Neuroscience and the Soldier: How will future troops sense, perceive and interact with the world of technology? U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti talks with recently promoted Dr. Vernon Lawhern, a mathematical statistician from the lab's Human Research and Engineering Directorate.
What’s the next big thing? Imagine thinner, stronger and lighter metals, ceramics and plastics. How will that change the world? More importantly what will it mean for the U.S. Army of the future? Dr. Phil Perconti, director of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory, talks with up-and-coming materials engineer Dr. Victoria Blair.
Army researchers are looking at how to make future unmanned aircraft systems stealthier. Current rotors are noisy. U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory aerospace engineer Dr. Matthew Floros is investigating a potential technology solution to decrease the sound of certain rotor blades by as much as 10 decibels. That's a lot quieter. Listen to the conversation about what we learned today!
Read the academic paper by Dr. Floros: http://www.arl.army.mil/www/pages/shared/documents/quiet.pdf
Photos of the Common Research Configuration: https://www.flickr.com/photos/armyresearchlab/albums/72157701825301015
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.
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.
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.
A pioneering Army researcher has earned the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Listen to U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti interview Dr. Nathan Lazarus.
Pioneering Army researcher earns Presidential Early Career award: https://www.army.mil/article/224221/
Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-announces-recipients-presidential-early-career-award-scientists-engineers/
When you touch an electronic device, you notice how much heat it gives off. In the military, keeping electrical components cool and functioning optimally is a goal for researchers. U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Director Dr. Phil Perconti talks with thermal/packaging engineer Dr. Lauren Boteler about "keeping it cool!"