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Applied Research Laboratories Overview

Austin, TX
501 to 1000 employees
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ARL:UT is a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) and has a long history of excellence in the areas of sonar, GPS, and information science. Since 1945 our laboratories have been dedicated to improving national security through applications of acoustics, electromagnetics ... Read more

Mission: ARL:UT's research spans the spectrum from basic inquiries into the nature of signal and noise fields in acoustics and electromagnetics, to the development of prototype sonar systems for use by the US Navy, to cutting edge independent research such as 3-D ... Read more

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    AUSTIN, Texas - We know ice is melting on the Earth's poles. But how fast? New data gathered using a green laser in space is helping scientists track the melting ice and giving us a new elevated view of climate change. NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), which launched in September 2018, uses ...

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Applied Research Laboratories – Why Work With Us?


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CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH

ARL:UT is home to some of the world’s most advanced research teams in the areas of acoustics, electromagnetics, and information sciences. Our sponsors include branches of the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, NIH, and agencies from the Intelligence Community.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS

ARL:UT offers relocation packages, exceptional benefits, staff education programs, and a casual work environment. Employees enjoy the added benefit of living in the dynamic city of Austin. The culture here supports a high quality of life and fosters creativity and innovation.

TALENTED STAFF

Research and development professionals make up the majority of ARL:UT's total staff of approximately 750, and opportunities exist for all degree-level candidates in aerospace, computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering, as well as in computer science, physics, and mathematics.



Applied Research Laboratories, the University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT), is a Department of Defense University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC).

Since 1945, ARL:UT has been engaged in sponsored research dedicated to improving our national security through applications of acoustics, electromagnetics, and information sciences.

As the largest and one of the oldest research units of the university and a member of the Vice President for Research portfolio, ARL:UT is highly engaged in the three traditional roles of a major university - research, education, and public service.

Applied Research Laboratories Reviews

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    Pros

    Everything you do goes to further the defense of our great nation

    Cons

    Reliance on military budgeting schedules can be a little tense

    Advice to Management

    None, these folks do a great job!

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Applied Research Laboratories Awards & Accolades

  • The U.S. Navy has awarded Applied Research Laboratories at The University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT) the largest research contract in the university’s history, DOD Award, 2017

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