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  • New ARL thermoelectric technology, approaches to reclaim wasted energy

    October 12, 2012

    U.S. Army researchers are scavenging heat that pours from major weapon system engines or tailpipes and turning it into electrical power, and if their experiments prove applicable across multiple military platforms, ground and air vehicles could get built smaller, weigh less and potentially save billions in fuel costs. In one of its latest research projects,...

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  • Defense's largest investment in supercomputing leads to Army R&D synergy in predictive modeling

    October 11, 2012

    Teams of Army experts have spent the last five months laying the groundwork for a computational powerhouse at the Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center (DSRC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground. DoD's High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) announced the historic investment of $105 million in computer system infrastructure upgrades...

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  • ARL opens unique combustion research lab, studies in JP-8 fuel could lead to "super engine" development

    October 09, 2012

    Studies are underway at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to create a 'super engine' that could allow military ground vehicles, stationary power generators, and small unmanned air vehicles, for example, to operate with the same kind of fuel. In the late 1980s, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued its "Single Fuel Forward" policy calling for use of...

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  • Human figure modeling: an important aspect in the design, usability and performance of the Army's ground and aviation platforms

    October 03, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) employees within the Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) are working to expand the use of modeling tools to assess and improve system performance, usability and overall ergonomic design. Modeling and simulation are playing an important role in the engineering development of modern military systems, such as...

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  • Farewell to Kalphat and Dere – STTC Engineers

    October 02, 2012

    The Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) in Orlando bids farewell and best wishes to two engineers from the Blended Simulation Branch. Michelle Kalphat and Troy Dere were honored during a combined retirement ceremony on Sept. 19, 2012 officiated by Col. Matthew Clarke, the commander of STTC. Kalphat served as a federal Employee for over 27 years...

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  • APG Senior Managers Association holds its quarterly forum at Top of the Bay

    September 25, 2012

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Senior Management Association (SMA) met at the Top of the Bay on Aug. 22 to further develop their communication skills and to learn more about APG's Network Enterprise Center. Prior to the introduction of the guest speakers, Gary Martin, deputy to the commanding general of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command...

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  • West publishes new book

    September 21, 2012

    Dr. Bruce West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at the Army Research Office and U.S Army Research Laboratory Fellow, is one of a small group who understands the new science of networks and is able to communicate the excitement regarding how networks form the way people live, think, and make decisions. In his new book, Complex Worlds:...

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    West publishes new book
     
  • Ortega's military experiences aid with skill in Dismounted Soldier equipment

    September 19, 2012

    Personnel at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Soldier Performance Dismounted Division, Dismounted Warrior Branch conduct research and analyses to optimize Soldier performance and Soldier-machine interaction to maximize battlefield effectiveness. Samson Ortega, Jr. is a mechanical engineer/team leader of the Warrior Performance Team, Dismounted...

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  • Two ARL women recognized at APG's Federal Women's Program

    September 17, 2012

    Two U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees were recognized at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Federal Women's Program Awards event that was held August 21. Pamela Fry from the Laboratory Operations Directorate was recognized as the 2012 Supervisor/Manager of the Year, and Dr. Asha Hall from the Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD) was recognized as the...

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    Two ARL women recognized at APG's Federal Women's Program
     
  • VTD holds its first workshop on Tradespace Exploration

    September 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD), in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering, held an invitation-only workshop on Data-Driven Tradespace Exploration and Analysis on July 17-18. The workshop included roughly 45 participants from government, industry and academia,...

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  • Community garden project blossoms into a science and nutrition showcase

    September 11, 2012

    Celebrity Chef Jason Hisley grills veggie pizza, creates signature cupcake to expand kids' vegetable palates Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. – Jason Hisley was just a kid when he started coming to Aberdeen Proving Ground's northern location. His mom, Dr. Dixie Hisley, a researcher with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), would bring him and his brother...

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    Community garden project blossoms into a science and nutrition showcase
     
  • Applied Optics celebrates golden anniversary

    September 06, 2012

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Applied Optics, the peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Optical Society of America (OSA) that includes articles emphasizing applications-centered research in optics. Topic areas in the journal range from optical technology to information processing to lasers, photonics and environmental optics. The...

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