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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

Army Graduate Turns to NPS to Advance Education for Acquisition Pros
On December 20, the first cohort of 30 Army Acquisition Corps Officers will graduate from a new degree curriculum, called 522, at NPS with a Master of Science Degree in Systems Engineering Management.... 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

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

Systems Engineering Professor Earns 2019 Hamming Interdisciplinary Award
Dr. Oleg Yakimenko, Professor in the NPS Department of Systems Engineering and founding director of the Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Center (ADSC) and the Autonomous Systems Engineering and Integra... Read More

Singapore, NPS continue longtime academic exchange program
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Kevin Wheeler is working toward a dual master’s degree in operations research and engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). But unlike many of the overachievers who s... Read More

NPS Launches the Inclusion and Diversity Council
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Inclusion and Diversity Council (IDC) held its first formal meeting, Nov. 8, officially launching the new group created in response to NPS’ recent Command Climate... 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

Four NPS Faculty Recognized as Distinguished Professors
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recognized four of its top faculty by conferring the honored title of Distinguished Professor in recognition of their exceptional and sustained scholarly, teaching ... 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

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

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

NPS Professors Honored With Navy’s Distinguished Service Award
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) professors have received the highest honorary award bestowed on Navy civilians by the Secretary of the Navy. Operations research (OR) professors Gerald Brown and N... Read More

Bowman Scholar’s USNA CubeSat Research Gets Help from NPS
Space robots will be launched into orbit this summer by a team of junior Navy officers in a test which has the opportunity to bring significant change to how the Department of Defense (DOD) operates a... Read More

NPS Students Put Their Research to the Test in Impossible City
NPS Systems Engineering students are taking advantage of the nearby Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) facility on the former Ft. Ord, also known as ‘Impossible City,’ to test and evaluate th... Read More

Defense Execs Share Industry’s Perspective on Major Acquisition Programs
NPS students showed up in force to get insight first-hand from some of the defense industry’s most senior leaders during a panel discussion with university faculty, Aug. 16. The NPS Department of Syst... Read More

NPS ARSENL Advances Team vs. Team Swarm Research
A team of faculty and researchers from NPS’ Advanced Robotic Systems Engineering Laboratory (ARSENL), along with various other educational and DOD institutions, successfully tested a 10 versus 10 dron... Read More

NPS Foundation Announces 2015 Menneken Award Winners
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently announced the recipients of the 2015 Menneken Awards. NPS Dean of Research Jeff Paduan made the announcement which included the introduction of a new facul... Read More

ARSENL Reaches Its Ultimate Goal of 50 Autonomous UAVs in Flight
NPS’ Advanced Robotic Systems Engineering Laboratory (ARSENL) successfully flew its ultimate goal of 50 autonomous UAVs simultaneously, Aug. 27, breaking their previous record of 30 set just five week... Read More

CNO Strategic Studies Group Director Fellows Announced
A select group of seven Naval Postgraduate School students will soon be working directly for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) on some of the biggest issues facing the Navy thanks to their selection... Read More

Professor Leaves Lasting Legacy on NPS, Systems Engineering
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor of Systems Engineering (SE) Dr. David H. Olwell will soon be settling in to his new position as Dean of Engineering at Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Was... Read More

ARSENL Breaks Previous Records, Flies 20 Autonomous UAVs
A team of faculty and researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is setting what are believed to be world records in the realm of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). During the latest Joint Inte... Read More

NPS Students Build Mission Assurance Tool for National Lab
Pictured is Systems Engineering students Navy Lt. Ross Eldred, Lt, Robert Smith, Lt. Jordan White, Lt. Patrick Stone and Lt. Shannon Buckley at the Roman Plunge Reflecting pool, May 2. Officials at L... Read More

Student Research Examines Utility of Open Source Software for UAVs
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) systems engineering student U.S. Navy Lt. David J. Cummings is studying the viability of open source software for use across the Department of Defense (DOD) with unmann... Read More

Curriculum Reviews Ensure NPS Degrees Remain Current with the Fleet
A critical necessity with the Naval Postgraduate School’s fleet-driven degree programs is relevancy to the Navy’s current issues and needs. But in a constantly evolving security environment, staying o... Read More

Workshop Spurs Maritime Warfare Innovation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently hosted its annual Warfare Innovation Workshop (WIW) in NPS’ Ingersoll Hall, Sept. 22-25. The workshop brought together students as well as members of indus... Read More

NPS, Hartnell Intern Partnership Takes Center Stage at Annual Symposium
As the largest partner in Hartnell College’s summer internship program, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) enjoyed an undeniable presence during Hartnell’s latest Internship Symposium, Aug. 22. More ... Read More

