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  • Lab showcases cutting-edge research at Global Force Symposium

    April 14, 2015

    Innovation that can meet the Army's future requirements of Force 2025 and beyond was the focus at the Association of the United States Army's 2015 Institute of Land Warfare Global Force Symposium and Exposition recently held in Huntsville, Alabama. This year, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command spearheaded the Army's participation in the symposium....

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  • ARL engineer recognized as a Federal Engineer of the Year

    April 09, 2015

    Dr. Cyril L. Williams received special recognition as the U.S. Department of the Army, U.S. Army Research Laboratory 2015 Federal Engineer of the Year at a ceremony held recently at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Federal Engineer of the Year Award (FEYA) is sponsored by the Professional Engineers in Government and honors engineers employed...

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  • Army directorate gets name change aligning it better with its program

    April 07, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate has supported the Department of the Army G-1 Manpower Personnel Integration, or MANPRINT Directorate since 1986. As of November 1, 2014, the office holds a new title – Human Systems Integration, or HSI Directorate. "This re-designation will improve our G-1 strategic communications,...

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  • Book written by ARL researchers, Designing Soldier Systems, receives positive reviews

    March 26, 2015

    Researchers from The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate wrote a book entitled Designing Soldier Systems: Current Issues in Human Factors that was published by Ashgate Publishing Company in 2012. Since then, they have received several outstanding book reviews. According to the Human Factors in Defence series editors, located...

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  • Army Research Laboratory welcomes Duke University researcher to help shape Army science and technology investment for the future

    March 17, 2015

    To help further its mission of discovering, innovating and transitioning science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed back Dr. April Brown, the John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. "I am very happy to be back at the Army Research Office and to...

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  • Polymers Designed for Protection

    March 11, 2015

    Today's Soldiers rely on polymers as part of their protective systems. Polymers are molecular chains that can vary from a few linked monomers to millions of chemical units. With highly tunable properties and versatile processing they have become ubiquitous in use. In the defense community polymer fibers are particularly well known, especially polyamide fibers...

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  • Army's Center for Research in Extreme Batteries tap local experts

    March 06, 2015

    The Center for Research in Extreme Batteries will strengthen the bonds between partners who want to solve practical battery problems that U.S. ground forces face. The center's inaugural Power and Energy innovation workshop was held near the end of last year to get local experts in batteries and materials talking, for an integrated, cross disciplinary look...

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  • ARL chairs corrosion workshop in Virginia

    March 03, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Research scientists working to address corrosion problems on military assets met February 11–12 at the Institute for Defense Analyses' corporate offices at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Va., to discuss corrosion policies that guide science and technology. For decades, corrosion has been the military's most formidable...

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  • Getting to know Dr. Paul Munya, one of ARL's newest PhDs

    February 19, 2015

    Dr. Paul Munya, an engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Tank Automotive Command field element in Warren, Michigan, recently received his doctorate in Industrial and Systems Engineering, majoring in human– machine systems engineering. Born and raised in the Western Province of the Republic of Kenya...

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  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    February 18, 2015

    Army cyber defenders recently released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks. The forensic analysis code called Dshell has been used, for nearly five years, as a framework to help the U.S. Army understand the events of compromises of Department of Defense networks. A version of Dshell was added to the GitHub social coding website on Dec. 17,...

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  • Army Research Laboratory releases comprehensive S&T plan

    February 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory director Dr. Thomas Russell approved the final implementation plan that will guide the laboratory's technical strategy from 2015 to 2019. The implementation plan is the final element of ARL's Technical Strategy. As the laboratory's first overarching plan to guide the portfolio for land-power dominance for the Army of 2030...

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  • Kristin Schweitzer's passion for learning earns her a master's degree in HSI

    February 12, 2015

    Kristin Schweitzer, a mechanical engineer, with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Huachuca field element located in Arizona, recently completed her master's degree in Human Systems Integration from the Naval Postgraduate School. Schweitzer began her career at ARL in 2004, at the Fort Leonard Wood field element...

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Last Update / Reviewed: July 31, 2015