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Six AFIT Alums Receive Awards at the 2011 Air Force
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WPAFB SkyWrighter highlights awards and accomplishments featuring AFIT Alumni.
Updated: 11/15/2011
CCR Team wins Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA)
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AFIT’s Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) Cyber 200/300 Professional Continuing Education Team received the ISC² 2011 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA) for demonstrated leadership in advancing and improving the information security workforce.
Updated: 10/26/2011
Calamityville hosts CBRNE field event
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The final day of the Fourth CBRNE Research and Education Collaboration Symposium held at Calamityville was highlighted with a demonstration of civilian-military response to a terrorist/hostage situation.
Updated: 09/26/2011
Locata passes USAF critical design review for GPS alternative
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Locata has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) contract phase for a Locata network which will enable the USAF to deploy a new ground-based, centimeter-accurate "truth-reference level" positioning system for use in GPS-denied environments.
Updated: 09/23/2011
Air Force Eyes Micromachine Bugs That Can Spy
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At the Wright–Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, some Ph.D. candidates are working on micro air vehicles, or tiny flying machines that are remotely piloted.
Updated: 08/17/2011
Wright Patt leads Micro Air Vehicle research.
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See how AFIT's Advanced Navigation Technology (ANT) Center plays a vital role in Micro Air Vehicle research.
Updated: 07/20/2011
Improved Warfighter Capability through Policy, Processes and People on agenda at Systems Engineering Conference
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The second annual Air Force Systems Engineering Conference will be held on 16-18 August, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dayton, Ohio.
Updated: 07/19/2011
Boot Camp develops future cyber warriors
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Thirty-one Air Force ROTC Cadets and Navy ROTC Midshipmen are today fast on their way to becoming DoD's newest cyber warriors at the Air Force Institute of Technology
Updated: 07/12/2011
CCR receives major grant to study health information initiative
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The Air Force Institute of Technology's Center for Cyberspace Research has received a major research grant to study ways to more effectively manage health information.
Updated: 07/11/2011
White House cybersecurity exec makes visit to AFIT
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Mr. Howard Schmidt, Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Staff provided the keynote address to the 15th Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE) on June 15, 2011.
Updated: 07/07/2011
Leaders visit Cyberspace Research Center
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Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service visits the Air Force Institute of Technology's Cyberspace Research Center.
Updated: 07/07/2011
AFIT alum Brigadier General Gary L. Salisbury, USAF, Retired is appointed vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman Corporation
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AFIT alum Brigadier General Gary L. Salisbury, USAF, Retired (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1975) has been appointed vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman Corporations' Information Systems sector. He will be responsible for identifying, assessing, shaping and capturing new business opportunities for the $8.4 billion Information Systems sector.
Updated: 06/27/2011
AFIT Graduates Class of June 2011
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On June 16th, many family and friends gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Kenney Hall, to watch 55 engineering and management students receive their degrees.
Updated: 06/22/2011
From blimps to bugs, an explosion in aerial drones is transforming the way America fights and thinks about its wars.
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Two miles from the cow pasture where the Wright Brothers learned to fly the first airplanes, military researchers are at work on another revolution in the air: shrinking unmanned drones, the kind that fire missiles into Pakistan and spy on insurgents in Afghanistan, to the size of insects and birds.
Updated: 06/21/2011
AFIT alum Dr. Claudia Kropas-Hughes received the ASTM International Award of Merit
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AFIT alum Dr. Claudia Kropas-Hughes (Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1999) received the ASTM International Award of Merit - the highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to ASTM standards activities.
Updated: 06/06/2011
AFIT alum Dr. James E. Mayhew received Rose-Hulman's Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award
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AFIT alum Dr. James E. Mayhew (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1989) received Rose-Hulman's Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award
Updated: 06/06/2011
AFIT alum Maj William Bernhard earned a Bronze Star for Air Force intelligence work in Iraq
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AFIT alum Maj William Bernhard (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2001) earned a Bronze Star for Air Force intelligence work in Iraq
Updated: 06/06/2011
AFIT instructor receives regional teaching award
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AFIT Instructor, Lt. Col. Joseph B. Skipper, Ph.D., was recognized by SOCHE during the council's 2011 Annual Award ceremony held April 15 at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Updated: 05/31/2011
Air Force Institute of Technology Hosts Air University’s Board of Visitors
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Officials at the Air Force Institute of Technology hosted the Air University’s Board of Visitors here on April 18 and 19, 2011
Updated: 05/26/2011
AFIT Faculty/Liaison Appointed to National Position
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The Executive Branch’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) appointed Dr. Paul Kladitis as a chair of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), Signature Initiative on “Sustainable Nanomanufacturing – Creating the Industries of the Future” task force
Updated: 05/11/2011
How far can a higher education take you? About 220 nautical miles – straight up.
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Colonel Lindsey’s latest space flight, aboard the final mission of the space shuttle Discovery, (STS-133) marked his fifth mission into space – his third as commander -- and it all started because of an educational opportunity he earned through AFIT.
Updated: 05/10/2011