NAVAIR Employees Earn Master’s Degrees from Naval Postgraduate School
Calling their academic milestone a “huge accomplishment and a life event,” Rear Adm. Mark Darrah, commander of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division welcomed the ninth graduating class of NAV... Read More

NPS Systems Engineering Program Puts Product Development in the Spotlight
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management - Product Development 21st Century (SEM-PD21) program is working to bring together senior engineering and technical... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Partner on Energy and Conservation Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) have partnered under an initiative to conduct student-led research that will address some of the Marine ... Read More

Growth in HSI Programs Underscores Value of Humans in Systems Design
When the Naval Postgraduate School graduated its first cohort of students in the distance learning Master of Human Systems Integration (HSI) degree program this past quarter, it was not the first time... Read More

NPS Leads Collaborative Effort to Inspire Innovation Across Government, Beyond
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Joint Interagency Field Exploration (JIFX) program brought together more than 400 researchers, scientists, first responders and military personnel, Aug. 5-8, to conduct... Read More

Professional Dialogue With NPS President Helps Students Set Thesis Topics
When Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Interim President Rear Adm. Jan E. Tighe spent an afternoon discussing information dominance and information warfare (IW) with a small group of systems engineering... Read More

NPS Adds Another Astronaut Alumnus With NASA’s Newest Class
When NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced the latest class of NASA’s eight astronaut candidates, June 17, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) was able to add yet another space-traveling alumnus... Read More

NPS Department of Systems Engineering Ranked 21st in the Nation
U.S. News and World Report recently released its annual rankings of the top graduate schools in the country, and the Naval Postgraduate School’s own Department of Systems Engineering ranked 21st on th... Read More

Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge Honored with Prestigious INCOSE Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor of Systems Engineering (SE), Dr. Dave Olwell, and his colleague, Stevens Institute of Technology Distinguished Research Professor Dr. Art Pyster, earned “Prod... Read More

Researchers, Commanders Partner on Potential Networking Revolution
When men and women go into combat they accept a level of risk that is hard for people outside the profession of arms to comprehend. Still, there is one call that causes even the most seasoned veterans... Read More

NPS Student Team Analyzes Operational Utility of Future USVs
Students of Naval Postgraduate School’s Systems Engineering Analysis (SEA) curriculum have completed a study representing a first-order analysis of the unmanned surface vessel (USV) of the future. Tha... Read More

Student Explores Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Maritime Data Collection
Undersea Warfare student Lt. Timothy Rochholz is exploring the research potential of a new wave-propelled unmanned surface vehicle which industry hopes can replace moored buoys for maritime surveillan... Read More

Familiar Face Returns to Systems Engineering Department
Associate Prof. Andy Hernandez believes that coming back to Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) was the best decision and the best fit for what he says is important work, teaching future leaders in the Sy... Read More

MOVES Software Package Helps LSOs Track Pilot Performance
Researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation (MOVES) Institute have developed a prototype system to support Landing Signal Officers (LSOs), the men and ... Read More

Systems Engineering Professor Awarded Prestigious ACE Fellowship
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor of Systems Engineering, Dr. David H. Olwell, was recently named a Fellow of the American Council on Education (ACE). The ACE Fellowship Program is a yearlong ... Read More

Systems Engineering DL Students Look at Innovation From Industry’s Perspective
Students in the Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management - Product Development Leadership Education for the 21st Century (SEM-PD21) Degree Program, an interdisciplinary leadership program design... Read More

NPS Students Explore the Full Potential of Unmanned Air Systems
In recent years, the Department of Defense has increasingly integrated the use of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) into a number of missions, from aerial surveillance to data collection. For men and women i... Read More

CRUSER Brings Together Robotics and Unmanned Systems at NPS
Chartered by Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work, the Naval Postgraduate School has commissioned the Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER).  CRUSER is a... Read More

Systems Engineering DL Students Examine Hawaii’s Best in DoD, Industry
Students in the Joint Executive Systems Engineering Management – Product Development Leadership Education for the 21st Century (SEM-PD21) degree program, an interdisciplinary leadership program design... Read More

Systems Engineering Management PD-21 Grad Promoted to SES
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) graduate Thomas Irwin has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and will be assigned as enterprise Business Director for U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) in... Read More

NPS Stands Up New C4I Chair
Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Rachel Goshorn officially became the Naval Postgraduate School’s first Command, Control Communications, Computers... Read More

NPS Mourns Passing of Legend Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer
The Naval Postgraduate School mourned the passing of one of its greatest Hall of Fame Alumni, “Father of the Aegis” Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer, Sept. 1. The Aegis is the Navy’s primary ship air-defe... Read More

Systems Engineering Students Confront Maritime IED Threat
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students from the Systems Engineering Analysis (SEA) program presented, on Dec. 11, 2008, the findings of their capstone project, which addressed the threat of maritime... Read More