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AFIT Graduates Class of September 2007
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More than thirty scientists, engineers, and management specialists are the recipients of graduate and doctoral degrees from the Air Force Institute of Technology. AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held its September 2007 student recognition ceremony Thursday in the Institute’s Kenney Auditorium.
Updated: 09/14/2007
Joint Engineer Operations Course Matured at Ft. Leonard-Wood
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The Joint Engineer Operations Course was created to remedy the suboptimal results at the Joint Task Force level where engineers face the unfamiliar task of pairing requirements with the engineering resources of the entire U.S. military, and not just their own respective service.
Updated: 09/12/2007
AFIT/LS Instructors Key to the New AF Independent Logistics Assessment Process
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Two of AFIT/LS’s instructors recently participated in the Air Force and Navy’s Integrated Logistics Assessment of the country’s newest jet fighter, the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35). In addition to the F-35 ILA, the instructors are working with HQ AFMC/A4 to develop a new course on the administration of ILAs.
Updated: 09/12/2007
AFIT's COAL Laboratory Maximizes Flexibility and Performs Combustion Research
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The AFIT Combustion Optimization and Analysis Laser Laboratory was designed to maximize flexibility and include as much capability in performing world class combustion research as possible. The laboratory includes gaseous as well as liquid fuel injection, large volume air delivery systems, and both conventional and advanced diagnostic equipment.
Updated: 09/12/2007
AFIT Faculty Head North
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Faculty members from the Center for Operational Analysis and the Department of Operational Sciences paid a visit to our Canadian allies in Kingston, Ontario, from 18–22 June 2007. In addition to creating ties with RMC, this visit also laid out a plan for increasing collaboration between the US and Canadian military OR communities.
Updated: 08/14/2007
AFIT's CESS Plays Integral Role in
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Through the Civil Engineer and Services School, working in combination with the AF Services Agency in San Antonio, and the AF Services Career Program office, a program was put together to take some of the best education and training from other AFIT courses.
Updated: 08/14/2007
AFIT Students Conduct Payload Testing at Johnson Space Center
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Air Force Institute of Technology students from the Graduate School of Engineering and Management's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently completed testing of their flight hardware experiment in preparation for an upcoming Shuttle mission, STS-123. Final testing is now underway at AFIT, with a planned delivery of the hardware to the Kennedy Space Center later on this year for a launch on the Shuttle in February 2008.
Updated: 07/10/2007
CESS Sustainable Design Curriculum “LEEDs” to Healthy and Efficient Buildings
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Engineers are turning to the Civil Engineer and Services School at the Air Force Institute of Technology to reduce the impacts of our buildings and create healthy workplaces.
Updated: 07/09/2007
Operational Sciences Appoints New Department Head
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Dr. Jeffery K. Cochran was recently named Department Head of the Department of Operational Sciences at AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management.
Updated: 07/09/2007
Wild Ride at a Not-So-Wild Organization
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AFIT School of Systems and Logistics Course Director shares experience as president of the local (Aviation) chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers.
Updated: 07/09/2007
OpTech Certificate Program Holds Graduation Ceremony
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The Center for Rapid Product Development at the Air Force Institute of Technology held its third certificate completion ceremony earlier this month to honor graduates of the 2007 OpTech Certificate Program.
Updated: 06/22/2007
AFIT School Offers Life-Long Learning
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Civil Engineer Squadron Command: The pinnacle of a career and thus the pinnacle of the curriculum at AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School!
Updated: 06/12/2007
AFIT's Center for Cyberspace Research Leads AF and Cyber Command Efforts
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AFIT and the Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) is currently leading several efforts to develop the personnel resources and capabilities needed for success in the cyberspace warfighting domain.
Updated: 06/12/2007
AFIT IMSO Wins First-Ever IMSO Team of the Year Award
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The International Military Student Officer team at the Air Force Institute of Technology won the first-ever Air Force IMSO Team of the Year Award for calendar year 2006. AFIT won in the “Small Activities Base” category.
Updated: 06/07/2007
SAME Awards Scholarships to Local Students
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Twelve area students were awarded scholarships by the Kittyhawk Post of SAME, the Society of American Military Engineers. The scholarships were presented on 17 May at the monthly Post luncheon, held at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center.
Updated: 05/31/2007
NASIC-AFRL-AFIT Consortium Benefits Partners, Students, and Community
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The Wright-Patterson MASINT Development Consortium aims to facilitate, enhance, and expand ongoing and planned Measurement and Signature Intelligence and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence activities on the base and in the Dayton area. Under its current structure, the WPMDC establishes a local-level, formal linkage between MASINT/AGI technology development, education, and user requirements.
Updated: 05/10/2007
AFIT School Smooths Pre-Deployment Requirements
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AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School coordinated with the CENTAF Services staff to combine pre-deployment preparation requirements for Services squadron commanders and superintendents. All requirements are now met via one 6-day TDY to the Services Contingency Course.
Updated: 05/10/2007
AFIT School of Systems and Logistics Supports the DoD Joint Logistics Educator’s Day
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The AFIT/LS Sustainment Curriculum Portfolio management team worked with other Air Force organizations to present the SCP registry data base program as a model for a joint logistics education portfolio repository.
Updated: 05/10/2007
AFIT Chapter of SIE Named National Chapter of the Year
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Of the more than 70 chapters of Sigma Iota Epsilon Management Honor Society at universities across the country, the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Sigma Beta Chapter of Sigma Iota Epsilon was named the national chapter of the year.
Updated: 05/01/2007
AFIT Professor Named Red Cross “Rookie Volunteer of the Year”
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Maj. Laura Suzuki, assistant professor of mathematics at the AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was named the 2006 American Red Cross, Dayton Area Chapter, Rookie Volunteer of the Year.
Updated: 04/25/2007
AFIT Research Highlighted at E-Gov Knowledge Management Conference
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Lt. Col. Danny Holt and Lt. Col. Summer Bartczak, faculty in AFIT's Department of Systems and Engineering Management, were featured as speakers at the E-Gov Knowledge Management conference held 3-5 April in Washington, D.C.
Updated: 04/10/2007
New Recycling Course Benefits All DoD Military Branches
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AFIT’s Civil Engineer and Services School is proud to offer a new course to help meet the Department of Defense’s need to provide education for its installation recycling program managers.
Updated: 04/09/2007
AFIT Lessons Extend Beyond Classroom Walls
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Each spring, AFIT foreign officer students travel to the nation’s capital for an educational visit spanning several days.
Updated: 04/09/2007
First Lean Event for Systems and Logistics Successful!
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Over the years, the amount of student information has grown and, with it, so has the use of AFIT Form 63 student data cards. While most people look at this card as a simple “fill in the blanks” activity, it's really a major process with many touch points that requires hundreds of hours.
Updated: 04/09/2007
Secretary of the Air Force Addresses March 2007 AFIT Graduates
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AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held its March 2007 graduation ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The graduating class was awarded 240 master’s degrees and five doctorates. Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, himself a 1970 AFIT graduate, delivered the commencement address.
Updated: 03/23/2007