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NPS, AFIT Partner on Development of Cost Estimation Certificate Program
A joint educational effort between the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) celebrated the completion its first cohort of students in the cost estimating an... Read More

NPS Distinguished Professor Awarded Prestigious OR Prize
NPS Distinguished Professor Donald Gaver has been awarded the 2012 Military Applications Society of INFORMS J. Steinhardt Prize. The award recognizes individuals for lifetime achievements in the field... Read More

NPS Students Impact Future Navy Through Strategic Studies Group
Each year, about seven students from the Naval Postgraduate School travel to the U. S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I., to become Chief of Naval Operations Group (CNO SSG) Director Fellows. Establ... Read More

EUCOM Recognizes NPS Professor, Student for Humanitarian Assistance Research
As the designated U.S. Partnership for Peace Training and Education Center (USPTC), the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) develops programs with a focus on preventing conflict, establishing capabilities... Read More

NPS Researcher, Students Explore New Sea Duty Watchbill
For the Navy’s surface warfare community, sleep is a luxury not often afforded while on sea duty. The Navy’s standard 81-hour workweek means Sailors in the fleet often experience sleep problems seriou... 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

Faculty Explore Defensive ‘Swarming’ Strategies to Counter UAVs
Unmanned systems have proven valuable and are well integrated into offensive mission sets – from gathering ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) to delivering payload. While researchers ... Read More

Marine Corps Student Analyzes Cost Savings of Rechargeable Batteries Over Disposables
About a year ago, a Marine Corps Capt. walked into the office of Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research Professor Daniel Nussbaum claiming he had a great idea for his thesis. Capt. Darrell H. B... Read More

Student Research Helps Award-Winning Dudley Knox Library Improve Services
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) course on survey research methods has provided critical data on distance learning (DL) student usage of the Dudley Knox Library (DKL). Operations Research Associate P... Read More

NPS Faculty Secure Government Patent for Fuel-Saving Plan
NPS Senior Lecturer, Jeff Kline, recently saw years of research pay off in a big way when he received a U.S. Government patent for an idea sparked 20 years ago when he applied his NPS Operations Resea... Read More

Doctoral Student Explores Algorithm for Force Protection
Cmdr. Jay Foraker is less than a month away from receiving his Ph.D. in Operations Research (OR), but his studies in optimal search patterns may not be coming to a close. In fact, it may soon become p... Read More

NPS Student Named “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student has been named the “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year for 2011, and will be presented the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., July 21, with memb... Read More

Ops Research Professor Honored with National SCEA Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Visiting Professor of Operations Research, Dr. Dan Nussbaum, was recently honored with the Society of Cost Estimating & Analysis’ (SCEA) 2011 Service to the Society... Read More

Student Research Through NPS’ Center for Infrastructure Defense Takes Center Stage During Brief to Leadership
Protecting the critical infrastructures of the United States – the electric power grid, oil and gas, transportation, communications, food and agriculture, and water – is a key focus for the Department... Read More

NPS’ SEED Center Hosts International Data Farming Workshop
Naval Postgraduate School’s Simulation, Experiments and Efficient Design (SEED) Center for Data Farming hosted the International Data Farming Workshop 22 (IDFW) at the Monterey Hyatt Regency Hotel, Ma... Read More

NPS Alumnus Marshall Carter Brings Ethics and Leadership to Guiding the New York Stock Exchange
From the Purple Heart to the New York Stock Exchange, NPS alumnus Marshall Carter has had quite a career. He has worked for some of the most powerful companies in banking, and now serves as Chairman o... Read More

OR Professor Named Recipient of 2010 Menneken Award
Royset was recognized for both the quality and quantity of his research, the impact his results have had on the Departments of the Navy and Defense, and his exemplary collaboration with NPS students i... Read More

NPS OR Team Optimizes Defense Against Narco Semi-Subs
A Naval Postgraduate School faculty-student team has developed a mathematical model that determines the best combination and deployment of search platforms to detect and classify self-propelled semi-s... Read More

NPS, AFIT Launch First Distance Learning Master’s in Cost Estimation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in a joint effort with the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), recently launched what is to be the first jointly developed, jointly instructed, part-time, Di... Read More

NPS Professors Awarded J. Steinhardt Prize by INFORMS Military Applications Society
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty were selected as this year’s recipients of the J. Steinhardt prize by the Military Applications Society (MAS) of the Institute for Operations Research and t... Read More

University Recognizes Newest Slate of Distinguished Faculty
Six members of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty were recognized as Distinguished Professors during the summer quarter graduation ceremony in King Auditorium, Sept. 24. “The title of Distin... Read More

Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Addresses NPS Community
One year after his induction into the NPS Hall of Fame, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), spoke to NPS students, staff and faculty on August 10 as part of the Secretar... Read More

NPS Team Boosts Basic Combat Trainee Performance by Sleeping “Smart”
The Army calls on its Soldiers to “be all you can be.” In a major step to bring this slogan to life, a Naval Postgraduate School team has found that shifting the sleep schedule of new recruits to bet... Read More

OR Dept. Holds High-Level Workshop for Chilean Navy
At the request of Chief of Naval Research Admiral Nevin P. Carr, the Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research (OR) Department conducted the first OR Workshop for the Chilean Navy, in Valparaiso. ... Read More

Army’s “Soldier Scholar” Rallies Students with Passion for Values-Based Training
Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center at Fort Leonard Wood, rallied Naval Postgraduate School students with a resounding passion for full spectrum trainin... Read More

NPS Launches Online Human Systems Integration Program
The four courses in the one-year, all-online interdisciplinary program are designed to educate and train Human Systems Integration practitioners in the state-of-the-art policies and processes needed t... Read More

Mullen Inducted into NPS Hall of Fame
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was inducted to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Hall of Fame during an all-hands ceremony August 11. Mullen, an NPS graduate who received ... Read More

NPS Student Honored at White House Celebration
What seemed like a typical Fourth of July celebration – a barbecue with friends and family, entertainment and fireworks – was in fact a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Naval Postgraduate School (NP... Read More

Eagle Passes OR Chair Baton to Dell
Capping more than eight years as Chairman of the Naval Postgraduate School Department of Operations Research (OR), Prof. Jim Eagle has passed the leadership baton to Prof. Rob Dell. Dell’s appointmen... Read More

Legion of Merit Headlines Winter Awards Ceremony
The festive spirit of St. Patrick’s Day filled King Hall as the Naval Postgraduate School recognized more than two dozen students and five faculty members for outstanding achievements at the Winter Qu... Read More

Systems Engineering Students Confront Maritime IED Threat
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students from the Systems Engineering Analysis (SEA) program presented, on Dec. 11, 2008, the findings of their capstone project, which addressed the threat of maritime... Read More

Military Faculty Member Gains New Insight From Tour With Gen. Petraeus
Lt. Col. Lee Ewing, an assistant professor from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Operations Research (OR) Department, recently returned from a pivotal nine-month deployment working for Gen. David P... Read More

ONR Director Rallies Students to "Sustain the Edge"
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Executive Director Dr. Walter Jones rallied students with his Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture "Sustaining the Edge: Serving the Next Generation Warfighter Now," at t... Read More