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AFRL - 711th Human Performance Wing

Laboratory Information:

AFRL - 711th Human Performance Wing
2610 Seventh Street
Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7901
Agency/Department: Dept. of Defense - Air Force
Region: Midwest

FLC Laboratory Representative:

Dr. Jim Kearns
Phone: (937) 255-3765
Fax: (937) 255-7215

Background/History of the Laboratory:

In 2008, the activation of the 711th Human Performance Wing (711 HPW) within the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base created the first human-centric warfare wing to consolidate research, education, and operational consultation under a single organization.  The 711 HPW is composed of the Human Effectiveness Directorate (711 HPW/RH), the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine (711 HPW/USAFSAM), and the Human Performance Integration Directorate (711 HPW/HP).

Mission of the Laboratory:

Advance Human Performance in Air, Space, and Cyberspace through Research, Education, and Consultation

  • Bio-Acoustic Research/Testing
  • Biomechanics Research/Testing
  • Computerized Anthropometric R&D Lab
  • Directed Energy Bioeffects/Laser Lab
  • Aeromedical Evacuation Training Facility
  • COTS Technology Evaluation Lab
  • Critical Care Air Transport Team Training Facility
  • Dosimetry Lab
  • High-G Centrifuge
  • High-Throughput Biological/Environmental Samples Testing
  • Hyperbaric Research Facility
  • Hypobaric Research Chambers


Technology Transfer Mechanisms:

  • Commercial Test Agreement (CTA)
  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs)
  • Educational Partnership Agreements (EPAs)
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Patent License Agreements
  • Special Purpose CRADAs
  • Material (or Equipment) Transfer Agreements (MTAs or ETAs)
  • Invention License Agreements (ILAs)
  • Patent Assignment Agreements (PAAs)
  • Partnership Intermediary Agreements (PIAs)

Technology Areas of Expertise:

  • Immersive Environments
  • Aerospace Medicine
  • Cognitive Interface Technologies
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Continuous Learning
  • Human Systems Integration
  • Performance Enhancement and Protection
  • Predicting/Influencing Behavior