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Students Jump “Robot First” at 2023 NSWCDD SeaPerch Regional Competition
March 23, 2023
IMAGE: A student participates in the 2023 Naval Surface Warfare Center Division SeaPerch Regional Competition held at the King George YMCA March 18. SeaPerch is an underwater robotics program that enables students to build a remotely operated vehicle.

NSWCDD Employees Offer STEM Training to Local Teachers
July 29, 2022
IMAGE: Luis Valcourt-Colon, lead scientist/software developer with the Weapon Control Software Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, instructs Katie Vukmanic, a teacher at Hartwood Elementary School in Stafford County on the construction of a SeaPerch remotely operated vehicle on July 19 at the University of Mary Washington’s Dahlgren campus.

NSWCPD Spearheads Annual Underwater STEM Challenge: SeaGlide and SeaPerch 2022
May 26, 2022
Promo for annual underwater STEM Challenge

NSWC Dahlgren Division Employees Support Regional SeaPerch Event
April 5, 2022
IMAGE: An underwater look at unmanned robots created by local students. The teams competing at the regional SeaPerch competition maneuvered their work through both a challenge course and an underwater obstacle.

NSWCDD Employees Train Local Teachers
January 24, 2022

NSWC Dahlgren Division Scientist Inspires Future Generation of STEM Leaders
May 25, 2021
IMAGE: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division scientist Luis Valcourt-Colón is the program lead for the SeaPerch underwater robotics STEM program at Dahlgren. Valcourt-Colón is a recipient of the Distinguished Community Service Award for his volunteer service with the SeaPerch and SeaGlide programs and with the STEM community at NSWCDD. His citation reads in part, “With innovative ideas, he grew a small outreach program into one of the most effective Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programs at NSWCDD. His drive and enthusiasm continue to be critical in reaching students and developing the next generation of STEM leaders.”

Local STEM Students Compete in Annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch and SeaGlide Challenge
April 6, 2020
Local high school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students battle it out during the 15th annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch and SeaGlide Challenge held at Temple University, March 6 and 7. More than 50 middle and high schools participated in the two-day event. (U.S. Navy photo by Margaret A. Kenyon, NSWCPD Public Affairs/Released)

NSWC Dahlgren Mentors Inspire Middle and High School ‘SeaPerch’ Teachers
December 20, 2019

Thousands of Students Interact with Navy Scientists & Engineers at NAS Oceana Air Show
October 23, 2019
IMAGE: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Sept. 20, 2019) – One of 7,000 fifth-graders from Chesapeake and Virginia Beach elementary schools touches a static electricity demonstration causing her hair to standup at Naval Air Station Oceana’s fourth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Lab. The event broke the Guinness World Record for the largest field trip on record. More than 30 scientists and engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Dam Neck Activity and NSWCDD volunteered their time and talents to educate the students through hands-on STEM displays. (U.S. Navy photo by George Bieber/Released)

Navy Mentors Challenge Students at 2019 Regional SeaPerch Competition
March 12, 2019
Students had to complete a “finesse” challenge where the SeaPerch had to open a door, swim through a hoop, and pick up small targets before returning to the surface.