Research and education at NPS each temper the other’s steel—together they forge innovative solutions and intellectual prowess to create the cutting edge of decisive advantage. Research Centers are established at NPS under the auspices of the Dean of Research as per NPSINST 3900.2B. Research Centers organize and promote interdisciplinary solutions to defense critical needs. For more see:
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Center for Multi-INT Studies (CMIS)
Common Operational Research Environment (CORE) Lab
Remote Sensing Center (RSC)
SEED Center for Data Farming (Simulation Experiments & Efficient Designs)
Complementary Co-Located programs are research efforts that include NPS stakeholders, sponsors and communities of interest. These co-located entities are essential to the value proposition of NPS as they contribute to mutual learning and applied research solutions.
Naval Research Program (NRP)
The Naval Postgraduate School has several unique research facilities. These facilities have been developed to provide faculty and students with a dynamic research environment to work on problems of special interest to the Department of the Navy/Department of Defense. Classified facilities at NPS allow research up to the Secret Compartmented Information (SCI) level.
Cryptologic Research Laboratory (CRL)
Directed Energy Simulation Laboratory
Ocean Acoustic Observatory
Radar/Electronic Warfare Laboratory
NWSI serves as a front door for the Fleet and US Marine Corps to working with NPS. It was established in 2020 to coordinate NPS interdisciplinary research and educational response to Naval warfighting needs. Enabling teamwork and collaboration with the NPS ecosystem, NWSI informs, coordinates, integrates, advocates and communicates in support of USN N7 and USMC CD&I requirements. For more see: nps.edu/web/nwsi