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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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    Great Minds in STEM honors Leticia Pacheco
     
  • 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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    Baker joins senior executive service ranks as new weapons, research director
     
  • 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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    The Road Toward a White House Fellowship
     
  • 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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    R.A.T.S. research may teach rodents to detect explosives
     
  • 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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    Warfare game-changers from pre-Vietnam era with ARL ties inducted in Ammo Hall of Fame
     
  • Mentorship, defense lab experience hallmarks of students' summer program
    By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs

    August 02, 2012

    Students who visit the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) as summer interns may be surprised to find themselves working on research projects projecting Soldiers' needs far into the future. Others of the 250 high school, undergraduate and graduate students who are part of the educational outreach programs at ARL, are participating for the first time and may...

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    Mentorship, defense lab experience hallmarks of students' summer program  By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs
     
  • Army manpower estimate expert brings Human Systems Integration, veteran knowledge to help DoD leaders resource right

    July 31, 2012

    At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, counterterrorism, counterinsurgency and peacekeeping operations proved that, while effective, the military's best technological innovations were no substitute for Soldiers. But for as long as there have been U.S. military weapon systems, little existed to unilaterally estimate the number and skill mix of Soldiers...

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    Army manpower estimate expert brings Human Systems Integration, veteran knowledge to help DoD leaders resource right
     
  • ARL engineers receive TTCP Award

    July 25, 2012

    Recently, Dr. Tien Pham and Nino Srour of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate received The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Team Achievement Award for 2011 for the joint collaboration in the advancement of gunfire detection capability for coalition forces in a ceremony at the Pentagon. TTCP has provided a means...

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    ARL engineers receive TTCP Award
     
  • Symposium provides unified linkage between Army organizations in armaments-related research and development

    July 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), U.S. Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), and Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) participated and exhibited at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Joint Armaments Symposium held in Seattle, Wash., at the Washington State Convention Center...

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    Symposium provides unified linkage between Army organizations in armaments-related research and development
     
  • ARL participates in 2012 ISEF

    July 19, 2012

    Recently, the 2012 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) was held in Pittsburgh, Pa., where 35 Army scientists, engineers and mathematicians volunteered their time to travel to interview hundreds of students about their research and determine which students should receive Army awards. Of the 35 judges, twelve were from the U.S. Army Research...

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    ARL participates in 2012 ISEF
     
  • ARL scientists attend 8th annual AAGEN leadership conference

    July 17, 2012

    Three U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) scientists from the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, Dr. Richard Fu, Dr. Susan Young, and Dr. Tien Pham, attended the 8th annual Asian American Government Executive Network (AAGEN) leadership conference recently held in Crystal City, Va. The Department of the Army sponsored this year's conference for the...

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    ARL scientists attend 8th annual AAGEN leadership conference
     
 
 

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