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Professor Qing Wang

The CASPER project aims to better quantify atmospheric effects on the propagation of radar and communication signals in the marine environment. Read More...

Prof. Rudy Yoshida

Exact conditional goodness-of-fit tests for discrete exponential family models can be conducted via Monte Carlo estimation of values by sampling from the conditional distribution of multiway contingency tables. Read More...

Prof. Luqi

This project addresses automated behavior based computer network defense and cyber analysis techniques. The study will explore impacts on C2 as cyber operations evolve, and assess implications for USMC cyber operations policy and doctrine. Read More...

Prof. Randy Moule

Cybersecurity remains an uncertain domain where leadership struggles with strategies to objectively measure the monetary investment in cyber against expected operational outcomes and Fleet readiness. Traditionally, systems delivered to the Fleet were concerned with platform stability, not security. Read More...

Prof. Gurminder Singh

This research is intended to advance shipboard cyber incident response (IR) capability aboard CANES-enabled vessels by modeling such a capability using already established shipboard response systems (e.g. EOSS and CSOSS). Read More...

Prof. Ying Zhao

The human cognitive functions in an integrated fires kill chain environment and in a cyber-warfare environment are very complex. Read More...

Yu, Warren

This research enhances the education of U.S. Read More...

Howard, Alan R.

This Statement of work covers the participation of the Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Energy Academic Group (EAG) in EXERCISE COHERENT RESILIENCE 2017 (CORE17) Kyiv, Ukraine, specifically pre-exercise planning, exercise execution (16-20 October) and post-exercise report and presentation Read More...

Boger, Dan C.

Purpose: The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) – Cyber Academic Group (CAG) is pleased to offer this proposal to support the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet for cyber strategic deterrence studies. Read More...

Buttrey, Samuel E.

Characterization and Analysis of Army Cyber Data The Army Cyber (ARCYBER) Command collects and examines data flowing across computer networks. Its goals include identifying possible misuse of Army networks, interdicting hackers, and identifying potentially harmful actions and actors. Read More...

Yoshida, Ruriko

Malware is malicious software that can be used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information without consent, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising, among other things. Read More...

Dinolt, George W.

The NPS CCW shall oversee research and development project(s) to create tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) leading to concepts of operations (CONOPS) for cyber maneuver in maritime networks. Read More...

McEachen, II, John C.

This research proposal discusses the development and analysis of defensive cyber operations techniques which leverage the unique capabilities of software defined networks (SDN). Read More...

Staples, Zachary H.

The NPS CCW shall oversee research and development project(s) to create tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) leading to concepts of operations (CONOPS) for cyber maneuver in maritime networks. Read More...

Buettner, Jr., Raymond R.

This project will prepare and execute a maritime Multi-Thread Experiment (MTX) off San Clemente Island (SCI), CA and follow on experiment at the Camp Roberts Maneuver Training Facility. Read More...

Rohrer, Justin P.

Prior collaborative work with LTS has produced a novel high-speed active network mapping tool, “Yarrp” (Yelling at Random Routers Progressively). Read More...

Blanken, Leo J.

The efforts proposed here build off of previous projects executed successfully for OSD CWMD Systems by the Defense Analysis Department (DA). Read More...

Everton, Sean F.

The Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), through the Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative (DPSI), identified a significant gap in the first responder community in terms of understanding networks. Read More...

Freeman, Michael E.

GlobalECCO's mission is to build and strengthen the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program's (CTFP) global alumni network of Combating Terrorism (CbT) experts and practitioners through innovative and engaging technologies and techniques that both enable and encourage collaborative partnership Read More...

Hammond, Jesse R.

The efforts proposed here build off of previous projects executed successfully for OSD CWMD Systems by the Defense Analysis Department (DA). Read More...

Porter, Wayne

Collaborators will research mesh network technologies and applications in littoral operations. Read More...

Lee, Doowan

This project will involve research for mapping and illuminating networks of facilitators and communication engaged in channeling and trafficking both material and personnel between ISIL-affected areas and Africa. Read More...

Alderson, Jr., David L.

The objective of this project is to understand the resilience of multi-layered networks, and more specifically the ability of network command and control (C2) systems to maintain functionality in the presence of large-scale disruptive events. Read More...

Carlyle, William M.

The objective of this research is to continue to respond to emerging needs in the Navy for operational decision support by developing mathematical models of real decision problems, using cutting-edge optimization algorithms to solve these problems, and designing and delivering prototypical decision Read More...

Kozdon, Jeremy E.

This proposal lays the groundwork for the PIs’ long-term goals of modeling and understanding the full earthquake cycle in realistic and complex fault systems. Read More...

Paduan, Jeffrey D.

