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  • AFRL, university partners make a push in printable composites

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory hosts a diverse group of professors and students from across the country each year.In 2018 AFRL’s Composites Branch combined forces with the University of Arkansas, the University of Miami, Louisiana Tech University and the University of Texas at El Paso to demonstrate
  • X-60A hypersonic flight research vehicle program completes critical design review

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division, in partnership with Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc., is developing the X-60A vehicle. It is an air-dropped liquid rocket specifically designed for hypersonic flight research.   X-60A program completed its
  • New AFRL podcast goes behind the scenes

    From supersonic flight to GPS and space food, big developments come out of the Air Force Research Laboratory. The “Lab Life” podcast provides listeners insight into the fascinating work and lives of the people who lead the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces
  • AFRL research targets lethal AAA weaponry

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate and the National Museum of the United States Air Force Collection Management Division are teaming up to help address an Air Force need to automatically detect numerous highly mobile ground threats such as anti-aircraft guns, also known as AAA.In
  • AFRL Senior Scientist Emeritus elected to National Academy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions afforded to an engineer. For one Air Force engineer, it’s the culmination of a long and storied career. Dr. Sheldon (Lee) Semiatin, from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate
  • AFRL teaming with Michigan Tech for maritime rescue solutions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Research Laboratory junior force researchers are collaborating with Michigan Technological University to reimagine life raft designs for mass rescue operations at sea.In support of a Memorandum of Understanding between AFRL and the United States Coast Guard, researchers from the AFRL Junior Force
  • AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate honors annual awards recipients

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recently held their 66th Annual Awards Luncheon to honor top achievers at the Hope Hotel and Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center.This year’s guest speaker was Joe Sciabica, president of Universal Technology Corporation
  • AFRL engineer receives Agency Engineer of the Year Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  — The National Society of Professional Engineers recently held the Federal Engineer of the Year Award Agency-level competition. The award is sponsored by the Professional Engineers in Government which is an advocacy group of the NSPE. The distinction honors engineers employed by a federal agency that employs
  • Maker Hub, AFRL “sprint” to innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To build strength and endurance, athletes perform “intervals” or short, intense periods of exertion designed for maximum benefit in the shortest time possible. Thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Maker Hub at the Wright Brothers Institute, that same kind of benefit is possible for some of the Air
  • Professional society honors AFRL scientist

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  –  The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society is a professional association that connects minerals, metals and materials scientists and engineers who work in industry, academia and government positions around the world. TMS confers a number of awards, managed through volunteer functional committees, to
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