Graduate School of Engineering & Management News

Professor Awarded Patent for Spacecraft Re-entry Time Prediction System
30 Jun 2022 - Lt. Col. Robert Bettinger, assistant professor of astronautical engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, was recently awarded a patent for his invention, “Early Warning Reentry System Comprising High Efficiency Module for Determining Spacecraft Reentry Time.” His module uses three...
8 Alumni General Officer Promotions
08 Jun 2022 - Eight alumni from AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management recently were confirmed and/or nominated for promotion. The Graduate School currently has 32 general officer alumni: 2 Lieutenant Generals, 17 Major Generals, and 13 Brigadier Generals. Air Force Maj. Gen....
AFIT Faculty Receive AFA Sponsored Awards
08 Jun 2022 - Dr. Walter Jones, Air Force Institute of Technology director and chancellor presented the 2021 Air and Space Forces Association Wright Memorial Chapter awards to five AFIT faculty members on May 19. The awards sponsored by the Wright Memorial Chapter 212...
AFMC leverages AFIT toolset in training digital experts
08 Jun 2022 - Published June 7, 2022 By Estella Holmes, Air Force Materiel Command WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command continues to employ all available means to transform today’s warriors into tomorrow’s digital experts. Training equips U.S....
AFIT PhDs Embark on International Research Opportunity
25 May 2022 - Maj. David Swanson, Ph.D (far right), AFIT materials science doctoral alumnus, and recent transfer to the European Office of Aerospace Research and Development, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, London, United Kingdom. As an international program officer in aerospace materials...
AFLCMC, AFRL, AFIT Collaborate on STEM Projects
13 May 2022 - TARDIS laser beam at John Bryan Observatory. (US Air Force photo by Steve Zuraski) Published May 6, 2022 By Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Public Affairs The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering and Technical Management Directorate...
AFIT faculty, students and alumni earn AF STEM Awards
06 May 2022 - Eight Air Force Institute of Technology faculty, students and alumni earned 2021 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Awards. “I congratulate all our award winners, who, once again demonstrate the technical landscape of AFIT in meeting the national-defense needs of...
Faculty wins 2022 AEESP Distinguished Service Award
06 May 2022 - Dr. Willie Harper, professor of environmental engineering within AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management, received the 2022 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Distinguished Service Award. The AEESP is composed of professors who engage in scholarship in...
Faculty named 2022 Dayton Chapter ICEAA Educator of the Year
06 May 2022 - Dr. Robert “Dave” Fass received the 2022 Educator of the Year award from the Dayton Chapter of the International Cost Estimating & Analysis Association. The award is given to an individual who has made significant education and training contributions...
25 Apr 2022 - Dr. Steven Fiorino, professor of atmospheric physics and director of the Center for Directed Energy within AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management discusses the multi-spectral targeting system flown on USAF Reaper aircraft with Secretary of the Air Force Frank...
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