A surface current mapping system based on a network of HF radar systems has been built up through State and Federal funding along the California coastline. Today, the HF radar (HFR) network is being supported as a component of NOAA/IOOS. Read More...

Hooper, Joseph P.

This work is part of a large multi-university research initiative (MURI) between several universities. Read More...

Hooper, Joseph P.

This work is part of a large multi-university research initiative (MURI) between several universities. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with the continued research and development of infrastructure associated with CubeSat Buses, enabling rapid payload development and deployment. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with the continued research and development of infrastructure associated with CubeSat Buses, enabling rapid payload development and deployment. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with supporting the FalconSat-7 satellite in its use of the MC3 CubeSat ground station system. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with the continued infrastructure research emphasizing CubeSat ground station systems. This supports DoD Space efforts in the emerging field of very small satellites. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the study and initial test effort associated with developing a software-defined radio payload to perform broadcast and receive experiments at frequencies of current and future interest. Read More...

Yu, Warren

SPAWAR 120 is interested in accelerating the transition of mechanisms to deliver time-critical weather data to warfighters, often in active, contested global theaters. Read More...

Drusinsky, Doron

Feature removal has been proposed as a means for de-bloating software, primarily for security reasons. Existing methods [JZWL] are static in nature, i.e., they rely on static detection and removal of features of interest. Read More...

Appleget, Jeffrey A.

LVC training solutions provide the means for Armed Forces to create cost-effective training environments that leverage state-of-the-art software and hardware. The U.S. Armed Forces, particularly the U.S. Army, have lead the way in creating LVC training solutions. Read More...

Michael, James B.

This research advances the techniques, tactics, and processes (TTPs) needed to success fully reverse engineer the wide spectrum of digital media that comprises the Internet of Things, in support of the Department of Defense's (DoD) document and media exploitation (DOMEX) mission and Read More...

Kline, Jeffery E.

NPS will continues work requested by, and being completed at the request of Office of Naval Research. Read More...

Gannon, Anthony J.

The ESTEP program aims to educate the Naval Workforce through practical implementation of new and nascent technologies to reduce the cost and increase the security of energy to United States Naval facilities. Read More...

Szechtman, Roberto

We propose to develop models and algorithms to support surveillance and interdiction in naval and homeland security applications. The research will comprise three problems. The first problem focuses on searching for a target (e.g. Read More...

Gannon, Anthony J.

The ESTEP program aims to educate the Naval Workforce through practical implementation of new and nascent technologies to reduce the cost and increase the security of energy to United States Naval facilities. Read More...

Hobson, Garth V.

The ESTEP program aims to educate the Naval Workforce through practical implementation of new and nascent technologies to reduce the cost and increase the security of energy to United States Naval facilities. Read More...

Murphree, James T.

The overall objective of this project is to conduct research and development on, and to transition to the U.S. Read More...

Khan, Feroz H.

This interagency agreement between the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Agency's (NNSA's) Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (NA-24) and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is undertaken to explore issues affecting long-term strategic stability in South Asia. Read More...

Kapur, Samir P.

This set of research projects, proposed to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), deepen our understanding of important international actors in the strategic realm. Read More...

Khan, Feroz H.

This interagency agreement between the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Agency's (NNSA's) Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (NA-24) and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is undertaken to explore issues affecting long-term strategic stability in South Asia. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

Support for three projects is requested with this proposal. All seem feasible and worthwhile. Following are statements of work and brief project description for these projects. Read More...

Gallup, Shelley P.

The pervasiveness of network traffic lacking attribution inhibits the deterrence of malicious online actors. Without attribution, malicious actors can launch near-anonymous cyber attacks with relative impunity - and may even redirect reprisal. Read More...

Yu, Warren

This research enhances the education of U.S. Read More...

Gibson, John H.

The pervasiveness of cyber operations across all defense activities underscores the need to consider and plan for cyber-related developmental test and evaluation initiatives throughout the development life of acquisitions programs. Read More...

Luqi

This project addresses automated behavior based computer network defense and cyber analysis techniques. The study will explore impacts on C2 as cyber operations evolve, and assess implications for USMC cyber operations policy and doctrine. Read More...

Maule, Randy W.

Cybersecurity remains an uncertain domain where leadership struggles with strategies to objectively measure the monetary investment in cyber against expected operational outcomes and Fleet readiness. Traditionally, systems delivered to the Fleet were concerned with platform stability, not security. Read More...

Maule, Randy W.

Ship mechanical and electrical control systems, and the communications grid through which the components operate, are a high priority concern for Navy leadership. Read More...

Maule, Randy W.

Management of information, systems and networks within the Marine Corps is divided between different units, resulting in incomplete technical and operational analysis. Read More...

Singh, Gurminder

This research is intended to advance shipboard cyber incident response (IR) capability aboard CANES-enabled vessels by modeling such a capability using already established shipboard response systems (e.g. EOSS and CSOSS). Read More...

