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John Audia

Faculty Associate - Research
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Phone: (619) 709-0975


Mr. Audia is a Faculty Associate – Research for the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. He directly supports the Chair, Department of Physics spanning a broad range of research and technology programs within the department and NPS Campus overall.
Mr. Audia has more than 49 years of experience in National Security programs, beginning in 1969, Navy enlisted and assigned to the Naval Security Group (NSG). He specialized in communications, signals intelligence, exploitation and analysis. While on active duty, he acquired a Bachelor of Science Degree, and later his Master of Business Administration (MBA). During his Navy Civilian career, his progression in job series included 0391 (Communications), 0132 (Intelligence), and 1515 (Operations Research).
NPS Experience
  • 2019 - current: Faculty Associate - Research
Other Experience
  • 2010 Adjunct Faculty - Volunteer, San Diego State University (SDSU)
Research Interests
Joint/National Systems, SIGINT/IO, Undersea/ASW, and Ocean Engineering including Unmanned Systems.
Cross organizational efforts involving DHS-CBP, DHS-USCG, TSA, OGA, SPAWAR, SPECOPS, DHS-CBP-AMOC, and multiple DoD Military Entities.