Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Roster

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Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame

NPS Hall of Fame

The Naval Postgraduate School Hall of Fame is a place reserved for the School’s most notable alumni and friends, recognizing their achievements and attainment of positions at the highest levels of public service. NPS’ Hall of Fame members have made the greatest contributions to society, their nations and to the Naval Postgraduate School.

The following individuals have received Hall of Fame awards:

Learn more about our NPS Hall of Fame recipients at www.nps.edu/Alumni/hof.html.

Distinguished Alumni Award Program

The Naval Postgraduate School recognizes our alumni whose outstanding accomplishments and contributions have made a significant impact upon our nation, its military force, and the world. The following individuals have been recognized as some of NPS’ standout alumni and have been presented with NPS Distinguished Alumni awards.

The following individuals have received Distinguished Alumni awards:

Distinguished Professors

"Distinguished Professor" is an honorary title conferred upon certain faculty members in recognition of meritorious scholarly accomplishments and sustained, significant contributions to the educational mission of the Naval Postgraduate School. Their research or scholarly contributions while at the Naval Postgraduate School have had a significant impact on their fields of expertise.

Apte, Uday
Business and Public Policy

Agrawal, Brij
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ball, Robert (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Brown, Gerald
Operations Research

Bruneau, Thomas (Emeritus)
National Security Affairs

Butler, John T. (Emeritus)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chang, Chih Pei
Meteorology

Chiu, Ching-Sang
Oceanography

Chu, Peter C.
Oceanography

Colson, William
Physics

Crittenden, Eugene (Emeritus)
Physics

Denning, Dorothy
Defense Analysis

Denning, Peter
Computer Science

Elsberry, Russell (Emeritus)
Meteorology

Euske, Kenneth J.
Business and Public Policy

Fuhs, Allen (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Gaver, Donald (Emeritus)
Operations Research

Giet, George (Emeritus)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Haderlie, Eugene (Emeritus)
Oceanography

Healey, Anthony (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jacobs, Patricia A.
Operations Research

Kinney, Gilbert (Emeritus)
Physics

Kwon, Young W.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Lewis, Peter (Emeritus)
Operations Research

Looney, Robert
National Security Affairs

Loomis, Jr., Herschel H.
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Marshall, Kneale (Emeritus)
Operations Research

Marto, Paul (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

McNelley, Terry (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Montgomery, Michael T.
Meteorology

Morgan, Michael
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Netzer, David (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Owen, Guillermo
Mathematics

Platzer, Max (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Porch, Douglas (Emeritus)
National Security Affairs

Powers, John (Emeritus)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Renard, Robert (Emeritus)
Meteorology

Sarpkaya, Turgut (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Schrady, Dave (Emeritus)
Operations Research

Shin, Young (Emeritus)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Thornton, Edward (Emeritus)
Oceanography

Washburn, Alan (Emeritus)
Operations Research

Wood, R. Kevin
Operations Research

Yun, Xiaoping
Electrical Engineering