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NPS Experts Help Boy Scout Troops Earn STEM-based Merit Badges During Campus Visit
Men and women in uniform are a common sight on any given day at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus, but for one weekend recently, seven Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troops consisting of 67 youn... Read More

NPS Explores Next-Generation Acoustic Detection
A team of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) researchers is partnering with local research institutions to explore some of the latest technology in acoustics sensors, investigating a challenge the Navy h... Read More

Crew Endurance Team explores innovative sleep solutions onboard USS Paul Hamilton
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Crew Endurance team, whose research has already led to fleet-wide changes in watchbill rotations to provide more sleep to Sailors, has now focused their studies on ... Read More

NPS prepares to take on xSwarms
It’s time for a new discussion about the birds and the bees ... Or rather, fleets of hundreds of armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and the dynamics of these massive swarms under external control –... Read More

Gray Networks: NPS uses social network analysis to cast a bright light on maritime awareness
On November 25, 2018, a large commercial cargo ship suddenly parked itself under the recently-constructed Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait, preventing three Ukrainian Navy vessels from reaching th... Read More

NPS partners with RoboNation, Open Robotics to host the first global, nautical-themed Virtual Robotics competition
Since its official launch in 2014, the biennial international RobotX challenge, a collaboration between the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and private and non-profit partners from the robotics industr... Read More

Two NPS Grads Among NASA’s Newest Astronauts
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumni have just graduated astronaut basic training with the first cohort for NASA’s Artemis program, poised to open a new chapter of American space exploration. M... Read More

NPS Initiates Meyer Scholar Program to Develop Air and Missile Defense Experts
Responding to the real-world challenges of air and missile defense, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has initiated the Meyer Scholar program, named for the Father of the AEGIS Combat System, retire... Read More

NPS Students Research Impact of Stress on Learning, Performance
NPS Department of Operation Research students Lts. Lindsay Clements and Clarese Neill are performing a series of experiments looking into the effects of stress training on learning retention. Clement... Read More

Commandant Explores Student Research, Addresses Marines During Visit to NPS
Just five months into his tour as the Marine Corps’ 38th Commandant, Gen. David H. Berger paid a visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Dec. 5, to explore relevant research and engage universit... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Advance Graduate Education for Senior NCOs
The cohort of senior enlisted Marines enrolled in Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is growing. Driven by the Department of the Navy’s Education for Seapower study, and its recommendations to bolster ed... Read More

NPS Kicks Off Seapower Conversations Video Series
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) launched a new video series, Nov. 14, featuring university faculty experts discussing the trends, technologies and tactics that shape modern naval power. Coined “Se... Read More

NPS Researchers Lead Innovations in Phase Change Materials
A team of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) researchers recently published the results of their successful experimentation using phase change materials (PCMs) to develop a formulation with potential to ... Read More

Examining State-Controlled Media for Clues to Policy Objectives
Dr. Elizabeth Gooch, an economist in NPS' Defense Resources Management Institute, recognized the wealth of information available in the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT), a massive ... Read More

Inaugural Tech Op Helps Industry Reps Explore Military Applications of 5G
In an effort to explore opportunities for collaboration in emerging technologies, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted its inaugural Tech Op event, Oct. 24. Billed, “Taking 5G to the Edge,” the ... Read More

Kennedy Space Center Director Shares NASA’s Future of Exploration During Latest SGL
Director of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center and former Astronaut, retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Robert D. Cabana presented Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff with an in-d... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty Participate in Latest HACKtheMACHINE
With the help of NPS’ Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research, or CRUSER, a force of 21 Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students and faculty attended the latest HACKtheMACH... Read More

Annual WIC workshop focuses on logistics in contested environments
More than 130 Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, fleet junior officers, and early career engineers from Navy labs, academia and industry participated in the latest Warfare Innovation Continuum ... Read More

Wozencraft Award Winner, Summer Quarter 2019
Over the coming days, we’ll look back at the experiences of several of the Summer Quarter’s top student award winners, from their own words ... First up, Lt. Sean Kennedy, the 2019 Summer Quarter reci... Read More

International students explore Silicon Valley tech through NPS outreach program
A new outreach program developed by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) International Graduate Programs Office (IGPO) is providing a unique opportunity for international students to get an up-close lo... Read More

