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Navy Officer is First Graduate of AFIT's Cyber 200 and Cyber 300 Courses
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The Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) is proud to announce Matthew R. Fomby, Lieutenant Commander, US Navy, as the first individual to graduate from both the Cyber 200 and the Cyber 300 Professional Continuing Education courses conducted at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT).
Updated: 02/27/2012
ANT Center Director Elected an ION Fellow.
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The Institute of Navigation (ION) announced that Dr. John Raquet is a recipient of the 2012 Fellow Membership in Newport Beach, California.
Updated: 02/09/2012
AFIT Alum Nominated for Major General in the U.S. Army
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AFIT alum BG Joseph P. DiSalvo, USA, (MS Strategic & Tactical Science, 1990) has been nominated for major general. DiSalvo is the deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.
Updated: 01/24/2012
Now accepting applications for 2012 Summer Internships
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Are you in the fields of engineering and science (STEM) and looking for a Summer Internship??? Visit this website and apply for the 2012 SOCHE Internship Program.
Updated: 01/05/2012
Optics Short Course to be Offered
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The Center for Directed Energy (CDE) at AFIT, in conjunction with the Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS), will offer the Optics Short Course via distance learning from 26 March to 20 May 2012.
Updated: 01/05/2012
AFIT Alum Selected as Dean of the School of Technology
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Owens Community College has named Randy Wharton as the new Dean of the School of Technology. “I look forward to advancing the School’s mission with the overall goal of serving the surrounding communities by providing highly skilled graduates that contribute to the future growth and development of the Northwest Ohio region.”
Updated: 12/08/2011
Dr. Grimaila named as Fellow of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
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Dr. Grimaila stated "It is an honor to be recognized for my contributions in the information security discipline."
Updated: 12/02/2011
ANT Center Student’s Internship Plays Role in Upcoming NASA Launch
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NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory is expected to launch!
Updated: 11/23/2011
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