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Navair Information Session

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) is an organization within the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) dedicated to maintaining a center of excellence in weapons development for the Department of the Navy (DoN). NAWCWD has two locations in sunny Southern California; China Lake hosting the land test range, and Point Mugu hosting the sea test range. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) supports the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) by providing the warfighter with absolute combat power through technologies that deliver dominant combat effects and matchless capabilities by:

–   Performing Research, Development, Acquisition, Test and Evaluation (RDAT&E); logistics, and in-service support for guided missiles, free-fall weapons, targets, support equipment, crew systems, and electronic warfare

–   Integrating weapons and avionics on tactical aircraft

–   Operating the Navy’s western land and sea range T&E complex

–   Developing and applying new technology to ensure battle space dominance


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Lyons’ Share

WSU student Heidi Lyons
This summer, computer science major Heidi Lyons had the unique opportunity to intern at eBay, the billion-dollar multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California.

Heidi recently sat down with us to share how her experiences in Pullman and Silicon Valley are setting her up for a bright career. » More ...

Source code

Gina Sprint helping a Cougar Quest participant write computer code.
The key to success, says WSU computer science professor Gina Sprint, is knowing what success means to you.

Gina, what do you do at WSU?

I teach introductory computer science classes and research sensor data mining for healthcare applications.

Why do you like teaching?

Teaching is fun! Every day I have the opportunity to interact with my students. In my UCORE Computer Science 111 (CptS 111) class, my students learn how to solve a variety of interesting problems by writing computer programs. » More ...

WSU answers engineering demand with new degrees

Students hard at work in the intelligent robot learning lab

Washington State University has begun several new programs in software engineering, construction engineering, data analytics, and electrical engineering to meet high demand for engineers and computer scientists in the state. » More …

Out the hack door

Chen-Ching Lui is leading researchers in building the most comprehensive "smart city" laboratory in the world.

Researchers simulate holes and weaknesses in the smart grid, then work out ways to manage the risk of hackers interrupting and subverting the electric power system. » More ...