Adobe CEO Narayen Talks Change During NPS Guest Lecture
Shantanu Narayen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Adobe, offered the latest Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) to students, faculty and staff at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in K... Read More

TLC Mini-Grants Program Seeds Innovative Efforts Across Campus
When Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty and students speak, the university’s Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) listens. In response to input from the NPS community, the TLC has awarded a dozen... Read More

NPS Sleep Research Takes on Amphibious Operations
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently led a research mission across the Pacific Ocean which may vastly improve the Navy’s understanding of how sleep can boost crew performance during arduous am... Read More

NPS ITACS Recognized with Navy Agility and Accountability Impact Award
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) department has been recognized for innovative support to the university with its receipt of the Navy Ag... Read More

NPS, Air Force Research Lab Use JIFX to Improve Situational Awareness Tool
The Naval Postgraduate School’s quarterly Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) event has once again provided an opportunity for partnerships to improve tech to the warfighter. This time, the... Read More

Privacy Act Lead Details Latest DOD Policy With PII Team
Deputy Chief Information Officer for Operations Chris Gaucher serves as NPS’ Privacy Act Coordinator, ensuring the management of personally-identifiable information (PII) remains in compliance in all ... Read More

Navy Officer to Receive Summer Quarter’s MORS/Tisdale Award
Three U.S. Navy students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research (OR) presented theses examining a variety of operational dynamics such as supply chains, chemical an... Read More

NPS Researchers Play Leading Roles in Massive Arctic Study
The largest Central Arctic expedition in human history – the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) – is scheduled to depart Norway on September 19 with two NP... Read More

Latest Cyber Endeavour Tackles Russian Interference
More than 200 experts and operators representing organizations across the Department of Defense (DOD), Academia, Industry and NATO gathered at Stanford Research Institute’s (SRI) International Headqua... Read More

Academia, Industry Partnerships Advance Capabilities at Latest JIFX
Once again, NPS advances its partnerships with military, academic and private sector organizations during the university’s Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program. At the latest event, ... Read More

Defense industry execs talk innovation with future program managers
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Graduate School of Business and Public Policy brought together two captains of industry for a panel discussion titled “Challenges of Innovation in Defense Acquisi... Read More

Summer interns share their research with campus community
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said farewell to a cadre of its latest cohort of summer science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) interns with a poster showcase and certificate ... Read More

NPS Campus Hosts Ordnance and Ballistics Group for Industry, Academia Collaboration
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in partnership with the National Armaments Consortium (NAC), hosted the 68th annual Ordnance and Ballistics Technology Working Group allowing researchers and devel... Read More

Former Vice President Dan Quayle Tours Campus, Research Labs
Dan Quayle, 44th Vice President of the United States, took an opportunity to learn more about the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and its unique mission of defense-relevant graduate education and rese... Read More

NPS Defense Energy Seminar Engages Top Experts, Broadens Profile
Geopolitical energy expert and author Peter Zeihan joined faculty and students from across the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for a discussion on the trade and use of oil as an energy resource during... Read More

Argh, Mateys! NPS Interns to Use Pirate Eyepatches in Watch Stander Alertness Study
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) interns are about to embark on a research study to find out why pirates wore eyepatches. Imani Murph, finishing her master’s degree at Embry Riddle Aeronautical Un... Read More

Student-led wargaming offers insights, analyses into future conflict
The U.S. stands at the brink of war with a peer adversary, and Navy and Marine Corps leaders need to figure out how to best position our forces and interoperate with our allies in the Australian Defen... Read More

Alumnus honors legacy of iconic NPS Professor Richard W. Hamming
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus Dr. Martin Mandelberg has embarked on an effort to honor one of the 20th century’s greatest minds, esteemed computer scientist and mentor NPS Distinguished Prof... Read More

Faces of NPS – Lt. Eddie Macias
The drone went down on a blustery June afternoon. The satellite link Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students and faculty were using for their research had been disrupted for the briefest of moments, ... Read More

Research in Review – A Legacy Under the Ice
For more than 20 years, the Naval Postgraduate School’s home-grown, innovative Autonomous Ocean Flux Buoy has braved some of the Earth’s harshest environments in support of student research and scient... Read More

