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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

Chief of Penn State’s Applied Research Lab Talks Innovation Supremacy
Retired Vice Adm. Paul Sullivan, current Director of the Applied Research Laboratory of The Pennsylvania State University, talked about the importance of maintaining supremacy in research and developm... Read More

CNAF turns to NPS to take on Naval Aviation Readiness
In the fall of 2017, U.S. Navy aviation faced a daunting challenge. The preceding five years had seen a surge in aviation mishaps, and aircraft readiness levels across the Fleet had reached unacceptab... Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Observed Through April
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY MONTEREY (April 12, 2019) -- Every April, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) kicks off with events and activities across the Navy enterprise seeking to raise ... Read More

Int’l Crisis Negotiation Exercise Draws Students from Across the Region
Students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and four other regional academic institutions took an opportunity to refine their skills in... Read More

Vietnam War Veterans Celebrated on Their Day
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY MONTEREY (April 3, 2019) -- Vietnam War veterans were honored at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey, March 29, on the day dedicated to their service and sacrifice. The Vietna... 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

Susan Sanchez Celebrated as a Pioneer in Operations Research
NPS Department of Operations Research Professor Susan Sanchez was featured as one of ten pioneering women in the field of operations research (OR) in the latest edition of the respected professional m... Read More

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Installation CO signs proclamation
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY MONTEREY (April 1, 2019) – Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) April 1, joining military installation... Read More

Visionary Women Highlight History Month Celebration
Born to a teenage mother in a small Wisconsin town, Laurel Minik explained to a small Naval Postgraduate School audience that her future appeared to have too few options. She recalled as an adolescent... Read More

SECNAV Presides Over Winter Quarter Graduation
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer presided over the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) 2019 Winter Quarter Graduation ceremony as the school bid farewell to 212 graduates, including 11 internation... 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

Ethics professor George Lober honored through namesake lecture series
Retired Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Senior Lecturer George W. Lober has the honor of being the namesake for a new lecture series in the field of ethics. NPS’ Department of Defense Analysis (DA) de... 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 relaunches partnership with Middlebury Institute of International Studies
For the first time in eight years, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students have returned to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) campus in Monterey, Calif. as part of an exchange ... 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

Deputy USSTRATCOM shares latest in strategic deterrence
Vice Adm. David Kriete, Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), addressed Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff about USSTRATCOM’s strategic deterrence mi... Read More

NSA curricula review leans into Great Power Competition
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) just completed its latest curricula review for the National Security Affairs (NSA) department, adjusting course to meet the new challenges of increasing Great Power... Read More

East Asia expert Yoshihara analyzes Chinese sea power during latest SGL
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff received an analytical look into the developments of Chinese sea power from Dr. Toshi Yoshihara, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic a... Read More

Navy Officer to Receive Winter Quarter’s MORS/Tisdale Award
Three upcoming Winter quarter graduates from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research (OR) presented their theses to a panel of five judges, along with an audience of facu... 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

Marine Corps Deputy Commandant highlights NPS’ critical value
The Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) recently traveled to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to emphasize the critical role the university plays in pr... Read More

Chief of Naval Operations shares vision of maritime superiority with NPS
The Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson returned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to impart his vision of overcoming the biggest challenges facing today’s Navy during the latest Secre... 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

Senior Air Force alumna honored with prestigious AACSB, NPS awards
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Alice Trevino received dual honors during a ceremony on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus, Feb. 7, when the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AA... 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

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

CHDS grads examine wicked problems through innovative HSx program
A cohort of top graduates from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) returned to their alma mater to participate in an innovative program to examine wicke... Read More

New president takes the helm at Naval Postgraduate School
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer presided over the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) change of charge and investiture ceremony, Jan. 29, where retired Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau relieved retired... 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

Longtime Naval War College Monterey Professor Retires
After 18 years of dedicated service to the Naval War College (NWC) Monterey program at NPS, Joint Maritime Operations Professor Randall “Randy” Hess will retire from NWC’s distance education program, ... 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

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

Navy Announces New Grad Ed Requirements
The Navy released an administrative instruction in late 2018 that could bring with it considerable impact on graduate education in the service, and on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). NAVADMIN 26... Read More

Safety Professional Retires with 40 Years of Federal Service
During his 40-year federal government career, Michael Berry went from tax examiner to radiological technician to occupational safety and health (OSH) officer. The bulk of his varied career occurred at... 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 National Security Affairs Graduates
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held a graduation ceremony for six service members who graduated from the National Security Affairs (NSA) Regional Security Studies Course Dec. 13, 2018. “This is a ce... Read More

NPS Student receives Navy League Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Lt. Cmdr. Scott Stafford has been recognized with the quarter’s top academic honor, receiving the Monterey County Navy League Award for Highest Academic Achieve... Read More

