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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
MORS Renames Student Award to Honor AFIT Faculty Member
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The Military Operations Research Society (MORS) has honored former AFIT faculty member, Dr. Jim Moore, by renaming the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Graduate Research Prize the “Dr. James T. Moore Graduate Research Prize.”
Updated: 08/13/2012
MURI Awarded to AFIT's Center for Directed Energy
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The Center for Directed Energy was awarded an AFOSR-sponsored Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) with University of Dayton (lead) and four other collaborating schools
Updated: 07/16/2012
2012 Directed Energy Summer Intern (DESI) Program is Underway
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The Center for Directed Energy (CDE), is once again participating in the Directed Energy Professional Society's (DEPS) Summer Intern Program
Updated: 07/16/2012
AFIT alum Dr. Showell joins Wright-Patt Credit Union as an Associate Director.
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AFIT alum Dr. Charles H. Showell (M.S. Logistics Management, 1971) joins Wright-Patt Credit Union as an Associate Director. Dr. Showell is currently the Dean of the College of Business and Industry at Central State University.
Updated: 05/30/2012
AFIT Wins CDX For 10th Year
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Students from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s (AFIT) Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) earned the top score among the graduate military schools in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) 2012 Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) conducted April 16-20.
Updated: 04/30/2012
AFIT alum Capt Paul Hrad (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 2010) worked with the United Nations in Liberia
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Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Engineer Capt. Paul Hrad knows firsthand the meaning of international cooperation, teamwork, and humanitarianism, thanks to a recent deployment to Liberia in support of the United Nations.
Updated: 03/26/2012
AIRMEN ACTING: WPAFB Captain Mentors Middle School Students
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USAF Capt. David Dawson mentors 8th grade students at Meadowdale Middle School in Dayton, Ohio.
Updated: 03/12/2012
Central Florida Chapter of the Air Force Association recognizes AFIT
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The Central Florida Chapter of the Air Force Association recognized the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) for their pioneering work in the field of Precision Navigation at the chapter’s Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida on February 24th. The AFIT was designated a Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow in the Air Force Association. Dr. John Raquet Director of AFIT’s Advanced Navigation Technology Center accepted the award.
Updated: 03/02/2012