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  • AFRL produces lighter, thinner transparent armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Transparent aluminum, a technology first suggested in the science fiction film “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” is now a reality.With a growing need in the Department of Defense for transparent armor for personnel protection and infrared windows for reconnaissance applications, the Air Force Research
  • AFRL student challenges inspire innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Teams of emerging scientists and engineers are developing solutions to some of the Air Force’s most challenging problems, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory competition that harnesses the talents of students and cadets from throughout the country.The AFRL University and Service Academy Challenges are
  • Air Force, industry consortium advancing tech for aeromedical evacuation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Through an industry-academia partnership and a recently-released request for proposals, the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to advance human-monitoring research and development for the future warfighter.The request for proposals, announced May 6, 2019, targets projects designed to accelerate
  • AFRL Tech Expo showcases readiness technologies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Senior leaders from across the Air Force were at WPAFB April 15-17 for a Basing and Logistics Board. While here, they attended an Air Force Research Laboratory Tech Expo with specific interest in technologies that improve Air Force base logistics or break the constraints to readiness. This included
  • AFRL engineer-novelist draws inspiration from history, military service

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Research Laboratory materials engineer Dr. TJ Turner’s recently-released novel is a journey back to a tumultuous period in American history—a time of national divide, bitter resentments, and the impending clash between North and South. But more than that, it is the story of unsung female
  • 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
  • AFRL branch builds a LEGACY in mentoring

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of scientists and engineers within the Air Force Research Laboratory has emerged as a champion of student mentoring, recently earning the LEGACY Mentor of the Year award.The AFRL LEGACY office presented the honor to the Materials Integrity Branch of the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at
  • 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 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
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