January 2010
Veronica L. Gilrane
Veronica L. Gilrane

I am currently working with Dr. Mark Young and Dr. Robert Kilcullen on an officer selection project, which is part of a three year Officer Selection Program. The overarching goal of this project is t ...

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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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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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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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June 2011
Melissa A. Jones
Melissa A. Jones

The research I am conducting centers around improving pilot performance with remotely piloted aircraft. To quantitatively measure a subject's psychophysiological reaction to various workloads, EEG, E ...

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