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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Participants in the latest Senior International Defense Management Course attend one of several sessions over the four-week short course. The latest cohort, graduating August 30, provided 48 students ... Read More

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

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

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

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

University Librarian Leads an Era of Change for Dudley Knox Library
To step into the Dudley Knox Library (DKL) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) today is to enter a busy, vibrant world. Throughout the library, students are diligently absorbed in their work; group... Read More

Defense Analysis Students Showcase Research
Department of Defense Analysis students inching closer to graduation were given an opportunity to share their thesis research to fellow students and faculty in NPS’ Root Hall during the department’s a... Read More

Bowman Scholar’s USNA CubeSat Research Gets Help from NPS
Space robots will be launched into orbit this summer by a team of junior Navy officers in a test which has the opportunity to bring significant change to how the Department of Defense (DOD) operates a... Read More

NPS Physics Professor’s Patent Could Have Significant Applications in Treatment of Cancer
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) applied physics associate professor has just been awarded a patent that could potentially revolutionize the treatment of cancer. Dr. Emil Kartalov received the paten... Read More

JIFX Proves to Be Perfect Sandbox for Marine Corps’ Latest UAS
From the California desert to desolate polar ice caps, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) continues to adapt emerging technologies to new domains. Since 2002, NPS’ quarterly Joint Interagency Field ... Read More

International Day Celebrates the Diversity on NPS’ Campus
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) International Executive Committee (IEC) held its annual International Day celebration on the university’s Academic Quad, April 28. The event displayed the diversi... Read More

Annual NRWG Connects Navy's Issues to NPS Researchers
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held its latest annual Naval Research Working Group (NRWG), April 10-12, 2018, on the university’s campus in Monterey. The NRWG serves as a forum for Navy and Marin... Read More

NSAM’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Takes Her Message to Campus
Naval Support Activity Monterey (NSAM) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Jennifer Schoen is passionate about her role with the NPS campus and the greater NSAM community. With three years of ... Read More

Winter Quarter Grad Prevails in Global Simulation Competition
A recent Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) graduate has emerged triumphant in a major international simulation competition. U.S. Navy Lt. Jessika Hall represented the Naval Postgr... Read More

NPS’ MOVES Institute Reflects on 30 Years of Virtual Reality
For the past 30 years, virtual reality has proven to be a foundational technology, one that has completely changed the way humans interact with machines, opening new doors and possibilities that are s... Read More

Vietnamese Ambassador Holds Candid Discussion with NPS Students
Graduate students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) had the opportunity, April 2, to talk directly with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s ambassador to the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Pl... Read More

NPS Earns High Marks in Annual Grad School Rankings
“U.S. News and World Report” released their annual rankings for graduate universities across the nation, and once again, NPS programs performed well in the analysis, including a number one overall ran... Read More

NPS Students Teach CyberOps Fundamentals Through Gaming
Two Naval Postgraduate School students have created a way to bridge a training gap in U.S. military cyber operations … through a game. For their master’s thesis, U.S. Army Master Sgt. David “Ty” Long... Read More

NPS Celebrates Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell March 30 to its most recent cohort of graduates. Through a rousing ceremony in a packed King Auditorium, 250 advanced degrees – including three doctor... Read More

Data Standardization Research Could Bring Landmark Change to How Ships Communicate
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students’ work is about to be put to the test this Spring in a trial that has the potential to radically change the way the U.S. Navy navigates the information age. A ... Read More

Naval War College Monterey Celebrates 74th Graduating Class
The Naval War College (NWC) Monterey program for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) celebrated its 74th graduating class during a ceremony in Herrmann Hall, March 22. Since September of 1999... Read More

NPS Students Put Their Research to the Test in Impossible City
NPS Systems Engineering students are taking advantage of the nearby Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) facility on the former Ft. Ord, also known as ‘Impossible City,’ to test and evaluate th... Read More

Awards Ceremony Honors Winter Quarter’s Top Performers
An audience of students, faculty, family and friends gathered in Herrmann Hall to honor the quarter’s top students and faculty during the Winter Quarter Awards Ceremony, March 20, recognizing achievem... Read More

NSA Guest Speaker Shares Latest Research on Youth in Terrorism
From lethal suicide bombings to savvy propaganda, the Islamic State continues to use children from around the world to wage war. Dr. Mia Bloom, world-renown expert on terrorism and political violence... Read More

Military Operations Research Society Selects Thesis Award Recipient
The NPS Department of Operations Research (OR) held its latest Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Tisdale Thesis Award competition in Glasgow Hall, March 8. Four finalists were selected to pr... Read More

Hamming Award Recipient Recognized for Interdisciplinary Studies in Big Data
Dr. James Scrofani, Associate Professor in the NPS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and founding director of the university’s Center for Multi-INT Studies (CMIS), is the winner of the... Read More

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf Shares Insights with NPS
It’s not every day that an individual considered to be a ‘Father of the Internet’ comes to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), but when he does, he is met with an electrifying intimacy and candid dis... Read More

Local Mayor Helps ECE Faculty Evaluate Wozencraft Competition
Pacific Grove Mayor Bill Kampe joined the usual panel of NPS Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty as the finalists for the quarterly John McReynolds Wozencraft Academic Award in electrical and ... Read More

Panetta Offers Unique Perspective on Policy During Guest Lecture on Campus
Rep. Jimmy Panetta of California's 20th Congressional District speaks to a group of NPS students from NPS’ Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) in Ingersoll Hall, Feb. 23. Panetta was... Read More

Air Force Turns to NPS for Analysis of Commercial Purchasing Platforms
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018 includes a compelling provision known as the Thornberry Act, which sets out to push reform to the DOD acquisition process through str... Read More

NSA Guest Speaker Shares Critical Insight on Authoritarian Regimes
Students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) were recently challenged to rethink the internal dynamics of authoritarian regimes. Engaging a packed lecture room in Glasgow Hall on the university ca... Read More

NPS Supports NATO Effort to Advance Energy Security
The NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) recently concluded its first energy security training program with support by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). The week-long Critical Energy Infrast... Read More

NPS Students Selected for Prestigious Fellowship at SPAWAR Pacific
U.S. Navy Capt. Mel Yokoyama, Commanding Officer of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), met with NPS students who have been selected for participation in the (SSC Pacific... Read More

Top Flight Officer Joins NPS Leadership Team
U.S. Navy Capt. Markus Gudmundsson has officially assumed the duties of NPS Dean of Students. A career aviator, Gudmundsson takes the helm from Cmdr. Paul Rasmussen, who returns to his role as deputy.... Read More