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Heroes walk amongst us every day
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AFIT alum Maj Scott Smith (M.S. Cost Analysis, 2005)shares his story of a rocket that penetrated the building he was in at Phoenix base in Iraq
Updated: 04/23/2014
AFIT Graduates Class of 248, March 2014
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On March 27, 248 Air Force Institute of Technology engineering and management students received their diplomas at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Updated: 04/02/2014
About Phase: Synthetic Aperture Radar and the Phase Retrieval Problem
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Want a sharper image from synthetic aperture radar?
Updated: 03/25/2014
2013 Fall INFORMS Meeting
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Center for Operational Analysis staff member in named President Elect of the Cincinnati-Dayton INFORMS Chapter
Updated: 03/14/2014
Test and Evaluation Validation and Verification (T&E V&V) Workshop
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COA leadership attends AFRL-sponsored Autonomous Systems Test and Evaluation Validation and Verification (T&E V&V) workshop
Updated: 03/14/2014
AFIT's CCR receives renewed funding for critical infrastructure research
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The Air Force Institute of Technology received renewed funding for critical infrastructure (CI) research to provide greater depth in understanding malicious software development and operations, in general, and specifically, as it relates to deployment on critical infrastructure systems.
Updated: 03/10/2014
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