Congressman Jimmy Panetta Rallies Fall Quarter Grads
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell to 365 graduates earning 368 advanced degrees, including 37 international students, during the 2018 Fall Quarter Graduation ceremony in King Auditorium... 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

Tillman Leadership Award Recognizes Maples’ Enduring Legacy
NPS Special Operations Program student U.S. Army Maj. Peter Arendt is the recipient of the NPS Foundation Pat Tillman Leadership Award for the 2018 Fall Quarter, presented Dec. 4 on the university cam... 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

New Programs Deliver a Large Cohort of Navy Ensigns to Campus
The future of the Navy has arrived. While there are typically a handful of Navy Ensigns assigned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) through the Bowman Scholar program, this year their numbers are... 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

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

Future Educational Landscape Discussed During TLC’s Latest Open Forum
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff attended the latest Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) Open Forum, Nov. 8, to learn how big data could potentially be used to shape educati... Read More

NPS Volunteers Recognize Veterans Across Monterey County
NPS student volunteers joined several informal ceremonies of varied sizes over the weekend to recognize Monterey County Veterans who set the standard in service before them. On Friday, Nov. 9, at The... 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

Former Executive Chairman of Google and Alphabet Offers Insight in Innovation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Dr. Eric Schmidt, software engineer and former executive chairman of Google and Alphabet to speak during the latest iteration of the Secretary of the Navy ... 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

NPS Programs Provide a Foundation for Mali's Evolving Democracy
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Marine FASNCOs Bridge Experience With NPS Coursework
During a lecture on the history of Turkey, a Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) professor describes an environment of tension and conflict. For U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Bruce Villasenor, it sounded ... Read More

Navy’s 243 Years Celebrated During Annual Ball
Service members and supporters from across the Peninsula gathered in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom, Oct. 13, in celebration of the Navy’s 243 birthday. Attendees were treated to a rousing address by loc... 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

Secretary of the Navy Reveals the Next President of NPS
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced, Oct. 10, that Dr. Ann Elisabeth Rondeau, retired Vice Adm., will serve as the next president of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Spencer made th... Read More

SFS Grad Turns Opportunity into Award-Winning Research
For the past 17 years, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has offered a Scholarship for Service (SFS) program for its master’s degree in computer science with a specialization in cybersecurity and cy... 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

NAVAIR Challenge Focuses on Recruiting, Retaining Top Talent
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Annual Bells Across America Honors Fallen Sailors
A bell tolled for each of the 199 Sailors who died while on active duty over the past year during the third annual “Bells Across America for Fallen Service Members” ceremony, Sept. 27. Naval Support A... Read More

Defense Analysis Department Connects Student Research to SOF Needs
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Defense Analysis (DA) department hosted representatives from various Special Operations Forces (SOF) operational commands for a showcase of student research, Aug.... 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

Alumnus Shares a Powerful Story of Transformation With Summer Grads
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell to 320 graduates, including 29 international students from 11 nations, earning 323 advanced degrees during the 2018 Summer Quarter Graduation ceremony ... Read More

Seminar Helps Senior Officials Fine-Tune Leadership Skills
Senior leaders from across the Navy recently converged at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to learn new ways to lean into the service’s toughest command challenges. Dozens of participants at the N... Read More

SIDMC Provides Strategic Approach to Resource Management
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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

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

FDNY Deputy Chief Speaks at 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
New York Fire Department (FDNY) Deputy Chief Richard Blatus shared his first-hand experiences during and after the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001, during Naval Support Activity Monter... Read More

How Leadership, Trust Saved the Samuel B. Roberts
Retired Navy Capt. Paul Rinn, first commanding officer (CO) of the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58), addressed Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff during a... Read More

Defense Industry Leaders Hold Candid Panel Discussion for NPS Students
Senior defense industry leaders gathered on the campus of the Naval Postgraduate School, Aug. 22, to sit down for a candid panel discussion session themed, “American National Security in an Era of Gre... Read More

Summer Quarter’s MORS/Tisdale Award Recipient Named
The NPS Department of Operations Research (OR) held its summer quarter Military and Operations Research Society (MORS) Stephen A. Tisdale Graduate Research Award competition in Glasgow Hall, Aug. 23. ... Read More

Ross Perot Jr. Offers Unique Perspective During Latest SGL
Renowned businessman Ross Perot Jr. brought a unique perspective to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) community, highlighting industry’s solutions to some of DOD’s most critical emerging issues, dur... 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

Cameroon’s Top Navy Admiral Explores NPS
Rear Adm. Jean Mendoua, Chief of Staff of the Cameroon Navy, took an opportunity to learn more about NPS education and research programs during a visit to campus, Aug. 1-2. Mendoua toured several res... 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

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

Military Operations Research Community Heads to NPS for Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted the annual marquee event for one of the nation’s largest organizations of military operations research professionals, providing an invaluable opportunity for... Read More

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