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AFIT PhD student wins best student poster
15 Nov 2021 - First Lieutenant Ashwin Rao, a nuclear engineering doctoral student at the Air Force Institute of Technology received the best student poster award from the Society for Applied Spectroscopy at the 2021 Scientific Exchange conference in Providence, RI in September....
Alum selected as AFMC command chief
08 Nov 2021 - Chief Master Sgt. David A. Flosi (M.S. Logistics & Supply Chain Management, 2010) assumed his role as Command Chief Master Sergeant, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH in Oct. 2021. Resilient, ready force focus for new AFMC...
AFIT EWI fellow part of civilian spaceflight history
04 Nov 2021 - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from launch pad 39A September 15, 2021, at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The rocket, which had the Inspiration4 crew in a Dragon spacecraft at its tip, took off from the same launch pad that...
Perram Named AFIT Distinguished Professor
01 Nov 2021 - Lieutenant General James Hecker, commander and president of Air University (left) presents Dr. Glen P. Perram with the AFIT Distinguished Professor Award on July 28, 2021. Also pictured on right is Chief Master Sergeant Randy Kwiatkowski, Command Chief Master...
First student to earn perfect score in AFIT nuclear concepts and insights course
18 Oct 2021 - Jason Young was the first of over 50 graduates of the Air Force Nuclear College’s Air Force nuclear concepts and insights course to achieve a perfect score on all course assessments. The course provides a survey of concepts and...
AFIT community planners course more than an academic exercise
12 Oct 2021 - Students in the Air Force Institute of Technology Civil Engineer School’s comprehensive planning development (WENG 520) course work in teams to develop district plans for areas around Wright-Patterson AFB and then present their work to base personnel and leadership. (Contributed...
Alum takes passion of flight to command Naval Air Test and Evaluation Squadron
04 Oct 2021 - Capt. Elizabeth Somerville, USN (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 2006), commanding officer of Air Test & Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, says there is nothing quite like the excitement of a deployment, the camaraderie of a ready room or the flight test environment....
From student to first female dean - Col Laurie Richter returns to lead the CE School
01 Oct 2021 - Colonel Laurie Richter returned to the Air Force Institute of Technology in June 2021 to serve as the first female dean of the Civil Engineer School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Katie Scott) Colonel Laurie Richter returned to...
AFIT Student Wins Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award
29 Sep 2021 - First Lieutenant Ashwin Rao checks the alignment of the Everbright 532 nm Nd:YAG laser's beam path for his laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy experiments. Rao received the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office...
Ceremony honors 17 new doctoral graduates
28 Sep 2021 - During a ceremony on Sept. 16, Lt. Col. James Rutledge, associate professor of aerospace engineering and senior military faculty, adjusts the hood of his student, Lt. Col. Matthew Fuqua, as Fuqua receives his Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautical Engineering from...
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