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Air Force Research Lab - Materials & Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RX)

Service or Branch: Air Force

Location: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

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STEM Fields: Chemical Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

The Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate develops materials, processes, and advanced manufacturing technologies for aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, rockets, and ground-based systems and their structural, electronic and optical components. Air Force product centers, logistic centers, and operating commands rely on the directorate's expertise in materials, nondestructive inspection, systems support, and advanced manufacturing methods to solve system, expeditionary deployment, and operational challenges.