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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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  • Are you ready for the Apprentice?

    May 12, 2016

    No, this isn't a story about reality television. We're talking about the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Apprentice – specifically in the Science and Engineering Apprentice Program, known as SEAP. The program used to be fairly strong at ARL, but in the past few years has become less attractive to mentors. There may be several reasons for this. Scientists...

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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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  • Research symposium reviews strategic projects

    May 12, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 2, 2016) – Senior research scientists and fellows, as well as scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Research Laboratory gathered for a symposium at APG's Ballistic Research Laboratory Hall April 27. Attendees learned about Director's Research Initiative and Director's Strategic Initiative projects. The...

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  • Army researchers engage with students at science and engineering festival

    May 11, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 27, 2016) – Chad Kessens from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory captivated students and parents as he presented "A New Spin on Suction Technology – Enhancing a Robot's Grasp" on April 17 at the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival held in Washington, D.C. Kessens explained how he and his team develop and...

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  • Army researchers earn quality management certification

    May 10, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 5, 2016) – Army researchers are doing quality work – by the book – according to an international standards organization. SRI Quality System Registrar, an internationally recognized accredited registrar, approved the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Coatings, Corrosion and Engineering Polymers Branch, or CCEPB,...

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  • Army laboratory develops Doppler LiDAR system to increase accuracy of aerial delivery operations

    May 10, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 5, 2016) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new system that will enhance the capabilities of U.S. Army Pathfinders as they conduct aerial operations. In response to a Request for Information from the U.S. Army-Africa to remove what is known as the pilot balloon from the battlefield, ARL undertook a program...

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  • Senior campaign scientist to lead laboratory effort

    May 03, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 4, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently implemented the Science and Technology Campaign Strategy to streamline its research efforts and to better support its customers. As ARL continues to drive opportunities in power projection, information, lethality and protection and Soldier performance for the Army of 2030...

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    Senior campaign scientist to lead laboratory effort
     
  • Postdoc Spotlight: Army postdoc developing new material for testing body armor

    May 02, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 22, 2016) -- Researching with a purpose–that is what U.S. Army Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Tara Edwards says she enjoys most about working at ARL. A native of Perryville, Maryland, Edwards received a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Widener University in 2007. She went on to receive her...

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Last Update / Reviewed: May 26, 2016