STEM Blog

DoD Laboratory University Collaboration Initiative (LUCI)  Program

Ten scientists working across Department of Defense (DoD) Laboratories were recently selected to participate in the Laboratory University Collaboration Initiative (LUCI) program. These innovative researchers will receive $600,000 over a three-year period to explore their proposed basic research ideas.

Science Works! showcases Army Innovation in four segments

The Discovery Science Channel's Science Works! program showcases the fun side of real-world STEM careers via a virtual field trip at ARL.

DoD SMART Scholarship Success Story

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the DoD upon degree completion.

DoD SMART Scholarship Application Portal Now Open

The Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Application Portal opened on August 1, 2018 for students to apply for the 2019 cohort. The application period closes on December 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.

Scholars Shine at DoD SMART Symposium

A select group of Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholars from across the Department of Defense (DoD) Science & Technology Enterprise presented innovative and cutting-edge research at the annual 2018 SMART Symposium.

DoD Supports Tech Transfer

The George Linsteadt Technology Transfer Achievement Award recognizes the DoD Federal employees who have made significant accomplishments in support of the DoD Technology Transfer Program.

DoD STEM Team Kell Robotics Inducted into FIRST Hall Of Fame

The Kell Robotics team of Kennesaw Georgia is a group of high school students that participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition. FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is the world’s largest after-school student serving organization that inspires students of all ages to gain a greater appreciation for STEM and to pursue STEM career opportunities.

SMART supports students pursuing STEM degrees

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the DoD upon degree completion.

More than 220 students from over 30 regional schools participated in STEM event

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) hosted its ninth annual Carderock Math Contest (CMC), in West Bethesda, Md., on April 13, 2018. More than 220 students from over 30 regional schools participated in this science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach event by showcasing their mathematical talents in a series of individual and team MATHCOUNTS-style tests.

MDA and UAH share STEM concepts with students

Students at Akers School were treated to seminars by engineers from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) on March 22, as a part of the school’s annual College & Career Night.