Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is saddened to announce the unexpected passing of Executive Director Dr. David Walker on January 8, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. 


Dr. Walker’s tenure with Wright Brothers Institute began in June of 2019. His reputation for Air Force innovation was widely known in defense...
09.01.20 08:17 PM - Comment(s)

WBI is bringing a new understanding of technology portfolio management to the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. WBI held a workshop introducing the newly-minted Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (AFRSO) to the Innovation Performance Framework developed by the Stage-Gate® In...

18.12.19 09:23 PM - Comment(s)

With all the advanced science and technology surrounding Air Force autonomy, it’s hard to imagine the outdated catch phrase, “Synchronize your watches!” would still be relevant. However, a key component of successful autonomous communication is the ability to connect to a centralized time server. Di...

18.12.19 09:09 PM - Comment(s)
Dayton, December 10, 2019:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) have officially partnered to examine future Air Force capabilities. This $1M agreement will leverage WBI’s Artificial-Intelligence-based platfor...
10.12.19 07:08 PM - Comment(s)

The integration of the School of Aerospace Medicine, the Human Integration Division and the Airman Systems Technical Directorate into the 711th Human Performance Wing has been underway for several years. WBI was heavily involved with assisting Gen Koeniger, 711th HPW/CC with strategic planning and o...

26.11.19 06:17 PM - Comment(s)

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