The CAG is the academic home for multi-disciplinary degree & research programs in Cyber Systems and Operations (CSO) working across boundaries to meet challenges in new science and warfare domains.




This collaborative research effort, dubbed Coupled Air-Sea Processes and EM Ducting Research (CASPER) addresses overarching knowledge gaps related to electromagnetic (EM) wave propagation in coastal Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layers (MABL). The objective is to fully characterize the MABL as an EM propagation environment.

Hybrid schemes for exact conditional inference in discrete exponential families

Exact conditional goodness-of-fit tests for discrete exponential family models can be conducted via Monte Carlo estimation of p values by sampling from the conditional distribution of multiway contingency tables. The proposed method runs many parallel chains initialized at SIS samples across the fiber. The scheme alleviates many of the challenges faced by the MCMC and SIS schemes individually while largely retaining their strengths. It also provides diagnostics that guide and lend credibility to the procedure. Simulations demonstrate the viability of the approach.




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The focus of this proposal is to enhance YARRP (Yelling at Random Routers Progressively) so that it can run continually in a production environment to provide a near real-time view of the network topology. 


Centers & Institutes

In addition to cyber education, there are numerous research centers and institutes housed within the academic departments. Centers and institutes provide a laboratory environment where faculty and students can conduct research on some of the Navy’s most difficult challenges. Centers and institutes support single and interdisciplinary efforts bringing together the enormous intellectual capital of NPS.



Acquisition Research Program
Adaptive Optics Center of Excellence for National Security (AOCOE)
Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Center (ADSC)
Center for Asymmetric Warfare
Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research (CAVR)
Center for Civil Military Relations
Center for Cyber Warfare
Center for Defense Management Reform
Center for Decision, Risk, Controls & Signals Intelligence (DRCSI)
Center for Executive Education (CEE)
Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)
Center for Cybersecurity and Cyber Operations (C3O)
Center for Information Warfare and Innovation (CIWI)
Center for Infrastructure Defense (CID)
Center for Joint Services Electronic Warfare
Center for Materials Research (CMR)
Center for Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Research
Center for Multi-INT Studies (CMIS)
Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation (CENETIX)
Center for Radiation Hardened Electronics
Center for Survivability and Lethality
Center for the Study of Mobile Devices and Communications
Center for the Study of Potential Outcomes
Center on Contemporary Conflict
Common Operational Research Environment (CORE) Program
Culture and Conflict Studies (CCS)
Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI)
DoD Information Operations Center for Research (DoD IOCenter)
Littoral Operations Center (LOC)
Remote Sensing Center (RSC)
Robo Dojo
SEED Center for Data Farming (Simulation Experiments & Efficient Designs)
Spacecraft Research and Design Center
Turbo-Propulsion Laboratory
Undersea Warfare Center


Cebrowski Institute for Innovation and Information Superiority

The Cebrowski Institute is a hub of military innovation for the information revolution in military and security affairs for the US Navy, the US DOD and the nation. The Institute helps generate innovative ideas for information strategy and tactics and supports the information entrepreneurs who champion them in the Navy and DOD. The Institute works with leaders and community networks to bring the new ideas into practice.

Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation Institute (MOVES)

The MOVES mission is to enhance the operational effectiveness of our joint forces and our allies by providing superior training and exemplary research in the field of modeling and simulation.

Wayne E. Meyer Institute of Systems Engineering

The Meyer Institute provides NPS faculty and students with relevant, tailored, and unique research opportunities in systems engineering and designated warfare areas to support NPS graduate education that increases the combat effectiveness of U.S. and Allied armed forces and enhances the security of the United States.