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MOD2 Glider

Exocetus MOD2 Glider

The Exocetus MOD2 Glider is an AUV that utilizes a patented buoyancy engine to move through the water efficiently. The glider can carry large payloads through a range of water conditions without manual ballasting or user intervention. The MOD2 Glider builds on a design for the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Exocetus has invested 18 months updating electronics, implementing three

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Pioneering Oceanographer Honored By Navy, American Geophysical Union

By Warren Duffie Jr., ONR For his work in the establishment of a new scientific field, Dr. Nicklas Pisias received the Maurice Ewing Medal, sponsored jointly by the U.S. Navy and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Pisias, a professor emeritus at Oregon State University, accepted the award at the AGU fall meeting in December 2018. Named after Dr. Maurice Ewing,

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Office of Naval Research Honors 2019 Young Investigators

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP). The recipients will share $16.5 million in funding to conduct naval-relevant scientific research with direct benefits for sailors and marines. The ONR YIP is a highly competitive program in which academic achievements and potential for scientific breakthroughs are major factors in the evaluation process.

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Science of Decisions: New Study Will Examine Sailor Fatigue, Sleep Deprivation

Naval accidents in the last several years have a growing death toll, and sailor fatigue may be one issue involved in these dangerous mishaps. To better understand human decision-making during extended periods of lack of sleep, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global is sponsoring new research by Professor Sean Drummond at the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

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Office of Naval Research Awards $16 Million to Young Investigators

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) today announced awards of $16 million through its 2018 Young Investigator Program (YIP). The awards were made to 31 scientists whose research holds strong promise across a wide range of naval-relevant science and technology areas. Awardees represent 22 academic institutions nationwide, in disciplines including advanced semiconductors, bio-inspired robotics, mathematical optimization, remote sensing and morphing

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