NPS Launches Small Satellite “University” to Assist Intelligence Community
When the United States intelligence community recently recognized a critical need, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) assembled a team of multidisciplinary experts from across campus to rapidly addre... Read More

STEM Program Connects Summer Interns with Research Mentors
Eighty-five students ranging from local area high schoolers to master’s degree holders began their 10-week summer internships with NPS’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program,... Read More

NPSAT-1 Launches Onboard SpaceX Falcon Heavy
The long wait finally came to an end for faculty and researchers in the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Space Systems Academic Group (SSAG). Following several external delays to a launch that was or... Read More

NPSAT1 to Launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy
It’s been years in the making, but the Naval Postgraduate School’s own NPSAT1 is mounted and ready to launch on board SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, June 24, from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A. NPS... Read More

NPS researchers honored with regional clean air award
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) received Monterey area community recognition recently for its efforts to reduce the Navy’s carbon footprint in developing alternative energy technology. Lecturer D... Read More

Marine’s thesis honored with multiple student awards
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research (OR) awarded Marine Corps Capt. Courtney Thompson the Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Stephen A. Tisdale Thesis Award ... Read More

Annual Symposium Puts Technology at the Forefront of Acquisition
Seaside, Calif. - For two days in May, hundreds of acquisition professionals from government, academia and industry across the nation gathered in this arcadian city on California’s central coast to ma... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange seeks tactical edge to address Marine Corps challenges
The U.S. Marine Corps at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted the university’s latest Big Idea Exchange (BIX) presenting and discussing their cutting-edge research and ideas with a greater Navy ... Read More

NPS Internship Program Helps Students Refine Research Through Industry Connections
The Naval Postgraduate School Industry Internship Program recently completed its third iteration sending 21 students for week-long internships at leading private sector technology companies to develop... Read More

CRUSER’s Monthly Meetings Offer In-Depth Discussion on Cutting-Edge Research
During an April 16 seminar delivered to NPS’ Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER), Naval War College Associate Provost for Warfighting Research and Development ... Read More

NPS Partners With Elroy Air on Unmanned Systems Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and Elroy Air, a producer of unmanned aerial cargo systems, recently signed a new research agreement which will allow for the mutually-beneficial exploration of aut... Read More

NPS Marine Corps students build, launch comms rocket
Randsburg, Calif. - When two Devil Dogs recently launched a rocket built from scratch over the barren wastes of the Mojave Desert, they took the expeditionary power of the United States Marine Corps t... Read More

Annual TechCon Examines Government, Industry Partnerships
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) held its eighth annual Technical Continuum (TechCon), allowing the greater robotics and unm... Read More

Annual NRWG Leverages NPS Expertise for Research and Innovation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), as part of its Naval Research Program (NRP), held the annual Naval Research Working Group (NRWG) across the university’s campus April 9-11. The NRWG serves as a fo... Read More

ITACS Emphasizes Outreach With Regional, DOD Partners
Naval Postgraduate School’s Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) hosted a pair of meetings in March demonstrating the organization’s commitment to outreach and partnership with p... Read More

Army student’s systems engineering research goes global
U.S. Army Plans Officer and Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Systems Engineering student Capt. Rondolf Moreno captured the attention of the engineering community with his research into modeling and sim... Read More

NPS, RoboNation, Open Robotics announce Virtual RobotX competition
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has teamed up with RoboNation and Open Robotics to host the first-ever Virtual RobotX (VRX) competition, an international, university-level challenge designed to br... Read More

NPS Researchers Partner on Next Generation Climate Model
A team of professors from the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Applied Mathematics has joined a consortium of leading researchers seeking to revolutionize the world of climate modeling ... Read More

JIFX accelerates solutions through partnerships with academia, industry
NPS FIELD LABORATORY, CAMP ROBERTS, Calif. - The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) just took another step forward in deepening the creative bonds between the military, academia and the private sector ne... Read More

NPS professor selected to receive prestigious engineering award
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) selected Dr. Young W. Kwon, a Distinguished Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, for the annual S. Y. Zamrik Pressure V... Read More

NPS researcher explores 3D printing with extremely viscous materials
Dr. Emre Gunduz arrived at NPS in July, ready to continue his cutting-edge work with the 3D printing of extremely viscous materials. This work is the culmination of two years of research and testing c... Read More

