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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

Navy’s cyber chief, NPS alumnus emphasizes adaptive leadership to Fall grads
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Timothy White, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, addressed graduating students, family members, faculty and staff during Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) 2019 F... 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strategist Peter Singer Offers a Glimpse Into the Future During Latest SGL
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) community took an electrifying journey back to the future Tuesday with one of the nation’s premier technology strategists at the helm. Dr. Peter Singer, senior fel... 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

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

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

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

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

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

NPS Research Team Explores the Boundaries of Unmanned Systems Through MTX
Beneath the waves, an unmanned underwater vehicle scanned the terrain to a small Pacific island and transmitted bathymetric mapping to a Navy SEAL team offshore. The SEALs were offshore on a driverle... Read More

NPS Holds 13th International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Navy’s Office of Expeditionary Warfare (N95), and the Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUS... Read More

JIFX Proves to Be Perfect Sandbox for Marine Corps’ Latest UAS
From the California desert to desolate polar ice caps, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) continues to adapt emerging technologies to new domains. Since 2002, NPS’ quarterly Joint Interagency Field ... 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

CRUSER’s Warfare Innovation Workshop Focused on Hybrid War in the Urban Littorals
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research, CRUSER, hosted its annual Warfare Innovation Workshop (WIW) in Glasgow Hall, Sept. 18-21. The w... Read More

NPS, Academic Partners Take to the Skies in First-Ever UAV Swarm Dogfight
Looking out over a hilly landscape, parades of puffy clouds march across the California horizon. The five-year, statewide drought that had burned the surrounding countryside a golden brown has finally... Read More

Navy Turns to NPS to Develop Sea Hunter’s Potential Future Missions
When the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) completed the development of its futuristic Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), commonly referred to as Sea Hunt... 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 Meteorologist Employs UAVs to Advance Atmospheric Research
Professor Peter Guest with the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Meteorology has been employing quadrotors, small unmanned aerial vehicles, to measure the various atmospheric conditions ... Read More

NPS Researcher Living Under the Sea at Aquarius Habitat
NPS Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Research Associate Professor Noel Du Toit has spent the last several days living 60 feet underwater at the Aquarius Reef Base habitat in the Flor... Read More

Navy, DOD Dare Top Coders to #HacktheSky
Last year, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) set a world record by flying a swarm of 50 autonomous drones all controlled by a single operator. Now, NPS and the Department of the Navy Office of Strat... Read More

Biennial Symposium Advances Naval Mine Warfare
Naval leaders, industry experts and guests from 12 countries converged on the 12th International Mine Warfare (MIW) Technology Symposium held at the Embassy Suites in Seaside, California, May 24-26. ... Read More

NPS Professor to Join Astronauts in Return to Aquarius Habitat
NPS Research Assistant Professor Dr. Noel E. Du Toit has been granted access to Florida International University’s Aquarius Reef Base Underwater Habitat located beneath the waters of the Florida Keys ... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty Participate in Navy’s Latest Arctic Exercise
An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is taking advantage of the Navy’s large-scale exercise in the Arctic circle, teaming up with members of Subma... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Well Represented in SECNAV Innovation Awards
When the winners of the Secretary of the Navy Innovation Awards were announced, Feb. 8, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) was well represented among the honorees. NPS alumnus Lt. Brendan Geoghegan w... 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

NPS Doctoral Student’s New Book Explores Drones, Law
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) doctoral student Donna A. Dulo is the lead author and editor of “Unmanned Aircraft in the National Airspace: Critical Issues, Technology and the Law,” published by the ... 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

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Guest Lectures at NPS’ CHDS
Education and collaboration are important components to keeping the nation’s border secure, Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol (CBP) Michael J. Fisher told students of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)... Read More

NPS CIRPAS Continues Field Research with Mobile Weather Radar
NPS’ Center for Interdisciplinary, Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) once again spent several weeks on location in Oklahoma with its MWR-05XP Mobile Weather Radar Truck chasing tornados in ho... 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

Students, Faculty Explore Ethics of Unmanned Combat Systems
Students and faculty from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) recently came together with teams of junior officers from U.S. Navy Third Fleet to discuss the ethics of... Read More

NPS Students Explore Life-Cycle Cost Analysis During E-Week
Retired Rear Adm. Wendi B. Carpenter provided Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students with a window into her career of logistical expertise and life-cycle cost analysis during an NPS Enrichment Week ... Read More

