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  • Scientists at Georgia Tech make discovery that has potential to influence studies in self-healing materials, modular robotics and adaptive networks

    February 06, 2014

    U.S. Army sponsored researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered a process for simultaneously storing and dissipating energy within structures that could lead to design rules for new types of active, reconfigurable materials for structural morphing, vibration attenuation and dynamic load mitigation. The research was funded by the Army Research Office, an...

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    Scientists at Georgia Tech make discovery that has potential to influence studies in self-healing materials, modular robotics and adaptive networks
     
  • ARL scientist recognized as contributor to Presidential award for Green Chemistry

    January 29, 2014

    ARL scientist Dr. John La Scala was a recognized contributor to the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for "Sustainable Polymers and Composites: Optimal Design," awarded recently by the Environmental Protection Agency in the conjunction with the American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C. The prime recipient of the award is Professor Richard...

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    ARL scientist recognized as contributor to Presidential award for Green Chemistry
     
  • ARL employees – past and present – inspired commercial rifle fire control systems

    January 24, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own. That is what happened with ARL's research...

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    ARL employees – past and present – inspired commercial rifle fire control systems
     
  • Army recognizes institute's sweeping advances in biotechnology with $48M contract renewal

    January 22, 2014

    U.S. Army experts with leading university professors and industry partners have been collaborating over the last decade to explore biological systems that have the potential to drive sweeping bio-technological advances for Soldiers. The research is led by the University of California, Santa Barbara at the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, or ICB,...

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    Army recognizes institute's sweeping advances in biotechnology with $48M contract renewal
     
  • ...Army organizations partner during NIE; helping Soldiers with system complexity and 'information overload'

    January 16, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate has provided manpower and personnel integration (MANPRINT) analytical support to the Network Integration Evaluation since its inception in May 2011. The NIE is a series of semi-annual, Soldier-led evaluations designed to further integrate, mature and rapidly progress the Army's...

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    ...Army organizations partner during NIE; helping Soldiers with system complexity and 'information overload'
     
  • Polcawich selected to receive 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

    January 14, 2014

    Dr. Ronald Polcawich, team lead for Piezoelectric-Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (PiezoMEMS) Technology in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, was recently selected to receive the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government...

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    Polcawich selected to receive 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
     
  • ARL researchers win RDA for software development

    January 13, 2014

    Dr. John K. Brennan, Dr. Sergey Izvekov and Dr. DeCarlos Taylor were recognized by the Department of the Army with a 2012 Army Research and Development Achievement Award for their work titled, "Atomistic and Sub-Grain Modeling of Energetic Materials." The team of researchers developed a hierarchical computational capability software that can simulate materials...

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    ARL researchers win RDA for software development
     
  • RDECOM deputy director visits ARL

    January 09, 2014

    Jyuji Hewitt, deputy director for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, recently visited a number of directorates within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to help familiarize him with the research being conducted there, which are all part of RDECOM. Hewitt is the new deputy director for RDECOM. He first visited the Weapons and Material...

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    RDECOM deputy director visits ARL
     
  • Medal of Honor recipient inspires research at USC Institute for Creative Technologies

    January 03, 2014

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty Carter recently spent the day at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies answering questions about post-traumatic stress. "I don't call it post-traumatic stress disorder, because any time I hear disorder I think of a mental deficiency or chemical imbalance," said Carter speaking at...

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    Medal of Honor recipient inspires research at USC Institute for Creative Technologies
     
  • Army Research Laboratory selects three new Fellows

    December 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently named three new Fellows, Dr. Richard Becker, Dr. Mark Dubinskiy, and Dr. Yongle Pan. A Fellows' selection is the highest honor awarded to ARL scientists and engineers, and nomination is based on the recommendations of active ARL Fellows. According to Dr. KK Choi, Fellows co-chair, "the three Fellows were selected...

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    Army Research Laboratory selects three new Fellows
     
  • Army scientists' 19 patents lead to quantum imaging advances

    December 19, 2013

    Camera technology has advanced beginning in the 1800s from an eight-hour development process to pictures generated in seconds. Over the years there has been monochrome, Kodachrome and Polaroid — today digital imaging is popular. Quantum imaging in the military is also advancing at a rapid pace. Recently, Ronald E. Meyers and Keith S. Deacon of the...

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    Army scientists' 19 patents lead to quantum imaging advances
     
  • Mait named chief scientist of Army Research Laboratory

    December 18, 2013

    Dr. Joseph Mait, U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellow, was recently selected as chief scientist of ARL. As chief scientist, Mait's goal is to assist the ARL Director fulfill his vision for the lab. "A key element of this is realizing the lab's discovery and innovation potential, while fostering connections between the lab and the Army community," said...

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    Mait named chief scientist of Army Research Laboratory
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: April 21, 2014