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  • Mentors inspire tomorrow’s innovators through STEM outreach

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Air Force Institute of Technology professor and student recently showed how mentoring and workforce development play pivotal roles in nurturing the next generation of scientists, engineers and innovators.Jose Camberos, an AFIT associate professor of

  • AFIT Graduate School dean retires after four-decade career

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Adedeji Badiru, Graduate School of Engineering and Management dean at the Air Force Institute of Technology, retired in January after 10 years in the position.A distinguished industrial engineer, Badiru’s career extends over 38 years. He joined the Graduate

  • ORISE fellow represents future of STEM researchers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In May 2022, Annie Price graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering, setting the foundation for her future as a researcher in science, technology, engineering and math fields. During an

  • Students connect with heritage at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- On a crisp fall Saturday morning, 22 students from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Joint Intermediate Cyberspace Operations Course arrived at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for a tour specifically curated for them.  Led by volunteer museum

  • Dollars to pounds: AFIT delivers cost estimating course across the pond

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 48th Civil Engineer Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, England, hosted the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School for an on-site offering of the Life Cycle Cost Estimating Course.Course director Thomas Glardon led the two-week course, which

  • USAFA enlisted faculty members visit AFIT

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology hosted three enlisted faculty members from the United States Air Force Academy, Oct. 17, aiming at educating current enlisted master’s students there about opportunities to teach.USAFA’s Enlisted Academic Faculty Program

  • AFIT explores collaborations with CMU-Africa

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Institute of Technology professor Aihua Wood traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, in September to explore collaboration opportunities with Carnegie Mellon University-Africa.Established in 2011, CMU-Africa provides full-time graduate engineering education

  • AFIT celebrates fall commencement for 77 graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held a commencement ceremony at the Dayton Masonic Center Sept. 14 to celebrate 77 new graduates.The graduate school conferred 54 master’s degrees and 23 doctorate degrees

  • AFIT instructors have students seeing double

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Twin brothers Connor and Kyle Egbert share a bond as strong as concrete. Which is appropriate, considering they’re both pavement instructors at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School and self-described “pavement nerds.”Their love of