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Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

Service or Branch: Army

Location: Adelphi, MD

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STEM Fields: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Information Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Physics

Employment at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is both personally challenging and rewarding. The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is the Army's corporate basic and applied research laboratory. Our mission is to provide innovative science, technology, and analysis to enable full-spectrum operations. ARL consists of the Army Research Office (ARO) and six Directorates-- Weapons and Materials, Sensors and Electron Devices, Human Research and Engineering, Computational and Information Sciences, Vehicle Technology, and Survivability and Lethality Analysis. Employees at ARL include scientists, engineers, administrators, and support staff, all of whom make valuable contributions both to the ARL's mission and to the United States.

  • C4I: Battlefield Weather for C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), Tactical Communications Networks, Tactical Battlespace Information Processing
  • Extramural Basic Research: Physical Sciences Basic Research , Engineering Sciences, Mathematical and Information Sciences
  • Human Dimension: Situational Understanding; Maneuver Teams; Technology for Human Robotic Interaction (HRI); Soldier Centered Design Tools and Analysis
  • Lethality: Novel Energetic Materials and Propulsion; Novel Projectile and Multi-Function Warhead Technologies; Multidisciplinary Design for Smart Munitions; Advanced Material for Ordnance Applications, Electromagnetic Gun Technology; Power & Energy: Power Components for Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Pulse Power; Directed Energy
  • Sensors: Electro-Optic Sensors;Advanced Radio Frequency (RF) Technology; Survivability: Kinetic Energy Active Protection (KEAP) Technologies; Ballistic Protection