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NIST Goes the Distance for the Olympics
Release Date: June 27, 2012

In yet another Olympian feat of measurement, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently calibrated a tape that will be used to measure out the distance of … more

'Tuning' Graphene Drums Might Turn Conductors to Semiconductors
Release Date: June 27, 2012

Tightening or relaxing the tension on a drumhead will change the way the drum sounds. The same goes for drumheads made from graphene, only instead of changing the sound, stretching graphene … more

Not-So-Precious: Stripping Gold From AFM Probes Allows Better Measurement of Picoscale Forces
Release Date: June 27, 2012

Gold is not necessarily precious—at least not as a coating on atomic force microscope (AFM) probes. Artist's conception of JILA's advance in atomic force microscope (AFM) design. To … more

Baldrige Award Applicants Can Now Receive Recognition for Best Practices
Release Date: June 27, 2012

For the first time in the 25-year history of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, high-performing organizations that are candidates for the award will be eligible for recognition of their … more

Shaffique Adam Receives Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowship
Release Date: June 27, 2012

In July, Shaffique Adam will join the inaugural faculty of Yale-NUS College as an Assistant Professor of Science, with a joint appointment in the Department of Physics at the National … more

NIST Announces Up to $3M in Funding for Three New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers
Release Date: June 27, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting proposals to establish three new Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers in Arizona, Maryland and Rhode … more

Novel Clay-based Coating May Point the Way to New Generation of Green Flame Retardants
Release Date: June 27, 2012

In searching for better flame retardants for home furnishings—a large source of fuel in house fires—National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers defied the conventional wisdom … more

Hark! Group Demonstrates First Heralded Single Photon Source Made from Silicon
Release Date: June 27, 2012

In an important step towards more practical quantum information processing, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the University of California, San Diego; and … more

Pollutants Could Pose Health Risks for Five Sea Turtle Species
Release Date: June 27, 2012

Researchers at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) and four partner organizations have measured for the first time concentrations of 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) in five different endangered … more

CEA and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Announce New Collaboration
Release Date: June 25, 2012

Contact: James F. Groelinger, CEA Executive Director 609-516-7669 Partnership will expedite commercialization of clean energy technologies Golden, Colo. – Clean Energy Alliance, Inc. (CEA), … more

Graphene Drumheads Tuned to Make Quantum Dots
Release Date: June 21, 2012

NIST researchers showed that straining graphene membrane creates pseudomagnetic fields that confines the graphene's electrons and creates quantized quantum dot-like energy levels. The … more

Graphene Drumheads Tuned to Make Quantum Dots
Release Date: June 21, 2012

NIST researchers showed that straining graphene membrane creates pseudomagnetic fields that confines the graphene's electrons and creates quantized quantum dot-like energy levels. The … more

Energy and Commerce Departments Announce New Centers for Building Operations Excellence
Release Date: June 19, 2012

Part of administration’s Better Buildings Initiative, Centers Will focus on energy efficiency workforce development for building operations professionals Today, the U.S. Department of Energy and … more

First Observation of the Hall Effect in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
Release Date: June 19, 2012

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have observed for the first time the Hall effect in a gas of ultracold atoms. The Hall effect is an important interaction of … more

NIST: Creating Jobs with Innovation
Release Date: June 15, 2012

Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, participates in a "Best Practice Tour" sponsored by … more

JILA Frequency Comb Helps Evaluate Novel Biomedical Decontamination Method
Release Date: June 14, 2012

Like many new measurement tools, the laser frequency comb seemed at first a curiosity but has found more practical uses than originally imagined. The technique for making extraordinarily precise … more

Submit Your Criteria Revision Suggestions
Release Date: June 13, 2012

The 2013–2014 Criteria for Performance Excellence are now under development. We invite you to submit your suggestions for improving the Criteria from now until July 2.   There are two ways to … more

NIST Effort Could Improve High-Tech Medical Scanners
Release Date: June 12, 2012

A powerful color-based imaging technique is making the jump from remote sensing to the operating room—and a team of scientists* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST Launches New Website to Educate Industry About Alternatives to Mercury Thermometers
Release Date: June 12, 2012

As part of a larger effort to reduce the amount of mercury, a potent neurotoxin, in the environment, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new website to help … more

July 9 Ohio Workshop Seeks Ideas on Design of National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Release Date: June 12, 2012

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and partner organizations of the federal interagency Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO) are sponsoring the second in a … more

Thirty-Nine Organizations Seek Silver Anniversary Baldrige Award
Release Date: June 12, 2012

2012, the 25th anniversary year of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, will see 39 organizations vying for the honor. Applicants for the Baldrige Award, the nation's highest recognition … more

New Quantum Computing Algorithm Could Simulate Giant Particle Accelerators
Release Date: June 12, 2012

A trio of theorists, including one from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), have described how a future quantum computer could be used to simulate complex, high-energy … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Revised Bluetooth Security Guide
Release Date: June 12, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of the Guide to Bluetooth Security (NIST Special Publication 800-121 Rev. 1). The publication is a revision of … more

NIST Will Hold ‘Big Data’ Workshop June 13-14, 2012
Release Date: June 12, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on the use of "big data"—a term referring to massive amounts of stored and streaming digital information—at its … more

