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  • Technical society recognizes Army scientist

    June 02, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 26, 2016) -- A U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientist is using advanced ultrasonic testing techniques that may lead to safer Army vehicles. Dr. Christopher M. Kube measures properties and features inside materials, such as copper spot welding tips, using high-frequency sound waves. The American Society of Nondestructive...

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  • Australian researcher engages U.S. Army peers in exchange program

    May 26, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 25, 2016) – Australian scientist Dr. Shannon Ryan spent a year with U.S. Army Research Laboratory colleagues working on the challenges of armor technologies and analysis tools. "My main project was looking at the development of an integrated armor that could defeat a range of different threat types," Ryan said. "I was...

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  • Army postdoc's passion for engineering supports lab's light-weighting initiative

    May 25, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 25, 2016) -- A native of Arlington Heights, Illinois, U.S. Army Research Laboratory–Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Andrew Gaynor remembers being interested in science and engineering from an early age. "From a young age, I loved to build structures—I started with wood blocks, then...

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  • Scottish chemist dives into energetic materials research

    May 24, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 12, 2016) -- Working at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory presents unique challenges and rewards for one guest researcher. Meet Dr. Steven Hunter, 29, a Scottish chemist who works with the Energetic Materials Science Branch at the ARL's Weapons and Materials Research Directorate. ARL Fellow Dr. Betsy Rice met Hunter two...

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  • Army scientist goes undefeated at international computer science competition

    May 24, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 13, 2016) -- U.S. Army Research Laboratory Computer Scientist Dr. John "Vinnie" Monaco recently won big at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-sponsored Keystroke Biometrics Ongoing Competition, an official competition of the IEEE Eighth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems. Keystroke...

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  • Army researchers collaborate with industry on next-generation ceramics

    May 23, 2016

    generation of lightweight ceramics for dismounted Soldier protection. Dr. Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, U.S. Army Research Laboratory Ceramic Systems team lead, hosted Anthony Nickens, vice president of Ceramatec, Inc., at the Rodman Materials Research Laboratory, to discuss the synthesis and processing of boron suboxide, or B6O, a super-hard ceramic material. According...

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  • Vehicle Technology Directorate prepares for leadership transition

    May 23, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 23, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Vehicle Research Directorate will undergo some management changes May 28. VTD Director Dr. Mark Valco announced that he plans to accept a position as a senior researcher at the ARL Propulsion Division Field Element at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. VTD conducts...

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  • Army civilians gain a new perspective during ARL Greening Course

    May 22, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 16, 2016) -- Thirty-one civilian employees from across the Army enterprise recently completed the week long U.S. Army Research Laboratory's semiannual Greening Course held in Aberdeen, Maryland. The challenging course, held May 2-6 and led by ARL Noncommissioned Officers, is designed to introduce civilian participants to...

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  • Army, Drexel University enter cooperative research agreement

    May 20, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 20, 2016) -- The U.S. Army is partnering with Drexel University in a joint research agreement to spur scientific research in areas of mutual interest. The Army will work closely with Drexel under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, or CRADA, initially to identify damage on Army aircraft due to metal fatigue...

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  • Army scientist to advise on futuristic fabrics, textiles research

    May 19, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 16, 2016) -- The White House announced a new manufacturing innovation center in Massachusetts April 1. In partnership with the Department of Defense, the consortium of 89 manufacturers, universities and non-profits organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will spearhead a new manufacturing innovation institute,...

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  • Postdoc Spotlight: Army postdoc working to lighten warfighters' load one atom at a time

    May 19, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 27, 2016) -- Working in a premier laboratory that supports his novel research endeavors, Dr. Mahesh Neupane has a passion for making a difference for warfighters on the battlefield. An Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, more commonly referred to as ORISE, postdoctoral research fellow working in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's...

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    Postdoc Spotlight: Army postdoc working to lighten warfighters' load one atom at a time
     
  • Internet safety highlighted during Inaugural CyberPatriot Workshop

    May 18, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 4, 2016) -- As part of an ongoing effort to inspire students to explore cybersecurity and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related activities and disciplines critical to our nation's future, Army engineers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently conducted a cybersecurity workshop. The workshop encourages students...

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Last Update / Reviewed: July 27, 2016