Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory® (GRILL®)

Who We Are

The GRILL® team investigates cost-effective training solutions and actively works with industry to develop technologies that support USAF training audience needs within state-of-the-art game and simulation engines.

What We Do

Our mission is to conduct integration efforts and training research using game-based technology to increase the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the people defending our nation.

Our Impact

We at the GRILL® strive to create programs that foster excitement and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in students and teachers in our local community.  Our investment in student and teacher mentoring has had an exponential impact.

About the GRILL®
The GRILL® at the Dayton Regional STEM School allows us to put technology directly into the hands of students to support STEM education and Warfighter technology.

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Old Projects
A collection of some of the projects that have been done by the GRILL® and set on display.

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For anyone looking to learn about AR / VR development, this page offers advice and suggestions.

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Learn about the STEM work the GRILL® has done. Leverage some of the lessons and content for schools and teachers.

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A collection of various videos and presentations created by the GRILL®.

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Contact Us
Dr. Winston “Wink” Bennett, 711th Human Performance Wing, Warfigher Readiness Research Division .

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GRILL® Recognition

711th HPW Collaboration Award (2020)

711th HPW Level AF STEM Outreach Champion Award (2020)

1st Quarter Team Collaboration Award (2018)

3rd place Dayton Business Journal’s Innovation Index Award (2016)

711 Human Performance Wing Commanders Excellence Award (2015)

Air Force Training Systems Product Group Excellence in Team Performance Award (2014)

NTSA Governor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling & Simulation (2014)

NTSA Modeling and Simulation Award – Training Category (2014)

Presented at the Interservice / Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC)

Joe Sciabica Innovator’s Award (2013)

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