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  • Allender inducted into Senior Executive Service

    February 02, 2011

    Dr. Laurel Allender, director of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate, was inducted into the Senior Executive Service (SES) on Jan. 13, 2011 during a ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Allender was recently selected for the SES and appointed HRED's director by the Secretary of the Army. During the ceremony, ARL Director John Miller...

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  • Allender named SES member and HRED director

    January 07, 2011

    Dr. Laurel Allender was recently announced as the Army Research Laboratory's newest member of the Senior Executive Service and she has been named director of the Human Research and Engineering Directorate by the Secretary of the Army. In an announcement, ARL Director John Miller expressed congratulations and noted his full support of Allender as she takes...

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  • Robotics systems that 'sniff out' chemicals could lead to better Soldier, homeland defense protection

    December 16, 2010

    Dr. William Benard, clean room manager for the Army Research Laboratory, holding a microelectronic chip. Unprecedented research advances in robotic systems that can essentially sniff out chemical agents are underway as a result of collaborative research and funding from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. ARL's robust, cross-directorate research...

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    Robotics systems that 'sniff out' chemicals could lead to better Soldier, homeland defense protection
     
  • Scientists turn to tiny creatures for bio-inspired Soldier systems

    December 13, 2010

    Common fly. U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists are looking to some of nature's smallest creatures - those that crawl, climb and fly - for inspiration in developing next-generation technology for complex Soldier systems. The gecko, mantis shrimp and even pesky houseflies are among the tiniest creatures ARL scientists are investigating to...

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  • Robot 'thinks' its way through obstacle course at Army Science Conference

    December 07, 2010

    University of Pennsylvania's "Pelican" flying robot navigated itself over, under and through obstacles during the Army Science Conference, highlighting the breakthroughs in autonomous research the Army Research Lab is funding. Smarter, smaller and more mobile robots the Army Research Laboratory helped fund captured attendees' attention at the 27th...

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  • ARL medical simulation scientists developing tools to give realistic training

    December 02, 2010

    Medic trainer Sgt. 1st Class Jennifer Jordan demonstrates the HemSim medical simulation prototype being developed by the Simulation and Training Technology Center. The device would be the first simulation training tool available to teach non-extremity hemorrhage-stopping techniques to medics and combat life savers. Medical simulation technologies...

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  • West Point cadets, military scientists highlight collaboration at tech symposium

    November 30, 2010

    Dr. Kim Pollard takes questions from West Point cadets about ARL's bone conduction technology research, which allows people to hear from vibrations in the bones rather than from their ears during the ARL/USMA Tech Symposium. West Point cadets and military scientists converged Nov. 8 and 9 in Atlantic City, N.J., at the 18th annual U.S. Army Research...

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  • ARL hosts Soldiers at Simulation and Training Center to get feedback from theater

    November 26, 2010

    Soldiers get a first-hand look at the Enhanced, Dynamic, Geo-Social Environment. The EDGE platform utilizes collaborative techniques for training, leader-development and institutional requirements. ORLANDO - The Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith Simulation and Training Technology Center, an organization of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, hosted...

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  • ARL impresses participants at nation's biggest science fair

    November 18, 2010

    Students are enthralled with the shear thickening fluid properties of "green goo," which was a mixture of cornstarch and water that demonstrated the cutting-edge STF materials research WMRD is conducting. Nearly 2,000 children and adults visited the Army Research Laboratory's exhibit at the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival held on the...

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  • ARL employees come together to save lives; bone marrow drive a success

    November 17, 2010

    Bertha Weaver and Sheryl Coleman volunteered at ARL's first Bone Marrow Registration Drive on Nov. 1 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. For approximately 24 years, the Department of Defense has supported bone marrow registration through the C.W. Bill Young/DoD Marrow Donor Program, with more than 400,000 service members having registered as bone marrow...

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  • Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, aviation hero, shares his experience with ARL human factors and ergonomics expert

    November 03, 2010

    Capt. Chesley Sullenberger stands with the attendees of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Military experts in human research and engineering, including Petra Alfred, from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, recently participated in a military-only discussion with Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger about one of the...

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    Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, aviation hero, shares his experience with ARL human factors and ergonomics expert
     
  • Popular gaming technology boosts ARL computer processing speed; Optimizes fielded technology possibilities

    October 21, 2010

    GPU-Shots-10: A computer scientist works on a laptop associated with a cluster of GPUs inside a Computational and Information Sciences Directorate building on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Army Research Laboratory computer scientists and engineers have turned to children's gaming technology to advance military applications intended for the combat...

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