News Archive Search

Instructor earns AETC Outstanding Civilian Airman of the Year award
30 Apr 2021 - Teri French, an instructor of engineering management within the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School received the 2021 Air Education and Training Command’s Outstanding Airman of the Year Award Civilian Category III. In 2020, French taught 134...
USAFA leaders visit AFIT
27 Apr 2021 - Maj. Ryan Kemnitz, assistant professor of astronautical engineering, describes AFIT’s additive manufacturing 3D printer process to Brig. Gen. Linell Letendre, dean of faculty, USAFA. The state-of-the-art system uses a laser to melt a finely graded metal powder, layer by layer,...
AFIT Faculty Receive AFA Sponsored Awards
15 Apr 2021 - During a virtual ceremony on Feb. 25, Dr. Todd Stewart, Air Force Institute of Technology director and chancellor presented the 2019 Air Force Association Wright Memorial Chapter awards to four AFIT faculty members including Maj. James Bevins. The awards...
Astronautical Engineering Student Wins “Best Professional Paper” Award
15 Apr 2021 - The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Master’s of Science Astronautical Engineering civilian student, Mr. Nathan Boone’s “Cislunar Debris Propagation Following a Catastrophic Spacecraft Mishap,” was chosen as the 2021 AIAA Survivability “Best Professional Paper” award recipient. The image above is...
AFIT establishes Homeland Security Community of Best Practices
15 Apr 2021 - The Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Air Force Institute of Technology established the Homeland Security Community of Best Practices, 1 October 2020. The HS CoBP is born out of the innovative approaches to test planning and follow-on...
Alum & AFMC leader focuses on approaching life with intellectual humility
01 Apr 2021 - Maj. Gen. Donna Shipton (Master of Space Systems, 2005) pauses for a photo during the KC-46 acceptance ceremony. By Michele Ruff, Air Force Materiel Command / Published March 31, 2021 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Maj. Gen. Donna...
AFIT awards 236 master’s, doctorate STEM degrees
01 Apr 2021 - United States Space Force Gen. John W. Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, gives the graduation address at the Air Force Institute of Technology graduation ceremony on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio March 25, 2021. The graduating class of more than...
Alum and AFRL exchange officer leads international Space collaboration
19 Mar 2021 - Air Force Research Laboratory engineer and AFIT alum, Capt. Jacob Singleton (M.S. Astronautical Engineering, 2016), participates in the 2019 United Kingdom Space Conference held at the International Convention Centre in Newport, South Wales as part of his duties as an exchange...
Striking a balance between nice and assertive is difficult says AFRL engineer and AFIT alum
08 Mar 2021 - Air Force Research Laboratory engineer Capt. Tara Crouch (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 2019) with AFRL’s Maui Space Surveillance Complex in the background. The MSSC, located on Maui’s Haleakala Summit, is home to the DOD's largest optical telescope, the 3.6-meter Advanced Electro-Optical...
2 alumni promoted to Major General
26 Feb 2021 - Congratulations to AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management alumni on earning their second star! The full list of promotees is located here. Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Kunkel (M.S. Strategic Leadership, 2006) has been appointed to the grade of major...
Return to the top of the page

Air Force Institute of Technology
2950 Hobson Way
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433-7765
Commercial: 937-255-6565 | DSN: 785-6565