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  • Two ARL women recognized at APG's Federal Women's Program

    September 17, 2012

    Two U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees were recognized at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Federal Women's Program Awards event that was held August 21. Pamela Fry from the Laboratory Operations Directorate was recognized as the 2012 Supervisor/Manager of the Year, and Dr. Asha Hall from the Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD) was recognized as the...

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    Two ARL women recognized at APG's Federal Women's Program
     
  • VTD holds its first workshop on Tradespace Exploration

    September 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD), in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering, held an invitation-only workshop on Data-Driven Tradespace Exploration and Analysis on July 17-18. The workshop included roughly 45 participants from government, industry and academia,...

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    VTD holds its first workshop on Tradespace Exploration
     
  • Community garden project blossoms into a science and nutrition showcase

    September 11, 2012

    Celebrity Chef Jason Hisley grills veggie pizza, creates signature cupcake to expand kids' vegetable palates Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. – Jason Hisley was just a kid when he started coming to Aberdeen Proving Ground's northern location. His mom, Dr. Dixie Hisley, a researcher with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), would bring him and his brother...

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    Community garden project blossoms into a science and nutrition showcase
     
  • Applied Optics celebrates golden anniversary

    September 06, 2012

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Applied Optics, the peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Optical Society of America (OSA) that includes articles emphasizing applications-centered research in optics. Topic areas in the journal range from optical technology to information processing to lasers, photonics and environmental optics. The...

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  • Army scientists demonstrate rapid detection of nerve agents

    September 04, 2012

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) are exploring ways to quickly alert Soldiers to deadly gaseous nerve agents in the air using a new approach termed multi-wavelength photoacoustics. Dr. Kristan Gurton, an experimental physicist in the Battlefield Environment Division (BED), Computational and Information Sciences Directorate at ARL , recognized...

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    Army scientists demonstrate rapid detection of nerve agents
     
  • 2012 ARL Summer Student Symposium a huge success

    August 30, 2012

    The sixth annual U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Summer Student Symposium was recently held at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Thirteen finalists, eight undergraduate and five graduate students, presented their summer research projects to an audience that included ARL Acting Director Dr. John Pellegrino and the ARL Fellows, who also judged the competition....

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    2012 ARL Summer Student Symposium a huge success
     
  • Safety Office: Yes you can, and here's how you do it safely

    August 28, 2012

    Col. John Shanklin, military deputy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), provided opening remarks at the annual safety stand down meeting that was held at Aberdeen Proving Ground in July. He reminded everyone in attendance that they are all safety officers, and that they should be vigilant for one another's safety and well being. At the meeting, Robb Altenburg,...

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  • USMA cadets get adventures in autonomous manipulation and mobility

    August 27, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Autonomous Systems Division of the Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD) recently sponsored two U.S. Military Academy cadets for three weeks as part of their Academic Individual Advancement Development (AIAD). For more than 12 years, Raymond Von Wahlde, VTD, has mentored students from the academy on AIAD topics by providing...

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    USMA cadets get adventures in autonomous manipulation and mobility
     
  • 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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    Military science's gift to medicine: ARL, MIT development of the
     
  • 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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    New Technology and Communication Capabilities Bring New Challenges
     
  • 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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    Army invests $120M in basic research to exploit new materials
     
 
 

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