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  • Army researcher selected for Fulbright Senior Specialist Fellowship in Lithuania

    October 12, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 12, 2018) -- An engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has received a Fulbright Senior Specialist Fellowship at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania. Dr. Charles Kamhoua, an electronics engineer who works in the laboratory's Network Security Branch, will begin his fellowship Oct. 15 and will return to the lab at...

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  • Army-funded research results in new kits for teaching science

    October 11, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 11, 2018) -- An affordable children's educational kit is the latest commercial spinoff of research pursued by the U.S. Army to create advanced materials for Soldier systems. A team of researchers funded by the Army created and designed a new resource for science teachers. BioBitTM is an educational platform for teaching...

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  • Officials announce new senior executive at Army Research Laboratory

    October 05, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 5, 2018) -- The U.S. Army announced the selection of a new senior executive to lead the Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate. Dr. J. Corde Lane became the lab's HRED director effective Sept. 30. He had served as the directorate's acting leader since December 2017. Lane now officially leads...

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  • Army researcher working to improve airdrop operations

    October 05, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 5, 2018) -- A researcher from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently participated in a study that is seeking to provide safer high operational tempo airdrop operations for the military. Dr. David Ligon participated in the Phase III C-17 Formation Spacing Research Project, funded by the Program Executive Office-Soldier, at the Monterey...

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  • Army-funded research wins 2018 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics

    October 04, 2018

    ADELPHI, MD. (Oct. 4, 2018) - Professor Frances Arnold won a 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research initially funded by the U.S. Army in new enzyme production that led to the commercial, cost-effective synthesis of biofuels tested on the U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters in 2013, and are now approved by the aviation standards body for use in commercial aviation. Arnold...

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    Army-funded research wins 2018 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics
     
  • Army researchers develop novel technique to locate robots, Soldiers in GPS-challenged environments

    October 03, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 26, 2018) -- Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a novel algorithm that enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. According to ARL researchers Gunjan Verma and Dr. Fikadu Dagefu, the Army needs to be able to localize agents operating in physically complex, unknown and infrastructure-poor...

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    Army researchers develop novel technique to locate robots, Soldiers in GPS-challenged environments
     
  • Army, university researchers use new test gear to 'shake, rattle and roll'

    October 03, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- A new suite of laboratory equipment lets researchers shake, rattle and roll experimental designs to discover new technology solutions for the Army of the future. "Most equipment doesn't work well when it's being shaken really hard, like people don't work well when they're being shaken really hard," said Dr. Robert...

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    Army, university researchers use new test gear to 'shake, rattle and roll'
     
  • Army research lights the way for new materials

    October 02, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- What happens when gold and silver just don't cut it anymore? You turn to metallic alloys, which are what Army researchers are using to develop new designer materials with a broad range of capabilities for our Soldiers. This is exactly what scientists Dr. David Baker and Dr. Joshua McClure from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory...

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    Army research lights the way for new materials
     
  • Researchers find inspiration in nature to improve ceramic armor

    September 28, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 28, 2018) -- Future American Soldiers will be better protected in combat by stronger and lighter body armor thanks to innovative work at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Materials science engineers are using nature as the inspiration for breakthroughs in additive manufacturing. "My project is to design a system that can...

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  • Information science meeting brings together heavy-hitters in Army, academia and industry

    September 27, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 27, 2018) -- National and international researchers recently came together to share the work they have been conducting in the field of information science that has the potential to be game-changing for future warfighters conducting coalition operations. The Distributed Analytics and Information Science International Technology Alliance...

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  • Army researcher named Woman Engineer of the Year

    September 26, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 26, 2018) -- An engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been named Woman Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Electronics Packaging and Photonics Division. Dr. Lauren Boteler, a thermal/packaging engineer from the laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, was honored at the 2018...

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  • New Army technology guides Soldiers in complete darkness

    September 20, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 17, 2018) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable. Dr. Kristan Gurton, an experimental physicist in the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, and Dr. Sean Hu, an electronics engineer...

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