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  • AFRL launches collaborative biosensor effort to detect stress, fatigue biomarkers

    The Air Force Research Laboratory recently kicked off a $2 million partnership with Case Western Reserve University. The joint project will accelerate biosensor development, with an emphasis on the detection of biomarkers for stress and fatigue.
  • Newly-acquired AFRL test aircraft to aid personnel recovery research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A small aircraft that is poised to make a big impact on military personnel recovery made a brief stop in the Dayton, Ohio, area on its way to St. Mary’s County, Maryland, where it will be used to test the Air Force Research Laboratory-developed Low Altitude Sensing Helmet system.On Dec. 21, 2020, the
  • AFRL-small business partnership offers help in tight situations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As nearly every homeowner or backyard mechanic knows, performing repairs in tight spaces can be tricky at best, and potentially dangerous at worst. For aircraft maintainers, the hazards can be much more complex. To help address these issues, the Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with small
  • Air Force Research Laboratory interns win prestigious awards

    Two Air Force Research Laboratory summer scholars were named the recipients of the Directed Energy Professional Society’s prestigious graduate scholarships.
  • Healthy volunteers needed for AFRL COVID-19 testing solutions research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From July to September 2020, Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing researchers will launch sample collection for a new research study evaluating emerging testing methodologies for detecting past and present COVID-19 infections. Researchers will collect blood and saliva samples from up to
  • Air Force studies fatigue, sleep to enhance readiness

    Researchers with the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are looking for ways to better equip Airmen and their leadership with crucial data to ensure that Airmen are getting the necessary rest to maximize mission execution. A team of human performance experts is looking at sleep and fatigue from several perspectives. They are tracking sleep habits in pilots and other operators, while also evaluating sleep-monitoring technology to ensure its accuracy and ability to work in an operational setting.
  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field demonstration of the Enhanced Contact Plasma Reactor, conducted
  • AFRL engineers lauded for professional achievements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate engineers who exemplify “excellence in all we do” were recently awarded for their outstanding contributions to the Air Force mission.Dr. James Joo and Capt. Dharyl Monsalud were named recipients of prestigious awards from the Society of Asian
  • Warrior Panel connects research to warfighter

    The first Warrior Panel was hosted at the Doolittle Institute in Niceville June 20. The panelists acknowledged the Air Force Research Lab’s contributive technology and how they were well-equipped for the battlefield.
  • AFRL aerodynamics expert honored with Presidential Early Career award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A senior research aerospace engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate was named a recipient of Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at a July 25 ceremony in Washington, D.C.Dr. Daniel Garmann is an expert in the modeling, simulation and behavior of air
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