News Releases

NRL Computer Security Pioneer Dr. John McLean Retires

Dr. John D. McLean, superintendent, Information Technology Division for the Systems Directorate at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory retired after 39 years, March 1, 2019. He served as a scientist, supervisory scientist, senior scientist, and senior administrator at NRL. More

NRL Names Jay L. Cooper Associate Director of Research for Business Operations

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory selects Jay L. Cooper as Associate Director of Research for Business Operations, responsible for providing executive management, policy development, and program administration necessary to support the activities of the scientific directorates. More

Federal Report Highlights NRL STEM Outreach Effort

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s STEM education efforts were recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology and the National Science and Technology Council last month in a federal report. More

NRL, AFRL Develop Direct-Write Quantum Calligraphy in Monolayer Semiconductors

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have developed a way to directly write quantum light sources, which emit a single photon of light at a time, into monolayer semiconductors such as tungsten diselenide (WSe2). Single photon emitters (SPEs), or quantum emitters, are key components in a wide range of nascent quantum-based technologies, including computing, secure communications, sensing and metrology. More

NRL Tech Transfer Office Forges Collaboration with Tech Incubator

The Technology Transfer Office at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory forged a strategic partnership with 1776, the nation’s largest network of entrepreneurial incubators, to foster innovative-intellectual exchange and gainful collaborative agreements. More

Navy Readiness: Scientists and Sailors Participate in Operational Exercises, Produce Rapid Results

Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory - Stennis Space Center, Marine Geosciences Division, have increased participation in recent Naval exercises and operational demonstrations, realizing the effects of Navy research scientists and engineers working alongside Sailors and Marines.

Department of Defense and Department of Navy leadership have encouraged Naval scientists and engineers to speed up their innovation and transition timelines by testing prototypes in real-world Naval exercises. More