Autonomy Technology Research (ATR) Center Summer Program

ATR Center_full Logo_smallWhat is the ATR Center Summer Program?

The ATR Center Summer Program is a collaborative research experience for university students, professors, industry, and government to work together to solve challenging Air Force problems in sensing and autonomy technologies, including sensor processing and exploitation, object detection, tracking and recognition, navigation, geolocation, malware detection and defense, and many others. Students work with an Air Force mentor at Wright State University, or nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and have access to outstanding computing resources, measurement and modeling tools, and data.

AFRL LogoHow will students benefit from the ATR Center Summer Program?

Students at all levels undertake well-planned projects that extend and apply their technical skills. Interns interact with other students, university faculty, and Air Force mentors to improve communication skills through presentations and documentation. Their summer accomplishments enhance their education and provide relevant technical experience for future work.


Comments from past year interns:

"Working that summer inspired me to want to continue my education and pursue a graduate degree ... the tools you have given me have definitely changed me for the better."

"Thank you for this wonderful opportunity! I've learned and grown so much this summer and I can't begin to explain how valuable this program has been."

"This is a great program and has been an enjoyable and valuable experience. I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in research."

"I cannot recommend this program enough, or thank you enough for providing me with this life-changing opportunity"