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Ludington Pumped Storage


Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The February 22, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Ludington Pumped Storage: Michigan’s “Big Battery”” with Mr. John Broschak, Vice President, Consumers Energy Company.

Bio
John P. Broschak is vice president of generation operations and compression for Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy. Broschak is responsible for the operation of the company’s fossil-fueled, hydroelectric and renewable generating units and gas compression facilities.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Next Generation Integrated Air & Missile Defense


Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Spanagel 117

The February 22, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Next Generation Integrated Air 7 Missile Defense” with Capt. John S. Banigan, U.S. Navy (ret) CEO, Plus Veterans. Event will be held in Spanagel 117 at 11:00 a.m.

The strategic environment and evolving threat pose an immense challenge for today’s force. Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) capabilities must span the entire kill chain, be interoperable, and be implemented with partner capacity. Services, agencies, and partnered nations must co-develop and leverage one another’s strengths while accounting for procurement policies and competing cultures. In so doing, leaders are better prepared to navigate towards tomorrow’s force.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


Shaking Hands with Clenched Fists


Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Glasgow Hall, Room 322

The Department of National Security Affairs will host a brown bag lunch on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja will present her new book, Shaking Hands with Clenched Fists: The Grand Trunk Road to Confidence Building Measures between India and Pakistan. Dr. Khawaja book is the first ever factual and academic account of Pakistan’s position, interest, and perspective regarding peace with India. It explores Pakistan’s intentions and policies to forge peace with India at different points in history.

Dr. Khawaja is an Assistant Professor at the National Defense University (NDU), Islamabad, where she has been a faculty member since 2008. She has served a distinguished career in academia with more than a decade of teaching, research, and administrative experience.

For more on this event, please visit Department of National Security Affairs.


Air Force Operational Energy


Date: March 1, 2019
Time: DRMI Auditorium
Location: 1:00 p.m.

The March 1, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Air Force Operational Energy” with Mr. Bill Spacey, Chief, Current Operations & Aviation Energy Policy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Operational Energy.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Quarterly Awards Ceremony


Date: March 19, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

The Winter 2019 Quarter Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

For additional Information, please visit NPS Student Graduation Schedule.


Reporting Date


Date: March 25, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

U.S. Students are to report back on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.


Winter Quarter Graduation Ceremony


Date: March 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Hall

The Naval Postgraduate School Winter Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, March 29, 2019.

The graduation streaming video will be available on March 29 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please visit NPS Graduation Ceremony page to watch live.

For dress uniform and more information, please visit NPS Student Graduation website.


SE Mgmt. DL Program Application Deadline


Date: April 1, 2019

Systems Engineering Management Non-Resident Master’s degree program with Technology Management focus (Class 711-1940)

Sponsor Code: Open Enrollment (711-1940)

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Commencing Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Systems Engineering is pleased to announce the offering of a Systems Engineering Management (SEM) Master’s Degree with Technology Management focus. The program is designed for non-technical undergraduates who work closely with or on Integrated Development teams and is open to uniformed officers, federal employees and defense contractors.

Delivery
The SEM degree is a part-time distance learning program. Courses are delivered synchronously using Blackboard Collaborate, a web-conferencing tool. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays 1100-1400 Pacific Time. To participate, students need Internet access and a PC microphone. A PC camera is optional. No special software is required to use Collaborate, which is compatible with NMCI.

Degree
Students who successfully complete the program earn a Master of Science ini Systems Engineering Management. Students also earn DAU equivalency for DAWIA training requirements of the Engineering (ENG) career field (ENG 101, ENG 202 and ENG 302) and a Certificate in Systems Engineering.

Eligibility
Undergraduate degree (BA, BS, other) with 2.2 GPA

To apply
Applicants should visit the SEM System Integrated Development website and under the Quick Links, select Apply Now. The SEM Non-Resident program is Curriculum 711. Candidates are applying for Academic Year 2019, Quarter 4 and should type the sponsor code of 711-1940 in the Comments section of the application. A Participation Agreement signed by a command authorizing official is also required. The application deadline is 1 Apr 2019.

For more information, visit the Distance Learning website or the Center for Education Design, Development & Distribution Student Coordinator CED3StudCoord@nps.edu.


Naval Submarine Birthday Ball


Date: April 6, 2019
Location: Barbara McNitt Ballroom

The 119th Submarine Birthday Ball will be held at NPS in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom on April 6, 2019.


Memorial Day


Date: May 27, 2019

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

For more on this holiday and others, please visit OPM.GOV.


Towards Improved Soldier Protection


Date: May 31, 2019
Time: 11:00 p.m.
Location: Spanagel 117

The May 31, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Towards Improved Soldier Protection” with Dr. Sikhanda Satapathy, Army Research Laboratory. Event will be held in Spanagel 117 at 11:00 p.m.

Current personal protective equipment (PPE) have drastically reduced battlefield fatalities by using high performance materials to effectively defeat common threats. One approach to reduce battlefield injuries is to further optimize the performance of PPE; however this optimization is limited by our understanding of the human body’s response to the ballistic environment.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.