Airman Feature Articles

  • Readiness through research

    The Department of the Air Force’s scientific research organization, commonly referred to as AFRL, conducts cutting-edge studies and experiments in a variety of areas to include aerospace technology and science. Ultimately, the work they do is in support of total-force Airmen and Guardians worldwide.

  • Researching human performance

    Dr. Candace Hatcher-Solis is a research biological scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory and the team lead for Neurobiology of Cognitive Performance. Her research interests include neuromodulation and biomarker discovery for cognitive enhancement and stress resilience.

  • At Altitude: AF Chief Scientist Victoria Coleman

    Dr. Victoria Coleman is the Air Force chief scientist and is responsible for providing the Secretary of the Air Force, Air Force Chief of staff and Chief of Space Operations with assessments on a wide range of scientific and technical issues impacting the mission.

  • Experimental mechanical engineering

    Capt. Kavi Muraleetharan is a mechanical and aerospace developmental engineer at AFRL and was the recipient of an Edison Grant, which has funded his research in developing detonation engines.