Zhao, Ying

The human cognitive functions in an integrated fires kill chain environment and in a cyber-warfare environment are very complex. Read More...

Singh, Gurminder

This topic involves creating a virtualized replica of the Marine Corps Enterprise Networks (MCEN), with a full complement of Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command and Control systems, for conducting automated testing of enterprise-level changes before they are implemented. Read More...

Howard, Alan R.

This Statement of work covers the participation of the Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Energy Academic Group (EAG) in EXERCISE COHERENT RESILIENCE 2017 (CORE17) Kyiv, Ukraine, specifically pre-exercise planning, exercise execution (16-20 October) and post-exercise report and presentation Read More...

Drusinsky, Doron

NPS proposes machine learning of formal specification pertaining to the execution of a program written in any language. The technique works of a collection of sequences of samples such as <t=10, x=35> (meaning at time t variable x has values 35). Read More...

Eagle, Christopher S.

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) proposes to design and implement infrastructure in support of the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge which solicits performers to build an automated system capable of analyzing binary software for vulnerabilities, automatically creating and applying mitigations for each Read More...

Gondree, Mark A.

This proposed project intends to expand and mature the Cyber Adventurers program-an extramural STEM program piloted in Salinas, California, in Summer 2012-through collaboration between the Naval Postgraduate School, California State University Monterey Bay, Hartnell Community College and the Lyceum Read More...

Irvine, Cynthia E.

This proposal is for NPS to provide coaching, consultation and guidance to NAVSEA to support their development of CyberCIEGE scenarios that cover the learning objectives identified during the development effort, building on results achieved during the 2016 project of the same name. Read More...

Volpano, Dennis M.

An important part of extending cyberspace capabilities is being able to create the networks that deliver content more flexibly and easily.  Ideally they would be defined completely in software. Read More...

Zhao, Ying

DISA has the needs to improve the Cyber Situational Awareness Analytic Capabilities (CSAAC) and speed of defensive response to the high rate of threats and exploitation for the network. Read More...

Boger, Dan C.

Purpose: The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) – Cyber Academic Group (CAG) is pleased to offer this proposal to support the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet for cyber strategic deterrence studies. Read More...

Buttrey, Samuel E.

The Army Cyber (ARCYBER) Command collects and examines data flowing across computer networks. Its goals include identifying possible misuse of Army networks, interdicting hackers, and identifying potentially harmful actions and actors. Read More...

Yoshida, Ruriko

Malware is malicious software that can be used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information without consent, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising, among other things. Read More...

McEachen, II, John C.

This research proposal discusses the development and analysis of defensive cyber operations techniques which leverage the unique capabilities of software defined networks (SDN). Read More...

McEachen, II, John C.

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a new approach to the observe, orient, decide and act (OODA) loop in computer networks and offers unparalleled insight in support of cyber operations. Read More...

Staples, Zachary H.

A Community of Practice (CoP) in Maritime Cybersecurity has been proposed to address the complex issues and provide a collaborative approach specific to maritime cyber vulnerabilities. Read More...

Staples, Zachary H.

The Center for Cyber Warfare research proposal entitled “Cyber Maneuver” for the Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) seeks to build a baseline of knowledge for the technical capacity to execute cyber operations in a maritime environment. Read More...

Staples, Zachary H.

The NPS CCW shall oversee research and development project(s) to create tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) leading to concepts of operations (CONOPS) for cyber maneuver in maritime networks. Read More...

Staples, Zachary H.

The Cyber Software project will deliver a non-severable software collection of security tests and corresponding hardening techniques for an open source industrial machine control protocol. Read More...

Kline, Jeffery E.

This is Phase II to the Fiscal Year 15 Systems Engineering Analysis study titled “Future Maritime ISR Systems” which focused on Surface to Surface targeting in contested environments as part of the larger NPS Warfare Innovation Continuum titled “Warfighting in the Contested Littorals”. Read More...

Balogh, Imre L.

The Naval Postgraduate School will assist TRAC Monterey with part time support in the area of network administration and specialized IT support. While assisting TRAC Monterey the Naval Postgraduate School will complete the following tasks. Read More...

Newman, James H.

Officer students in the Space Systems Curricula fulfill degree requirements for a Master of Science degree in the department of their choice or in Space Systems Operations. A space-oriented thesis is required as well as additional courses to fulfill the requirements of a space billet. Read More...

Sciarini, Lee W.

The objective of this research is to support and evolve Modeling and Simulation (M&S) research initiatives of current 8825 students, NPS faculty advisors, qualified 8825 Officers, M&S stakeholder community representatives, and HPT&E principals to ensure Marine Corps gaps are properly Read More...

Ateshian, Peter R.

