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Displaying news from January 01, 2001 To December 31, 2001

Nationwide Network of Manufacturing Experts Issue Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Manufacturers
Release Date: December 14, 2001

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is encouraging small businesses to start the … more

Commerce Secretary Announces New Standard for Global Information Security
Release Date: December 4, 2001

Commerce Secretary Announces New Standard for Global Information Security (News Release) AES Questions and Answers AES Home Page Oct 2, 2000, News Release on Selection of AES … more

Bement Confirmed by Senate As 12th NIST Director
Release Date: November 30, 2001

To Lead Agency in Maintaing Nation's Economic Competitiveness Through Continued Innovation in Measurements, Standards and Technology The U.S. Senate today confirmed Arden L. Bement Jr. as … more

Twenty-Nine Receive High Honors from Commerce Department for Work at NIST
Release Date: November 9, 2001

Commerce Secretary Don Evans has presented 23 employees of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology and six former employees with Gold and Silver Medal Awards—the … more

NIST and ITA Launch New Online Service to Give U.S. Companies ‘Heads Up' on Export Regulations
Release Date: October 11, 2001

Two U.S. Department of Commerce agencies, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and International Trade Administration, today launched Export Alert!, a free Internet-based service that … more

Cornell and Wieman Share 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics
Release Date: October 9, 2001

Cornell and Wieman Share 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics (news release) Quotes About the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics Winners Press Conference (Transcript) Bose-Einstein Condensate: A New Form of … more

NIST Launches New Information Technology Security Effort
Release Date: October 2, 2001

The Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology today awarded $5 million total in funding for nine research grants that will enhance security for critical … more

'Baldrige Index' Consistently Outperforms the S&P 500
Release Date: April 6, 2001

For the past seven years, the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology has compared winners of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award to the Standard & Poor's … more

From Supernova to Smoke Ring: Recent Experiments Underscore Weirdness of the Bose-Einstein Condensate
Release Date: March 12, 2001

Bose-Einstein condensates can sometimes explode like a pocket-sized supernova, but when they're not doing that they can look like the inside of a cigar bar, awash in insubstantial smoke rings. … more

National Institute of Standards and Technology Gears Up to Celebrate Centennial
Release Date: February 15, 2001

What do gas pumps, truck scales, blood-cholesterol tests, DNA chips, industrial lasers, satellite antennas, aircraft altimeters and bullet-proof vests have in common? In no small measure, these … more

Survey Finds Small Manufacturers Are More Competitive, Productive Thanks to NIST MEP
Release Date: February 14, 2001

Small manufacturing clients of the nationwide Manufacturing Extension Partnership are saving money, creating new jobs, and increasing and retaining sales at a higher rate than ever before as a … more

ATP Introduces Process Improvements to Streamline 2001 Competition for Innovative Industrial R&D
Release Date: January 2, 2001

A new, streamlined proposal submission and review procedure marks the 2001 Advanced Technology Program (ATP) competition announced today by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an … more