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  • AFRL Sensors Directorate research mathematician selected as Special Assistant to AF Chief Scientist

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dr. Chad Waddington, a native of southern Michigan, grew up in small-town America surrounded by farm fields. He blossomed into a track star while attending Hanover-Horton High School. His running abilities lead him to attend college at Indiana Wesleyan University, where he put his passion for research to
  • AFRL, Masten Space Systems Inc., NASA, collaborate on successful testing of Methane Engine

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, and Masten Space Systems Inc. successfully tested a liquid methane rocket engine, the first of its kind tested at AFRL.AFRL and Masten signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement in December 2018. The agreement enabled Masten
  • Air Force Research Lab’s famed YF-16 transfers to aviation museum

    ROME, N.Y. – After using the airframe in various tests during the past 40 years, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Information Directorate transferred its famed YF-16 from the Antenna Measurement Research Facility in Newport, N.Y. to the Fort Worth Aviation Museum in Texas.Ultimately, this prototype enabled decades of Air Force engineers
  • AFRL senior scientist elected to National Academy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dr. Richard Vaia of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate was recently elected a member to the National Academy of Engineering. Appointment to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.NAE is a private, independent, nonprofit
  • Air Force engineer Jennifer Fielding receives special recognition from Society of Manufacturing Engineers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Dr. Jennifer Fielding, Section Chief of Composite Performance and Applications at the Air Force Research Laboratory, was one of 20 women who received special recognition from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for making their mark in aerospace and defense smart manufacturing. Smart manufacturing
  • AFRL guest speaker presents a practical view of artificial intelligence

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Fear of the unknown can often cripple rational thinking. And one such unknown today is artificial intelligence. Is it right to be afraid of AI? Or is this just an irrational fear of the unknown?To make artificial intelligence more understandable to its workforce, the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials
  • AFRL engineer honored as AIAA Fellow

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory aerospace engineer Dr. Campbell Carter was recently named a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for his distinguished career in the study of high-speed propulsion.An internationally recognized expert, Carter specializes in employing optical diagnostic
  • AFMC virtual town hall updates command, focuses on readiness

    The theme of readiness wove throughout the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Feb. 3. Resiliency, fitness, the AFMC We Need, Space Force and more among the topics of focus during the hour-long event. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, AFMC senior enlisted advisor, fielded dozens of questions from across the command during the event which was livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page.
  • AFRL’s Epidemiology Lab supports world health officials in flu vaccine development

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States is currently in the midst of influenza season, but the medical readiness of Airmen across the Air Force is being supported by a DOD-wide respiratory pathogen surveillance program located at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. The Centers for Disease Control and
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate luncheon honors annual awardees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  – The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate honored its top performers at the 8th Annual Awards Luncheon, Jan. 30, 2020, at the Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio.Master of Ceremonies Miguel Maldonado kicked off the event, themed “RQ and You,” a play on the directorate’s
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