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Displaying events from October 01, 2015 To December 30, 2015 - See All 2015

Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management
October 1-2, 2015

On October 1-2, 2015, NIST will host a workshop to share information on Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management, which will provide … more

Mimicking the Complexity of the Human Body In Vitro
October 2, 2015

The preclinical phase of drug development is expensive, takes a long time, and is not particularly effective at identifying drugs for humans (e.g. … more

MidAmerica Measurement Assurance Program (MidMAP)
October 5-8, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from MidMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, … more

External Cavity - Quantum Cascade Lasers Are Great For Infrared Nanoscopy (If You Know What You Are Doing)
October 5, 2015

Photo-thermal infrared nanoscopy (AFMIR) is a non-destructive analytical technique that allows to acquire mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectra and images … more

Advancing Nanoparticle Manufacturing
October 7-8, 2015

Following decades of research and development, commercial products enabled by nanoparticles are poised to have broad impact in diverse sectors of … more

Optimization of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Structure for Water and Energy Applications
October 9, 2015

Sustainability in water treatment and energy conversion processes requires materials that are designed to be high-performance and durable yet … more

State Laboratory Workload Survey
October 13, 2015

Provide an opportunity to share the 2014 State Laboratory Workload Survey report to participants.  The eleventh edition of the State Laboratory … more

NIST Exhibits at the Grace Hopper Conference 2015
October 14-16, 2015

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced more

BioImage Informatics Conference 2015
October 14-16, 2015

The BioImage Informatics (BII) conference will bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of image informatics for the life … more

An ‘Unusual’ Story: The Biology Meets Its Match
October 16, 2015

Multifunctional sensing capability, ‘unusual’ formats with flexible/stretchable designs, lightweight construction and self-powered operation are … more

Caribbean Measurement Assurance Program (CaMAP)
October 19-23, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from CaMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
October 19-23, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Engineered Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
October 19, 2015

The regeneration of tissues damaged due to disease or trauma represents a major medical need. Although surgical replacement can be performed to … more

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings on Organic Analysis and Bioanalysis
October 19-20, 2015

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings. A joint meeting … more

Internal Auditing Best Practices
October 22, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC … more

Reinventing Lighting
October 23, 2015

With the advances in LED efficiency over the last several years, solid state lighting in the marketplace has grown significantly. This includes … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
October 26-November 6, 2015

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a 2 week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

Measuring the biophysical properties of cancer cells using MEMS resonators
October 26, 2015

As the science of small probes deeper into the nanoscale, we have an ever-growing need to establish systems to explore the foundations of the … more

NIST FDA Workshop on Standards for Pathogen Detection via Next-Generation Sequencing
October 27-28, 2015

The purpose of this NIST-FDA workshop is to seek input on defining reference materials, reference data and reference methods for assessing … more

Photo-Spin-Voltaic Effect
October 28, 2015

The photo-voltaic effect refers to the creation of an electric voltage in a material upon exposure to light. This presentation reports the … more

NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2015
October 29-31, 2015

The 2015 SACNAS National Conference “Interdisciplinary Collaboration: The Role of Diversity in STEM Innovation" in National Harbor, MD, October … more

NICE Conference and Expo 2015
November 3-4, 2015

Conference Overview Three tracks are being designed to enable attendees to gain the maximum benefit from the NICE 2015 Conference: Track 1: … more

Dimensional Metrology Hands-on Workshop
November 3-5, 2015

The basic principles of dimensional metrology are the same for nearly every calibration made in typical labs. This seminar teaches these … more

Fatigue Management in the Workplace
November 6, 2015

Just as eating doesn’t make you a nutritionist, neither does sleeping make you an expert in sleep and the workplace. This fast-paced, dynamic, and … more

Community Resilience Panel Meeting
November 9, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks members for a new Community Resilience Panel, part of the institute’s effort to … more

Exploring the Nanoscale Dynamics of Molecular Systems with Optical Microcavities
November 12, 2015

Medicine as well as biology increasingly rely on the use of cutting-edge physics and engineering, in order to pursue the next generation … more

Global City Teams Challenge 2016 Kick-Off Conference
November 12-13, 2015

To encourage collaboration on smart city issues from disaster response to energy management to mass transit improvement, the U.S. Department of … more

Can photonics and microfluidic cooling save many-core parallel programming from its programming woes?
November 13, 2015

The increasing energy costs for on-chip and off-chip "data movement" for CMOS technology have led computing systems vendors to limit bandwidth … more

NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Basic
November 16-20, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Cybersecurity in Retail: Trends and Challenges with Point of Sale and Payment Technologies
November 19, 2015

Recent, well-publicized cybersecurity incidents within the retail space have impacted the industry—weakening consumer confidence, eroding privacy, … more

Numerical Reproducibility at Exascale (NRE2015)
November 20, 2015

Agenda There are two plenary speakers (30 min each) and 4 technical talks (15 min presentation + 10 min Q&A). Here is the agenda: Start … more

NIST Exhibits at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference 2015
November 20, 2015

Held annually since 1978, the AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event convening high school juniors and seniors, college and … more

Extending the resolution limits of atomic force microscopy
November 23, 2015

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is used widely to study surfaces with a resolution on the nm scale – vastly inferior to atomic resolution offered by … more

Non-interferometric experimental tests of macroscopic spatial quantum superposition
December 2, 2015

Is quantum superposition an exact principle of nature? Recent progress in technological developments allow to explore the quantum properties of … more

Transactive Energy Interim Meeting
December 3-4, 2015

On December 3-4, NIST in collaboration with federal partners and industry will host our Transactive Energy (TE) Modeling and Simulation Challenge … more

A Science Comedian’s Guide to Communicating Science
December 4, 2015

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NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Volumetric
December 7-10, 2015

This 4 day seminar will focus on the NIST Handbook 133 compliance requirements and test procedures for packages and products labeled in both … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
December 7-11, 2015

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

3rd Atlas/NIST Workshop on Photovoltaic Materials Durability
December 8-9, 2015

Scope : Focus on durability issues of materials used in solar energy applications. In response to the concerns of durability and reliability of PV … more

Synthesis of bimetallic iron-nickel nanoparticles for oxygen evolution and methanol oxidation catalysis under alkaline conditions for fuel cells
December 11, 2015

The electrochemical oxidation of alternative fuels, such as methanol and ethanol, for alkaline fuel cells often relies on the use of precious metal … more

Future Information Processing: From Materials to Systems
December 18, 2015

It is becoming increasingly clear that in future information processing applications, synergistic innovations in materials, devices, and system … more

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