Advancing OPSEC Through ‘Train the Trainers’ Course
NPS hosted the latest Naval Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manager Course, Jan. 9-10, designed to teach OPSEC trainers across the Department of Defense enterprise how to develop programs to meet ... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange highlights struggle for cyber advantage
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty and students researching the cutting-edge of how the U.S. can gain an advantage in cyberspace shared their game-changing research during the latest Big Ideas Ex... Read More

NPS Team Turns to Machine Learning to Predict Social Unrest
The balloon of cyber warfare has gone up, and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) remains at the forefront of developing vital technologies to win the fight in this very gray domain. The Defense Inte... Read More

Ad Hoc Student Team Wins Hackathon With Innovation in UAS Detection
When confronted with a challenge of a mounting national security concern, a motley crew of students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) did not hesitate to band together to swiftly devise an inge... Read More

New Climate Model to Be Built from the Ground Up
Facing the certainty of a changing climate coupled with the uncertainty that remains in predictions of how it will change, scientists and engineers from across the country are teaming up to build a ne... Read More

NPS Student’s Internship Could Lead to Research Partnerships with NASA
A NASA delegation’s visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) could open the door to fruitful future collaboration on some of the nation’s most critical technology challenges. Researchers from NAS... Read More

MACO Graduate Commissioned to Warrant Officer
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Networks) Kurt Myers was commissioned to Chief Warrant Officer 2 in a ceremony held on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus, Nov. 30. Myers, a recent graduate of NP... Read More

Marine Cyber Chief Stresses the Role of Humans, Not Hardware, in the Fight
Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, took the opportunity to candidly address Marines attending the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) during a visit to the un... Read More

Chair Professor Recognized by AIAA for Advancing Astronautics
NPS National Reconnaissance Office Chair Professor retired U.S. Navy Capt. Daniel Bursch has been presented with the Haley Astronautics Award by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ... Read More

Physics Professor’s Patents Could Help Speed Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) applied physics associate professor was recently awarded a series of patents which could dramatically reduce the cost and time of infectious disease diagnosis. Dr. E... Read More

NPS Team Completes Remote Arctic Research Expedition
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) scientists and students just returned from the heart of the desolate Arctic on an expedition which will deepen our understanding of a rapidly retreating northern ice pa... Read More

NPS Answers Air Force’s Call for a Continuum of Learning
The U.S. Air Force Education and Training Command is charging forward on the implementation of a paradigm shift in the way Airmen are educated. And the Naval Postgraduate School stepped forward with a... Read More

NDIA Honors NPS Distinguished Professor Through Young Professional’s Award
NPS Distinguished Professor Emeritus Robert E. Ball of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department was honored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) as it renamed its award for... Read More

Defense Energy Seminar Examines Navy’s Future Use of Electrical Energy Tech
A group of energy officials from across the Navy teamed up to provide the NPS community with an overview of the Navy’s future electrical energy technology development during the latest Defense Energy ... Read More

Students Attend Experience Tour at PEO Integrated Warfare Systems
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students recently participated in an internship trip sponsored by the Program Executive Office (PEO) Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS). The annual experience tour allows... Read More

NPS Industry Internship Program Continues Rapid Expansion
Early this year, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Student Services Office formally launched the NPS Industry Internship Program to provide valuable internship experiences in partnership with lead... Read More

A Bigger, Better Discover NPS Day Welcomes the Peninsula to Campus
In the early morning hours of October 26, the gates of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) opened to the eyes of the world – or at least to the Monterey Peninsula – for the university’s annual Discove... Read More

Students, Faculty – and Dumbledore’s Army – Prepare for Discover NPS Day
In preparation for Discover NPS Day, NPS students Lt. Aaron Green and Lt. Cmdr. Cassie Hamblin do a practice run of their venue with a few members of the target audience. Hamblin and Green, along with... Read More

Annual Workshop Envisions Future Use of Unmanned Systems
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) held its annual Warfare Innovation Continuum (WIC) Workshop, Sept. 17-20. The WIC is a coo... Read More

New Patent Portal Accelerates NPS Technology Transfers
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) just took a major step forward in making cutting-edge technologies more accessible.   The NPS Research and Sponsored Programs Office (RSPO) partnered with Tech... Read More

