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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July 2012
Sarah C. Rozinek
Sarah C. Rozinek

My work applies to photodynamic cancer therapy, solar cells, and possibly the ability to modify proteins to impart new functions. With an array of optical spectroscopy techniques and computational si ...

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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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July 2009
Matthew E. Funke
Matthew E. Funke

Matt Funke is a Research Fellow working with Drs. Joel Warm and Benjamin Knott. He assists in the development, analysis, and reporting of experiments in the area of Human Factors. Matt’s focus is on c ...

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July 2009
Natalie A. Namrow
Natalie A. Namrow

At DMDC, my primary task is to assist in analyzing and interpreting the Equal Opportunity Surveys for active duty and Reserve component members. Currently, I am also involved in writing a comment ana ...

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The Consortium Research Fellows Program (CRFP) is a partnership between the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area and several Department of Defense agencies. The CRFP fosters a strong relationship between the higher education community and DoD.

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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