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UDRI September 13, 2018
Risk in the Sky?
University of Dayton Research Institute impact tests prove large aircraft won’t always win in collision with small drones.
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UDRI August 01, 2018
75 tons—plus gravity!
Landing gear on fully loaded aircraft endure a lot of force. UDRI is working to keep them strong on the job.
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UDRI July 09, 2018
Ready, Set—Grow!
University of Dayton Research Institute reorganizes in preparation for continued growth in research scope and jobs.
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UDRI June 18, 2018
UDRI awarded $72 million-ceiling Air Force contract for Quick-Reaction Evaluation program
UDRI will continue to support AFRL in reducing costs, creating a safer working environment, and increasing Air Force systems availability.
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UDRI June 11, 2018
Wind turbine donation to power up alternative energy research and education
A donation of a new wind turbine will boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities at UDRI’s Energy Experience Center.
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UDRI January 30, 2018
Battling addiction with brainpower
In the face of a national opioid addiction crisis, UDRI researchers work to find solutions that can help and heal those most in need.
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UDRI January 29, 2018
Better coatings, better fuel efficiency
UDRI has been awarded $1.5 million for coatings research designed to improve aircraft engine efficiency.
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UDRI December 04, 2017
Extending sight in the sky
UDRI has been awarded $15 million to support development of Air Force air-launched unmanned sensing systems.
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UDRI December 01, 2017
Hypersonic Vehicle Structures
UDRI awarded $9.8 million for R&D in materials and structures for reusable hypersonic vehicles
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UDRI July 21, 2017
Better materials, better processes, better repairs
UDRI awarded $43 million-ceiling contract to support Air Force in nonmetallic materials research and development
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