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  • Weapons and Materials Research teams earn 2012 Defense Standardization Program honors

    March 27, 2013

    Two teams from U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD) have won achievement awards from the Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO). The Laminated Armor Materials Team and the Military Coatings for Department of Defense Assets Team both received the DOD-level honor for reducing total ownership costs...

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    Weapons and Materials Research teams earn 2012 Defense Standardization Program honors
     
  • ARL scientist's deployment results in new invention

    March 26, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) periodically asks civilians to volunteer to support overseas missions for a period of up to six months. Dr. Richard Tober, a scientist with ARL's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD), is one of those rare people in the laboratory who stepped out of his comfort zone for not one theater assignment – but...

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    ARL scientist's deployment results in new invention
     
  • ARL engineers support future scientists at local fair

    March 25, 2013

    Engineers and psychologists from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (ARL HRED STTC), and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWC-TSD), along with members from the Central Florida...

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  • U.S. Army and Intel team up making training virtually a reality

    March 22, 2013

    March 22, 2013. Orlando, Fla. – The U.S. Army's Research Laboratory's, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) and Intel Corporation entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to collaborate and optimize research in virtual training environments. This unique partnership is expected...

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    U.S. Army and Intel team up making training virtually a reality
     
  • Big wins for ARL public affairs team in MACOM competition

    March 20, 2013

    The Army Research Laboratory's Public Affairs Office placed in several categories at the Army Materiel Command level of the 2012 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Communication Competition. This marks the first year ARL's public affairs office has competed in the competition. "When you think of the size of AMC and the number of public affairs...

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    Big wins for ARL public affairs team in MACOM competition
     
  • 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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    ARL-Sponsored FIRST Lego League Electrobots Take Delaware Championship
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: October 23, 2014