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Quarterly Awards Ceremony


Date: March 19, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

The Winter 2019 Quarter Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

For additional Information, please visit NPS Student Graduation Schedule.


TLC Open Forum


Date: March 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: GL 128

TLC Open Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in TEAL Classroom (GL128).

This interactive session, led by Prof. Ralucca Gera, provides faculty the opportunity to learn how Microsoft Teams allows for:

    1.    Persistent conversations enabling a collaborative classroom environment anytime, anywhere
    2.    Quick standardized grading and timely feedback using the assignment management functions
    3.    Integration with other third party applications to customize the teaching and learning environment to support your own best practices

Faculty are encouraged to bring their own laptops to better investigate this tool and interact throughout the discussion.

Faculty interested in attending should log into Microsoft Teams and “Join a team” using the following code: Cshi385.  This will provide access to the “TLC- Classroom Test” team.

If assistance is needed please email the TLC at TLC@nps.edu.

The Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) of the Naval Postgraduate School helps unify teams across campus in support of quality, forward thinking, and innovation in teaching and learning.

Our vision is to:
    •    Facilitate easier access to services in teaching and learning across NPS
    •    Promote innovation and collaboration in Teaching and Learning
    •    Support NPS’s strategic plan and mission

For more information on the TLC, go to www.nps.edu/tlc, or contact us at TLC@nps.edu.


Reporting Date


Date: March 25, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

U.S. Students are to report back on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.


Winter Quarter Graduation Ceremony


Date: March 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Hall

The Naval Postgraduate School Winter Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, March 29, 2019.

The graduation streaming video will be available on March 29 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please visit NPS Graduation Ceremony page to watch live.

For dress uniform and more information, please visit NPS Student Graduation website.


SE Mgmt. DL Program Application Deadline


Date: April 1, 2019

Systems Engineering Management Non-Resident Master’s degree program with Technology Management focus (Class 711-1940)

Sponsor Code: Open Enrollment (711-1940)

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Commencing Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Systems Engineering is pleased to announce the offering of a Systems Engineering Management (SEM) Master’s Degree with Technology Management focus. The program is designed for non-technical undergraduates who work closely with or on Integrated Development teams and is open to uniformed officers, federal employees and defense contractors.

Delivery
The SEM degree is a part-time distance learning program. Courses are delivered synchronously using Blackboard Collaborate, a web-conferencing tool. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays 1100-1400 Pacific Time. To participate, students need Internet access and a PC microphone. A PC camera is optional. No special software is required to use Collaborate, which is compatible with NMCI.

Degree
Students who successfully complete the program earn a Master of Science ini Systems Engineering Management. Students also earn DAU equivalency for DAWIA training requirements of the Engineering (ENG) career field (ENG 101, ENG 202 and ENG 302) and a Certificate in Systems Engineering.

Eligibility
Undergraduate degree (BA, BS, other) with 2.2 GPA

To apply
Applicants should visit the SEM System Integrated Development website and under the Quick Links, select Apply Now. The SEM Non-Resident program is Curriculum 711. Candidates are applying for Academic Year 2019, Quarter 4 and should type the sponsor code of 711-1940 in the Comments section of the application. A Participation Agreement signed by a command authorizing official is also required. The application deadline is 1 Apr 2019.

For more information, visit the Distance Learning website or the Center for Education Design, Development & Distribution Student Coordinator CED3StudCoord@nps.edu.


Enabling Solid State Batteries


Date: April 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The April 5, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Enabling Solid State Batteries with Breakthrough Polymer Technology” with Dr. Michael A. Zimmerman, Professor of the Practice, Mechanical Engineering, Research and Characterization of Composites and Polymers Lab, Tufts University. DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Mike Zimmerman is the Founder and CEO of Ionic Materials, a technology company that has developed the solid polymer electrolyte with a new conduction mechanism for solid state batteries. With more than 30 years of experience in the materials science field, Mike has founded several companies in the manufacturing, finite element analysis and science industries.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Naval Submarine Birthday Ball


Date: April 6, 2019
Location: Barbara McNitt Ballroom

The 119th Submarine Birthday Ball will be held at NPS in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom on April 6, 2019.


Optimizing the U.S. Air Force


Date: April 19, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Ingersoll Hall 122

The April 19, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Optimizing the U.S. Air Force through 21st Century Tools and Technologies” with Mr. Roberto I. Guerrero, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy. Ingersoll Hall 122 - 1:00 p.m.

Through modern technologies, a comprehensive data strategy, and innovative ideas, Air Force Operational Energy strives to create an energy-optimized Force that maximizes combat capability for the warfighter. Roberto Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, will discuss how his office is working with industry, major commands, and aligned organizations to increase aviation fuel efficiency and develop energy-informed solutions.

Mr. Roberto I. Guerrero, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, Arlington, Va. Mr. Guerrero is responsible for providing oversight and direction for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review and execution of plans, policies and programs for the effective and efficient use of the Air Force’s $5 billion operational energy bill in support of its global mission.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.
 


Solar Thermal Technology


Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Ingersoll Hall 122

The April 26, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Solar Thermal Technology” with Anjaneyulu Krothapalli, Don Fuqua Eminent Scholar Chair & Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at Florida State University (FSU). DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Krothapalli was the Don Fuqua Eminent Scholar Chair & Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at Florida State University (FSU), USA and an Affiliated Professor of Energy at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. He was the founding member and Chairman of the Mechanical engineering department at FSU from 1983 to 2002. He was on the faculty of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University from 1981-1983.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Energy as a Weapon in a New Generation of Warfare


Date: May 3, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 3, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Energy as a Weapon in a New Generation of Warfare and Its Influence on National Defense Capability: Overview of the Ukrainian Case” with Dr. Oleksandr Sukhodolia, Head of Energy Security and Technogenic Safety Department, National Institute for Strategic Studies, Ukraine. DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Microgrid Projects at Naval Base Ventura County


Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 10, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Microgrid Projects at Naval Base Ventura County” with Dr. Robert Schainker, Senior Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Defense Energy Seminar with Ms. Jennifer DeCesaro


Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 17, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture with Ms. Jennifer DeCesaro, Directorm Technology-to-Market, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will take place in DRMI Auditorium at 1:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Memorial Day


Date: May 27, 2019

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

For more on this holiday and others, please visit OPM.GOV.


Towards Improved Soldier Protection


Date: May 31, 2019
Time: 11:00 p.m.
Location: Spanagel 117

The May 31, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Towards Improved Soldier Protection” with Dr. Sikhanda Satapathy, Army Research Laboratory. Event will be held in Spanagel 117 at 11:00 p.m.

Current personal protective equipment (PPE) have drastically reduced battlefield fatalities by using high performance materials to effectively defeat common threats. One approach to reduce battlefield injuries is to further optimize the performance of PPE; however this optimization is limited by our understanding of the human body’s response to the ballistic environment.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.