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17th President of National Defense University Honors NPS Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recognized the achievement of its 2024 Winter Quarter graduates during the school’s latest commencement ceremony in King Hall Auditorium, Mar. 29. U.S. Air Force L... Read More

Marine General Offers Challenge to NPS Summer Quarter Graduates
Emphasizing the power of collaboration and embracing the inevitable flux of change, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its 2023 Summer Quarter graduates on Sept. 22 during a ceremony at Ki... Read More

Chief of Navy Reserve Encourages NPS Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) honored its 2023 Winter Quarter graduates during a commencement ceremony held in King Hall Auditorium, March 24. NPS alumnus Vice Adm. John Mustin, Chief of Navy R... Read More

Partnerships Support Science, Research Exchange Between NPS, Norway
Through the Department of Defense’s Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Permanent Military Professor (PMP) U.S. Navy Cmdr. Thor Martinsen worked with respected cry... Read More

NPS Research in Extreme Weather Prediction Prepares for Future Computing Capabilities
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has received a major grant to explore a groundbreaking new way to model hurricanes and other extreme weather events.  The three-year grant from the Office of ... Read More

NPS Applied Mathematics Professor Receives International George Boole Prize
The basis of the digital world resides in Boolean functions, illustrated by random-seeming combinations of zeros and ones. It’s derived from pure math called Boolean logic developed in the mid-1800s b... Read More

New Approaches in Prediction Models Shines Light on Numerical Analysis
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor Frank Giraldo, Chair of the NPS Applied Mathematics department, recently released his latest textbook, “An Introduction to Element-based Galerki... Read More

NPS Military Professor Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Thor Martinsen, an applied mathematics professor, has become the first Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Permanent Military Professor (PMP) to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award that... 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

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 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

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 Professor Brings ‘Elementary’ Lessons in Coding to Regional School
In support of National Computer Science Education Week, NPS Department of Applied Mathematics Associate Professor Dr. Ralucca Gera helped plan a series of educational events for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade... Read More

Leadership Gets to Know NPS’ Summer STEM Interns
There are nearly 100 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) interns on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus this summer, and NPS President retired Vice Adm. Ronald A. Route and ... Read More

Iconic Researcher, Teacher Richard Hamming Maintains Lasting Legacy on Campus
“The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers,” once noted renowned mathematician and former Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor Richard W. Hamming. For the man who set aside a lifetime of g... Read More

Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science Students Explore NPS Labs, Facilities
The Naval Postgraduate School hosted a group of high school students from the Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science (MAOS) for an afternoon of activities and demonstrations to encourage pursuit of... Read More

Faculty-Developed Weather Prediction Model One Step Closer to Multi-Agency Adoption
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor of Applied Mathematics Dr. Frank Giraldo has been working for several years on a complex weather prediction tool, the Nonhydrostatic Unified Model of the Atmo... Read More

Mathematics Faculty, Researchers Develop Candidate Model for Multi-Agency Weather Prediction
With a fleet constantly on the move, and a commitment to securing the world’s waterways, it’s no wonder the U.S. Navy relies on highly-accurate weather prediction models to operate safely and efficien... Read More

NRC Postdoctoral Program a Win-Win for Campus, Researchers
Research has long been a cornerstone of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) mission – it is a simple, straightforward requirement at any graduate level university. At NPS, students and faculty from ac... Read More

NPS Establishes Interdisciplinary Cyber Academic Group
In the January 2012 “Priorities for the 21st Century Defense” report, the Department of Defense listed cyberspace operations as one of the 10 primary missions for the armed forces. The growing threats... Read More

New Center Examines Future DoD Trends From a Mathematical Perspective
Reinforcing its role as a defense-relevant research institution, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has established the new Center for Decision, Risk, Controls and Signals Intelligence (DRCSI) as par... Read More

University Welcomes Top County Students for Annual Mathletics
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) opened its doors to hundreds of county math whizzes when the university hosted the 43rd Annual Monterey County Mathletics Competition, May 14. Mathletics is an ann... Read More

First Cohort of NPS, AFIT Master in Cost Estimating and Analysis Now Underway
The first cohort of a jointly developed and jointly instructed, part-time distance learning Master’s Degree in Cost Estimating and Analysis (MCEA) program got underway this quarter at the Naval Postgr... Read More

Applied Mathematics Department Chair Surveys 100 Years of NPS Math History
Chairman of the Applied Mathematics Department Carlos Borges regaled faculty, students and staff on “A Century of Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School” in a special lecture Apr. 14 attended by... Read More

World Authority on Electromagnetic Cloaking Presents GSEAS Distinguished Guest Lecture
Invoking Harry Potter’s magic cloak and H.G. Wells’ “The Invisible Man,” one of the world’s foremost authorities on electromagnetic cloaking, Dr. Gunther Uhlmann, took his Naval Postgraduate School au... Read More

NPS Grad Becomes First Female IW Flag
The Naval Postgraduate School has a reputation for educating and supporting some of our military’s best leaders in the most pressing areas of national security today. In each graduating class, some st... Read More

Nobel Laureate John Nash’s Week-long Visit Galvanizes NPS
A term from his own beloved field of mathematics, singularity, best describes the profound impression Nobel Laureate Dr. John Forbes Nash Jr. made on the Naval Postgraduate School during his week-long... Read More