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  • Air Force Support for a New Generation of Lithium-Ion Batteries

    A few months back, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) was proud to publish an article regarding a research accomplishment by Dr. Jim Tour and his research team at Rice University. AFOSR, along with other funding agencies, supported Dr. Tour's research effort to make graphene suitable for a variety of organic chemistry applications
  • Air Force Supported Scientist Honored with 2013 Körber European Science Prize

    German physicist Immanuel Bloch will be honored with the 2013 Körber European Science Prize for work stemming directly from former grants provided by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research's (AFOSR) European Office of Aerospace Research EOARD), located in London, United Kingdom. Bloch, who was Principle Investigator for AFOSR grants working
  • Air Force announces universities to receive research equipment awards

    The Air Force announced today that 29 university researchers at 26 academic institutions have been selected to receive awards to support the purchase of research instrumentation. The 29 awards will total $12.7 million and are being made under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). The DURIP supports the purchase of state
  • Air Force Announces Basic Research Awards

    The Air Force Office of Scientific Research granted seven awards to various academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research. The AFOSR awards, totaling $67.5 million, are the result of the Fiscal Year 2013 competition conducted by AFOSR, the Army Research Office, and the Office of Naval Research under the Department of Defense
  • AFOSR-funded research key to revolutionary 'green' spacecraft propellant

    In 2015, NASA, for the first time, will fly a space mission utilizing a radically different propellant -- one which has reduced toxicity and is environmentally benign.In 2015, NASA, for the first time, will fly a space mission utilizing a radically different propellant--one which has reduced toxicity and is environmentally benign. This energetic
  • AFOSR Shares Results from Annual Spring Review

    The Program Officers of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) completed their 56th annual Spring Review, which ran from 4 March through 8 March in Arlington, Virginia. This annual assessment of AFOSR's research portfolio highlighted not only the overall research portfolio, but emphasized the numerous basic research transitions of
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Hosts Annual Program Spring Review

    The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) will host its annual Spring Review March 4-9, 2013. This program review, to be held at 900 North Glebe Road, in Arlington, Virginia, will be the 56th formally designated annual assessment of AFOSR's research portfolio. As a directorate and vital component of the Air Force Research Laboratory
  • A possible answer for protection against chemical/biological agents, fuel leaks, and coffee stains

    A recent discovery funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) may very well lead to a process that not only benefits every uniformed service member of the Department of Defense, but everyone else as well: protection from Chemical/Biological agents, to self-cleaning apparel, to effortless thermal management, to fuel purification
  • 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics Supported by Air Force Office of Scientific Research

    Physicist David Wineland of the National Institute for Standards and Technology, and a lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, shared the Nobel Prize for Physics, October 9, with French physicist Serge Haroche, a research professor at the College de France, for inventing methods to peer into the world of individual quantum particles, work
  • Dr. Kent Miller Inducted as an Air Force Research Laboratory Fellow

    Dr. Kent Miller was one of seven of the Air Force Research Laboratory's top scientists and engineers to be chosen as AFRL Fellows for 2012. It is the organization's most prestigious honor. The Fellows Program recognizes outstanding career accomplishments while providing support for future endeavors by awarding each honoree additional research
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