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  • Research lab to test insect-inspired robotic platform in Army exercise

    November 07, 2014

    Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park. Dr. Joseph Conroy, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, part of the Research, Development and Engineering Command, works with robotic systems that can navigate by leveraging visual sensing inspired by insect neurophysiology. RDECOM,...

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  • Army's corporate research laboratory guides technology with sharper focus

    November 04, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released its Science and Technology Campaign Plans for 2015 – 2035 today to support strategic land power dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond. The campaign plans support the laboratory's technical strategy that was published in April, said Dr. Troy Alexander, ARL's associate for strategic planning. "The lab's...

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  • ARL participates in Pennsylvania State University Fall Career Days

    October 30, 2014

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) recently participated in the 2014 Fall Career Days recruiting event held at Pennsylvania State University,University Park, PA. Fall career days at Penn State are held annually and bring together corporate, government and industry of all specialties to recruit...

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  • ARL Squad Overmatch Team members recognized for helping prepare Soldiers to withstand military warfare

    October 28, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida were recently recognized as members of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Team of the Quarter for The PM TRADE Squad Overmatch Study Team for distinguishing themselves for 'exceptionally outstanding achievements.' The Squad Overmatch Study –...

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    ARL Squad Overmatch Team members recognized for helping prepare Soldiers to withstand military warfare
     
  • S&T for tomorrow is part of the Army's story at AUSA

    October 23, 2014

    Dr. Thomas Plaisted is a materials engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory who uses computer modeling to understand impact to the head. He recently told his story about one aspect of fundamental science behind head protection to more than 3,000 attendees at the Association of the U.S. Army opening ceremony. Soldiers from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's...

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  • ARL researchers win first place in international software design contest

    October 15, 2014

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate were recently notified that they won first place in an international software design contest and will receive this recognition at the 12th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design, or MEMOCODE, which is scheduled...

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    ARL researchers win first place in international software design contest
     
  • ARL researchers evaluate Soldier performance to help produce better products for the service member

    October 09, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element was recently involved in the completion of a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Collaborating with Maneuver Support Battle Lab engineers, the ARL team developed a 'focused...

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    ARL researchers evaluate Soldier performance to help produce better products for the service member
     
  • Army, DOE studies deliver never-before-seen material failures during high-pressure experiments

    October 07, 2014

    For the first time, U.S. researchers were able to observe and measure the dynamic deflection and failure of material fibers as they deformed under high impact and at high speeds during recent experiments at the Dynamic Compression Sector of the Argonne National Laboratory's Advance Photon Source. With this information, Army Research Laboratory scientists...

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    Army, DOE studies deliver never-before-seen material failures during high-pressure experiments
     
  • U.S. Army Research Lab wins DOD award for a billion hours of supercomputing to research internal combustion engines

    October 02, 2014

    On October 1, Army researchers began modeling the engine spray mixture formation process at never-before-seen complexities as part of an effort to improve engine performance. Their research funding is tied to an award the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently received as the recipient of a FRONTIER Project award, which brings with this distinction a five-year...

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    U.S. Army Research Lab wins DOD award for a billion hours of supercomputing to research internal combustion engines
     
  • Bruce Amrein's dedication to ARL continues – even as he sets out to retire

    October 01, 2014

    So many of the men and women who retire from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory will tell you that they were fortunate to have worked with such great teams and loved the work and research they conducted while there. Bruce E. Amrein, chief of the Perceptual Sciences Branch at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate is no exception. He has been with HRED...

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    Bruce Amrein's dedication to ARL continues – even as he sets out to retire
     
  • Open Campus initiative brings natural language processing to cyber research

    September 30, 2014

    Do authors of source code have a unique identifying style—a "coding fingerprint"—that can be learned from a few samples of their work and used to identify them? This question holds implications for protecting intellectual property as well as for identifying malware authors and tracking the evolution of malware. It spurred a cross-cutting summer...

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    Open Campus initiative brings natural language processing to cyber research
     
  • High school teacher becomes Army researcher

    September 26, 2014

    Army researchers come from a wide variety of backgrounds. That is the case with Elizabeth Caplinger, a chemist and human factors specialist, who has been with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for about six years. Caplinger started her career as a high school teacher. She was certified...

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