratory Air Vehicles Directorate celebrated its best and brightest at the 45th annual Air Vehicles Awards Luncheon, held Jan. 12 at the Wright-Patterson Club and Banquet Center.Col. Michael Hatfield, Air Vehicles Materiel Group Director and outgoing Air Vehicles Deputy Director Douglas Blake welcomed guests and
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2011
Dr. Saber Hussain 711 HPW researcher wins traveling lectureship award
Dr. Saber Hussain, a senior research toxicologist with the Air Force Research Laboratory, 711th Human Performance Wing, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Biosciences and Performance Division, Applied Biotechnology Branch, recently won the prestigious 2011 AstraZeneca Traveling Lectureship Award.The annual award, presented by the Society of
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2011
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