Blog categorized as Challenges

Beyond 5G Software Defined Radio University Challenge Completes Successful 4th Year
The 4th Annual Beyond 5G Software Defined Radio University Challenge has come to a successful conclusion, with eight teams from across the country converging on Dayton, Ohio, to show off their projects and, possibly, to win some cash.

Satellite Defined Radio (SDR) is a system that uses software as op...
18.05.22 06:24 PM - Comment(s)
AFRL, WBI Challenge Winners Work to Revolutionize Combat Airfields

In the summer of 2020, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) created the Seedlings for Disruptive Capabilities Program (SCDP), with the goal of advancing innovative concepts that emphasize Air Force Science & Technology Strategy objectives. AFRL selected seven teams for participation in this ...

04.05.22 07:17 PM - Comment(s)
April 27, 2022: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is proud to host the awards presentation culminating the successful end to the fourth annual “Beyond 5G Software Defined Radio University Challenge.” This hybrid event will feature a team s...
28.04.22 01:00 PM - Comment(s)
711th Human Performance Wing Gets its Moneys Worth in Three WBI-led Synthetic Biology Grand Challenges
The trio of AFRL’s Synthetic Biology Grand Challenges has wrapped up on time and on budget, and the architect of the third challenge has become a believer.

Dr. Michael Goodson, research scientist at the laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, designed the third challenge: GC3: Probiotic for Human ...
03.01.22 10:36 AM - Comment(s)

Done right, challenges work. There’s an established record of success with the concept and they absolutely can go on to become funded programs. But only if they’re held in the first place! As noted in “Why Work with Undergraduate Researchers?” (published by the National Center for Biotechnology Info...

18.12.19 09:47 PM - Comment(s)