Alexandria, VA

Cognitive Task Analysis

Cognitive Systems Engineering

ARA uses Cognitive Systems Engineering (CSE) methods to intensely study cognitive work as it is actually done in field settings to develop systems... more

Threat Detection Skills Trainer

Improve Threat Detection by U.S. Army Soldiers on Patrol

ARA assessed and validated threat detection measures, identified expert mental models, and created training to improve threat detection performance. more

Intensive Care Unit

Cooperative Communication System for a Burn Intensive Care Unit

ARA developed a real-time decision support and team communications IT system to improve intensive care unit clinical team efficiency and safety. more

  • Cognitive Task Analysis
  • Threat Detection Skills Trainer
  • Intensive Care Unit
VAPO

Risk Assessment and Management

ARA provides comprehensive risk assessment services and tools to maximize physical and electronic security, within the government and private... more

Modeling and Simulation

Modeling and Simulation

Tools for decision support and training for defense applications, the transportation community, medical and life sciences, and emergency... more

Test and Evaluation

Weapons Development, Testing, and Effects

From penetration and detonation underground, to air-blast, to a nuclear attack against U.S. satellites in space, ARA scientists and engineers... more

Materials Measurement Laboratory

Capital Area Materials Measurement Laboratory

ARA’s analytical chemistry laboratory performs CBRNE detection R&D including analysis of species in dirty matrices and the development of... more

Applied Cognition

Cognitive Solutions

Our cognitive capabilities combined with our expertise in the physical sciences allow us to develop solutions that enhance the performance of... more