NPS Faculty Battle Extreme Environments to Further AUV Research
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Research Associate Professor Douglas Horner and Research Assistant Professor Noel Du Toit recently returned from remote Pavilion Lake, British Columbia where they inves... Read More

Fall Quarter Graduate’s Research Recognized by Navy Oceanographer
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Lt. Cmdr. Kathryn “Kate” Hermsdorfer, graduating this Fall Quarter in the university’s Meteorology and Physical Oceanography curricula (METOC), was recently rec... Read More

Faculty Research Into Capturing EM Wave Energy Leads to Patent
Professor David Jenn with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been awarded a patent for his Dipole with an Unbalanced Microstrip Feed antenn... Read More

CRUSER Contemplates Drones, Foreign Policy
Government officials around the country have been trying to understand and properly classify the use of drones outside of the battlefield. Recently, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) announced that... Read More

SEED Center Research Team Earns NATO Scientific Achievement Award
A team of faculty and researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Simulation, Experiments and Efficient Design (SEED) Center for Data Farming has been honored with a 2014 NATO Science and T... Read More

NPS Student, Faculty Explore “Maneuvering” in the EM Domain
Student and faculty researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have embarked upon a novel effort to explore “maneuver” tactics in the electromagnetic (EM) domain. Their work was recently featu... 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

Congress’ Scientific Advisory Body Applauds NPS in New Study
The National Research Council (NRC) completed its comprehensive review of specialized military graduate education in the Department of Defense, and the final report, released late June, has awarded hi... 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 Special Report: Supporting the COCOMs – U.S. Southern Command
Throughout the U.S. Southern Command’s organization, a network of partnerships with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. on several high-visibility initiatives continues to have a d... Read More

Former NPS President Takes Helm at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) conducted a change of command April 2 at the Frank B. Rowlett Building located at Fort George G. Meade, Md. Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe relieved Adm. Mi... Read More

NPS Professors Awarded Prestigious Grant to Explore Ethics of Cyberwarfare
The National Science Foundation has awarded NPS Department of Defense Analysis Assistant Professor Dr. Bradley “BJ” Strawser and Department of Computer Science Professor Dr. Neil C. Rowe with a three-... Read More

Researchers Fill Operational Needs With Innovation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
From his unassuming office nestled between robotics and space systems labs at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Research Associate Professor Kevin Jones, along with Professor Isaac Kaminer and Rese... Read More

NPS, NASA Collaborate on Human-Robot Interaction in Extreme Environments
Students and faculty at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are working with NASA scientists 60 feet beneath the ocean’s surface at Florida International University’s Aquarius Habitat on a novel effor... Read More

NPS Workshop Launches a Continuum of Education, Analysis on the Navy’s Most Challenging Issues
Students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently participated in a warfare innovation workshop designed to challenge students to analyze a series of scenarios wherein U.S. forces are drawn int... Read More

NPS Challenges Students to Consider the Ethics of Unmanned Systems
A recent, often impassioned, debate at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) on the ethics of robotic combat systems offered the public a window into NPS’ attempts to challenge its student body to explo... 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

Turkish Officer Awarded Prestigious NPS Ops Research Award
Turkish Air Force Officer 1st Lt. Begum Ozcan has been selected as the Naval Postgraduate School’s spring quarter recipient of the prestigious MORS/Tisdale Award for her thesis, “Effectiveness of Unma... Read More

Defense Analysis Professor Explores Ethics of Unmanned Systems in New Book
With so many lingering questions surrounding the ethics of drone warfare, NPS Department of Defense Analysis Assistant Professor and ethicist Dr. Bradley Strawser saw an opportunity to further the con... Read More

RELIEF Helps First Responders Evaluate Modern HA, DR Technologies, Scenarios
A large team of Naval Postgraduate School students, along with engineers, technologists, and emergency and first responders, wrapped up the latest edition of the Research & Experimentation for Loc... Read More

Robotics Takes Center Stage During Annual Campus Research Fair
Robots of every shape, size and purpose dotted the academic quad as the Naval Postgraduate School’s Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) once again hosted their... Read More

NPS Program Champions Collaboration, Innovation in Unmanned Systems
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) recently reached a program milestone – it signed up its 1,000th member. CRUSER began j... Read More

Chief of Naval Operations Delivers All Hands Message at Naval Postgraduate School
The Chief of Naval Operations visited the Naval Postgraduate School for an all hands call, Feb. 1. Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert met with NPS students, faculty and staff to discuss where the Navy is pres... Read More

