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NSWCDD hosts successful first NEEC Student Day
October 19, 2023
IMAGE: Strategic and Computing Systems Deputy Department head Camille Ward gives a technical overview of the department to university students attending Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s inaugural Naval Engineering Education Consortium Student Day Oct. 13.

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supports STEM event
August 14, 2023
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Engineer Vance Hashimoto, right, from Code 100TO.32 Technology Insertion, demonstrates how to use a robotic arm to students during a STEM event at the Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum

Navy awards 19 robotics grants to 15 Bay County Schools
September 2, 2021
Patronis Elementary School Robotics League Student operates an underwater robot during Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division’s (NSWC PCD) inaugural STEMinar event March 6. The long term goal for STEM Outreach at NSWC PCD is to make it clear that NSWC PCD is the employer of choice in the area.

NSWCPD Renews STEM Charter, Continues Focus on Future Workforce
March 23, 2021
Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) Fall Engagement students observe as their colleagues make their presentations during a Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD)-led virtual event. The NREIP is a college internship program sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) that places students in Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories during the summer to conduct research (U.S. Navy photo by Brentan Debysingh/released).

NSWC PCD virtually sparks STEM outreach amid pandemic
August 18, 2020
Minnie Kinard, NSWC PCD engineer, performs gravity demonstrations for the SciNotes STEM outreach series during Summer 2020.

NSWC Panama City fosters STEM outreach though invention convention competition
March 5, 2020
Scientists and engineers from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) and personnel from other organizations served as judges for this year's Invention Convention. Allie Williams, right, serves as an engineer at NSWC PCD

STEM Educators Engage with Navy Scientists at ‘STEM Workshop for Educators’
August 9, 2019
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. (July 30, 2019) – Navy engineer Page Wessel, left, briefs a local school teacher on the use of coding blocks to write a program for the Mindstorm EV3 robot at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) STEM Workshop for Educators at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren campus. Wessel was among the NSWCDD scientists and engineers who joined university professors at the workshop to share best practices and ideas for project based learning in STEM with elementary, middle, and high school educators. The forum featured briefings and demonstrations while the educators participated in hands-on activities that they could pass on to other teachers and students at their respective schools. The activities included, “Straw Rockets and Mini-Railgun”, “Ozobots and Littlebits Engineering”, and “EV3 LEGO Robotics”.

College and High School Interns Brief Findings at Dahlgren’s First Combined NREIP & SEAP Poster Session
August 7, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (July 25, 2019) — University of Virginia junior Kimberly Louie explains how the deck-gun she helped create and attach to a drone operates while briefing to military and government personnel during her 2019 summer internship. Louie was among 20 students who completed their internships at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). The Naval Research Enterprise Internship  Program (NREIP) encourages students to pursue science and engineering careers, furthers education via mentoring and their participation in research, and makes them aware of Navy research and technology efforts, which can lead to civilian employment within the Navy.

Navy and local academia host STEM Summer Camp
July 1, 2019
Dan Flisek, physicist at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division teaches Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Camp students about how chemistry relates to local water samples affected by last year’s Category 5 Hurricane Michael. Flisek revealed to students, with a water-quality report, pollutants found in local water reservoirs from the storm’s aftermath.

Panama City engineer wins Latin American Public Service Award
June 9, 2019
Ivan Lugo, head of the Air Cushion Vehicle Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, was recently selected to receive the League of United Latin American Citizens 2019 Excellence in Service Uniformed Services Public Service Award.