An integrated sensor and reporting system, capable of monitoring the underwater threat area from a stand-off position to the high value vessel is needed to mitigate underwater threats to high-value surface assets. Read More...

Boger, Dan C.

The Navy's Integrated Fires (IF) advanced operational capability imagines integrating data from several legacy stovepipes. The Enterprise Engine (EE) offers an integration approach which appears faster, cheaper, and smarter while enabling semantic interoperability. Read More...

Brutzman, Donald P.

In future naval conflicts, there is strong potential for enemy denial or exploitation of legacy C2 paths. Read More...

Dobrokhodov, Vladimir N.

The objective of the effort is to build an experimental model as a proof of concept for a novel anti-submarine warfare platform, Aqua-Quad. The envisioned vehicle is a hybrid, including features and capabilities of a drifting sonobuoy and a multirotor vertical take-off and landing UAV. Read More...

Buss, Arnold H.

Manpower Studies and Analysis Branch (MSAB) developed an agent-based simulation with network architecture and vacancy-based promotion system prototype, the Manpower Simulation Model (MSM). Read More...

Gibson, John H.

This research purports to continue the exploration and experimentation of alternative courses of action to address the need for beyond-line-of-site communications to support Enhanced MAGTF Operations (EMO). Read More...

Gordis, Joshua H.

A software simulation tool will be developed to allow the modeling and performance simulation of a user-defined sustainment distribution network. Read More...

Johnson, Bonnie W.

The ability to optimally manage distributed warfare assets for collaborative operation significantly increases our military advantage. Recent studies have pointed to increasing speed of warfare, emerging threat capability and numbers, and data overload from a growing number of sensors and networks. Read More...

Kress, Moshe

Distributed lethality (Ref I) calls for smaller, agile, yet lethal Surface Action Groups (SAGs) that operate in a distributed manner over a relatively large area of interest (AOI). Read More...

Porter, Wayne

The so-called “Navy Innovation Network” consists of formal and informal collaborations that include the Athena Project, Task Force Innovation (TFI), the Naval Innovation Advisory Council (NIAC), Navy Warfare Centers and Labs as well as several social media groupings and innovation fora (both Read More...

Porter, Wayne

The so-called “Navy Innovation Network” consists of formal and informal collaborations that include(d) the CNO's Strategic Studies Group (SSGs), CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC), The Athena Project, Task Force Innovation (TFI), the Naval Innovation Advisory Council (NIAC), as well as several Read More...

Porter, Wayne

This research will apply community detection and database algorithms in order to identify subgroups of vessels of interest, owners, operators, ports, cargoes, and specific activities associated with artificial reef enhancement and construction in the South China Sea. Read More...

Rowe, Neil C.

Today's increasingly effective methods of data collection are creating large amounts of data that cannot be processed and combined with traditional techniques such as integrated databases. Read More...

Rohrer, Justin P.

Native IP networks are ill-equipped to handle the communication challenges found in wireless comms environments, resulting in communications outages that degrade C2 data flow and subject the user to disconnection, timeouts, and repeated login requests. Read More...

Rowe, Neil C.

Lexical link analysis is a powerful and relatively simple technique for finding associations between digital artifacts. We will apply it to digital-forensic data of file paths, pages downloaded, and email addresses in our corpus of drive images from 4000 computers and digital devices. Read More...

Singh, Gurminder

This topic involves creating a virtualized replica of the Marine Corps Enterprise Networks (MCEN), with a full complement of Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command and Control systems, for conducting automated testing of enterprise-level changes before they are implemented. Read More...

Singh, Gurminder

There is a significant gap between emerging state-of-the-art commercial off the shelf (COTS) remote sensor networks, and those currently employed by the US Navy. Read More...

Thulasirman, Preetha

Low power wireless networks use the IEEE 802.15.4 standard which is a data link and physical layer protocol that provides communications between low power devices. While 802.15.4 is a prudent and effective technology, it is a point to point communications link. Read More...

Smith, Kevin B.

The ability to localize targets of interest by passive detection and tracking from autonomous underwater vehicles has numerous challenges. Read More...

Wang, Qing

Many sea trial and other RDT&E events in the maritime environment are limited by a lack of in situ observations characterizing the environmental conditions affecting system performance. Read More...

Zhao, Ying

Accurate, relevant and timely combat identification (CID) enables the warfighter to locate and identify critical airborne targets with high precision. Read More...

Zhao, Ying

Within the Department of Navy, small networks of expertise exist but are often unconnected. There is a critical need to determine ways to provide tools to promote effective collaboration. Read More...

Beverly, Robert E.

This is a statement of work for the second year effort of a continuing project exploring network deception through measurement, analysis, and software development. Read More...

