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  • Pike's military experience helps give support to STTC's medical simulation research

    August 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory employs people with a wide variety of backgrounds and several of these employees have either spent time in the military or are currently members of the Reserves or National Guard. Bill Pike, who is a science and technology manager at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center...

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    Pike's military experience helps give support to STTC's medical simulation research
     
  • Military science's gift to medicine: ARL, MIT development of the "perfect mirror" revolutionizes approaches to neurosurgery

    August 23, 2012

    Last November, Alex Foley was about six months outside of graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy when an officer's medical review revealed a tumor growing on the nerve that connected his ear to his brain. It's a fairly rare condition; national studies report only 20 or so of every million are diagnosed a year with it. Most people don't realize they have...

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  • New Technology and Communication Capabilities Bring New Challenges

    August 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) recently conducted a usability evaluation of the new planning functionality that has been implemented in automated communications engineering software (ACES). ACES is real-time, tactical network and planning software. Five experienced ACES radio operators from the signal...

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  • Army invests $120M in basic research to exploit new materials

    August 20, 2012

    Materials by design partnerships poised to revolutionize the speed of developing Soldiers' equipment from body armor to batteries As the nation looks to ways to double the speed and reduce the cost of new advanced materials, recent advances have brought it closer to realizing this ability than ever before. The Army's already robust materials science research...

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  • Simulation and Training Technology Center Welcomes Incoming Commander

    August 16, 2012

    ORLANDO, FL - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) welcomed incoming commander Col. Matthew T. Clarke and his family during an assumption of responsibility in June. Clarke, a Massachusetts native, received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a commission...

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  • ARL hosts visit for Meyerhoff Scholars Program students

    August 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground hosted a visit on June 21 for 30 Meyerhoff Scholars Program freshmen from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The Meyerhoff Scholars Program, according to its website, has been at the forefront of efforts to increase diversity among future leaders in science, engineering, and related...

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  • Success by Design:
    Multiscale modeling research seeks atom-to-application understanding of materials

    August 14, 2012

    At the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), scientists and engineers have been studying how they can make higher performance materials for Soldiers at lighter weights. Army researchers want to enhance Soldiers' battlefield effectiveness without placing an extra load on their backs. The challenge has led to the ARL Enterprise for Multiscale Research of...

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    Success by Design:  Multiscale modeling research seeks atom-to-application understanding of materials
     
  • Great Minds in STEM honors Leticia Pacheco

    August 13, 2012

    Dr. Leticia Pacheco from the Human Research and Engineering Directorate's (HRED) Fort Bliss Field Element in Texas is recognized by Great Minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for her achievements and dedication towards protecting and serving the nation. Pacheco will receive her award at the 24th annual Hispanic Engineer National...

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  • Baker joins senior executive service ranks as new weapons, research director

    August 09, 2012

    Dr. Patrick Baker, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD), was inducted into Senior Executive Service June 27. He was named WMRD director earlier this summer. The Senior Executive Service (SES) is comprised of the men and women charged with leading the continuing transformation of government,...

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  • The Road Toward a White House Fellowship

    August 08, 2012

    Mark Griep, a Bowhead Science and Technology contractor at the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate was a nominee for the White House Presidential Fellowship program. Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and...

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  • R.A.T.S. research may teach rodents to detect explosives

    August 07, 2012

    A rat may never be man's best friend, but the Rugged Automated Training System research sponsored by scientists with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, in collaboration with engineers at West Point and the Counter Explosives Hazards Center, will determine if and how these animals can be trained to save Soldiers' lives. In July, Barron Associates Inc., Charlottesville,...

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  • Warfare game-changers from pre-Vietnam era with ARL ties inducted in Ammo Hall of Fame

    August 06, 2012

    Two ballisticians who changed modern day warfare as former Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) employees were posthumously inducted into the Joint Munitions Command's (JMC) Ammunition Hall of Fame. Families of Dr. Robert Eichelberger, known worldwide as "the father of modern-day shape charges," and Dr. Robert Kent, one of the most prominent theoretical researchers...

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