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  • Book written by ARL researchers, Designing Soldier Systems, receives positive reviews

    March 26, 2015

    Researchers from The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate wrote a book entitled Designing Soldier Systems: Current Issues in Human Factors that was published by Ashgate Publishing Company in 2012. Since then, they have received several outstanding book reviews. According to the Human Factors in Defence series editors, located...

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  • Army Research Laboratory welcomes Duke University researcher to help shape Army science and technology investment for the future

    March 17, 2015

    To help further its mission of discovering, innovating and transitioning science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed back Dr. April Brown, the John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. "I am very happy to be back at the Army Research Office and to...

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  • Polymers Designed for Protection

    March 11, 2015

    Today's Soldiers rely on polymers as part of their protective systems. Polymers are molecular chains that can vary from a few linked monomers to millions of chemical units. With highly tunable properties and versatile processing they have become ubiquitous in use. In the defense community polymer fibers are particularly well known, especially polyamide fibers...

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  • Army's Center for Research in Extreme Batteries tap local experts

    March 06, 2015

    The Center for Research in Extreme Batteries will strengthen the bonds between partners who want to solve practical battery problems that U.S. ground forces face. The center's inaugural Power and Energy innovation workshop was held near the end of last year to get local experts in batteries and materials talking, for an integrated, cross disciplinary look...

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  • ARL chairs corrosion workshop in Virginia

    March 03, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Research scientists working to address corrosion problems on military assets met February 11–12 at the Institute for Defense Analyses' corporate offices at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Va., to discuss corrosion policies that guide science and technology. For decades, corrosion has been the military's most formidable...

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  • Getting to know Dr. Paul Munya, one of ARL's newest PhDs

    February 19, 2015

    Dr. Paul Munya, an engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Tank Automotive Command field element in Warren, Michigan, recently received his doctorate in Industrial and Systems Engineering, majoring in human– machine systems engineering. Born and raised in the Western Province of the Republic of Kenya...

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  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    February 18, 2015

    Army cyber defenders recently released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks. The forensic analysis code called Dshell has been used, for nearly five years, as a framework to help the U.S. Army understand the events of compromises of Department of Defense networks. A version of Dshell was added to the GitHub social coding website on Dec. 17,...

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  • Army Research Laboratory releases comprehensive S&T plan

    February 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory director Dr. Thomas Russell approved the final implementation plan that will guide the laboratory's technical strategy from 2015 to 2019. The implementation plan is the final element of ARL's Technical Strategy. As the laboratory's first overarching plan to guide the portfolio for land-power dominance for the Army of 2030...

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  • Kristin Schweitzer's passion for learning earns her a master's degree in HSI

    February 12, 2015

    Kristin Schweitzer, a mechanical engineer, with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Huachuca field element located in Arizona, recently completed her master's degree in Human Systems Integration from the Naval Postgraduate School. Schweitzer began her career at ARL in 2004, at the Fort Leonard Wood field element...

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  • Scientists make discovery that may help predict damage precursors in future Army vehicles

    February 10, 2015

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory made an important discovery during testing on metals that could impact the way "the structural health of critical components" on current and future military vehicles are deemed healthy and more efficient—saving operation and maintenance time and cost and prolonging the life of critical platforms. The...

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  • Professional development programs provide employees career-enhancing opportunities

    February 05, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are committed to providing opportunities to employees who seek to further their career within the Army. One such developmental opportunity is the Executive Officer Program at RDECOM. Dr. Stephanie Piraino, a researcher from ARL, was selected for this program...

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  • Army Research Laboratory employee's legacy of giving honored by fellow colleagues

    February 04, 2015

    If there is one word that could be used to describe Monica Byrd-Williams, it would be compassionate. It was not unusual to find the long-time U.S. Army Research Laboratory employee and proud veteran of the U.S. Army at the aid of others, or organizing various charitable events in support of schools, organizations and families local to her duty station at...

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Last Update / Reviewed: March 26, 2015