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Discover NPS Day


Date: October 25, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

Discover NPS Day is scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Naval Postgraduate School campus.

Event will be focused on STEM education outreach as well as expanded DV/VIP engagement with targeted venues and interactive activities.

For more on this event, please visit nps.edu/discover.


Columbus Day


Date: October 14, 2019

Columbus Day is a federal holiday observed on the second Monday in October.


Summer Quarter Graduation Ceremony


Date: September 27, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

The Naval Postgraduate School Summer Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2019.

The graduation streaming video will be available on September 27 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please visit NPS Graduation Ceremony page to watch live.

For dress uniform and more information, please visit NPS Student Graduation website.


Reporting Date


Date: September 23, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

U.S. students are to report back on Monday, September 23, 2019.

Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.
 


Reporting Date (International)


Date: September 15, 2019
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

International students are to report back on Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Please visit Academic Calendar for upcoming dates or NPS Student homepage for Incoming, prospective, current and distance learning.


Coherent Anti-Strokes Raman


Date: August 29, 2019
Location: T.B.D.

The August 29, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Quantum-Enhanced Coherent Anti-Strokes Raman Scattering” with Dr. Svetlana A. Malinovskaya, Stevens Institute of Technology, Dept. of Physics. Event location and time T.B.D.

Dr. Svetlana A. Malinovskaya is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Stevens Institute of Technology. Malinovskaya received her Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University and the Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion of Russian Academy of Sciences in 1993. She completed a fellowship in ultrafast optical science in the FOCUS Center at the University of Michigan and the Alexander von Humboldt fellowship at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Malinovskaya is a theorist working in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Her current research interests are in the area of ultrafast light-matter interactions and quantum control.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


Future of Natural Gas


Date: August 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: ME Auditorium

The August 13, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Future of Natural Gas and the Controversy Surrounding Nordstream 2” with Dr. Wolfgang Peters, expert on gas markets. ME Auditorium - 12:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


Connections Between the Military and Energy


Date: August 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: ME Auditorium

The August 6, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Connections Between the Military and Energy” with Ambassador Robert F. Cekuta, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan from 2014-2018. ME Auditorium - 12:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


JIFX 19-4


Date: August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019
Location: Camp Roberts, CA

Field Experimentation 19-4 is scheduled for August 5-9, 2019 at Camp Roberts, CA.

Focus Area: Autonomy, Human Machine Teaming, Command and Control (C2), and Cybersecurity

The FX program exists to provide an opportunity for NPS faculty, students, private companies, and academia to demonstrate and evaluate new technologies related to the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense research in an operational field environment, and also to provide the operational community the opportunity to experiment with these technologies to better understand the capabilities that they may represent.

For more information or registration, please visit JIFX online.


Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection


Date: July 30, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: ME Auditorium

The July 30, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection (CEIP) and Energy Management in the Commercial Realm” with Mr. Hayes Magnuson, Amazon Web Services. ME Auditorium - 12:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


Interaction of Electromagnetic Waves


Date: July 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The July 26, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Active Metasurfaces for Manipulating the Interaction of Electromagnetic Waves with Objects” with Prof. Daniel Sievenpiper, UC San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Professor Daniel Sievenpiper joined the UC San Diego faculty in 2010. He received his BS in 1994 and his PhD in 1999 from UCLA, where he studied photonic crystals and other periodic structures, and invented the high impedance electromagnetic surface. Dan joined HRL (the former Hughes Research Laboratories) in Malibu, CA in 1999. During the following 11 years, he and his team developed new electromagnetic structures, with an emphasis on small, conformal, tunable, and steerable antennas. Dan held a variety of technical and management positions at HRL including Director of the Applied Electromagnetics Laboratory.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


SGL with Gen. Steve Lyons, USA


Date: July 23, 2019
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: King Auditorium

Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in King Auditorium with Gen. Steve Lyons, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command.

Bio
General Steve Lyons is the Commander, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, one of ten Combatant Commands under the Department of Defense. USTRANSCOM’s mission is to project and sustain military power, enable global reach, and provide a full range of flexible and responsive options to national leadership while presenting multiple dilemmas for potential adversaries.
 
Read complete bio at U.S. Department of Defense website.


What is Happening Next in Geopolitics and Energy?


Date: July 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: ME Auditorium

The July 23, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “What is Happening Next in Geopolitics and Energy?” with Mr. Peter Zeihan, critically acclaimed author of The Accidental Superpower and the Absent Superpower. ME Auditorium - 12:00 p.m.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


High Energy Attosecond Frequency Combs


Date: July 19, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The July 19, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “High Energy Attosecond Frequency Combs” with Dr. Michael Helle, Naval Research Laboratory, Plasma Physics Division. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Michael Helle is a research physicist within the Plasma Physics Division at the Naval Research Laboratory. He received his B.S. in Mathematical Physics from Case Western Reserve in 2005, and his Ph.D. degree from Georgetown University in 2010. For his dissertation work on Laser Wakefield Acceleration, he was awarded the Harold N. Glassman Dissertations Award. He joined NRL in 2010 upon graduation. His interests include experimental and numerical research in the areas of advanced particle acceleration, novel radiation sources, intense laser propagation effects, nonlinear optics, relativistic quantum electrodynamics, and effective media.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


Hamming Legacy Project Guest Lecture


Date: July 18, 2019
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Reed Hall 201/202

The Richard Wesley Hamming Legacy Project Guest Lecture is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Reed Hall 201/202 at 3:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Martin Mandelberg, 1982 NPS Alumnus

A presentation on the legacy of NPS Professor Richard Wesley Hamming; through interpretation of Hamming’s archives; including the introduction of the on-line archive of Hamming materials, featuring digitally remastered videos of NPS classes taught by Hamming, and significant previously unavailable research findings, soon-to-be-released through the NPS Archive: Calhoun.

Additional commentary by Prof. Don Brutzman.


Navy Senior Leader Seminar (NSLS)


Date: July 9, 2019 to July 18, 2019
Location: CEE Spaces

The Navy Senior Leader Seminar (NSLS) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9 – Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Center for Executive Education at the Naval Postgraduate School. Lodging is available on-base at the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites in historic Herrmann Hall.

The Navy Senior Leader Seminar (NSLS) provides senior officers (O6/O5), senior civilians (GS-15) and Fleet/Force Command Master Chiefs with an intensive nine-day executive education program that introduces the latest "best practices" in strategic planning, goal setting, strategic communication, effects-based thinking, risk management, financial management, and innovation. The program provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to manage and lead effectively in complex organizations. Learning is enhanced by the use of case studies, small-team exercises, practical applications, seminar-style discussions, peer learning, and faculty presentations.

Objectives / Desired End State

  • To learn directly from Navy leaders the strategies, policies, and resource issues shaping the Navy's strategy today and the business processes to achieve that strategy.
  • To acquire knowledge that stimulates innovative thinking and provides leadership tools to meet the challenges confronting the U.S. Navy in the 21st Century.
  • To share expertise with and learn from peers in the course.
  • To enhance participants' individual strengths to support changes set by senior Navy leadership.

For more on this event, visit Center for Executive Education online.


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