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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July 2010
David E. Rast
David E. Rast

I work with Sena Garven and Greg Ruark on various projects related to social influence and group processes. Over the next year I am primarily working on two projects. The first project seeks to identi ...

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September 2011
Jacob T. Singer
Jacob T. Singer

Jacob Singer is a graduate student working on his Master’s in Experimental Psychology at Texas A&M University – Central Texas. He is working with Dr. Christopher Vowels on several projects, including ...

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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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February 2012
Leonardis L. Bruce
Leonardis L. Bruce

Army aviation is seeking to increase the tactical role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). One aspect of this expansion is the development of Manned-Unmanned Teams (MUM-T) where UAS will be teamed wi ...

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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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