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  • AFRL experiments with heat flow to manipulate quantum materials

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Nano Electronic Materials Branch, part of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, used heat flow experiments to manipulate quantum materials into functioning in new and different ways at higher temperatures.

  • AFRL team works to boost number of advanced STEM degrees

    Between 2019-2021, AFRL led the implementation of the Air Forces Science and Technology Strategy, or S&T, 2030. A recent report on a Line of Effort, or LoE, 3.6 of this implementation was recently released: Build a Pipeline of Technology Proficient Military Airmen and Guardians. The data showed the

  • DAF seeking science research partnerships with HBCUs

    DAF is working with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to create the first University Affiliated Research Center led by a Historically Black College or University.

  • 5 Winners Selected for Dragon's Lair 6

    Five servicemembers won the XVIII Airborne Corps Dragon's Lair, Episode 6. The trailblazers created three innovations, which were chosen by a panel of technology experts from across the civilian industry and the Defense Department. In the event’s, first-ever all-service competition, one of the five

  • Air Force Research Lab working to develop future workforce

    Ensuring a steady supply of technical and scientific expertise for American industry and innovation has been a national priority since about 1957 when the Soviet Union launched its first Sputnik. Today, however, with the increasingly rapid pace of high technology, the need to attract young people to

  • Air Force, university scientists share vision for unconventional computing

    Conventional computing hardware represents information as ones and zeros, depending on the state of electronic transistors. This creates artificial bottlenecks in the flow of information processing by first requiring that environmental loads be converted into an electronic state and second by

  • DOD Official Says U.S. Faces Climate Change Crisis

    Climate change affects our national security and the Defense Department needs to compete for the energy technologies that will define the future, a senior climate advisor to the secretary of defense said.

  • 2020 SE&TM outstanding performers named

    2020 science, engineering and technical management outstanding performers are announced, representing civilians and Airmen from across Air Force Materiel Command.