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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
AFIT alum appointed to lead West Virginia’s General Services Division
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AFIT alum Col Gregory Melton, USAF, Ret (M.S. Engineering Management, 1991) appointed to lead West Virginia’s General Services Division.
Updated: 04/08/2013
AFIT alum elected to executive vice president, chief operating officer of Raytheon
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AFIT alum Dr. Thomas Kennedy (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1979) elected to the new position of executive vice president, chief operating officer of Raytheon.
Updated: 04/08/2013
AFIT Graduates Class of 209 students, March 2013
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Family and friends gathered, March 21, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force to watch 209 Air Force Institute of Technology engineering and management students receive their degrees.
Updated: 04/02/2013
AFIT's Graduate Program for Enlisted Airmen
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While AFIT is mainly geared towards graduate education for officers, there are enlisted student openings within the Graduate School of Engineering & Management.
Updated: 03/29/2013
Astronaut pays a visit to AFIT
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Wright Patterson Air Force Base celebrated National Engineers Week with a visit from American astronaut and space shuttle pilot Michael E. Fossum on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Updated: 11/28/2012
AFIT alum & former faculty member receives Bronze Star Medal for his work in Afghanistan
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AFIT alum and former faculty member Lt Col Alex Barelka (MS Information Resource Mgt, 2001) was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his work as a behavioral scientist in Afghanistan
Updated: 10/23/2012
First Technology Licensing Agreement for AFIT and Center for Cyberspace Research
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The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) recently received approval of its first commercial licensing agreement for software protection.
Updated: 08/27/2012
Establishment of new Acquisition Center of Excellence at AFIT
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In April the Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques in Test & Evaluation Center of Excellence (STAT T&E COE) was established at the Air Force Institute of Technology Graduate School of Engineering and Management by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation, Commander, Air Training and Education Command, and Director, Air Force Test and Evaluation.
Updated: 08/23/2012