Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory® (GRILL®)

Leveraging game-based technology for education and training solutions.

The Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory®(GRILL®), under the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing, Airman Systems Directorate Warfighter Readiness Research Division, leverages commercial and government off-the-shelf gaming technologies for United States Air Force (USAF) education and training solutions.

Our vision for the GRILL® is to serve as a national authority on the integration and application of game based technology to address USAF education and training needs. Our mission is to conduct research and integration efforts using game-based technology to increase the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the people defending our nation. In addition to leveraging off-the-shelf technology to benefit Warfighter training, our goal is to inspire student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), specifically modeling and simulation (M&S), and to equip the next generation defense workforce.  
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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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STEM Education
Leverage free STEM lessons and content for schools and teachers.

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Full Throttle STEM®
Immerse and engage students in the mathematics behind RC cars.

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

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GRILL® Recognition


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)