Singaporean Students, University Faculty Apply Innovative Control Technologies to UAVs
Two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) hover over a building in Singapore. UAV one drops 20 feet and enters through an open window, while UAV two flies slowly above a fire escape until locating a point o... Read More

NPS Interns Pay It Forward to Local Middle School Students
While the Naval Postgraduate School’s mission is to provide education and research that enhances our national security, one of the by-products has long included opportunities for young people through ... 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

NPS, NASA Researchers Employ Global Hawk UAVs in Hurricane Genesis Research
In 1900, a hurricane generating 140 mph winds hit Galveston, Texas, leaving over 6,000 casualties in what is the most deadly natural disaster in U.S. history. Over a century later, Hurricane Katrina r... 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

Faculty Explore Defensive ‘Swarming’ Strategies to Counter UAVs
Unmanned systems have proven valuable and are well integrated into offensive mission sets – from gathering ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) to delivering payload. While researchers ... Read More

NPS Acquires Two USVs, Opens Sea Web Lab for Expanded Undersea Warfare Research
Naval Postgraduate School leaders, students and guests gathered on the roof of Spanagel Hall, Jan. 11, to welcome two new unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) to the university’s research community, and t... Read More

iRobot COO and NPS Grad Joseph Dyer Explores Concept Design, Development with University Community
The Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) welcomed guest speaker and NPS alumnus, retired Vice Adm. Joseph Dyer, Chief Operating Officer of iRobot, Inc., to the ... Read More

Ethical Behavior in Lethal Autonomous Systems Expert Lectures at NPS
Throughout the history of mankind, war has been a constant aspect of the human condition. Equally persistent is the impact of technological advances in weaponry, and how this shapes the outcome of con... Read More

University Faculty Keynote Workshop on Ethics in Emerging Defense Technologies
Attendees at the Consortium for Emerging Technologies, Military Operations and National Security (CETMONS) gathered for a three-day workshop titled “Ethics and Warfighting Technologies,” held at the n... 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

Littoral Capstone Field Project Uses Unmanned Systems to Map Tidal Inlet Flows
As future Navy SEALs swim silently toward shore, they will be armed with validated 3D maps of the tides, waves and currents between their location and the target thanks to cutting-edge research by a N... 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

Military Robotics Revolution Expert Gives SGL as Supercomputer Beats Its Human Creators
Just one day before “Watson,” the IBM Supercomputer, made history by defeating its human creators, one of the nation’s top robotics experts held NPS students and faculty spell bound with his fast-pace... Read More

World Renowned UAV Control Expert Presents GSEAS Distinguished Guest Lecture
Just a week after Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead stressed the importance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the future of the Navy, Dr. Siva Banda, Senior Scientist for Control Theory... Read More

NPS Student Wins 2010 USNI Robotics Essay Contest
A student from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) won the 2010 annual U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) Robotics Essay Contest. With his essay entitled, “How to Fight an Unmanned War: Tactics in Robotic Wa... Read More

Exploring Robotics and Autonomous Capabilities with Dr. George Bekey
A captivated audience of NPS students, faculty and staff attended a lecture on Autonomous Systems, presented by George Bekey, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern Calif... Read More

Project Snowflake Develops Precision Self-Guided Airdrop Prototype
As part of the continuing research collaboration between the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, students and faculty conducted experiments with a self-guided ... Read More

International Symposium Explores Sea, Land Mines and the Role of Unmanned Systems
As far back as the Civil War, there is record of mines being used in battle. Of course, with the development of these powerful explosives also came the development of tools to eliminate the threat as ... Read More

Short Course Highlights Latest, Greatest Technologies
As an institution invested in keeping up with the latest technologies, NPS is home to experienced students, faculty and researchers in fields across the board. This year, the 27th Annual Technology Re... Read More

Littoral Research Revolutionizes Understanding of Rip Currents
In surf zones near the Naval Postgraduate School and around the world, NPS Oceanography Assistant Professor Jamie MacMahan is quietly revolutionizing the understanding of rip currents, turning them fr... Read More

Field Experimentation Program Rapidly Deploys New Technologies
Warfighters in the battlefield typically have to wait several years for new technologies to trudge through the defense acquisition and field-testing/evaluation processes. But an expanding effort at th... Read More

University Team Tapped to Test and Evaluate Revolutionary Reconnaissance System
The Navy has tapped the Naval Postgraduate School to be the Operational Test Agent (OTA) for a new “tunable” multi-mission-capable, multi-sensor reconnaissance and surveillance system that could drast... Read More