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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
AFIT Center for Cyberspace Research Earns Top Score
According to the results posted May 6 by the National Security Agency, students from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Center for Cyberspace Research, Team Two, earned the best score of the NSA 2010 Cyber Defense Exercise.
Updated: 05/14/2010
AFIT Center for Cyberspace Research Hosts the 5th International Conference on Information Warfare (ICIW)
The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR) was delighted to host the International Conference on Information Warfare (ICIW) on April 8-9, 2010 at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Updated: 04/28/2010
Seats Still Available for SYS 120
SYS 120 is an excellent opportunity for junior- to mid-level professionals needing to increase understanding of the acquisition process and raise awareness methods to enhance interaction with critical support agencies.
Updated: 04/20/2010
AFIT Class of March 2010 Achievements Are Personal
Colonel Stryker received her doctorate degree during the March 25 graduation ceremonies at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Of the many degrees awarded that evening, Colonel Stryker's has a unique story, one of personal triumph and achievement.
Updated: 04/06/2010
AFIT graduates Class of March 2010
Two hundred five scientists, engineers, and management specialists are now the recipients of graduate and doctoral degrees from the Air Force Institute of Technology. AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held its March 2010 graduation ceremony Thursday at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Updated: 03/30/2010
AFIT Briefs Research Projects to AFGLSC
Drs. Miller, Pettit, and Chambal from the Department of Operational Sciences traveled to Headquarters, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC) at Scott AFB on 5 March 2010 to brief Major General Gary T. McCoy and his staff on the research projects being conducted by the Department for that organization.
Updated: 03/22/2010
General visits Wright-Patterson’s Center for Cyberspace Research
Maj. Gen. Richard Webber, 24th Air Force commander, visited the Air Force Cyberspace Technical Center of Excellence located at the Air Force Institute of Technology Feb. 3. While at AFIT, the general spoke to the AFIT faculty, staff, students, and base personnel on the mission of the 24 AF.
Updated: 02/16/2010
Deployed AFIT Professor Sends Holiday Greetings Back Home
Currently deployed Assistant Professor of Logistics Management in the Department of Operational Sciences sent videotaped greetings to his family and friends back home during the Christmas holidays.
Updated: 02/01/2010
AFIT Attends AETC Symposium
Air Force Institute of Technology personnel exhibited and presented papers at the Air Education and Training Command Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, on 14-15 Jan 2010.
Updated: 01/25/2010
Applications available for SAME scholarships
Applications are now available for a number of scholarships supported by the Society of American Military Engineers Kittyhawk Post.
Updated: 01/25/2010
447th ECS hosts Change of Command
AFIT Alum, Lt. Col. Donald Cournoyer takes command of the 447th ECS.
Updated: 01/11/2010
AFIT Team “Little Bobby Tables” Win Digital Forensics Challenge
A team of four Cyber Operations graduate students from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Center for Cyberspace Research combined their cyber skills and interests in digital forensics to field a winning team in the annual DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Challenge for 2009.
Updated: 12/17/2009
AFIT Professor Receives Air Force Lifetime Achievement Award
Air Force Institute of Technology Professor, Dr. Richard F. Deckro, received the Air Force Analytic Community’s Analyst Lifetime Achievement Award.
Updated: 12/15/2009
AFIT's Cyber Warriors Develop New Cyber Career Field
Two newly-assigned Air Force Institute of Technology Senior NCOs are charting the path for a new cyber career field likely to impact enlisted members in a variety of career fields
Updated: 12/15/2009