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  • ARL analysts recognized with 2013 Army Acquisition Excellence Award

    November 08, 2013

    Members of the Stryker Double-V Hull Army Test and Evaluation Integrated Product Team, including two U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees, recently won the 2013 Army Acquisition Excellence Award in the category Equipping and Sustaining Our Soldiers' Systems. The Army Acquisition Excellence Awards recognize an Army acquisition workforce individual or team,...

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    ARL analysts recognized with 2013 Army Acquisition Excellence Award
     
  • Results from Army, university tests could improve vibration testing for auto, aviation industries

    November 06, 2013

    Results from a recent study that looked at how battlefield-born vibrations, like those from blasts and heavy armored vehicles, for example, are leading research scientists to rethink military vehicle testing and evaluation methods that could also, eventually, improve automotive and aviation industry standards. A group of Army and University of Maryland researchers...

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    Results from Army, university tests could improve vibration testing for auto,  aviation industries
     
  • 15th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    November 04, 2013

    It's been 15 years since the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Walter Kohn for his development of density-functional theory (DFT) and John Pople for his development of computational methods in quantum chemistry. In this edition of the ARL Fellows Corner, Dr. Jan Andzelm discusses the discovery of quantum mechanics and density-functional theory (DFT),...

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    15th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
     
  • ARL prototype hardware helps NASA recover images that would be lost at sea

    October 28, 2013

    New hardware built by research engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is helping NASA retrieve experimental images otherwise lost at sea. The hardware weighs less than two pounds and serves as a means of locating NASA's flight imagery recorders that capture valuable image data of decelerators during deployment and deceleration. It's a small box...

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    ARL prototype hardware helps NASA recover images that would be lost at sea
     
  • ARL scientist receives U.S. Army Wilks Award

    October 23, 2013

    Dr. Harry Chang, a mathematician at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office, has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the U.S. Army Wilks Award. The Army Wilks Award is given periodically to a well-deserving individual who has made a substantial contribution to statistical methodology and application, impacting the practice of statistics...

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    ARL scientist receives U.S. Army Wilks Award
     
  • Dr. Amy Finch selected for detail as executive officer to RDECOM deputy director

    October 17, 2013

    Dr. Amy Finch of the BioTechnology Branch within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate was recently selected for a detail as executive officer to the new Research, Development and Engineering Command Deputy Director Jyuji Hewitt. Finch interviewed as a candidate for the 12-month developmental tour at RDECOM to serve...

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    Dr. Amy Finch selected for detail as executive officer to RDECOM deputy director
     
  • Partners will embark on a five-year venture

    October 10, 2013

    Cybersecurity is critical to protecting Army systems from sophisticated attacks on military networks in the face of ever increasing importance of cyber systems. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has established a Collaborative Research Alliance, or CRA, which will include an alliance of ARL, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering...

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    Partners will embark on a five-year venture
     
  • Army lab investigates "Cyber Science"

    October 08, 2013

    Scientists are skeptical about terms like "breakthrough" and "novel," but few things are more suspect than a claim of the birth of an entirely new science. Nevertheless, terms like "Science of Cyber" have been popping up with greater frequency as technical intricacies of cyber security become better known, said Dr. Alexander Kott, U.S. Army Research Laboratory...

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    Army lab investigates
     
  • First Steps

    October 02, 2013

    What if Soldiers could convert JP-8 to clean hydrogen fuel for fuel cell applications anywhere and anytime they need it? A small team of scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are collaborating with counterparts at the Communications-Electronics and the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Centers to develop technology for lightweight,...

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    First Steps
     
  • ARL honors its 2013 summer students at symposium held at APG

    September 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory held its 2013 summer student symposium at Aberdeen Proving Ground in August. Hosted by Dr. Thomas P. Russell, director of ARL, the annual event is a program focusing on undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in technical fields with participation in various summer research activities. The symposium recognizes...

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    ARL honors its 2013 summer students at symposium held at APG
     
  • ARL researchers develop new technology benefiting biomedical and security applications

    September 19, 2013

    Current terahertz (THz)-based sources suffer from a number of drawbacks including high cost, complex fabrication, and restrictions associated with large externally applied voltages. The most common of these THz source technologies are photoconductive switches comprised of a semiconductor material and two parallel metal strips that act as electrodes through...

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    ARL researchers develop new technology benefiting biomedical and security applications
     
  • ARL researchers featured on cover of prestigious journal for first-ever peptide biomaterial discovery

    September 16, 2013

    Did you know that U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists can reprogram cellular machinery to develop protein materials that nature has yet to discover? ARL researchers report on just this type of breakthrough in an article highlighted on the inside front cover of the Sept. 6 issue of Advanced Materials (impact factor 14.829). Advanced Materials is a premier...

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    ARL researchers featured on cover of prestigious journal for first-ever peptide biomaterial discovery
     
 
 

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