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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

NPS Acquires Two USVs, Opens Sea Web Lab for Expanded Undersea Warfare Research
Naval Postgraduate School leaders, students and guests gathered on the roof of Spanagel Hall, Jan. 11, to welcome two new unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) to the university’s research community, and t... Read More

iRobot COO and NPS Grad Joseph Dyer Explores Concept Design, Development with University Community
The Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) welcomed guest speaker and NPS alumnus, retired Vice Adm. Joseph Dyer, Chief Operating Officer of iRobot, Inc., to the ... Read More

Ethical Behavior in Lethal Autonomous Systems Expert Lectures at NPS
Throughout the history of mankind, war has been a constant aspect of the human condition. Equally persistent is the impact of technological advances in weaponry, and how this shapes the outcome of con... Read More

University Faculty Keynote Workshop on Ethics in Emerging Defense Technologies
Attendees at the Consortium for Emerging Technologies, Military Operations and National Security (CETMONS) gathered for a three-day workshop titled “Ethics and Warfighting Technologies,” held at the n... Read More

NPS Students Explore the Full Potential of Unmanned Air Systems
In recent years, the Department of Defense has increasingly integrated the use of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) into a number of missions, from aerial surveillance to data collection. For men and women i... Read More

Littoral Capstone Field Project Uses Unmanned Systems to Map Tidal Inlet Flows
As future Navy SEALs swim silently toward shore, they will be armed with validated 3D maps of the tides, waves and currents between their location and the target thanks to cutting-edge research by a N... Read More

CRUSER Brings Together Robotics and Unmanned Systems at NPS
Chartered by Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work, the Naval Postgraduate School has commissioned the Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER).  CRUSER is a... Read More

Military Robotics Revolution Expert Gives SGL as Supercomputer Beats Its Human Creators
Just one day before “Watson,” the IBM Supercomputer, made history by defeating its human creators, one of the nation’s top robotics experts held NPS students and faculty spell bound with his fast-pace... Read More

World Renowned UAV Control Expert Presents GSEAS Distinguished Guest Lecture
Just a week after Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead stressed the importance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the future of the Navy, Dr. Siva Banda, Senior Scientist for Control Theory... Read More

NPS Student Wins 2010 USNI Robotics Essay Contest
A student from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) won the 2010 annual U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) Robotics Essay Contest. With his essay entitled, “How to Fight an Unmanned War: Tactics in Robotic Wa... Read More

Exploring Robotics and Autonomous Capabilities with Dr. George Bekey
A captivated audience of NPS students, faculty and staff attended a lecture on Autonomous Systems, presented by George Bekey, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern Calif... Read More

Project Snowflake Develops Precision Self-Guided Airdrop Prototype
As part of the continuing research collaboration between the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, students and faculty conducted experiments with a self-guided ... Read More

International Symposium Explores Sea, Land Mines and the Role of Unmanned Systems
As far back as the Civil War, there is record of mines being used in battle. Of course, with the development of these powerful explosives also came the development of tools to eliminate the threat as ... Read More

Short Course Highlights Latest, Greatest Technologies
As an institution invested in keeping up with the latest technologies, NPS is home to experienced students, faculty and researchers in fields across the board. This year, the 27th Annual Technology Re... Read More

Littoral Research Revolutionizes Understanding of Rip Currents
In surf zones near the Naval Postgraduate School and around the world, NPS Oceanography Assistant Professor Jamie MacMahan is quietly revolutionizing the understanding of rip currents, turning them fr... Read More

Field Experimentation Program Rapidly Deploys New Technologies
Warfighters in the battlefield typically have to wait several years for new technologies to trudge through the defense acquisition and field-testing/evaluation processes. But an expanding effort at th... Read More

University Team Tapped to Test and Evaluate Revolutionary Reconnaissance System
The Navy has tapped the Naval Postgraduate School to be the Operational Test Agent (OTA) for a new “tunable” multi-mission-capable, multi-sensor reconnaissance and surveillance system that could drast... Read More