EDUCATIONAL & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate
The Island of Maui provides an ideal setting for 21st Century research and development. The Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate is a cornerstone of the community emphasizing space surveillance, astronomy, supercomputing, and more. The contributions made to science at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex and Maui High Performance Computing Center are immeasurable.
Technology outreach is a continuing priority for the AFRL Directed Energy Directorate. With strong encouragement and support from senior leaders, and the extraordinary teaming and cooperation that has been achieved among Maui organizations, we have developed a highly effective outreach program.
Some of our activities include:
1. Developed Hands-On Activities
• Solar Energy
• Electromagnetic Spectrum
• Telescope Operations
2. The Optics Road Show impacted more than 1000 students this past year
3. Participated in numerous Community STEM Events
4. Teach the Teacher Workshop
5. Assisted in creation of an Educational Lending Library