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  • Nobel Laureate returns to AFRL to talk determination, discovery

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Nobel Prize recipient Dr. Dan Shechtman visited the Air Force Research Laboratory on November 8, 2017, imparting his research, life experience, and words of wisdom to an audience of researchers as part of the AFRL Technical Mastery interactive lecture series.Shechtman worked in the Materials and
  • Job shadow program inspires next generation of innovators

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Local junior and senior high school students amassed on Wright-Patt, Oct. 27, to get a firsthand look at their possible future.Since 1999, Wright-Patt has held organized Job Shadow Days pairing students with mentors from the base. “The bi-annual event provides area juniors and seniors with an opportunity to
  • 50 pounds. 30 miles. Unlimited ingenuity.

    Veena Meer is Hanscom’s team lead for the Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge. The team of six young program managers and engineers is at the halfway point of a competition asking junior acquisition experts to build a vehicle capable of delivering 50 pounds of supplies 30 miles behind enemy lines with a $50,000 budget.
  • From lemon to lemonade: AFRL researchers reclaim clunker for endurance race

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Researchers from the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Materials Integrity Branch recently put their technical skills to use in a different way as they transformed a “lemon” into a racecar.The automotive overhaul took place in preparation for the 24 Hours of LeMons race series, a tongue-in-cheek
  • AFRL Executive Director urges students to demonstrate passion, perseverance with careers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an ongoing effort to enhance Air Force workforce diversity recruitment, the Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. presented a Living History Film Series event for 750 local middle, high school and college students from 20 different schools Oct. 18-19 at the Air Force Museum
  • AFRL Fellows and Early Career Award recipients honored at awards banquet

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Rapid change is the new norm when it comes to securing our nation’s future and can also be a major vulnerability for those who are unable to adapt, senior Air Force leaders have said. However, it can also be an advantage to the agile – to those who are able to swiftly develop and provide solutions to
  • Air Force Research Laboratory scientist honored with Arthur S. Flemming Award

    ROME RESEARCH LAB, New York – Dr. Paul Alsing, Senior Research Physicist, with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate here, is one of three Air Force recipients of the 68th Arthur S. Flemming Award program as announced by the Air Force Personnel Center.Alsing was honored by the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission at George
  • ACS Ophthalmology sets sights on flying mission

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the fourth part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. A link to all of the stories, and the Air Force Waiver Guide, appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  For many who have had an eye exam, the puff of the glaucoma test is as familiar as a darkened room, letter
  • Unique high-brilliance X-ray sheds new light on additive manufacturing process

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate researchers recently took advantage of a unique and rare research opportunity to better understand the behavior of materials used in the additive manufacturing process.Once a little-known curiosity, the popularity of additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing as it is
  • AFRL, Harvard researchers invent new method of hybrid 3-D printing for flexible electronics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It is often said that ‘two heads are better than one;’ for the Air Force, leveraging the expertise and insights of academia has led to advances in materials development and processing destined to be a game changer for the future fight.A collaboration between scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory and