|STEM FIRST Robotics
Employees from SPAWAR and NIWC Pacific mentored and coached high school robotics teams who competed at the Regional FIRST Robotics Tournaments, March 1-9.
Dubbelday named NAI Senior Member
Chief Navy scientist, Dr. Wadad Brooke Dubbelday, named National Academy of Inventors Senior Member. Dubbelday leads the Science and Technology Forecasting, Investment and Transition Division which facilitates collaborations with academia and industry.
Katherine Sutton, Congressional professional staff member, toured C4ISR Department office in Hawaii
Anna Leese de Escobar Fellow of NAI
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC) is delighted to announce senior Navy scientist Anna Leese de Escobar has been elevated to the position of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors
More than 1,000 students from around the Southwest converged on University of California, San Diego’s RIMAC Arena to compete in SD Hacks, a weekend-long, caffeine-fueled, sleep-deprived team hackathon, Oct. 12-14, 2018.
FIAR Team Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Financial
The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller recognized SSC Pacific employees with a Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Team Award for their contributions in financial management during fiscal year 2017.
This year's winners are:
1st Place - Harbin Engineering University (China) ($7,000)
2nd Place - National University of Singapore (Singapore) ($6,000)
3rd Place - Ecole de Technologie Superieure (Canada) ($2,500)
The competition features student-designed and -built vehicles navigating their way through SSC Pacific's acoustically perfect research pool while completing a difficult series of visual- and acoustic-based tasks.
SPAWAR-Mentored High School Robotics Team Wins
Santana High School's Robotics Team 3965, "Sultans from Santee, Calif., competed against more than 400 teams from 74 countries, winning their division and making it to the world championship semi-finals
Williams lifetime achievement
Jimmie Williams II, was honored recently at the National Society of Black Engineers' 21st Annual Golden Torch Awards in Pittsburgh where he received the Lifetime Achievement in Government for 2017-2018 award.
Testing Sea Hunter
SSC Pacific is leading the testing of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and ONR’s Sea Hunter USV, formerly known as the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) continuous trail unmanned vessel (ACTUV).
Microbial Fuel Cell Energy
The transformation of sediment found at the bottom of the sea floor into energy to run sensors uses microbial fuel cells to make a mud battery. It can provide the potential to have a power source that does not have to be replenished.
Feds Feed Families Food Drive Campaign
SSC Pacific personnel donated more than 6,400 pounds of non-perishable food and household goods as part of the ninth annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive Campaign to fight hunger in the local community.
Meet the Scientist-Ordonez
Ordonez worked on an effort to electrically contact graphene with liquid metals rather than typical rigid electrodes, and demonstrated that the ultra-thin, ultra-strong material can be combined with integrated circuits to detect electro-magnetic signals.