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  • Researchers win Army Modeling and Simulation award

    January 26, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 26, 2018) -- The U.S. Army recently announced the winners of its 2017 Army Modeling and Simulation competition. The theme was, "Win in a Complex World – Mission Ready, Fiscally Responsible." In the individual category for Analysis, Dr. Luis Bravo, from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate,...

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  • Army advances PTSD, other cognitive research through latest partnership

    January 25, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 25, 2018) – The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Helius Medical Technologies, Inc., from Newton, Pennsylvania, have partnered to expand on early research that could mean new interventions for improving Soldier readiness and resilience, as well as reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. As part...

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  • Army Research Lab selects lead for ARL Central

    January 17, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently selected its regional lead for ARL Central in Chicago, Illinois. The lab announced its new regional partnership at ARL's Open Campus Open House last October. ARL Central is part of the Army's Open Campus program—an initiative building a science and technology ecosystem...

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  • Army researchers make explosive discovery

    January 16, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a solution to a significant challenge in making high-energy explosives. They safely improved the overall chemical yield derived from diaminoglyoxime, known as DAG, and significantly increased the amount of...

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  • Army scientists shed light on new low-cost material for seeing in the dark

    January 11, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 11, 2018) – Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Stony Brook University have developed a new synthesis process for low-cost fabrication of a material previously discounted in literature for high-sensitivity infrared cameras, opening new possibilities for future Army night-time operations. ARL's Drs. Wendy Sarney and...

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  • Army scientists improve human-agent teaming by making AI agents more transparent

    January 11, 2018

    ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) – U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists developed ways to improve collaboration between humans and artificially intelligent agents in two projects recently completed for the Autonomy Research Pilot Initiative supported by the Office of Secretary of Defense. They did so by enhancing the agent transparency, which refers...

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  • Army researcher wins competition

    January 10, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 10, 2018) -- An Army researcher from the U.S. Army Research laboratory recently received first place in the three-minute thesis competition at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Global Signal and Information Processing conference. Jeffrey Pawlick, an ARL journeyman fellow, accepted the award last month in Montreal, Quebec,...

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  • DOD recognizes Army scientist

    January 03, 2018

    A scientist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory was recently selected as the 2017 fourth quarter Department of Defense Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter. Dr. Ronald Polcawich, of ARL's Micro and Nano Devices Branch was recognized for his distinguished accomplishments in the piezoelectric microelectromechanical or PiezoMEMS field of systems. PiezoMEMS...

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  • Environmentally-safe red glare rocket changes fireworks, Soldier technology

    January 03, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (January 3, 2018) – Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany have developed an environmentally-friendly red light flare popular in fireworks displays and among Soldiers who use them in training and battlefield operations as signaling devices. The formula is a lithium-based...

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  • Army Research Laboratory partners with Marines on 3-D printed drones

    December 19, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Dec. 19, 2017) -- Army researchers are working with the Marines to develop 3-D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities. "Several years ago when we were collaborating with our academic partner, Georgia Tech, we had this project where we were focusing on...

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  • Army engineer heads workshop on neuro-inspired computing

    December 13, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 13, 2017) -- A U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineer recently spearheaded a workshop, "Neuro-Inspired Computing Using Nanoelectronic Devices" in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, San Diego and Arizona State University. "Workshops like this are important to define a path forward for the research and development...

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  • Army lab's laser forming origami is a game changer for Soldiers, developing countries

    December 08, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 6, 2017) -- What do the ancient Japanese art of origami and laser cutting have in common? For the U.S. Army, it could mean the saving of Soldiers' lives on the battlefield. Researchers Dr. Nathan Lazarus and Gabriel Smith at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have demonstrated for the first time the creation of complex 3-D parts directly...

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Last Update / Reviewed: August 16, 2018