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  • AFRL Materials researchers keeping Wright “B” Flyer aloft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Researchers from the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate rose to the need for the Wright “B” Flyer, helping to ensure continued airworthiness for the historic replica aircraft so near and dear to many in the Dayton, Ohio, area. Wright “B” Flyer, Inc., a volunteer organization that operates the
  • HyperThought poised to break down barriers in information sharing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --   A new, web-based software tool developed by AFRL researchers is poised to usher in a new paradigm in information management and sharing.  Recording, sharing, and accessing research data within the scientific community is typically an imperfect proposition, at best.  Data management has been surprisingly
  • AFRL Business & Technology showcase unites government, academic, private sectors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – More than 300 representatives from a cross-sector of government, science, technology and businesses looked to the future at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Business and Tech Showcase March 13 at the Tec^Edge Innovation and Collaboration Center in Dayton.The event, presented by the AFRL Junior Force
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research to host science & technology heritage day

    ARLINGTON, Virginia -- The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) will host "AFRL Heritage:  100 Years of Science and Technology."  The event will take place at the Basic Research Innovation and Collaboration Center, 4075 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 350, in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, 16 March 2017, from 0900 to 1500. This year has been
  • AFRL researcher named International Society for Optics and Photonics fellow

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A pronounced research leader from the Air Force Research Laboratory was recently selected as a fellow of The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). Dr. Dean Evans, Advanced Development Team Leader of the Photonic Materials Branch, Functional Materials Division, Materials and Manufacturing
  • AFRL engineer inducted into Air Force Safety Hall of Fame

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  It may not be as illustrious as a spot in the Pro Football or Baseball Halls of Fame, but for the Air Force, an induction into the Safety Hall of Fame indicates an unequaled excellence in dedication to maintaining and sustaining the safety of the fleet and the Force. Dr. Jeffrey Calcaterra, the Structural
  • Master process officer explains Continuous Process Improvement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command has been focused on improving its processes since 2005 when the Air Force implemented the Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21) Program.  The effort is more accurately titled AF Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) now, but the objective remains the same: to
  • PEARL microgrid project demonstrates new possibilities in military energy resiliency

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory is leading the way for resilient, cleaner, and cost-competitive energy solutions for military installations.AFRL’s Advanced Power Technology Office and the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies have initiated the design of the Pacific Energy Assurance and
  • Emerging leader named supervisor of the year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A leader in composite materials research at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate was selected as the Supervisor of the Year recently during the directorate’s annual awards banquet.Amber Davis, section chief for the Materials and Processing Section, Composites Branch,
  • Digital Thread laces decision-making, data for Air Force acquisition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  As information technology has advanced and improved over the years, modeling and simulation tools, sophisticated analytical capabilities and data analytics have increased in importance throughout a product’s life cycle. For the Air Force, a concept born in the lab is set to change the way weapon systems are