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  • Awards ceremony honoring exceptional Air Force scientists and engineers to be livestreamed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory will honor 20 scientists and engineers Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. for their outstanding career accomplishments during the 2020 Fellows and Science and Engineering Early Career Awards Ceremony. While the National Museum of the United States Air Force typically hosts a formal banquet for
  • 711th Human Performance Wing receives AF Outstanding Unit Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an announcement from Air Force Materiel Command, the 711th Human Performance Wing, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory headquartered here, has been awarded the 2019 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. The Wing, comprised of the Airman Systems Directorate, U.S.A.F. School of Aerospace Medicine, and a
  • Air Force lab surpasses 130K COVID-19 tests in 6 months

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Since early March, approximately 130,000 COVID-19 samples have been tested and processed at the Air Force’s sole epidemiology reference laboratory housed in the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine here. This number equates to about 17% of all samples of COVID-19 that have been tested across the
  • Nano-Bio Materials Consortium, AFRL release RFP for Smart MedTech innovations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC), led by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in partnership with SEMI, have publicly released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for dual-use projects designed to accelerate Smart MedTech innovations in health monitoring, diagnostics and performance augmentation. AFRL
  • AFRL academic research partnership to investigate operational stressors on Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with Wright State University to better understand stressors that affect pilots and the impacts they have on the mission and well-being of Airmen.The two research partners recently signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to advance the development
  • AFRL's human performance wing welcomes new commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder assumed command of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing during a virtual change of command ceremony Aug. 31, 2020 at the Air Force Institute of Technology here.Brig. Gen. James H. Dienst, the Wing’s outgoing commander, relinquished command and has retired
  • AFRL awards $1M to first Grand Challenge for Biotechnology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The first of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s three Biotechnology Grand Challenges was awarded August 14 to Debut Biotechnology, Inc. for its proposal on biosynthesis of monomers for aerospace thermosets.“The Debut Biotechnology, Inc. proposal provides a path to a scalable, bio- and metal free synthesis of
  • AFRL neurotechnology partnership aims to accelerate learning

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but an Air Force Research Laboratory team is turning science fiction into reality to help warfighters unlock the powers of the brain.The Individualized Neural Learning System, or iNeuraLS, is a new augmented learning platform that will enable rapid
  • AFRL researcher awarded by Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Steve Kim was recently honored with the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Professional Achievement Award ​for his innovative research and persistent drive to tackle challenging and evolving subject matter.Kim is a scientist in the Performance Optimization
  • Multidisciplinary teams selected to advance innovative capability ideas for future force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Seven teams led by Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and engineers will each receive $3 to $5 million per year as part of the Seedlings for Disruptive Capabilities Program (SDCP) to execute three-year projects and advance ideas that may create remarkable new capabilities for the future force.Selected