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Female scientists in laboratory AFWiSE community seeks to empower women within AFRL
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An emerging group of female scientists and engineers aims to change the face of the AFRL research community.Air Force Women in Science and Engineering, or AFWiSE, is a recently-formed resource group that brings together women to promote and foster achievement, advancement, and success within the research
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The Halvorsen 25K Loader is a rapidly-deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can transport and lift up to 25,000 pounds of cargo and load it onto military aircraft. Tech. Sgt. Ryan Young, Halvorsen mechanic, answers questions from Concurrent Technologies Corporation engineers Kyle Reasbeck (left) and Bryan Tipton (right). Hybrid Air Force aircraft loader demonstration on the horizon
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Anyone that drives an electric hybrid car recognizes the value of energy efficiency. The Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Power Technology Office is looking to apply and demonstrate this value on a critical piece of military ground support equipment. The Halvorsen Loader is a diesel-powered, rapidly
0 5/11
2018
Autonomous Research System ARES research robot Smart automation, AI to accelerate materials discovery, innovation
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To meet the demands of the ever-increasing pace of technological development in order to create the next generation of Air Force technology, researchers are challenged to find ways to shrink the timeline for materials discovery, development and deployment.According to Dr. Benji Maruyama, a research scientist
0 5/04
2018
Dr. Richard Vaia (left), technical director, in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, was one of six people selected to receive the NextFlex Fellow award. Vaia is congratulated by Dr. Benjamin Leever, senior materials engineer and Government Chief Technology Officer of NextFlex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Karen Schlesinger) NextFlex Fellow named from AFRL
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A prominent technical director from the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate was one of six people selected to receive the NextFlex Fellow award. Dr. Richard Vaia, technical director in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate’s Functional Materials Division, received this
0 3/12
2018
Dr. Daniel Miracle, a senior scientist in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, will receive The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Fellow Award on March 14, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona. AFRL senior scientist receives society’s highest honor
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A distinguished senior scientist from the Air Force Research Laboratory will receive The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Fellow Award. Dr. Daniel Miracle, a senior scientist in AFRL’s, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, will receive this prestigious award at the society’s annual awards ceremony
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2018
Flexible hybrid electronics manufactured Arduino circuit AFRL, NextFlex leverage open-source community to create flexible circuit system
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Lightweight, low-cost and flexible electronic systems are the key to next-generation smart technologies for military as well as consumer and commercial applications. An Air Force Research Laboratory-led project in conjunction with NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Institute, has resulted in the
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2018
A researcher uses Laser Bond Inspection on a large structure at the Boeing Laser Bond Inspection Laboratory in Seattle, Washington. (Courtesy photo) Air Force collaboration could increase use of composites in aerospace manufacturing
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Bonded composite airframe structures offer a potential to achieve more affordable manufacturing and more efficient structures, ultimately meeting the goals of the Air Force for increased range and reduced fuel consumption. Laser bond inspection (LBI) in conjunction with bond process control is an enabling
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2018
Dr. David Walker served as guest speaker for the 65th Annual Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Awards Luncheon. Walker currently serves as Director of Technology in the Office of Naval Research. He was honored to return for the event as he has ties to the Directorate in his former capacity as former AFRL Vice Commander and former Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Director. AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate honors annual awards winners
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recently held their 65th Annual Awards Luncheon to honor their top achievers at the Hope Hotel and Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center.   Dr. David Walker, former AFRL Vice Commander as well as former AFRL Materials and
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2018
manufacturing of inverted metamorphic multi-junction solar cells for space applications AFRL's advanced multi-junction solar cells deliver high efficiency, reduced costs for space
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Experts at the Air Force Research Laboratory continue to expand the scope of their technological expertise, rising above the Earth’s surface to meet the power needs of next generation military spacecraft. A collaborative effort between the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing and Space Vehicles Directorates, the
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2018
AgilePod fit test on Scorpion AFRL’s AgilePod shows ISR versatility during Scorpion fit test
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- To be ‘agile’ means to be nimble, responsive and able to adapt quickly and easily to any situation. The Air Force Research Laboratory’s premier intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance pod, the AgilePod, lived up to its moniker as it integrated seamlessly onto the Scorpion light attack ISR aircraft
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2018
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