Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • SecAF presents leadership awards to AU faculty, staff and students

    The Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award recognizes those students, cadets, faculty and staff who exhibit exemplary leadership, character and ethical behavior. It’s the most prestigious award given by Air University on behalf of the secretary of the Air Force.

  • AFIT dean receives professional society’s highest honor

    Dr. Adedeji Badiru, dean of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology is the recipient of the 2022 Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International Frederick Winslow Taylor Award. The award will be presented at the society’s

  • AFIT and Israeli air force leaders explore expanded partnership

    Col. Ariel Dvorjetski, PhD, head of the Aircraft Programs and Engineering Center for the Israeli Air Force’s Materiel Directorate, visited the Air Force Institute of Technology on Oct. 26 to discuss expanding research collaborations and student education opportunities. Joining Dvorjetski on the

  • Airman and astronaut: Bluford receives 2021 AFROTC Distinguished Alumnus Award

    Retired Col. Guion “Guy” Bluford Jr. received the 2021 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Distinguished Alumnus Award during a ceremony at Penn State on Oct. 6, 2021. Bluford studied at Penn State from 1960 to 1964, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering. A distinguished

  • AFIT community planners course is more than an academic exercise

    The increasing complexity and visibility of an Air Force community planner's job requires knowledge and skills in many diverse yet intricately interrelated topics.  The comprehensive planning development (WENG 520) course offered at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School

  • AFIT student wins Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award

    First Lt. Ashwin Rao, a nuclear engineering doctoral student within the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, recently received the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Fuel and Supply

  • AFIT gets new leadership

    The Air Force Institute of Technology welcomed two new senior leaders in separate ceremonies at Wright-Patterson AFB. Dr. Walter Jones officially became AFIT's new director and second chancellor in an acceptance-of-leadership ceremony July 27.

  • New AFIT chancellor and director selected

    Before joining the AFIT team, Jones was the executive director of the Rice University National Security Research Accelerator providing strategic leadership focused on all aspects of national security research and development, including defense, energy, international cooperation, and science and