SEED - Events List


Students and faculty at the Naval Postgraduate School are welcome to join our informal Wednesday brown-bag seminar series. All SEED students are expected to regularly attend. During COVID-19, we typically meet using MS Teams, 1210-1250. Announcement of meeting is sent out via email prior to the seminar.

Upcoming seminars:

  • SEED brown-bag seminars are being held via MS Teams. Check back for an updated schedule.

Recent topics (2021):

  • Capt Sam Fitzmaurice, US Marine Corps - Survivability of Ground Based Anti-Ship Missiles in Expeditionary Advanced Base Operationsk
  • Capt Sean Harper, US Marine Corps - Marine Infantry Company Lethality: An Analysis of Force Design 2030 Proposals
  • Capt Caleb Kadrmas, US Marine Corps -  Robust Analysis Of USMC Artillery Systems And Employment In Near Peer Conflict

Past topics:

  • MAJ Charlie Timm , US Army and Mr. Jonathan Shockley - TRAC-Monterey Information Brief / Logistics Battle Command Overview
  • Maj Greg Lynch, USMC - Networked Logistics: Turning the Iron Mountain into an Iron Network
  • LCDR David Medici, USN - Analysis of IPOWER: A Small Unit Energy and Mission Planning Tool
  • Maj Josh Gordon, USMC - Simulation Analysis of Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems' Capabilities Impact in Support of the Marine Air Ground Task Force
  • Dr. Tom Donnelly, JMP Defense & Aerospace Team - An Overview of JMP
  • CAPTJared Kassulke, US Army - Countering UAVs with Pharmaceutical Based Agent Payloads
  • Capt Ashley Brown, USMC - Effective Humanitarian Logistics Delivery using Space-filling Curves
  • Maj Kevin Doherty, USMC - Data Farming the Marine Corps’ Readiness and Availability Tool for Force Employment and Force Structure Strategic Decisions
  • Capt Courtney Thompson, USMC - Paying for Weight in Blood:  Analysis of Weight and Protection Level of a Combat Load During Tactical Operations
  • Manuel Loewer, Major, German Army - An analysis of factors that influence logistics, operational availability, and flying hour supply of the German helicopter fleet
  • Silvio Pueschel, Lieutenant Colonel, German Army - Optimization of advanced multi-junction solar cell design for space environment using NOLH design of experiments
  • Akhtar Zaman, LCDR, Pakistan Navy - Convoy protection under multi-threat scenario
  • Capt Elle Ekman, USMC - Simulating sustainment for USMC distributed operations:  Shaping the concept of operations for USMC unmanned logistics systems
  • Capt Oludare Adeniji, USMC - Forecasting maintenance shortcomings of a planned Equipment Density Listing (EDL) in support of expeditionary missions
  • Maj Sam Gray, USMC - Agent-based simulation to support the effectiveness, procurement, and employment of non-lethal weapon systems
  • Capt Zach Maldonado - Determining tactical usage of non-lethal weapons for fixed site security of U.S. Embassies
  • Prof. Susan Sanchez and Prof. Tom Lucas - SEED Center Overview for new students
  • LT Kristin Erickson, US Navy - Analyzing tactics and techniques within distributed lethality using agent-based simulation
  • CDR Kevin Williams, US Navy - Exploring options for adding a Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) capability to the P8-A
  • Ali Opcin, LTjg Turkish Navy - Modeling anti-air warfare with discrete event simulation using the SIMKIT library
  • LT Hank Villatoro, US Navy - High energy laser employment in self defense tactics on naval platforms in a complex air environment
  • Salah Ilaslan, Captain, Turkish Air Force - Analysis of error propagation within hierarchical air combat models
  • Raja Sikandar, Pakistan Navy - Analysis of protection measures for naval vessels berthed at harbor for terrorist attacks
  • LT Michael Schambach, US Navy - Analysis of a long range undersea strike weapon
  • LT Melvin Cheang, Singapore Navy - Operational energy capability portfolio for protection of maritime forces against small boat swarms
  • Collin Erickson, Northwestern University - Adaptive sFFLHD sampling concept
  • Amara Borchers, SEED summer intern - Observing the behavior of a wildfire using Ruby
  • Rohit Jawle, SEED summer intern - Computer virus simulation
  • Emma Cushing, SEED summer intern - Modeling genetic diseases: A study of the autosomal genetic inheritance pattern
  • LCDR Kevin Fornal, US Navy - Evaluating risk associated with extended, uninterrupted testing of unmanned undersea vehicles
  • Dr. Paul Sanchez, NPS - Basic version control with git
  • Prof. David Kelton, University of Cincinnati - Irregular simulation: Input modeling, applications, and heresies
  • LT Allison Hogarth, US Navy - Improving Navy recruiting with data farming
  • LT Peter Balazaki, US Navy - Assessing the Navy's Officer Strategic Analysis Model (OSAM)
SEED - Contact Box

Contact Information

SEED Center for Data Farming

273 Glasgow Hall
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93950

Phone: (831) 656-2780
Email: Contact SEED Center