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UMD and NIST Announce the Creation of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science
Release Date: 10/31/2014

Abby Robinson , UMD 301-405-4575 Center researchers aim to understand how quantum systems can store, transport, process information The University … more

NIST Awards Six Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Grants to Advance Standards Education
Release Date: 10/30/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded six grants totaling over $400,000 to support the integration of standards … more

NIST 'Combs' the Atmosphere to Measure Greenhouse Gases
Release Date: 10/29/2014

By remotely "combing" the atmosphere with a custom laser-based instrument, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Conferences and Events
NIST Hosts "Innovations in STEM: National Priorities and NIST" Symposium with HBCUs
November 3-4, 2014

This two-day Invitational Forum is designed to acquaint Administrators, Faculty and Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
November 3-7, 2014

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (3.5 day)
November 4-7, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials … more