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  • ARL Welcomes Dr. Philip Perconti as Director of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate

    March 19, 2013

    Dr. Philip Perconti was recently named director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD). Prior to becoming director of SEDD, Perconti was the director of the Science and Technology Division of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic...

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    ARL Welcomes Dr. Philip Perconti as Director of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate
     
  • ARL employees support Read Across America Day at local elementary school

    March 18, 2013

    Employees from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) supported Churchville Elementary School, who along with the National Education Association, celebrated Read Across America Day by reading stories to children in grades one through five on March 1. In 1997, an organization known as the National Education Association (NEA), pushed for a special day to...

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  • West elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    March 15, 2013

    Dr. Bruce West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at the U.S Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Army Research Office and ARL Fellow, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Founded in 1848, AAAS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science around...

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  • Quantum sensing using laser cooled atoms shows promising future for Army navigation and detection

    March 13, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) scientists in the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD) are currently exploring the field of quantum sensing and are discovering ways in which the Army can benefit from innovations that were once thought impossible. According to Dr. Qudsia Quraishi, physicist in SEDD who is working at the forefront of quantum...

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    Quantum sensing using laser cooled atoms shows promising future for Army navigation and detection
     
  • Russell becomes director of ARL

    March 11, 2013

    Dr. Thomas Russell became the fourth Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) during an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony Monday, March 11 at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. ARL consists of approximately 2,000 military and civilian employees with annual revenue of over $1 billion. Most recently, Russell was the Director of the Air Force...

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  • National Ceramics journal traces ARL's "materials by design" approach from inception

    March 07, 2013

    A tome in the March 2013 edition of the American Ceramics Society Bulletin spotlights ARL's Enterprise for Multi-scale Research of Materials, an initiative began in 1997 that formally launched last spring. It was in 1997 that ARL Fellow and Senior Scientist Dr. James McCauley began pursuing a then-radical approach to armor design, suggesting that engineers...

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  • ARL-Sponsored FIRST Lego League Electrobots Take Delaware Championship

    March 05, 2013

    The Electrobots, sponsored in part by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), recently won the First State For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League (FLL) Champion's Tournament at the University of Delaware. The Electrobots were judged the best overall out of 126 teams in the northeastern Maryland, Delaware, eastern Pennsylvania,...

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  • College student scores publication in major journal, thanks to summer work at ARL

    February 28, 2013

    University of Florida Junior Thomas Underwood was published in the February 26 edition of the Journal of Applied Physics, a major accomplishment for any post-doctoral researcher yet achieved by an undergraduate student. His paper, "Physics Based Lumped Element Circuit Model for Nanosecond Pulsed Dielectric Barrier Discharges," was accepted into the journal...

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  • Daughter of ARL employee delivers Girl Scout cookies for deployed RDECOM Soldiers

    February 26, 2013

    Ashlynn Kidwell, daughter of Shawn Kidwell, Laboratory Operations, recently delivered boxes of Girl Scout cookies to military personnel located at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARLs) Adelphi Laboratory Center for deployed Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Soldiers. "Ashlynn's thoughtfulness and generosity are part of what the...

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  • Cohort 4 class promotes exercise and health with HEAL project

    February 21, 2013

    Students in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Senior Leadership Cohort 4 class developed a community-based project called Health @ Edgewood and Aberdeen 4 Life (HEAL) and recently presented it during a Senior Management Association meeting. The project has the objective to change the workplace ethic in regard to exercise and health. The Aberdeen...

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  • Battery Power tops Army AL&T's list of best articles in 2012

    February 19, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory's five-volt (5V) battery electrolyte story was announced the first place winner for best article by Army AL&T Magazine at their first awards ceremony held at SAIC Inc., Jan. 17. Dr. Cynthia Lundgren told a story about a small electrochemistry group within the lab working on cutting-edge energy and power solutions for Soldiers....

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  • ARL participates in 12th U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    February 14, 2013

    The 12th U.S. Army All-American Bowl was recently played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, and brought together 90 of the nation's top high school football players for an East versus West matchup. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) participated in the Army Strong Zone, which displayed some of the lab's innovative and interactive technologies,...

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    ARL participates in 12th U.S. Army All-American Bowl
     
 
 

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