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Wang, Qing

As part of the DYNAMO Program, this proposal effort seeks to understand the MJO initiation processes over the tropical Indian Ocean using GPS dropsonde measurements to be deployed from the NOAA P-3 research aircraft. Read More...

Wang, Qing

As part of the Unified Physical Parameterizations for Extended Forecast (UPPEF) Departmental Research Initiative (DRI), we conducted aircraft measurements of the marine stratocumulus-topped boundary layers off the coast of central California in September 2012. Read More...

Guest, Peter S.

The fluxes of momentum (wind stress), sensible heat (turbulence and radiation) and latent heat (moisture and salinity), between the atmosphere and ocean have strong effects on sea state and oceanic boundary layer (OBL) physics in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas (BCS), and throughout the world ocean. Read More...

Guest, Peter S.

The fluxes of momentum (wind stress), sensible heat (turbulence and radiation) and latent heat (moisture and salinity), between the atmosphere and ocean have strong effects on sea state and oceanic boundary layer (OBL) physics in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas (BCS), and throughout the world ocean. Read More...

Guest, Peter S.

The fluxes of momentum (wind stress), sensible heat (turbulence and radiation) and latent heat (moisture and salinity), between the atmosphere and ocean have strong effects on sea state and oceanic boundary layer (OBL) physics in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas (BCS), and throughout the world ocean. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) submits this proposal to support the airborne research objectives of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in the year 2015. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) submits this proposal to support the airborne research objectives of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in the year 2015. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

CIRPAS participation in three field projects that are to take place in 2016 is proposed here. The first of the three is an intensive field study associated with the CASPER experiment. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

CIRPAS participation in three field projects that are to take place in 2016 is proposed here. The first of the three is an intensive field study associated with the CASPER experiment. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

CIRPAS participation in three field projects that are to take place in 2016 is proposed here. The first of the three is an intensive field study associated with the CASPER experiment. Read More...

Jonsson, Haflidi H.

CIRPAS participation in three field projects that are to take place in 2016 is proposed here. The first of the three is an intensive field study associated with the CASPER experiment. Read More...

Gibson, John H.

Since our approach allows for a diversity of signal inputs, configurable workflows, standard formats with the option of new compression codecs and emerging transport streams, and is based on media delivery over Internet Protocol (IP), a general solution for high-speed internet access is suitable Read More...

Hooper, Joseph P.

Reactive materials are designed to enhance the lethality of warheads by providing thermal and overpressure damage on a target, usually via metal combustion. Read More...

Twomey, Christopher P.

Deterrence is central to US policy and OSD-P's Minerva's research program (topic III). But deterrence in different areas of the world requires crafted attention from area study experts. Read More...

Rasmussen, Maria J.

The Minerva project entitled “Who Does Not Become a Terrorist, And Why?” generated the largest standardized study of radical militants conducted so far. Read More...

Rasmussen, Maria J.

This project aims to examine an important question: Who does not join a terrorist organization, and why? Since the 1990s scholars (including the co-PIs in this proposal) have periodically conducted fieldwork among terrorists in order to understand the motivation of individuals who decide to join Read More...

Piombo, Jessica R.

The proposed project seeks to improve both the theory and practice of how peace is achieved in post-conflict countries by disentangling the related goals of peace- and state-building. Read More...

Piombo, Jessica R.

The proposed project seeks to improve both the theory and practice of how peace is achieved in post-conflict countries by disentangling the related goals of peace- and state-building. Read More...

Moltz, James C.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction and mass effects (to include nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as other high-casualty or high-disruption weapons that might have strategic effects). Read More...

Moltz, James C.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction and mass effects (to include nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as other high-casualty or high-disruption weapons that might have strategic effects). Read More...

Moltz, James C.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction and mass effects (to include nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as other high-casualty or high-disruption weapons that might have strategic effects). Read More...

Moltz, James C.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction and mass effects (to include nuclear, chemical and biological weapons as well as other high-casualty or high-disruption weapons that might have strategic effects). Read More...

Khan, Feroz H.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, and biological) and weapons of mass effect (emerging technologies that have the potential to have similar high casualty or other strategic-level effects). Read More...

Khan, Feroz H.

This interagency agreement between the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Agency's (NNSA's) Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (NA-24) and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is undertaken to explore issues affecting long-term strategic stability in South Asia. Read More...

Kapur, Samir P.

This project supports Navy and DOD interests in countering weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, and biological) and weapons of mass effect (emerging technologies that have the potential to have similar high casualty or other strategic-level effects). Read More...

Dahl, Erik J.

Understanding the terrorist threat facing the United States requires analysis of not just successfully executed terrorist attacks, but also failed and foiled efforts that intended to harm the US or its allies. Read More...

Snider, Keith F.

