November 2011
Megan A. Mahlke
Megan A. Mahlke

Nanosecond electrical pulses (nsEPs) have been demonstrated to stress mammalian cells via inducing the formation of small pores in the plasma membrane, allowing for unregulated influx of ions into the ...

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May 2010
Erica L. Weber
Erica L. Weber

I am investigating the effects of thermal lensing on visual performance using an artificial eye. These experiments strive to assess how several parameters, such as pigmentation, pupil size, and exposu ...

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August 2011
Joseph E. Mercado
Joseph E. Mercado

I am currently working on a project investigating the ways to identify experts in the dectection of improvised explosive devices. The largest threat to allied ground forces remains the IED. The most e ...

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September 2009
Ryan T. Posgai
Ryan T. Posgai

The rapid growth of the nanotechnology industry and subsequent proliferation of nanoparticle types present the need to rapidly assess nanoparticle toxicity. My work at AFRL involves using a newly est ...

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May 2010
Jessica M. Badger
Jessica M. Badger

I am currently working as a post-doctoral research fellow with Dr. Richard Hoffman as part of FSRU's command climate research program. I am conducting research examining the outcomes of command climat ...

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Students work in Defense settings, become more knowledgeable about research and development, and increase the country's pool of scientific talent. Professors lend their specialized expertise to DoD projects and widen the scope of their research. Government researchers accomplish their goals more efficiently and develop new areas of inquiry. Transfer of technology accelerates. When the higher education and Federal research communities cooperate, everyone benefits.

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