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Scientific & Technical Interest
NRL Technical Information Services
September 9, 2016
The Technical Information Services (TIS) Branch at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) receives the award in recognition of continued expert customer service and the production of professional, quality products and materials in support of the NRL mission.
Navy Structures
August 24, 2016
Primarily focused on monitoring the structural integrity of Navy assets, the technology may also have application on civilian aircraft, ships, and possibly bridges and buildings where continuous monitoring of critical components prone to fatigue and failure would prove beneficial.
John Schaub
July 25, 2016
Second director in the center’s 29 year history
Abell 2597
June 22, 2016
Recent theoretical models have predicted that black holes may grow through so-called cold, chaotic accretion, but unambiguous observational evidence of this form of accretion has been, until now, elusive.
June 14, 2016
Located 35 miles south of Washington, D.C., the Blossom Point Research Facility went into operation July 1956, becoming the first satellite tracking station in the United States.
June 8, 2016
The Electrolytic Cation Exchange Module (E-CEM), developed at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), provides the Navy the capability to produce the raw materials necessary to develop synthetic fuel stock at sea or in remote locations.
June 6, 2016
Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory demonstrate hyperthermal ion implantation (HyTII) as an effective means of substitutionally doping graphene, resulting in a low-defect film with a tunable bandstructure amenable to a variety of device platforms and applications.
May 10, 2016
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) communities around the world are exploring ways in which different services can collaborate on naval missions. These communities envision UAS capabilities supporting joint warfighter missions over land, littoral and blue water regions.
ICEX2016 Expedition
May 5, 2016
NRL scientists from the Marine Geoscience Division concluded a month-long sea-ice research expedition as part of the Navy’s 2016 ICe Exercise (ICEX) designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the physical structure and evolution of Arctic sea-ice.
NRL Main Building
April 20, 2016
Particle atomic layer deposition (p-ALD) is highlighted as a technology that can create new and exciting designer core/shell particles to be used as building blocks for the next generation of complex multifunctional nanocomposites.

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David_Crouse_NRL _ISIF
October 14, 2016
Dr. Crouse is recognized by the International Society of Information Fusion (ISIF) for contributions to the theory and promulgation of algorithms for multi-sensor multi-target tracking, estimation and data association.
Ms. Cherie Joyce
September 30, 2016
Executive Secretary to the Ocean and Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate, at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Ms. Joyce receives the award for outstanding performance and execution of extraordinary duties in support of the Directorate and the NRL mission.
Dr. Edward P. Gorzkowski III
August 19, 2016
Dr. Gorzkowsk receives the Young Professional Award for outstanding commitment, exceptional leadership, and sustained contributions, both in his service to the American Ceramic Society (ACerS), and the ceramics research community.
Dr. James Hansen
August 16, 2016
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has recently named Dr. James Hansen as superintendent of the laboratory's, California based, Marine Meteorology Division. Here we offer a brief Q&A session to get to know the new superintendent a little better, and gain insight on what NRL does at the Monterey facility.
Scott L. Browning
July 15, 2016
Browning receives the award for sustained excellent performance pertaining to efforts to develop multiple, diverse breakthrough technologies for classified technical challenges to the Navy and Department of Defense (DoD).
Military Sensing Symposia
July 7, 2016
Schaum is honored as MSS Fellow for significant scientific and technical contributions to military sensing to include achievements in signal processing for image-based target detection and spectral data analysis.
Dr. Paul Natishan
June 27, 2016
Natishan is bestowed the award for his outstanding performance and record of scientific achievements and contributions made to the Navy in the field of corrosion science and technology.
Dr. Colin D. Joye
May 6, 2016
The PECASE award represents the highest honor bestowed by the federal government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
April 11, 2016
As the lead payload developer for the program, the Naval Center for Space Technology at NRL is responsible for integrating and validating the disparate components required for the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) mission.
April 1, 2016
NRL research physicist, Dr. Alexander Efros, is bestowed the honor of Fellow by the Materials Research Society (MRS), recognizing a record of success in research in the field of optical science materials and technology.