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Dr. Gerald M. Borsuk Receives 2017 Presidential Distinguished Executive Rank Award

WASHINGTON – The President of the United States, Donald Trump, conferred the award of Distinguished Executive for 2017 upon Dr. Gerald M. Borsuk, Associate Director of Research for the Systems Directorate, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. Borsuk received the award from the Secretary of the Navy, Mr. Richard V. Spencer, at a ceremony held in Washington D.C., June 15. More

The Bridge: The Role of NRL's Military Deputies

One of the U. S. Naval Research Laboratory's primary missions is to discover the needs of the Fleet and what technologies can be created to meet them. To obtain this goal, the laboratory bridges the gap between the researchers on shore and our Sailors and Marines in the field through our military deputies. More

NRL Names Sandhoo as Superintendent for Spacecraft Engineering

WASHINGTON — On April 1, 2018, Dr. Gurpartap “GP” Sandhoo was selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service at the US Naval Research Laboratory and for assignment as the Superintendent for Spacecraft Engineering department of the Naval Center for Space Technology (NCST).

Sandhoo previously served as the executive assistant to the Director of Research for technology development, a position he held since 2012. More

NRL Meteorologist presents new wildfire climate research to global scientists

WASHINGTON – Last year was a record year for wildfires across the globe, and their impact on the atmosphere remains highly uncertain. Thanks to new research from expert scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, the world is gaining more insight into what drives these massive and escalating events. More

National Academy of Inventors inducts NRL research chemist

Dr. Brian L. Justus, head of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Optical Physics Branch, was elected a NAI Fellow on Dec. 12, 2017, and will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors during the Seventh Annual NAI Conference on April 5 in Washington, D.C. More

NRL Patents Laser-Based Device for Autonomous Separation and Characterization of Cells

(WASHINGTON) – Inspired by the need for sensitive, selective, automated and cost effective clinical and research instruments that can sort cell streams for the detection of pathogens and disease, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has patented a laser-based microfluidic device to help researchers characterize and sort individual cells by measuring their optical force. More