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AFIT's New Cyber Labs Analyze Risks to Users of Hand-Held Mobile Devices
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As hand-held mobile devices and wireless usage continues to grow world-wide, the risks to users have continued to increase. To help combat these emerging threats, the Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR), located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), opened two new laboratories on December 5, 2013, the Wireless Exploitation or WiX lab and the Hardware Reverse Engineering lab.
Updated: 02/24/2014
Army Chief Warrant Officer is First Cyber Joint Instructor
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United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 4, Elbert Peak, is the first joint instructor for the Cyberspace Professional Continuing Education courses conducted at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton Ohio.
Updated: 02/24/2014
Instructor of the Quarter Summer 2013 - Dr. Jesse Peterson
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Dr. Alan Lair, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, awarded the Instructor of the Quarter for Summer 2013, to Dr. Jesse Peterson.
Updated: 02/20/2014
Instructor of the Quarter Fall 2013 - Dr. Matthew Fickus
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Dr. Alan Lair, Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, awarded the Instructor of the Quarter for Fall 2013, to Dr. Matthew Fickus.
Updated: 02/19/2014
AFIT professor earns Harold Brown award
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Dr. Peter Collins, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering within AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was presented with the 2013 Harold Brown award for his research on weapons systems survivability.
Updated: 01/28/2014
The Center for Space Research and Assurance’s CubeSat ALICE to be launched into space.
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The CSRA’s CubeSat ALICE is scheduled to be launched into space on Dec. 5th, 2013.
Updated: 12/04/2013
New Dean takes over AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management
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The Air Force Institute of Technology formally welcomed their new Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru, during a Change in Leadership Ceremony on Oct. 21.
Updated: 10/29/2013
AFIT focusing research on small Unmanned Aerial Systems, Specialization gives students real-world, relevant skills.
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The first group of students going through the Air Force Institute of Technology's (AFIT) Unmanned Aerial Systems specialization recently completed their flight-test demonstration at Camp Atterbury, Ind., Aug. 12 to 14.
Updated: 09/12/2013
Plan B for Navigation
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Anyone who has used a Global Positioning System (GPS) navigator has seen the system's ability to tell you precisely where you are-and, most likely, has faced frustration when the device just doesn't work. Yet for the military-which uses GPS data for such mission-critical applications as target tracking, missile guidance, and simply getting around in foreign areas-GPS failure can be a matter of life or death.
Updated: 09/09/2013
AFIT's Center for Cyberspace Research designated as NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations
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The National Security Agency (NSA) and the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) designated the Air Force Institute of Technology as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations for the period 2013-2018.
Updated: 09/09/2013
AFIT signs agreement on GPS technology development with Locata Technology
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The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) and Locata Corporation are pleased to announce they have signed a Co-operative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) to build and demonstrate new Locata multipath mitigation technology for use in GPS receivers.
Updated: 08/13/2013
AFIT Student Research Floats on a Vacuum
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At the Air Force Institute of Technology, recent graduate Captain Trent Metlen (USMC) has been researching structures that float in air using a vacuum.
Updated: 07/22/2013
AFIT’s first satellite slated to launch by end of year
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In December, the Air Force Institute of Technology’s first free-flying satellite will venture into space on an Atlas V rocket with the GEMSat/ELaNa II NASA mission.
Updated: 07/22/2013
AFIT Honors 55 Graduates at June 2013 Commencement Ceremony
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On 13 June, the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Graduate School of Engineering and Management held a commencement ceremony awarding 35 Master’s and 6 Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Updated: 06/26/2013
AFIT alum discusses how his Air Force career led him to the International Space Station.
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AFIT alum Dr. Kevin Ford (PhD Astronautical Engineering, 1997) discusses how his Air Force career led him to the International Space Station.
Updated: 05/29/2013
AFIT alum and former Deputy Director of the Advanced Navigation Technology Center summarizes his wide-ranging career in integrated navigation systems
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AFIT alum and former Deputy Director of the Advanced Navigation Technology Center (ANT), Lt Col Michael Veth (PhD Electrical Engineering, 2006 & MS Electrical Engineering, 1994) is featured in an article summarizing his wide-ranging career in integrated navigation systems.
Updated: 04/29/2013
AFIT Alum to Compete for Ultimate Champion of the 2013 Warrior Games
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Capt Kieffer is earning his master's degree in Operations Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) while dealing with the aftereffects of traumatic brain injuries received from an IED while serving in Iraq. Kieffer will compete for Ultimate Champion in the Fourth Annual Warrior Games scheduled for May 11-17, 2013 at the Olympic Center, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Updated: 04/10/2013
AFIT alum receives Space Vehicles Directorate CGO of the Year Award
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AFIT alum Capt Max Yates (M.S. Astronautical Engineering, 2011) received the 2012 Space Vehicles Directorate Company Grade Officer of the Year Award.
Updated: 04/10/2013