WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Rapid change is the new norm when it comes to securing our nation’s future and can also be a major vulnerability for those who are unable to adapt, senior Air Force leaders have said. However, it can also be an advantage to the agile – to those who are able to swiftly develop and provide solutions to problems.
The Air Force is stimulating new thinking about future ways of warfighting and the answers to some of its the most complex challenges are being provided by scientists and engineers from across Air Force Research Laboratory.
Eleven of those scientists and engineers were recognized Oct. 26 for outstanding career accomplishments during the 2017 AFRL Fellows and Science and Engineering Early Career Awards Banquet at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Six were inducted as AFRL Fellows and five were recognized with Science and Engineering Early Career Awards.
Collectively they were honored for significant contributions made to the Air Force in the areas of sensors, electronic warfare, high temperature materials for turbine engines, carbon materials for air and space applications, munitions, protection from laser threats, effects of lasers on biological systems, strategic and atomic navigation and timing, and cyber assurance. Read more