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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

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

Conrad Scholars Present Their Theses to Navy’s FM Leaders
As part of their selection as NPS Graduate School of Business and Public Policy Conrad Scholars, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Lorge and Lt. Tim Whitney traveled to Washin... Read More

NPS Partners With Naval Aviation to Establish Air Warfare Chair
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently welcomed Navy Capt. Ed “Tick” McCabe to the university campus as its first-ever Air Warfare Chair. Much like similar warfare chair positions at the school,... Read More

Gold Star Program Provides Enduring Support to Navy Families
Education Services Facilitator Vanessa Ann Anderson proudly serves as the local point of contact for the Navy Gold Star Program for the NPS and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey communities. The N... Read More

Spring Grad’s Thesis Examines Vulnerabilities in the Space Domain
A Spring Quarter Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) graduate received two of the school’s prestigious student awards for the master’s thesis he wrote on his way to dual master’s degrees. U.S. Army Maj. ... Read More

NPS Inducts Newest Member into Esteemed Hall of Fame
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently welcomed its newest inductee into the university’s prestigious Hall of Fame. Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe was presented with the NPS Hall of Fame medal – honori... Read More

Former NPS President Tighe Returns to Honor Spring Quarter Grads
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell to 317 graduates earning 323 advanced degrees, including 27 international students, during the 2018 Spring Quarter Graduation ceremony in King Auditori... Read More

ECE Professor Recognized with Annual Schieffelin Award
The Rear Adm. John J. Schieffelin Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Naval Postgraduate School was awarded to Dr. Frank Kragh, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Eng... 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

Future Ph.D. Student Earns Spring Quarter’s Navy League Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Angelopoulos has been recognized with the quarter’s top academic honor, receiving the Monterey County Navy League Award for Highest Academ... Read More

Upcoming Cyber Endeavour Tackles Future of Cyber in Military Affairs
The DOD Information Operation (IO) Center for Research, located at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), is in the final planning stages for its 2018 Cyber Endeavour conference, this year hosted by the... 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

NEPTUNE Challenge Applies Hacking For Defense to DOD’s Energy Issues
Graduate students and faculty from universities across the country recently converged on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to explore new ways of tackling critical energy security issues. The ONR N... Read More

Air Force Student Honored With Distinguished Flying Cross
NPS student U.S. Air Force Maj. Philip Garito was presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross during a special ceremony in King Auditorium, May 22, with Garito’s family and fellow Air Force officers... Read More

Operations Research Grad’s Analysis Recognized by CJCS
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus was recently honored by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford for his work in text analysis and security cooperat... Read More

Marine Corps Students Share Their Big Ideas During Latest BIX
Students, staff and faculty packed the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Glasgow Hall for the latest Big Ideas Exchange (BIX), May 22. A departure from the typical BIX format, the latest event served ... Read More

Reorganization Provides NPS Faculty With New Opportunities in Leadership
Early this year, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Provost Dr. Steven Lerman announced a restructuring of his office, creating two new associate provost positions, and new opportunities for university f... Read More

NPS Internship Program Offers Students Invaluable Industry Experience
A new program launched by the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Dean of Students office is providing university students with an invaluable experience with leading industry and technology companies. C... Read More

Acquisition Professionals Return to Monterey for 15th Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held its 15th annual Acquisition Research Symposium (ARS) at the nearby Embassy Suites hotel, May 9-10. The two-day symposium brought together leading defense acqui... Read More

Former NPS Professor Returns to Lecture on Future of Undersea Communication
Dr. Joe Rice, a former research professor in the NPS Department of Physics, returned to campus to offer the latest Menneken Lecture, May 3. While on campus, Rice was also honored with the NATO Science... Read More

Founding Faculty Member of NWC Monterey Program Retires
The Naval War College (NWC) Monterey program honored longtime NPS Professor Jan Breemer with the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award and Medal prior to his retirement, recognizing his 30 years of ded... Read More

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