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Improving Acoustic Localization Methods


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

The April 26, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Finding Dory’s Friend .. Improving Acoustic Localization Methods to Track Migrating Whales Along the Australian Coast” with Mr. David Lechner, The MITRE Corporation. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Mr. Lechner is a senior engineer at The MITRE Corporation and PhD Candidate at The Catholic University of America studying acoustics and previously earned a B.S. E.E. and a M.S. in Computational Physics. He has over 15 years of sonar systems research at NAVSEA and DRS Technologies, and over 30 years of DoD systems research and development experience.

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


Solar Thermal Technology


Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The April 26, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Solar Thermal Technology” with Anjaneyulu Krothapalli, Don Fuqua Eminent Scholar Chair & Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at Florida State University (FSU). DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Krothapalli was the Don Fuqua Eminent Scholar Chair & Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at Florida State University (FSU), USA and an Affiliated Professor of Energy at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. He was the founding member and Chairman of the Mechanical engineering department at FSU from 1983 to 2002. He was on the faculty of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University from 1981-1983.

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 for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


International Day 2019


Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Academic Quad

Free Admission
International Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Naval Postgraduate School Academic Quad.

Food tasting from around the world
Tickets available for $1 each or $20 for 22

Fun for the whole family
Games, music, dancing and much more…

Open to the public with photo I.D.


MEMS & Explosives for Navy Weapon Fuzing


Date: May 2, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The May 2, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “MEMS and Explosives for Navy Weapon Fuzing” with Dr. Daniel Jean, Micro-Electromechanical Systems Naval Surface Warfare Center-Indian Head. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Jean is a Mechanical Engineer in the fuze branch at NSWC Indian Head. For the past 20 years, he has performed research and development in Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) design and packaging, with 19 patents. He serves as technical lead on MEMS related fuzing projects including the ACERM guided mortar, GLGP Fuze, JFTP MEMS Reliability, and Sensors for Blast Detection.

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


Energy as a Weapon in a New Generation of Warfare


Date: May 3, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 3, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Energy as a Weapon in a New Generation of Warfare and Its Influence on National Defense Capability: Overview of the Ukrainian Case” with Dr. Oleksandr Sukhodolia, Head of Energy Security and Technogenic Safety Department, National Institute for Strategic Studies, Ukraine. DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 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 for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


The KRUSTY Experiment


Date: May 3, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The May 3, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “The KRUSTY Experiment at the Nevada National Security Site and its Role in the Kilopower Project” with Dr. Charles Martin, Distinguished Engineer, Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS). Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Martin is currently serving as a Distinguished Engineer for Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS), which operates the Nevada National Security Site for the National Nuclear Security Agency. Until January of this year, he had been serving as the Glenn T. Seaborg Science and Engineering Policy Fellow for the American Nuclear Society.

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


Holos Nuclear Generator


Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The May 10, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Holos Nuclear Generator: Operational Power in a Shipping Container” with Dr. Claudio Filippone, HolosGen LLC. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Filippone is the founder of HolosGen and designer of the Holos v-SMR, a very small mobile modular nuclear reactor with inherent safety features, optimized to produce affordable pollutant-free electricity and process-heat with the safest melt-tolerant, proliferation resistant fuels. He is an expert in nuclear engineering and power producing systems.

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


Microgrid Projects at Naval Base Ventura County


Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 10, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Microgrid Projects at Naval Base Ventura County” with Dr. Robert Schainker, Senior Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). DRMI Auditorium - 1:00 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 for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Atomic Layer Growth


Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The May 17, 2018 Physics lecture is titled “Atomic Layer Growth - Building Novel Electronic Materials One Layer at a Time” with Dr. Charles “Chip” Eddy, Jr. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

Charles R. “Chip” Eddy, Jr. received a Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1998 and BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Boston University in 1988 and 1990, respectively. While a student at Boston University, he performed some of the first work on ECR plasma-assisted MBE growth of GaN.

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


Defense Energy Seminar with Ms. Jennifer DeCesaro


Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: DRMI Auditorium

The May 17, 2019 Defense Energy Seminar lecture with Ms. Jennifer DeCesaro, Directorm Technology-to-Market, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will take place in DRMI Auditorium at 1:00 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 for more information.

Open to anyone with gate access.


Memorial Day


Date: May 27, 2019

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

For more on this holiday and others, please visit OPM.GOV.


Towards Improved Soldier Protection


Date: May 31, 2019
Time: 11:00 p.m.
Location: Spanagel 117

The May 31, 2019 Physics lecture is titled “Towards Improved Soldier Protection” with Dr. Sikhanda Satapathy, Army Research Laboratory. Event will be held in Spanagel 117 at 11:00 p.m.

Current personal protective equipment (PPE) have drastically reduced battlefield fatalities by using high performance materials to effectively defeat common threats. One approach to reduce battlefield injuries is to further optimize the performance of PPE; however this optimization is limited by our understanding of the human body’s response to the ballistic environment.

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


Quarterly Awards Ceremony


Date: June 4, 2019
Location: Quarterdeck

The Spring 2019 Quarter Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

For additional Information, please visit Graduation Schedule.