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  • Army researchers collaborate with industry on next-generation ceramics

    May 23, 2016

    generation of lightweight ceramics for dismounted Soldier protection. Dr. Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, U.S. Army Research Laboratory Ceramic Systems team lead, hosted Anthony Nickens, vice president of Ceramatec, Inc., at the Rodman Materials Research Laboratory, to discuss the synthesis and processing of boron suboxide, or B6O, a super-hard ceramic material. According...

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  • Army civilians gain a new perspective during ARL Greening Course

    May 22, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 16, 2016) -- Thirty-one civilian employees from across the Army enterprise recently completed the week long U.S. Army Research Laboratory's semiannual Greening Course held in Aberdeen, Maryland. The challenging course, held May 2-6 and led by ARL Noncommissioned Officers, is designed to introduce civilian participants to...

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  • Army, Drexel University enter cooperative research agreement

    May 20, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 20, 2016) -- The U.S. Army is partnering with Drexel University in a joint research agreement to spur scientific research in areas of mutual interest. The Army will work closely with Drexel under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, or CRADA, initially to identify damage on Army aircraft due to metal fatigue...

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  • Postdoc Spotlight: Army postdoc working to lighten warfighters' load one atom at a time

    May 19, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 27, 2016) -- Working in a premier laboratory that supports his novel research endeavors, Dr. Mahesh Neupane has a passion for making a difference for warfighters on the battlefield. An Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, more commonly referred to as ORISE, postdoctoral research fellow working in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's...

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    Postdoc Spotlight: Army postdoc working to lighten warfighters' load one atom at a time
     
  • Army scientist to advise on futuristic fabrics, textiles research

    May 19, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 16, 2016) -- The White House announced a new manufacturing innovation center in Massachusetts April 1. In partnership with the Department of Defense, the consortium of 89 manufacturers, universities and non-profits organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will spearhead a new manufacturing innovation institute,...

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  • Army scientists synthesize high-performing energetic material

    May 18, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 2, 2016) -- Army scientists are on the trail of new high-performing energetic materials. Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently synthesized a new material called bis-isoxazole tetranitrate, or BITN, with potential applications in propulsion and lethality. "BITN has a strong potential for improving insensitive...

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  • Internet safety highlighted during Inaugural CyberPatriot Workshop

    May 18, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 4, 2016) -- As part of an ongoing effort to inspire students to explore cybersecurity and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related activities and disciplines critical to our nation's future, Army engineers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently conducted a cybersecurity workshop. The workshop encourages students...

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  • Creativity inspires at the 2016 Mini-Urban Challenge regional competition

    May 17, 2016

    ADELPHI, MD (April 9) -- Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory participated in the 2016 Mini-Urban Challenge National High School Robotics Competition Saturday, April 9 at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. As part of the combined outreach efforts between the ARL, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, the Doolittle Institute...

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  • Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. Frank Gardea

    May 16, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 27, 2016) -- For many recent graduates of doctoral programs, the next career step is to find a postdoctoral fellowship. Postdocs perform research "under the supervision and mentorship of a more senior researcher," according to the National Postdoctoral Association website. For Texas native Dr. Frank Gardea, becoming a U.S....

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  • Army scientist, combat vet works on sand-resistant materials

    May 16, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 5, 2016) -- The U.S. Army, as well as other branches of the military, experienced significant losses due to engine failure caused by sand ingestion. U.S. Army Research Laboratory postdoctoral research fellow and combat veteran Dr. Michael Walock is helping change the fate of aircraft and warfighters in these situations through his current...

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  • Partnership means tech transfer help for ARL scientists

    May 13, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 6, 2016) – A local team of research and development experts are taking steps to accelerate the commercialization of U.S. Army Research Laboratory - developed technology. ARL signed a Partnership Intermediary Agreement with the Energetics Technology Center in mid-2015 with the twin goals of increasing patents for ARL Intellectual Property...

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  • Army researchers talk 3-D printing at national meeting

    May 12, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 2, 2016) – The U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics hosted two Army materials scientists at its annual meeting at the National Academies in Washington, D.C., April 22. The group represents the United States in national and international activities related to the broad science of mechanics, including...

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