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  • National Defense University students tour laboratory

    February 11, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 8, 2016) -- A group of 15 military and civilian students and four faculty members from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy at Fort McNair, Washington, D.C., visited the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Jan. 29. The visiting seminar is part of the Eisenhower School's Industry Studies...

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  • Army engineer advances battlefield sensing through DOD exchange program experience

    February 10, 2016

    ADELPHI, Md. -- Dr. Raju Damarla, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, recently spent some time in Germany exploring battlefield sensing technologies at Fraunhofer FKIE, an institute that is a part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest application-oriented research organization. At the institute, which focuses on researching...

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  • ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate reorganizes to better support its missions

    February 09, 2016

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate recently reorganized to align its research efforts with ARL's technical strategy and science and technology (S&T) campaign goals and to better support the changing Army missions. The reorganization, also known as the "transformation," was announced at an all-hands meeting in October...

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  • National Academies' board taps ARL researcher as expert for upcoming marine forum

    February 08, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 1, 2016) The Marine Board of the National Academies is holding a meeting May 18–19 in Irvine, California, to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, with a forum for a dialogue with experts on the topic of structural health monitoring. Marine Board Staff Director Scott Brotemarkle reached out to the U.S....

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  • Army researchers collaborate with University of Central Florida

    January 29, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (January 22, 2016) - Army researchers hosted a visit from an assistant professor from the University of Central Florida, Jan. 19, 2016. Dr. Subith Vasu, from the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research, provided U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists with...

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  • RDECOM's NCOs use expertise to assist in Army product development

    January 28, 2016

    It wasn't the detailed overview of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command or even the staff ride to John F. Kennedy Space Center that particularly motivated the noncommissioned officers. It was the valuable connections made for future project collaborations that would prove the most gratifying during the Noncommissioned Officer Professional...

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  • Army engineer known for edgy ideas that raise millions for lifesaving research

    January 22, 2016

    Brendan M. Hanrahan was pursuing grand challenges a decade ago when a few words in a physics textbook put him on course to be the one who would find a room-temperature superconductor. At 16, Hanrahan was not as interested in energy as he was the possibility of making the breakthrough that authors said would solve many problems for humanity. "It presented...

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    Army engineer known for edgy ideas that raise millions for lifesaving research
     
  • Marked by style

    January 14, 2016

    Literature critics may know a writer by his style, in the same way a chunk of computer code is identified through a machine learning algorithm according to its writer's nuances. Writing style extends beyond prose, so that even in computer languages you could attribute work to its author in minutes with near perfect accuracy — in a lab. That is what a team...

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  • ARL Outreach participates in an Hour of Code with neighboring students

    January 13, 2016

    To help motivate American youth to pursue educational opportunities and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, researchers from across the US Army Research Laboratory routinely participate in STEM related activities in local schools. Recently, engineers from ARL participated in a relatively new STEM workshop called an "Hour...

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  • Innovators seek out solutions to Army tech challenges

    January 06, 2016

    "To ensure that when we send Soldiers into battle, they have the full might and weight of the United States behind them" is the purpose of his organization, Lt. Col. R. Scot Peeke told an audience of about 300 scientists and engineers. The chief of the innovation branch along with four other speakers from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)/Army...

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  • National Training and Simulation Association Governor's Award for Lifetime Achievement in Modeling

    December 22, 2015

    Dr. Robert A. Sottilare, U.S. Army Research Laboratory-Human Research and Engineering Directorate, was recognized for his lifetime of contribution to the fields of modeling and simulation technology, and training research. For over 30 years, Sottilare has been both a leader of modeling and simulation organizations and a contributor to simulator design and...

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    National Training and Simulation Association Governor's Award for Lifetime Achievement in Modeling
     
  • Army team continues collaboration with NFL, Under Armour, GE for Head Health Challenge II

    December 17, 2015

    A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory was one of three awarded funding in the final phase of the National Football League, Under Armour and General Electric's Head Health Challenge II with a chance to receive up to $1 million toward head protection research. The relationship between ARL and the NFL, Under Armour and GE began in September...

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    Army team continues collaboration with NFL, Under Armour, GE for Head Health Challenge II
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: May 3, 2016