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  • Virtually Human: Researchers explore powerful medium for experiential learning

    May 19, 2015

    New research aims to get robots and humans to speak the same language to improve communication in fast-moving and unpredictable situations. Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies are exploring the potential of developing a flexible multimodal human-robot dialogue that...

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  • Smith Named technical assistant to ARL's chief scientist

    May 18, 2015

    Gabriel Smith is the technical assistant to the ARL Chief Scientist in the Office of the Director who will be assisting Dr. Joseph Mait and Dr. Alma Wickenden with day-to-day operations of science and technology portfolio management. Smith was selected last month for the one year detail that will continue until May 2016. He said he is interested in...

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  • ARL presented 2014 Defense Standardization Program Outstanding Achievement award

    May 15, 2015

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory were recently awarded one of the 2014 Defense Standardization Program (DSP) Outstanding Achievement awards and formally recognized March 25 at an awards ceremony at the Pentagon. Since 1987, the Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO) has honored individuals and organizations of military departments and...

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  • Brain-Computer Interface research aims to revolutionize Soldier communication

    May 14, 2015

    What if you could communicate through your computer or phone without making a sound or moving a single muscle? Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are investigating this very concept, which has the potential to revolutionize both medical applications and the way in which Soldiers communicate on the battlefield. The science behind this idea...

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  • Chilean Ministry of Defense visits ARL

    May 13, 2015

    Chilean Brig. Gen. HernĂ¡n Araya, director of the Chilean Army Research and Projects Directorate (DIPRIDE), Santiago, Chile, and Col. Luis Araya, DIPRIDE Research and Development Department chief, recently visited Aberdeen Proving Ground to become familiar with the mission and structure of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, and to identify areas for collaborative...

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  • ARL supports safety symposium hosted by the Smithsonian Institution

    April 28, 2015

    The Smithsonian Institution recently hosted a symposium entitled 'Innovative Planning to Eliminate Hazards and Reduce Risks to Workers' at the National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmussen Theater located in Washington, D.C. The symposium featured a panel of safety and occupational health professionals who shared their experiences with the application...

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  • Introduction to Dr. Samantha Chambers' Night Vision Goggles video

    April 16, 2015

    Dr. Samantha Chambers is an electronics engineer (optics) for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. She works in the Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Perceptual Sciences Branch. Chambers' research involves constructing a computer model to analyze the focus constraints of night-vision devices. She created a texture and edge-based computational...

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  • Lab showcases cutting-edge research at Global Force Symposium

    April 14, 2015

    Innovation that can meet the Army's future requirements of Force 2025 and beyond was the focus at the Association of the United States Army's 2015 Institute of Land Warfare Global Force Symposium and Exposition recently held in Huntsville, Alabama. This year, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command spearheaded the Army's participation in the symposium....

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  • ARL engineer recognized as a Federal Engineer of the Year

    April 09, 2015

    Dr. Cyril L. Williams received special recognition as the U.S. Department of the Army, U.S. Army Research Laboratory 2015 Federal Engineer of the Year at a ceremony held recently at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Federal Engineer of the Year Award (FEYA) is sponsored by the Professional Engineers in Government and honors engineers employed...

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  • Army directorate gets name change aligning it better with its program

    April 07, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate has supported the Department of the Army G-1 Manpower Personnel Integration, or MANPRINT Directorate since 1986. As of November 1, 2014, the office holds a new title – Human Systems Integration, or HSI Directorate. "This re-designation will improve our G-1 strategic communications,...

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  • Book written by ARL researchers, Designing Soldier Systems, receives positive reviews

    March 26, 2015

    Researchers from The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate wrote a book entitled Designing Soldier Systems: Current Issues in Human Factors that was published by Ashgate Publishing Company in 2012. Since then, they have received several outstanding book reviews. According to the Human Factors in Defence series editors, located...

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  • Army Research Laboratory welcomes Duke University researcher to help shape Army science and technology investment for the future

    March 17, 2015

    To help further its mission of discovering, innovating and transitioning science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed back Dr. April Brown, the John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. "I am very happy to be back at the Army Research Office and to...

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