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  • AFRL academic research partnership to investigate operational stressors on Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with Wright State University to better understand stressors that affect pilots and the impacts they have on the mission and well-being of Airmen.The two research partners recently signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to advance the development
  • AFRL's human performance wing welcomes new commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder assumed command of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing during a virtual change of command ceremony Aug. 31, 2020 at the Air Force Institute of Technology here.Brig. Gen. James H. Dienst, the Wing’s outgoing commander, relinquished command and has retired
  • AFRL awards $1M to first Grand Challenge for Biotechnology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The first of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s three Biotechnology Grand Challenges was awarded August 14 to Debut Biotechnology, Inc. for its proposal on biosynthesis of monomers for aerospace thermosets.“The Debut Biotechnology, Inc. proposal provides a path to a scalable, bio- and metal free synthesis of
  • AFRL neurotechnology partnership aims to accelerate learning

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but an Air Force Research Laboratory team is turning science fiction into reality to help warfighters unlock the powers of the brain.The Individualized Neural Learning System, or iNeuraLS, is a new augmented learning platform that will enable rapid
  • AFRL researcher awarded by Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Steve Kim was recently honored with the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Professional Achievement Award ​for his innovative research and persistent drive to tackle challenging and evolving subject matter.Kim is a scientist in the Performance Optimization
  • Multidisciplinary teams selected to advance innovative capability ideas for future force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Seven teams led by Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and engineers will each receive $3 to $5 million per year as part of the Seedlings for Disruptive Capabilities Program (SDCP) to execute three-year projects and advance ideas that may create remarkable new capabilities for the future force.Selected
  • Healthy volunteers needed for AFRL COVID-19 testing solutions research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From July to September 2020, Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing researchers will launch sample collection for a new research study evaluating emerging testing methodologies for detecting past and present COVID-19 infections. Researchers will collect blood and saliva samples from up to
  • Air Force and industry consortium announce workshop on telemedicine and medical electronics innovation

    In August 2020, the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with SEMI Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC), a global association of electronics design and manufacturing companies, will hold an open, virtual workshop series. Its purpose is to explore the continuing need for actionable, intelligent and real-time data to improve outcomes for remote sensing, monitoring and treatment. The annual workshop, which begins August 5, 2020, and continues in two-hour sessions on each successive Wednesday, will be the fourth such event held by the consortium. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the first time it will be a virtual event.
  • AFRL researcher honored with Women of Color STEM award

    WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An up-and-coming Air Force Research Laboratory scientist was recently honored with the Women of Color STEM Technical Innovation in Government award for her mentoring, leadership, and spirit of innovation.Dr. Candice Hatcher-Solis is a research scientist in the AFRL 711th Human Performance Wing and a
  • Air Force Research Laboratory welcomes new commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Brig. Gen. Heather L. Pringle officially assumed command of the Air Force Research Laboratory during an assumption of command ceremony at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall Auditorium June 18.Pringle replaces Brig. Gen. Evan C. Dertien, who returns to Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command