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The journey of a unique piece of software developed by DST scientists has taken a new turn.

Dr William Schonberg, Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been working closely with DST Scientists.

DST graduates Cassandra Heffernan and Tom Fahy were recently introduced to the world of defence science experimentation.

The rise of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems provides an opportunity to make Defence operations more effective, while presenting unique ethical and legal challenges.

DST's human performance researchers Dr Susannah Whitney and Phil Temby have joined forces with two West Australian universities to study individual and team performance in the Australian Army.

Game-changing is a phrase bandied about too often these days. But DST's John Taylor says it's an apt descriptor for the high performance computing (HPC) service that DST is building for Defence.

Defence scientists have enhanced a facial recognition algorithm, improving the odds of identifying someone in adverse environments such as across a distant carpark and in dark alleys.

Dr Olivia Samardzic has received the Public Service Medal for her contribution to providing the ADF with superior operational capability.