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  • Is it Art or Science?
    Microstructures fold under a little light

    January 02, 2013

    Origami artists can fold a sheet of paper into a crane, a flower or even an Army tank. Likewise, an Army electrical engineer and a visiting research student from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) wanted to design and model thin, micrometer scale materials to form useful three dimensional structures. Self-assembling structures that seem to mimic the age old...

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    Is it Art or Science?  Microstructures fold under a little light
     
  • VTD researcher presented Naval Air Warfare Center award

    December 28, 2012

    Natasha Bradley, mechanical engineer with the Health and Usage Monitoring Researcher for the Prognostics and Diagnostics Team of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL)Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD), was presented in November with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander's Award for her work on crash area predictions for target...

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    VTD researcher presented Naval Air Warfare Center award
     
  • Longtime ARL researcher, Dr. Tomasz Letowski retires

    December 27, 2012

    Dr. Tomasz Letowski, a senior research scientist at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) and Fellow of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), retires on Dec. 31. His expertise is both wide and deep. He has been the leading spokesman in scientific quality of the area of human performance research conducted at the directorate, and he conducted...

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    Longtime ARL researcher, Dr. Tomasz Letowski retires
     
  • RDECOM leaders tour high tech labs throughout ARL at the Adelphi Laboratory Center, hold town hall meeting

    December 26, 2012

    Leaders of the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) recently spent an entire day learning how scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) are at the cutting edge of innovation and discovery for the Soldier of the future. Dale A. Ormond, RDECOM director, and the RDECOM Deputy Commanding General Brig. Gen. Daniel...

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    RDECOM leaders tour high tech labs throughout ARL at the Adelphi Laboratory Center, hold town hall meeting
     
  • Expert panel reviews long debated chemical rockethandling, disposal options in Blue Grass, Ky

    December 20, 2012

    An expert panel recently recommended to the Defense Department that Thermal and chemical technologies may present the best disposal options of the more than 69,000 Cold War-era M55 rockets containing nerve agents currently stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot. The committee on "Disposal Options for the Rocket Motors from Nerve Agent Rockets Stored at Blue...

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    Expert panel reviews long debated chemical rockethandling, disposal options in Blue Grass, Ky
     
  • "Inspiring" teams win at Maryland State qualifying match in youth robotics this weekend

    December 19, 2012

    Two teams mentored by the Army Research Laboratory scored big at the first of 12 Maryland State qualifying competitions of the FIRST LEGO League December 1 in Belcamp, Md. Seven of the more than 260 teams competed at the all-day event held at SURVICE Engineering's Brass Mill facility. The competition was sponsored by SURVICE Engineering, ARL and TechBrick...

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  • ARL taps ECBC senior quality engineer for candid advice during all-girls workshop

    December 17, 2012

    Silence fell over a conference room filled with nearly 50 high school students – all girls – as they listened intently to Gyleen Fitzgerald, the first African American female engineer at what's now the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC). Fitzgerald was the only speaker at the day's event that didn't rely on the obligatory PowerPoint slides...

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    ARL taps ECBC senior quality engineer for candid advice during all-girls workshop
     
  • WSMR employee receives ARL's Honorary Award for Community Service

    December 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) held its 18th Annual Honorary Awards ceremony at the Top of the Bay located at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Nov. 8. Edward Creegan from the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate (CISD) located at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico was the recipient of this year's Community Service Award. Creegan,...

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    WSMR employee receives ARL's Honorary Award for Community Service
     
  • WRF-based Weather Running Estimate – Nowcast Tool for Army Applications

    December 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Atmospheric Modeling Applications Branch located at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is developing a Weather Running Estimate-Nowcast (WRE-N) tool. WRE-N frequently updates the local environmental four-dimensional (x,y,z,t) meteorological grids or "data cubes" for use...

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  • "Senior Army Leaders Proclaim ARL/SLAD's support to NIE 'Phenomenal'"

    December 11, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (ARL/SLAD) concluded work on Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico in mid-November 2012. They had completed their work on NIE 12.2 only months earlier. NIE 13.1 was the fourth in a series of twice-annual, Soldier-led events designed...

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  • ARL technology named 2012 Project of the Year for environmental technology, science

    December 06, 2012

    A project involving the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) cold spray technology was named one of six environment technology Projects of the Year, recognized for research and technology developments with significant benefits to the Department of Defense (DoD). The Supersonic Particle Deposition for Repair of Magnesium Aircraft Components project, led...

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    ARL technology named 2012 Project of the Year for environmental technology, science
     
  • Beyond the Blast: Soldier head protection research moves from ballistic to shock wave threats

    December 05, 2012

    Ballistics and material research experts told Army senior leadership Friday that novel approaches to basic research are advancing new findings in Soldier head protection solutions against blunt impact and even shock waves. Dr. Shawn Walsh, Agile Manufacturing Technology team leader of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL's) Weapons and Material Research...

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    Beyond the Blast:  Soldier head protection research moves from ballistic to shock wave threats
     
 
 

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