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CCR partners with AFIT Civil Engineering School and National Defense University to provide "Managing Control Systems Security" Course
The AFIT Civil Engineer School, National Defense University, and the Center for Cyberspace Research partnered to provide the second annual course offering on "Managing Control Systems Security".
Updated: 09/07/2010
AFIT Alum selected to lead Ernst & Young LLP’s Power & Utilities Advisory Services Practice
AFIT Alum Mr. Dana Hanson (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1991) selected to lead Ernst & Young LLP’s Power & Utilities Advisory Services Practice.
Updated: 09/01/2010
AFIT Alum selected as Northrop Grumman’s corporate lead executive for company business
AFIT Alum Brigadier General Russell J. Anarde, USAF, RET, (M.S. Logistics Management , 1979) selected as Northrop Grumman’s corporate lead executive for company business in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Updated: 09/01/2010
Gen. Lorenz: Education Benefits Airmen
After 37 years, General Lorenz will retire this fall as commander of Air Education and Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. During an interview with Air Force Times he discussed his passion for educating junior airmen.
Updated: 08/24/2010
Maximizing the DoD Return on Investment in Cyberspace Professionals
This article focuses on the challenges our nation faces in developing an information assurance (IA)/cybersecurity workforce.
Updated: 08/24/2010
AFIT Graduate Develops New Integrity Framework for Image-Based Navigation Systems
The navigation community has spent nearly two decades in development of GPS integrity algorithms and continues to refine methodologies and investigate new approaches.
Updated: 08/09/2010
Image-Aided Satellite Navigation and Targeting Problem Earns ION Research Excellence Award
ION Research Excellence Award presented to 1Lt Keith LeBlanc for his research into the image-aided satellite navigation problem.
Updated: 08/09/2010
ANT Director becomes first ever Fulbright Scholar from AFIT
Dr. John Raquet, director of the Advanced Navigation Technology Center at the Air Force Institute of Technology, was selected to become AFIT’s first ever Fulbright Scholar...
Updated: 08/06/2010
Cyberspace Technical Center of Excellence begins Cyberspace Education program
The Air Force’s new Cyber Professional Continuing Education Program at the Air Force Institute of Technology has officially started its efforts to produce skilled and knowledgeable cyber leaders to support joint warfighting efforts.
Updated: 08/06/2010
Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, Air University, Commander to speak at the AFIT Heritage Symposium on 21 Sept 10
The Air Force Institute of Technology’s 2010 Heritage Symposium will feature speakers representing some of AFIT’s most notable and successful graduates.
Updated: 08/03/2010
AFIT Alum LTC Michael Platt (M.S. Astronautical Engineering, 1995) Assumes Command of AFRL/RZ
Lt. Col. Michael H. Platt will take command of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Detachment 7, during a formal Air Force assumption of command ceremony July 27, 2010.
Updated: 07/27/2010
AFIT Alum promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Criterion Systems Inc.
AFIT Alum Dr. J. Greg Hanson (M.S. Information Systems, 1981) promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Criterion Systems Inc.
Updated: 07/16/2010
AFIT Graduates Class of June 2010
Sixty seven scientists, engineers, and management specialists are the recipients of graduate and doctoral degrees from the Air Force Institute of Technology on Thursday, 17 June, 2010.
Updated: 07/15/2010
AFIT Alum Profiled in Local Newspaper
AFIT 2004 Space Systems graduate Lt. Col. Carmella Vitzthum Lawson profiled in local newspaper.
Updated: 07/08/2010
AFIT Department Head Earns Civilian Meritorious Service Award
On 13 May 2010 Dr. Jeffery K. Cochran was awarded the Civilian Meritorious Service Award by AFIT Commandant Brig. Gen Walter D. Givhan in recognition of his exemplary leadership and professional excellence as Department Head, Department of Operational Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering and Management from 2 July 2007 to 30 December 2009.
Updated: 07/01/2010
SPIE Awards $3000 Scholarship to AFIT Student, Mark Spencer
SPIE has awarded a $3000 Educational Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering to Mark Spencer, Air Force Institute of Technology (Wright Patterson AFB OH USA).
Updated: 06/28/2010
AFIT Alum Appointed President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
AFIT Alum Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1979, distinguished graduate) appointed president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Congratulations to Dr Kennedy on his promotion!
Updated: 06/24/2010
AFIT Students Present Terrorism Simulation to Great Lakes Hazards Coalition
The Department of Operational Sciences’ Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Class of 2011 presented a simulated terrorism scenario to the Great Lakes Hazards Coalition.
Updated: 06/21/2010
AFIT Alum Honored
AFIT Alum Dr. John M. Fabian receives 2010 Warren G. Magnuson Puget Sound Legacy Awards
Updated: 06/15/2010
AFIT Alum Awarded
AFIT Alum Maj Gen John F. Phillips was awarded the 2010 Defense Acquisition University's David D. Acker "Skill in Communication" Award
Updated: 06/15/2010
AFIT Alum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
AFIT alum COL Jeffrey T. Butler was awarded the National Society of Black Engineers Lifetime Achievement in Government award.
Updated: 06/15/2010
AFIT Alum and Former Faculty Member Selected to Defense Science Board
Stephen E. Cross was selected as one of 39 new appointees to the Defense Science Board
Updated: 06/15/2010
Five AFIT Alums Receive Awards
Five AFIT alums receive awards at the Sensors Directorate Annual Awards Banquet held January 21st at the Wright-Patt Club.
Updated: 06/15/2010
Computers are battlefield for AFIT students
At AFIT’s Center for Cyberspace Research, service members and civilians learn how to strengthen defensive systems, infiltrate networks and monitor the flow of data...
Updated: 06/08/2010
AFIT Logistics Class Students Study Lean Six Sigma in Commercial Setting
Lean Six Sigma cultural transformation was the topic of an AFIT visit to General Electric Aircraft Engines' Customer Education and Training Center (CTEC), in Springdale, OH, on Thursday, 13 May 2010.
Updated: 05/24/2010