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  • AFRL’s Transformational Capabilities Office reaches Initial Operating Capability

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory Commander and Technology Executive Officer Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle announced Sep. 11 that the Transformational Capabilities Office, the group responsible for implementing the transformational component of the Air Force Science and Technology Strategy, has reached Initial
  • 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
  • Air Force research team awarded patent for new tunable radio frequency filter

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory scientists recently patented a new tunable radio frequency (RF) filter design. The new design is for a smaller, lighter, less expensive device that requires much less power than current technology. As the Air Force moves to smaller, more “agile” flying vehicles such as hand-launched drones,
  • Air Force and Nano-Bio Materials Consortium announce RFP and pilot program for AFRL-Industry Partnerships

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with the governing council of the Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC), has approved a pilot program to enable AFRL researchers to partner with industry collaborators to address key capability and technology gaps in support of human performance monitoring and aeromedical
  • How the Air Force is making it easier for aircraft maintainers to see at night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We all know that working in the dark with insufficient lighting makes the task that much more cumbersome. Good quality lighting is critical for maintainers when repairing an aircraft on the flightline.The U.S. Air Force has an inventory of approximately 5,500 four-wheel diesel light carts that provide
  • Hybrid nanomaterials hold promise for improved ceramic composites

    Researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are seeking to patent a novel process for manufacturing a type of material called preceramic polymer-grafted nanoparticles, or “hairy nanoparticles” (HNP).
  • AFRL develops algorithm, flexible device for hands-free ultrasound

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory recognizes the need for remote physiological monitoring during en route medical care. As such, they have conceived a flexible ultrasound device to serve this requirement.Performing medical ultrasound usually requires the use of a hand-held rigid arrangement of transducers
  • AFRL AFWiSE discuss unconscious bias and its impact on fair hiring and promotions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Women in Science and Engineering is a resource group comprised of mainly women from the Air Force Research Laboratory. It is a platform to network and share new ideas for the advancement, professional development and promotion of workplace diversity throughout AFRL.The group recently hosted a
  • 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 engineer chosen to participate in NAE's 2020 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Engineers who are performing exceptional research and technical work in a variety of disciplines will convene for a two-and-a-half day event at the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 26th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) symposium.Eighty-five of the nation’s sharpest early-career engineers
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