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Batteries for the Future

Batteries for the Future

August 26, 2019

Join us for a conversation with materials engineer Dr. Marshall Schroeder from the U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory about the future of batteries and the work he's doing to power technology for American Soldiers.

Learning from Failed Experiments

Learning from Failed Experiments

August 19, 2019

Sometimes experiments don’t go as planned, but researchers end up learning from failure. In this week’s episode, U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti talks with research chemist Dr. Jesse Sabatini about why a possible contender to replace TNT didn’t pass muster.

Stirling Engines for the Future

Stirling Engines for the Future

August 12, 2019

Imagine a future where a vehicle would convert any form of heat into electricity for ground propulsion. What will that mean for the Army of tomorrow? Let’s find out as Dr. Phil Perconti, director of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory talks with computer scientist Justin Shumaker.

67 Years of Service

67 Years of Service

August 5, 2019

Robert B. Reams Jr., started his research career for the federal government in 1952. Sixty-seven years later, he will retire after a distinguished career with the U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory. Listen to the conversation as Director Dr. Phil Perconti has “Bob” tell his story and why his work was important for American Soldiers.

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