NPS Researchers Recognized for Serious Advancements in Serious Gaming
Beneath the starry night, you look down upon a residential compound in the suburbs of Abbottabad, Pakistan, wherein dwells the militant Islamist responsible for a series of horrific terrorist attacks ... Read More

JIFX Continues to Help DOD, Academia Explore Limits of New Technology
CAMP ROBERTS, Calif.-From the blistering tarmac at McMillan Airfield, a lightweight unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) catapults off and directs itself into a forming swarm of fellow UAVs. A few hundred me... Read More

NPS Research Brings Navy One Step Closer to Laser-Equipped Destroyers
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has brought the U.S. Navy one step closer to its goal of deploying laser weapons on destroyers by 2020. Members of NPS’ Directed Energy Research Group went to sea ... Read More

Workshop Updates NPS Data Scientists on Current Research
Doctoral students from prestigious universities across the nation recently convened at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to share their latest research in data science and analytics. The second ann... Read More

Top Gun Turns to NPS Executive Education to Prep for Major Expansion
“Top Gun” is due for an upgrade. And no, it’s not the upcoming sequel to the classic 1986 film due out next summer. The ranges at Naval Air Station Fallon (NASF) in rural western Nevada – the epicent... Read More

Internet Mogul Parsons Addresses NPS Marines
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Robert “Bob” Parsons, founder of the Internet domain registrar and Web-hosting company GoDaddy, to speak with university Marine Corps students, Aug. 21. Pa... Read More

Exchange Students Leave Their Mark on Network Lab’s Research
After a year of research and discovery in the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation (CENETIX), German and South Korean students on campus through the Engi... Read More

NPS, CSUMB Interns Share Research During Annual Showcase
Several summer interns from the Naval Postgraduate School’s latest cohort presented their research projects during the Monterey Bay Summer Research Symposium at nearby California State University, Mon... Read More

NPS Student Gives New Voice to Hope Services Janitor
“There is no one else I can think of who deserves this kind of communication device more than Juan,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Zachary Daniels during a presentation to Hope Services Janitor Juan Olgui... Read More

NPS Professor Appointed Editor-In-Chief of “Systems Engineering” Journal
NPS Department of Systems Engineering Professor Clifford Whitcomb has been selected to serve as the new Editor-In-Chief (EIC) of “Systems Engineering” journal, a bimonthly publication recognized as a ... Read More

Senior ONR Official Taps Into NPS Researchers
A senior Office of Naval Research (ONR) official recently brought the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) research community up to speed on its current directions in an ever-changing world. Dr. John Pazi... Read More

Summer Interns Help NPS Engineers Explore Unmanned Systems
Two young interns are making some serious waves this summer at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). High school senior Kathryn Yeager and college sophomore Colin Cool are spending their summer breaks... Read More

Fleet Forces Deputy Offers Candid Presentation on U.S. Security Challenges
U.S. Fleet Forces Command’s deputy commander addressed Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff on the challenges facing the United States in the wake of great power competition dur... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty and Alumni Well Represented in SECNAV Innovation Awards
In early 2018 during his first visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Richard V. Spencer offered his vision for the future of the university, callin... Read More

NPS Student Begins Rare Quarter-long Internship With NASA
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) graduate student has boldly gone where no NPS physics student has gone before. Navy Lt. Todd Coursey recently embarked on a quarter-long internship this summer with ... Read More

NPS-Developed Software Detects System Design Errors Early
A small group of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty has teamed up with NPS’ Center for Educational Design, Development and Distribution (CED3) to develop a software-based tool which has the power... Read More

Student Wargaming Activities Address Sponsors’ Direct Needs
In the near future, a crisis suddenly flares up on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, and U.S. Marines are called to action to evacuate U.S. civilians trapped in a hostile city. The nearest ... Read More

Legendary Naval Strategist Hughes Releases New Edition of Fleet Tactics
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Dean Emeritus Wayne Hughes, renowned as a foremost authority on naval tactics, has just published a new edition of his seminal book, “Fleet Tactics and Naval Operations... Read More

NPS Launches Interdisciplinary Data Science and Analytics Group
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has just stood up a new interdisciplinary working group to streamline the way data science is developed, taught and shared at the university and beyond. The format... Read More