We Are Committed to Collaboration

  • The GRILL® science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) efforts have centered on collaboration between Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and mentors, students, and educators.

  • In support of STEM education, we at the GRILL® are working to develop a robust toolkit of educational STEM content for schools and teachers for use in the classroom, after school, or during independent research activities.

Explore Our Programs and Collaborations

AFRL Scholars

The GRILL® is one of the workplaces where interns in the AFRL Scholar Program are assigned. AFRL Scholars who are assigned to the GRILL® are usually pursuing a career in computer science.

Full Throttle STEM

Full Throttle STEM® immerses and engages students in the math and physics behind racing through the use of RC cars and racing game engines.


The GRILL® engineers assist Dayton Regional STEM School teachers and students with their various projects, which can include anything from soldering to programming.

Discover Our Free Challenge Problems

Use our challenge problems to teach your students about robotics, game development, 3D modeling, virtual environments, augmented reality, simulations, and more.

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Start and Finish line for the rover race at Full Throttle STEM.

Our collection of Full Throttle STEMchallenge problems involve several aspects of STEM education.

Student analyzes code that was made in Unreal Engine 4.

Challenge your students to create programs using Unreal Engine 4 game development software.

Access a Library of Free Teacher Resources

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General Resources

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Elementary School Resources

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Middle School Resources

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High School Resources