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  • AFOSR awards grants to 42 scientists, engineers through Young Investigator Research Program

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Air Force Office of Scientific Research, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, today announced it will award approximately $19.2 million in grants to 42 scientists and engineers from 31 research institutions and businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates 10 year anniversary of X-51A flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates the tenth anniversary of the X-51A’s longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight, May 26, 2020.The flight, which occurred off the coast of California in 2010, highlighted the increasing capabilities of
  • After a year of successes, Air Force continues to advance S&T strategy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In the spring of 2019, the Air Force released the Air Force Science and Technology Strategy to secure continued technological advantage over rapidly developing state competitors in 2030 and beyond through future technology research and converting new technologies into transformational warfighting concepts.
  • AFRL scientists investigate: Can microwaves reduce viability of airborne coronavirus spread?

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – Air Force Research Laboratory scientists draw on their academic and industrial connections in the science and technology ecosystem to investigate the possibility of using light and radiation to decontaminate and sterilize areas exposed to the coronavirus.The main objective of this effort is to explore whether exposure to
  • Air Force promotes basic research capacity at DEPSCOR Day

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) joined forces with its Army and Navy counterparts at the Southern Regional meeting for the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana February 20 to share best practices for better engagement with the Department of Defense
  • AFRL, University of Dayton School of Law ink three-year Educational Partnership to provide patent training

    DAYTON, Ohio – The University of Dayton School of Law and the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have entered into a three-year educational partnership agreement for the School of Law to provide AFRL engineers and scientists legal training in the area of patents."Educational partnership agreements with the Air Force
  • AFRL honors scientists and engineers for exceptional career achievements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory will honor 21 scientists and engineers Nov. 13 for their outstanding career accomplishments during the laboratory’s 2019 Fellows and Science and Engineering Early Career Awards Banquet at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This group, which is the largest in
  • WWII Army Air Force meteorologist turned material scientist shares the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Air Force Office of Scientific Research congratulates John B. Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, for recently being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019. The eldest recipient of a Nobel Prize at age 97, Goodenough shares the award with M. Stanley Whittingham of
  • Air Force awards grants to 40 scientists and engineers through young investigator research program

    ARLINGTON,VIRGINIA – The Air Force Office of Scientific Research — the basic research component of the Air Force Research Laboratory — today announced it will award approximately $17.8 million in grants to 40 scientists and engineers from 30 research institutions and businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young
  • AFRL set to open new Center of Excellence with Carnegie Mellon University

    ARLINGTON,Va. – The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate will kick off a new $5 million university led Center of Excellence (CoE) with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The new CoE focuses on Data-Driven Discovery of Optimized Multifunctional Material Systems:
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