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  • AFIT Hosts Panel on Women in Civil Engineering

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Three colonels discussed their experiences as women in the civil engineering career field during a panel discussion hosted by the Air Force Institute of Technology’s CE School on October 29. The event was hosted in conjunction with the school’s offering of the CE Initial Skills Training course and enabled
  • AFIT Dean Receives Career Achievement in Government Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Adedeji Badiru, dean of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was selected to receive the Career Achievement in Government Award from Career Communications Group, publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine.The peer-reviewed award
  • AFIT faculty member wins AETC educator of the year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Institute of Technology faculty member Dr. Brett Borghetti received the 2021 Air Education and Training Command Civilian Educator of the Year award.  Borghetti is an associate professor of computer engineering within AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management.The award recognizes officer,
  • AFIT community planners course is more than an academic exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The increasing complexity and visibility of an Air Force community planner's job requires knowledge and skills in many diverse yet intricately interrelated topics.  The comprehensive planning development (WENG 520) course offered at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School enables
  • Future cyber officers learn tactics in summer program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The introduction to the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Advanced Cyber Education program started with an unexpected demonstration: cracking a physical lock.Dr. Barry Mullins, a professor within AFIT’s department of electrical and computer engineering, held up a combination lock, turned it to face the
  • Ceremony honors 17 new doctoral graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held a ceremony Sept. 16 to celebrate 17 students earning doctoral degrees.The newly minted Ph.D.s join a group of more than 960 other AFIT doctorate alumni.“Today represents the culmination of a long effort involving
  • New chancellor builds bridges to AFIT mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dr. Walter Jones, Air Force Institute of Technology’s new director and chancellor, has already forged diverse channels to advance and promote AFIT’s work since his arrival in June.From faculty positions at Clemson University, University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Texas A&M and Rice University to
  • AFIT gets new leadership

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Institute of Technology welcomed two new senior leaders in separate ceremonies at Wright-Patterson AFB.   Dr. Walter Jones officially became AFIT’s new director and second chancellor in an acceptance-of-leadership ceremony July 27. The following day, Col. Paul Harmer took command as the AFIT
  • AFIT Graduate School Offers Non-thesis MS Degree Program to USAFA Grads Awaiting Pilot Training

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - AFIT’s history of providing innovative academic programs to the U.S. Air and Space Forces continues with its announcement of a non-thesis master’s degree program option for officers in the USAF pilot training pipeline.The Graduate School of Engineering and Management will be offering the option of an
  • New AFIT chancellor and director selected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Secretary of the Air Force has appointed Dr. Walter Jones as the Air Force Institute of Technology’s new chancellor and director beginning in June 2021. He replaces Dr. Todd Stewart who retired in March.Before joining the AFIT team, Jones was the executive director of the Rice University National Security
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