The Program Executive Officer for Ships (PEO SHIPS) and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) established a relationship in 2004 through a memorandum of understanding (MOU). That MOU was renewed in 2006, 2008, and 2012. Read More...

Baylouny, Anne M.

This research will investigate the potential effects or by-products of hosting refugees for political change and social conflict on refugee hosting countries. National Security Affairs Office of the Secretary of Defense DoD 2016 Read More...

Snider, Keith F.

There is an imminent full-time equivalence (FTE) reduction from 43 to 37, and as such, Technology Security and Cooperative Programs Directorate (TS&CPD) has requested a manning options study on effectiveness and efficiency of its Technology Security & Foreign Disclosure (TS&FD) decision Read More...

Whitcomb, Clifford A.

The Naval Postgraduate School and the principal investigator (PI) will support the DIRSSP mission and provide opportunities for - Supporting high quality NPS graduate System Engineering (SE) education to enhance the capabilities of graduates to assume management and policy-making positions within Read More...

Chung, Timothy H.

This student-based research explores the threats posed by small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), specifically those in the low-cost, hobby-grade categories, and evaluates methods to address those threats through the scope of Kill Chain analysis, endeavoring to Find, Fix, Track, Target, Engage, and Read More...

Murphree, James T.

The overall objective of this project is to conduct research and development on, and to transition to the U.S. Read More...

Olsen, Richard C.

The Naval Postgraduate School will support JIDA and DIA for applied research to support the detection of processes associated with planning, logistics, manufacturing and emplacement of improvised explosive devices. Read More...

Murphree, James T.

The overall objective of this project is to conduct research and development on, and to transition to the U.S. Read More...

Ross, Isaac M.

In recent years, we have advanced the notion of Lebesgue-Stieltjes optimal control that addresses uncertainty in a sharply different manner than stochastic optimal control. Read More...

Ross, Isaac M.

In recent years, we have advanced the notion of Lebesgue-Stieltjes optimal control that addresses uncertainty in a sharply different manner than stochastic optimal control. Read More...

Ross, Isaac M.

In recent years, we have advanced the notion of Lebesgue-Stieltjes optimal control that addresses uncertainty in a sharply different manner than stochastic optimal control. Read More...

Jones, Kevin D.

The single biggest constraint to unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) usage is endurance. This effort will examine the tradeoff between free-flight maneuverability and endurance. Read More...

Gannon, Anthony J.

The ESTEP program aims to educate the Naval Workforce through practical implementation of new and nascent technologies to reduce the cost and increase the security of energy to United States Naval facilities. Read More...

Chandrasekhara, Muguru S.

Energy is vital to the national security of the Unites States, both in terms of economic prosperity and operations of the military forces. Read More...

Chandrasekhara, Muguru S.

Energy is vital to the national security of the Unites States, both in terms of economic prosperity and operations of the military forces. Read More...

Agrawal, Jr., Brij N.

The objective of the project is to investigate application of adaptive optics technology to improve the performance of Overhead Persistent InfraRed (OPIR) sensors. Read More...

Scrofani, James W.

Multi-INT is an emerging, interdisciplinary field seeking to understand how integrating intelligence can vastly improve sensemaking, situation awareness and decision making. Read More...

Oriti, Giovanna M.

The goal of this project is to model and test a 15-20A energy management system (EMS) packaged so that it can be moved to different locations for practical demonstrations and microgrid studies. Read More...

Julian, Alexander L.

The goal of this project is to model and test a 15-20A energy management system (EMS) packaged so that it can be moved to different locations for practical demonstrations and microgrid studies. Read More...

Shattuck, Nita L.

Members of the military get inadequate sleep due to a variety of reasons. Cost-cutting measures result in reduced manning, extended work hours, shiftwork schedules that result in circadian misalignment. Read More...

Brown, Gerald G.

This proposed research continues work requested by, and being completed at the request of Office of Naval Research. Read More...

Brown, Gerald G.

This proposed research continues work requested by, and being completed at the request of Office of Naval Research. Read More...

Appleget, Jeffrey A.

LVC training solutions provide the means for Armed Forces to create cost-effective training environments that leverage state-of-the-art software and hardware. The U.S. Armed Forces, particularly the U.S. Army, have lead the way in creating LVC training solutions. Read More...

Jaeger, Alan W.

NPS will provide technical research and analysis to the NAVSEA Port Hueneme Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) to continue FY15 research and analysis efforts, technology experimentation and detection capabilities for Counter Unmanned Air Vehicle (CUAV) detection technologies, tactics and Read More...

Everton, Sean F.

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Common Operational Research Environment (CORE) Lab requests CTFP funding to support expanding its capacity by developing a structured program of instruction, exportable outreach training and education program, and international student data repository. Read More...

Porter, Wayne

U.S. Navy is investing in small, reconfigurable ships intended for operations close to shore. Read More...

