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First Lt. Jeremiah Williams, front, works in the “clean room” of the Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. Lt. Williams is a recipient of an Air Force Edison Grant, which allows active duty researchers to lead short, highly-focused projects, with their own money. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Ross)


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  • AFOSR - Chemistry and Biological Sciences

    CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (RTB2)The Chemistry and Biological Sciences Team is responsible for research activities in chemistry and biological sciences. A wide range of fundamental chemistry, biology, mechanics, and biophysics research is supported to provide the Air Force with novel options

  • AFOSR - Air Force Office of Scientific Research Technical Library

    Welcome to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Technical Library's web page.The AFRL D'Azzo Research Library at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is temporarily providing a home for the AFOSR Technical Library's web presence. Please be aware that this page is only for the use

  • AFOSR - Engineering and Complex Systems

    ENGINEERING AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS (RTA1)The Engineering and Complex Systems team within the Engineering and Information Science Branch leads the discovery and development of the fundamental and integrated science that advances future air and space flight. The broad goal of the team is to discover and

  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities

    Funding OpportunitiesAs a part of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), AFOSR's technical experts foster and fund research within AFRL, universities, and industry laboratories to ensure the transition of research results to support USAF needs.To accomplish this task, AFOSR solicits proposals for

  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities - Educational Programs

     VISITING SCIENTIST PROGRAM (VSP)Submission Date: ongoing Description: The Visiting Scientist Program (VSP) provides opportunities for outstanding Air Force scientists and engineers (AF S&Es) to conduct full-time research at a non-government laboratory located within the USA. The duration of a VSP

  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities - Special Programs

           Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program   Young Investigator Research Program (YIP)    Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR)     AFRL/AFOSR Center of Excellence

  • AFOSR - History

    A Brief Organizational HistoryDownload the AFOSR 60th Anniversary Monograph for a comprehensive history of AFOSR and its contributions to scientific advancement.The wide-ranging and highly successful United States Air Force basic research program that exists today was born out of the need to address

  • AFOSR - How to Submit a Report

     AFOSR Deliverables (Report Types): LRIR Report (Distribution A Only) Annual Report Final Report & SF298 (Guidance and Templates below Submit Button) Conference/Workshop Report & SF298 Equipment ReportPlease click here to submit a report. You may contact if you have any questions

  • AFOSR - Information and Networks

    INFORMATION AND NETWORKS (RTA2)The Information and Networks Team within the Engineering and Information Science Branch is organized to support many U.S. Air Force priority areas including autonomy, space situational awareness, and cyber security. The research programs within this team lead the

  • AFOSR - Physical Sciences

    PHYSICAL SCIENCES (RTB1)The Physical Sciences Team leads the discovery and transition of foundational physical science to enable air, space, and cyber power. Research in physics generates the fundamental knowledge needed to advance U.S. Air Force operations, from the perspective of sensing,

  • AFOSR - Research Areas

     Research Areas  AFOSR plans, coordinates, and executes the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) basic research program in response to technical guidance from AFRL and requirements of the Air Force; fosters, supports, and conducts research within Air Force, university, and industry laboratories;

  • AFOSR - Social Media

       Welcome to the AFOSR social media directory! The directory is a one-stop-shop of official AFOSR social media pages across various social media sites.Social media is all about collaboration and we want to hear from you. Check out our pages, ask questions, provide feedback and share your thoughts.

  • AFOSR - Visiting Us

    Visiting AFOSRAFOSR is located in a secure government building. All visitors must present a valid photo ID to security for entry. Visitors should have an on-site AFOSR contact available for escort in the building. On-site building parking is available to visitors with a valid Department of Defense

  • AFOSR - Worldwide Offices

          International Office               International Office North               Asian Office European Office               Southern Office  THE AFOSR INTERNATIONAL OFFICETo enhance AFOSR's research portfolio with the latest scientific and engineering

  • AFRL - Career Field Options for AFRL Bench Scientists

    - Expanded Developmental Opportunities Program (AFRLM36-104, Chapter 11)   -- Provides opportunities for personnel to acquire knowledge and expertise that cannot be acquired in the standard working environment   -- Activities enhance the employee's contribution upon his or her return to the

  • AFRL - Contracting

    Air Force Research Laboratory Contracting (AFRL/PK)The Air Force Research Laboratory, Directorate of Contracting mission is to establish, manage and support contracting policy for Science and Technology (S&T) acquisitions for the U.S. Air Force. The purpose of this site is to provide AFRL

  • AFRL/RI Information Institute ®

    The Air Force Research Laboratory's Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) and its Information Institute® (II) solicits faculty participation in the summer component of the Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP).

  • AFRL/RITQ - Trapped Ions

    AFRL’s trapped ion team investigates quantum mechanics and quantum information science with the long-term goal of constructing a quantum network made for processing and transmitting quantum information. Quantum networks can be used for a variety of tasks including secure communication, a network of