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  • AFIT awards 236 master’s, doctorate STEM degrees

    During the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management graduation ceremony March 25, history was made as this year’s class included Guardians of the U.S. Space Force. A total of 230 master’s and six doctorate degrees were awarded in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. One graduate earned dual master’s degrees.
  • New chief academic officer to oversee quality education standards

    Dr. Heidi Ries has been selected as the Air Force Institute of Technology’s chief academic officer, responsible for overseeing and ensuring the highest standards of academic quality in both graduate and professional continuing education instruction and research.
  • EWI Fellows creating tangible results in a virtual world

    The United States Air Force’s Education with Industry, or EWI, program dates back to 1947. In its 73-year history, it has seen over 6,000 Fellows from more than 35 career fields loaned out to industry for a once in a lifetime behind the scenes look at some leading industry partners, too many to name here. Some of these Fellows went on to incredible career achievements, such as 1996 EWI alum and 2020 mid-tour guest speaker Maj. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt, a four-time program executive officer, now overseeing the command, control, communication, intelligence, and networks (C3N&I) at Hanscom AFB, Mass.
  • Civilian Back For Ph.D. In Astronautical Engineering

    Civilian Back For Ph.D. In Astronautical Engineering
  • Maxwell, AU Airmen realize dreams of transferring to U.S. Space Force

    When the window opened for Air Force officers and enlisted to apply to transfer to the U.S. Space Force in early 2020, and after giving it much thought, Capt. Hector Saunders threw his name into the ring.
  • AFITs Graduate School of Engineering and Management Presents Annual Awards With Ceremony

    The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management hosted their annual awards ceremony on Jan. 22, honoring faculty and staff for outstanding performance in 2020.
  • AFIT launches online graduate certificate in countering weapons of mass destruction

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Weapons of mass destruction can be man-made or naturally-occurring in a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear
  • AFIT/AFRL D’Azzo Research Library earns 2019 Federal Library of the Year Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) selected the D’Azzo Research Library for the 2019
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate faculty earns SE&TM award at AFMC level

    Lt. Col. Jay Rutledge, an associate professor and senior military faculty member at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), performing a year-long sabbatical in the directorate, earned the award in the Science and Engineering Educator category and will now compete for the award at the Air Force level.
  • Marine Commander’s Perspective on an AFIT Education

    United States Marine Corps Lt. Col. James C. Paxton III is currently serving as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (nicknamed the “Guardians”) in Yuma, Arizona.  He is a naval aviator who flew F/A-18C and KC-130J aircraft, and now flies the UC-12F.  He attended TOPGUN in 2007, and was designated a strike fighter tactics instructor.