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  • AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.For educators at the Air Force Institute of Technology, nuclear engineering has been
  • AFRL, AFIT help community college students gain real world STEM experience through SUCCESS project

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Students from Community College Gaining Skills and Experience in STEM, or SUCCESS program as it’s known, is designed as a vehicle to introduce community college students to AFRL and the larger Air Force to gain real world science, technology, engineering and math
  • AFITC 2017 slated for August, registration open

    Registration is now open for the 2017 Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference, Aug. 28-30, 2017, at Montgomery’s Renaissance Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center. Living up to its theme of “The Future is Now … A Digital Age Air Force,” the conference will highlight the importance of the continuing need for private industry
  • Data Analytics can help Air Force become more effective

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Analytics can turn data into valuable information and for some Air Force Institute of Technology faculty, they want to show you just how to do that.       “On the job and at home, people work with data all the time but may not know how to turn it into useful information,” said Col. Shane Dougherty, Dean, AFIT
  • AFIT Begins Preparation for HLC Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2020

    The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) is gearing up in preparation for the institution's ten-year accreditation reaffirmation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) in 2020. The accreditation reaffirmation is contingent on AFIT's ability to demonstrate that it continues to meet the Criteria for Accreditation, federal compliance requirements, and demonstrates a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Sponsored research funding is a win-win for both AFIT students and the sponsors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Whether it is the Air Force or Department of Defense seeking solutions for hypersonics, human-machine systems, energy security strategies development or other technical challenges, faculty and graduate students from the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may play a role in
  • Save the Date for 2017 Acquisition Insight Days

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is teaming once more with the Defense Acquisition University Midwest Region to present the annual Acquisition Insight Days training event June 13 - 14, on the campus of the Air Force Institute of Technology.The theme for this year is “Keeping a Decisive Edge” and
  • AFIT colonel stresses commitment to AF Core Values, higher education for Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Institute of Technology, known as AFIT by many, welcomed a new Air University Detachment 1 Commander/Director of Staff Dec. 16, 2016. However, he’s no stranger to the institute or its mission. In fact, he has served in several capacities at AFIT since 2002 during his first assignment as a
  • AMC Chief Scientist discusses S&T challenges for the Air Mobility Command during AFIT visit

    AFIT hosted Dr. Donna Cowell Senft, a Senior Leader Executive and Chief Scientist for Air Mobility Command (AMC) at Scott Air Force Base on 3 February 2017.    She serves as the AMC commander's scientific adviser, providing authoritative scientific counsel, technical advice, and guidance throughout the command on AMC core area technical programs.
  • AFGSC Chief Scientist discusses S&T challenges for the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise during AFIT visit

    The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, hosted Dr. Rodney Miller, senior leader executive and chief scientist for Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, Jan. 26, 2017. Miller is an AFIT alum who earned a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering in 1993 and a doctorate in Applied Physics in 1998.
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