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

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

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

Naval War College at NPS Celebrates 80th Graduating Class
The 80th graduating class of the Naval War College (NWC) Monterey partnership with NPS for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) stands together on the steps of Herrmann Hall, Septemb... Read More

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

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

NPS Announces Graduate School of Defense Management
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) announced the official renaming of its nationally-recognized business school to the Graduate School of Defense Management (GSDM), effective Oct. 1, in an effort to ... Read More

USSOCOM Deputy Commander Presides Over Summer Quarter Graduation
U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Tim Szymanski, Deputy Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), presided over the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) 2019 Summer Quarter Graduation ceremony as the scho... Read More

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

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

Senior Service Leaders Updated on Marine Corps PhD Program
When senior service leaders launched the Marine Corps Doctor of Philosophy Programs (PHDP) in mid-2017, the services wanted to take advantage of talented officers amongst the ranks, developing “a coho... Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation Launches Month-Long Recognition
University president retired Vice Adm. Ann Rondeau signed a special proclamation officially announcing the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 16, with NPS Command Heritage Committee represent... 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

NSA Distinguished Professor Yost Earns Superior Civilian Service Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor David Yost was recognized for 40 years of service in teaching, impactful research and leadership in the National Security Affairs (NSA) departme... Read More

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

First Responders Recall Their 9/11 Experiences During Remembrance Ceremony
Two 9/11 first responders shared their experiences during the World Trade Center attack in New York City with students, faculty and staff at the Naval Postgraduate School and Naval Support Activity Mo... Read More

Dept. of Navy Transforms Naval Education, Hires First Chief Learning Officer
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on Sept. 10 announced John R. Kroger as the Department of the Navy’s first-ever chief learning officer (CLO), who will lead and unify all N... Read More

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

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

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

NPS Rallies to Commemorate Women’s Equality Day
A diverse group of students, faculty and staff from across the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus gathered at the front steps of Herrmann Hall to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26. Marilyn ... 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

Longtime operations research professor becomes new GSOIS dean
Dr. Rob Dell, professor and past chair of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research is the new dean of the university’s Graduate School of Operational and Information Scien... Read More

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

Faces of NPS – Laura Dippold
Millinery is hardly one’s first association with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), but creating hats - beautiful, exquisite, ornate, ethereal, magnificent ones - is staff member Laura Dippold’s pas... Read More

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

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

USTRANSCOM Commander Talks Logistics of Global Power Projection
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), a Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus, discussed his views on logistics and power projection to NPS students, ... Read More

NPS alumna to use education, Career Intermission for higher calling
Tragedy struck Haiti on the morning of Oct. 4, 2016, when the 150-mph winds of Hurricane Matthew, a category five hurricane, struck the island nation. In its aftermath, 546 people had lost their lives... Read More

NPS Welcomes Senior Indian Delegation for Introductory Visit
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted a delegation from India that consisted of senior leadership from India’s Navy and Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Aug. 5. The visit ope... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enterprise chairman attributes Navy values to industry innovation
Executive Chairman of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. Andy Taylor, along with Enterprise board member retired Adm. James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talked about... Read More

NPS launches campus-wide course in Great Power Competition
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of National Security Affairs (NSA) has launched an initiative to help students from every curriculum better understand the history and nuances behind G... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Setting the stage for Cyber Endeavour 2019
Information warfare experts and practitioners from across government, industry and academia will assemble at SRI International’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., to take part in Cyber Endeavour 201... Read More

CNO Stresses Lifelong Learning During Spring Graduation Ceremony
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John M. Richardson addressed graduating students, family, faculty and staff during the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) 2019 Spring Quarter Graduation ceremony at... Read More

Student Board Holds First-Ever NPS Women’s Leadership Forum
The NPS President’s Board for Student Affairs hosted the university’s first Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) at the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Auditorium, May 31. NPS students, faculty and sta... Read More

Summit Examines Resilience, Empowers Change in Marine Corps
The 4th Marine Reserve Division (MARFORRES), headquartered in New Orleans, La., brought together a diverse cross-section of reservists, active duty and retired service members and spouses, and family ... Read More

NPS Hosts Chinese Defense University Delegation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed a visiting delegation of senior leaders from China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for a brief introduction in NPS’ historic Herrmann Hall, furthering mil... Read More

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

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

SWO flags offer insights to future department heads
With more than 100 prospective department head candidates from the Surface Warfare community attending NPS, it seems fitting that four visiting Surface Warfare flag officers would jump at the chance t... Read More

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

GSBPP Intern Jones Studies Crypto Crime at Nearby MIIS
Inside the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Noni Jones is an administrative whiz. By day, the modest intern with a kind disposition deftly ... Read More

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

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

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

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

Next Chapter Begins at DKL with New University Librarian
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Dudley Knox Library (DKL) welcomed Thomas (Tom) Rosko as new University Librarian, bringing a diverse background from a variety of academic institutions and organ... Read More

International Day Showcases Cultural Diversity at NPS
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) International Executive Committee (IEC) hosted its annual International Day on the university’s Academic Quad showcasing the diversity and culture of its internatio... Read More

SECNAV Kicks Off Latest Board of Advisors Meeting
During his travels through the West Coast, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer made a brief stop at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), April 24, to welcome the university’s Board of Advisors, a... 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

Distinguished Faculty Awarded Top Spot in Prestigious Essay Contest
Two leading Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) professors have just won a prestigious essay competition for a co-authored article challenging the United States Navy to fully lean into the coming ascenden... Read More

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

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

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

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

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