Irvine, Cynthia E.

The popular SEED labs of the University of Syracuse experience thousands of monthly downloads; however, in several ways the utility of the labs could be improved. First, the labs have gaps in their pedagogical coverage. Read More...

Irvine, Cynthia E.

A system-on-chip (SoC) Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) device combines both a multicore hard processor system (HPS) and an FPGA fabric on the same hardware package. Embedded systems that employ commercial SoC FPGA devices are prone to attacks at different levels of abstraction, e.g. Read More...

Tsypkin, Mikhail

The armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine has highlighted the Kremlin’s growing reliance on nuclear weapons as a practical instrument of national security. Read More...

Dorney, Liam

Develop a security application for Android and iOS devices that responds to quadratic residue (QR) code stimulation in order to manipulate/lock and/or log mobile phone feature access including imaging, voice, documentation editing and social media applications. Read More...

Shing, Man Tak

The proposed research will address the security and technical concerns of CDET in incorporating the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for eLearning. Read More...

Paulo, Eugene P.

This research uses Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to examine the need for rapid expeditionary reach, where Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) must be rapidly transported to various global regions to provide support for the spectrum of missions from major combat operations to humanitarian Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

The premise of this study is that non· Western countries may have differing views on the so-called “nuclear taboo” and the usability of nuclear weapons. Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

- What effects will an increased PLAN presence in the Indian Ocean have on the region's smaller maritime states, such as the Maldives and Sri Lanka, or on larger ones such as Indonesia and Australia? Might it lead them to seek closer naval coordination with India? How might these states and India Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

The premise of this study is that U.S. “red lines” may differ from those of our allies and partners in Asia. These differences undermine our ability to deter adversaries and assure our allies, while increasing the risk that we will be drawn into unwanted conflicts by one of our partners or allies. Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

- What effects will an increased PLAN presence in the Indian Ocean have on the region's smaller maritime states, such as the Maldives and Sri Lanka, or on larger ones such as Indonesia and Australia? Might it lead them to seek closer naval coordination with India? How might these states and India Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

Increased naval patrols, infrastructure construction, and diplomatic visits characterize China’s expanding political, economic, and military presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Read More...

Malley, Michael S.

The premise of this study is that U.S. “red lines” may differ from those of our allies and partners in Asia. These differences undermine our ability to deter adversaries and assure our allies, while increasing the risk that we will be drawn into unwanted conflicts by one of our partners or allies. Read More...

Glosny, Michael A.

This concept, first announced by Xi Jinping at the May 2014 CICA summit, summarizes and reflects China's strongest direct challenge since the late 1990s to U.S. regional presence, security alliances, maritime interests, and the preferred U.S. vision of regional security. Read More...

Kendall, Walter A.

Current airborne ELINT/EW collections systems generate and store ELINT data from different collection systems that are not compatible with a single ground, workstation architecture. Read More...

Brutzman, Donald P.

This research models, simulates, visualizes, analyzes, and evaluates security measures for ballistic missile submarine surface transit. Read More...

MacKinnon, Douglas J.

The Massive Multiplayer Online War Game Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI) is a Web-based idea-exploration game that encourages innovative thinking. Read More...

Gondree, Mark A.

This proposal is a collaboration between the Naval Postgraduate School, California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), and Hartnell Community College to develop a short course made for computer security, based on a new, non-digital, customizable card game. Read More...

Ross, Isaac M.

There are various methods to analyze data. ARIMA is represented by three parameters: degree of autoregressive, degree of integration and degree of moving average. This method is popular due to its statistical properties and the availability of classical models (e.g. Box-Jenkins). Read More...

Zhao, Ying

The Distributed lethality concept seeks to capitalize on the mobility and dispersed presence of naval forces (e.g. Surface Action Groups (SAG)) through increased lethality over an extended geographic area. Read More...

Das, Arijit

The purpose of this project is to propose an architecture and associated analysis to support Big-Data needs in Logistics Management for the USMC. Currently data us ingested and then aggregated as a portfolio across various independent entities. Read More...

Lucas, Thomas W.

The Navy uses complex models to help manage its human capital. These models help Navy leadership understand the potential impacts and risks of changes to force structure, policies, and the economy on its future personnel. Read More...

Lucas, Thomas W.

The Navy uses complex models to help manage its human capital. These models help Navy leadership understand the potential impacts and risks of changes to force structure, policies, and the economy on its future personnel. Read More...

Lucas, Thomas W.

The Navy uses complex models to help manage its human capital. These models help Navy leadership understand the potential impacts and risks of changes to force structure, policies, and the economy on its future personnel. Read More...

Kamel, Magdi N.

