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Discovery Lab, a partnership of the Wright Brothers Institute and AFRL, brings together multidisciplinary, joint teams into the Tec^Edge environment for a period of a few weeks to one or more years, allowing for intense collaboration on a specific challenge or opportunity. US Air Force/Discovery Lab photo
Discovery Lab, a partnership of the Wright Brothers Institute and AFRL, brings together multidisciplinary, joint teams into the Tec^Edge environment for a period of a few weeks to one or more years, allowing for intense collaboration on a specific challenge or opportunity. US Air Force/Discovery Lab photo
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE – Air Force Research Laboratory Discovery Lab’s Summer-at-the-Edge program will demonstrate the latest student-developed STEM technologies from 1-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Student Union Apollo Room, Wright State University.


Summer-at-the-Edge students will demonstrate 3-D printed, small unmanned air systems; sensors and smartphones; mobile applications; a cybersecurity demonstrator for embedded electronics; organic robotic telepresence; Google Glass; and more – all developed this summer during an internship under the leadership of AFRL and area industry and education collaborators.


AFRL’s Discovery Lab and its programs give students early, hands-on experience in team-based projects with the goal of accelerating today’s technology innovations while growing tomorrow’s technology innovators.


Discovery Lab research director, Dr. Rob Williams, will also discuss future plans for the Summer-at-the-Edge program.


Information provided by 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs.


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