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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 IntelĀ® International Science and Engineering FairĀ® (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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  • Army Research Laboratory researchers named to senior membership with Optical Society

    May 24, 2011

    Dr. Howard Brandt, an ARL Fellow, and Dr. Neelam Gupta, both research physicists within ARL's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, were named in May 2011 as senior members of the Optical Society of America (OSA). The two were among 138 named from government and industry that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within...

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  • ARL employees recognized for excellence in federal service

    May 17, 2011

    BALTIMORE, Md. - Nineteen U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees were honored by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board at the 44th annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards luncheon and ceremony on May 6. Of the total number of ARL award recipients, 10 employees were recognized in individual categories with a team of nine being recognized for the collective...

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  • ARL sponsors team demonstrating latest robotic technology

    May 12, 2011

    The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Foundation recently held a robotics demonstration on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the 2011 National Robotics Week. In support of this event, the Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC), an element of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) located in Orlando,...

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  • Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge Winners Announced

    May 05, 2011

    Orlando, Fla. - The U.S. Army recently announced the winners of the second annual Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge (FVWC) at the 2011 Defense GameTech Users' Conference. The goal of the open and global challenge is to discover innovative and interactive applications implemented in a virtual environment. The annual event is led by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's...

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  • ARL's improvements to helmet, bio threat detection technologies win Army-wide SBIR honors

    May 02, 2011

    A project led by WMRD's Dr. Shawn Walsh, that looks at improving combat helmets, and one led by ARO's Dr. Russell Harmon, that addresses stand-off and detection for explosive residues on vehicles, are two of the Army's 11 award recipients for the 2011 Army-wide honors for small business innovation research (SBIR). Walsh's project, "Low Cost Manufacturing...

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  • International Enterprise formed at ARL

    April 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) recently established an International Enterprise in an effort to better support the lab's scientists and engineers as they work to achieve the ARL mission and protect the lives of Soldiers. Dr. Jim Chang, chief scientist, believes there is a great need for the program. "The goal of the Enterprise is to facilitate...

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  • Running with Science: Army biomechanics expert opens new research area to help runners run right

    April 18, 2011

    Learning to run the right way, for scores of runners who sustain overuse injuries a year, could literally keep them on the road to good health but it could also save the U.S. military nearly $6 million spent yearly on new recruits who cannot complete basic combat training because they sustain stress fractures. Dr. Philip Crowell, biomechanics team leader...

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  • ARL Soldier announced as RDECOM Soldier of the Year

    April 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command announced its top noncommissioned officer and Soldier for the year April 1 during a ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Spc. Bernard Quackenbush, an avionics and survivability repair technician from the Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., took top...

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  • Mentoring Matters:ARL's launch of first Junior LEGO® League Competition in Harford County changes students' lives

    April 04, 2011

    CHURCHVILLE, Md. - When Churchville Elementary School student Mackenzie Klepsig was just four years old, her parents noticed that something was wrong with the way her body regulated heat. So they took her to John Hopkins hospital for weeks of tests, including an echocardiogram; all tests eventually ruled out thyroid and rheumatology problems. Her diagnosis...

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    Mentoring Matters:ARL's launch of first Junior LEGO® League Competition in Harford County changes students' lives
     
  • ARL researchers win coveted Army-wide environmental award

    March 28, 2011

    A team of U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) research scientists from the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD) won the Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards, Weapon Acquisition, Small Program category earlier this year. The ARL team was part of a Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Environmental Acquisition and Logistics...

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