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  • The air over there: ARL's Battlefield Environment experts' collection of risky, tiny particles could solve future mysteries in Soldier medicine

    August 16, 2011

    Research led by U.S. Army Research Laboratory experts in battlefield atmospheres could equip the Defense Department with additional tools to find out exactly what, if anything, is in the dirty, dusty, dark and by all accounts, bad air that could affect the breathing of Soldiers returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. If this information were available...

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    The air over there: ARL's Battlefield Environment experts' collection of risky, tiny particles could solve future mysteries in Soldier medicine
     
  • Pellegrino selected as Computational and Information Sciences Director

    August 09, 2011

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory Director John Miller announced Aug. 2 that Dr. John Pellegrino was selected as the permanent director of the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate. Since his appointment to the Senior Executive Service in 1998, Dr. Pellegrino has served as the director of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate. In his announcement,...

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    Pellegrino selected as Computational and Information Sciences Director
     
  • Impending Promise: Safer Soldier solutions through basic research

    August 02, 2011

    Imagine a check point where Soldiers don't have to walk up to a vehicle that's been rigged to explode, but instead, they can detect the explosives at safe, standoff distances. That's the kind of technology the Army Research Laboratory is investing in as part of a research effort now shared with the Leonard Wood Institute in Missouri. That technology is laser...

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  • West Point faculty tour ARL

    July 26, 2011

    About 20 of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point's new faculty visited ARL at Adelphi and APG recently to learn more about the research programs at the lab and how the work supports the Army's mission both now and for the future. The visit is part of an active program that has fostered the relationship between the two organizations for about 20 years,...

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  • It's Not Easy Being Green! - Dozens of ARL civilians suit up as Soldiers during week-long course to make military life less abstract, more familiar

    July 19, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Extremely early morning wakeups and exercise became the new norm for 29 civilians participating in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Greening Course 2011, which was designed to give them first-hand experience on the rigorous training Soldiers endure to build physical stamina and strengthen mental aptitude. To ARL's Francesco...

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    It's Not Easy Being Green! -  Dozens of ARL civilians suit up as Soldiers during week-long course to make military life less abstract, more familiar
     
  • ARL contractor wins SAMPE® Award for composite materials

    July 12, 2011

    Zachary Melrose, a mechanical engineer within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Composite and Hybrid Materials Branch of the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, won first place in the 2011 Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Student Symposium International Competition in May. His research, "Damage Sensing in...

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    ARL contractor wins SAMPE® Award for composite materials
     
  • ARL hosts SeaPerch Robotics Challenge, an underwater competition, at APG

    July 05, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory hosted a SeaPerch robotics challenge at Aberdeen Proving Ground on June 11. The event was made possible through a grant from the National Defense Education Program (NDEP) which awarded 10 SeaPerch kits to ARL for use with their robotics programs. SeaPerch is an underwater robotics program that...

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  • ARL senior research scientist named IEEE senior member

    June 28, 2011

    Dr. Fred Semendy, a senior research scientist in ARL's EO Materials and Devices Branch, was named a senior member of IEEE in the field of electron devices. He was recognized with this competitive distinction for his contributions in device design, fabrication and testing. Senior Member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply, and is awarded...

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  • ARL researchers team with other Defense agencies to improve tracer round technology

    June 21, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has teamed with other Department of Defense agencies in a high priority project to improve tracer round technology so only U.S. Soldiers, and not their enemies, can exclusively visualize the travel path of shots fired. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has teamed with other Department of Defense agencies in a high priority...

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  • SEDD military officer earns doctorate in bioengineering

    June 14, 2011

    Maj. Christopher Byrd, a research scientist in ARL's Electro-Optics & Photonics Division, Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD), recently earned a doctorate degree in bioengineering from the University of Maryland College Park under the Uniformed Army Scientist and Engineer (US&E) Program. The US&E Program was established in 2003 by the Assistant...

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  • ARL researchers judged world's largest science competition for teens

    June 07, 2011

    Dr. Jaret Riddick, a research aerospace engineer in ARL's Vehicle Technology Directorate, and Dr. Larry Russell, technical assistant to the ARL director, participated as invited special award judges in the Engineering Section of the Annual Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF). In this capacity, they represented the Department of...

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  • ARL ceramic research expert honored with Global Star from American Ceramic Society

    May 31, 2011

    Dr. Jeffrey Swab, a ceramic research engineer within the Army Research Laboratory's Ceramics and Transparent Materials Branch was recently awarded the Global Star Award from the Engineering Ceramics Division of the American Ceramic Society in appreciation of his substantial contributions to the success of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and...

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    ARL ceramic research expert honored with Global Star from American Ceramic Society
     
 
 

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