Big data is opening up new opportunities for organizations to gain insight and make intelligent inferences from huge volumes of data in real time and across multiple relational and non relational data types. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with the continued development, coordination, and operation of CubeSat ground station systems, CubeSat buses, and CubeSat launchers in support of the Colony Bus program. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This Naval Postgraduate School will investigate the effort associated with the continued infrastructure research emphasizing CubeSat ground station systems, CubeSat buses, and CubeSat launchers. This supports DoD Space efforts in the emerging field of very small satellites. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This Naval Postgraduate School will investigate the effort associated with the continued infrastructure research emphasizing CubeSat ground station systems, CubeSat buses, and CubeSat launchers. This supports DoD Space efforts in the emerging field of very small satellites. Read More...

Newman, James H.

This proposal describes the effort associated with the continued research emphasizing very small satellites called CubeSats. Read More...

Hernandez, Alejandro D.S.

MARFORRES requires a full range of analytical expertise, to include operations research; systems engineering; technical research and analysis; as well as business models, decision analysis, management and policy analysis to support its program goals. Read More...

Smith, Kevin B.

The goals of this work are varied, but will focus on the assessment of acoustic vector sensor data collection from autonomous platforms, and options for data exfiltration. Read More...

Smith, Kevin B.

The goals of this work are varied, and include a continuation of the FY15 efforts to study the flow of energy in the acoustic field in shallow water and 3-D environments. Read More...

Smith, Kevin B.

The goals of this work are varied, but will focus on the assessment of acoustic vector sensor data collection from autonomous platforms, and options for data exfiltration. Read More...

Hooper, Joseph P.

This work is part of a large multi-university research initiative (MURI) between several universities. Read More...

Stanton, Timothy P.

Observations from the repeated, multi-year-duration deployments of the AOFBs will lead to improved understanding of basic physical processes that are affecting the thermodynamic balance of the Arctic Ocean ice cover. Read More...

Paduan, Jeffrey D.

A surface current mapping system based on a network of HF radar systems has been built up through State and Federal funding along the California coastline. Today, the HF radar (HFR) network is being supported as a component of NOAA/IOOS. Read More...

Yakimenko, Oleg A.

Arcturus and the Naval Postgraduate School researchers previously collaborated on combining the NPS aerial delivery system Snowflake with the Arcturus UAV high performance unmanned aerial system, T-20, to produce a unique mobile autonomous pinpoint accuracy delivery system, Blizzard. Read More...

Kozdon, Jeremy E.

This proposal lays the groundwork for the PIs’ long-term goals of modeling and understanding the full earthquake cycle in realistic and complex fault systems. Read More...

Gera, Ralucca M.

Our research seeks to identify a measure that compares the internal structures similarity of large networks. This similarity measure can then quantify an attack's effect on the network or the effect of network evolution. Read More...

Yun, Xiaoping

The objective of this study is to investigate the feasibility of using nonlinear control system methods, artificial neural networks in particular, to estimate and predict ship magnetic sensor data without using any physical models. Read More...

Gera, Ralucca M.

Our research seeks to identify a measure that compares the internal structures similarity of large networks. This similarity measure can then quantify an attack's effect on the network or the effect of network evolution. Read More...

Yun, Xiaoping

The objective of this study is to investigate the feasibility of using nonlinear control system methods, artificial neural networks in particular, to estimate and predict ship magnetic sensor data without using any physical models. Read More...

McEachen, II, John C.

This proposal investigates a pattern-based approach utilizing compressive sensing and particle filtering techniques for geolocating and tracking multiple modern mobile devices, such as those based upon Long Term Evolution (LTE) and WiMax technologies, with improved accuracy. Read More...

Salmeron-Medrano, Javier

The proposed research seeks to extend the theory and implementation of mathematical models that can help design infrastructure systems that are resilient to attacks by weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Read More...

Carlyle, William M.

The objective of this research is to continue to respond to emerging needs in the Navy for operational decision support by developing mathematical models of real decision problems, using cutting-edge optimization algorithms to solve these problems, and designing and delivering prototypical decision Read More...

Carlyle, William M.

The objective of this research is to continue to respond to emerging needs in the Navy for operational decision support by developing mathematical models of real decision problems, using cutting-edge optimization algorithms to solve these problems, and designing and delivering prototypical decision Read More...

Brown, Gerald G.

This annual proposal for continued support of our research in large-scale optimization includes development and implementation of new solution methods for sequential game models for system interdiction and defense, and related network-diversion problems. Read More...

Appleget, Jeffrey A.

This research will advance concept development and provide a military assessment of PMW-770's Undersea Constellation concept. Read More...

Alderson, Jr., David L.

The objective of this project is to understand the resilience of multi-layered networks, and more specifically the ability of network command and control (C2) systems to maintain functionality in the presence of large-scale disruptive events. Read More...