Laser Radiometry: Powering Up
Release Date: June 11, 2012

Chris Cromer examines one of PML’s next-generation power meters, built for the Air Force, that is capable of handling inputs as high as 100 kW. In the center of the frame are the stacked, … more

Looking At and Into the Ultra-Small
Release Date: June 8, 2012

PIF's Aric Sanders demonstrates imaging options on the FIB/SEM instrument.      NIST is taking a huge step into the ultra-small with the Precision Imaging Facility (PIF) now being … more

Energy & Commerce Departments Announce New Centers for Building Operations Excellence
Release Date: June 6, 2012

Part of administration’s Better Buildings Initiative, Centers Will focus on energy efficiency workforce development for building operations professionals As outlined in June 19, 2012 Department of … more

Thirty-Nine Organizations Seek Silver Anniversary Baldrige Award
Release Date: June 5, 2012

2012, the 25th anniversary year of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, will see 39 organizations vying for the honor. Applicants for the Baldrige Award, the nation's highest recognition … more

Forensics@NIST 2012
Release Date: June 4, 2012

On November 28 – 30, 2012, OLES will be hosting Forensics@NIST 2012, a symposium for industry, government, and academic representatives to learn about cutting-edge forensic science research being … more

Quantum Computers Will Be Able to Simulate Particle Collisions
Release Date: May 31, 2012

Quantum computers are still years away, but a trio of theorists has already figured out at least one talent they may have. According to the theorists, including one from the National Institute of … more

Federal Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Regional Partnerships
Release Date: May 29, 2012

On Thursday, May 24, 2012, the Obama Administration announced a $26 million federal funding opportunity for the multiagency Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge. The … more

New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings
Release Date: May 29, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new standard reference material (SRM) to aid in the detection of two explosive compounds that are known to be used by … more

Report Details Efforts to Improve, Advance Indoor Microbial Sampling
Release Date: May 29, 2012

Humans spend greater than 90 percent of their time indoors, but we're never alone there. Bacteria and viruses, scientists estimate, make up half of the world's biomass—some 10 nonillion (1 followed … more

Nationwide Adoption of NIST-Developed Test Predicted to Cut Death Toll Due to Cigarette-Caused Fires
Release Date: May 29, 2012

In 2003, New York became the first state requiring cigarettes sold within its borders to pass a fire safety standard based on a test developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Special Publication Helps to Demystify Cloud Computing
Release Date: May 29, 2012

For a clear view of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that explains cloud systems in plain language. The final version of … more

New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop
Release Date: May 29, 2012

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a kickoff workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The workshop’s goal is to introduce the center, which will bring together experts … more

Intel Executive Joins NIST Advisory Committee
Release Date: May 29, 2012

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Patrick Gallagher has selected William M. Holt, senior vice president and … more

NIST Earns Honor for Work Supporting Information Exchange Across Supply Chains
Release Date: May 29, 2012

The Open Application Integration Group (OAGi), a U.S.-based, nonprofit consortium, has recognized the Systems Integration Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an … more

CNST Releases the Spring 2012 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: May 25, 2012

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the spring 2012 edition of The CNST News. This quarterly newsletter highlights recent … more

Improving Safety Measures and Measures of Safety for World Metrology Day 2012
Release Date: May 17, 2012

World Metrology Day celebrates the signing of the Treaty of the Meter on May 20, 1875.* By signing the treaty, representatives from 17 nations, including the United States, recognized the … more

Call for Proposals to Create Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Release Date: May 15, 2012

The federal government issued on May 9, 2012, a solicitation for proposals from teams led by non-profit organizations or universities to establish an Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, … more

NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data
Release Date: May 15, 2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published their first archival paper based on data from the institute’s new hydrogen test facility.* The paper examines … more

June Conference Highlights Latest in Metabolomics
Release Date: May 15, 2012

Researchers, health care professionals, academics, industry representatives and others interested in the advanced diagnostic and disease treatment options possible from the analysis of metabolites … more

Locascio, Cavanagh Assume New NIST Leadership Roles
Release Date: May 15, 2012

Laurie E. Locascio has been named as the new director of the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) while Richard Cavanagh, who had … more

New Commitments Support Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative
Release Date: May 14, 2012

Today, at a White House event, leaders from industry, academia, national labs, and government announced more than a dozen new commitments to advance the Administration’s Materials Genome … more

NIST Forensic Measurement Challenge
Release Date: May 14, 2012

Recently, NIST announced the availability of $2.5 million for funding criminal justice applications that use new scientific discoveries. Thirty-six proposals were received, and the judges found it … more

Spin Polarized Supercurrents Optimized with a Simple Flip
Release Date: May 11, 2012

Using SEMPA, the magnetic structures in the top and bottom layers of a cobalt-ruthenium-cobalt sandwich contained within a superconducting device were imaged, both before (left) and after … more

New Point for Dew Point
Release Date: May 10, 2012

Peter Huang of PML's Sensor Science Division. Peter Huang of the Sensor Science Division’s Temperature and Humidity group has devised a new humidity generator that enables dew-point … more

Manufacturing: Key to an Innovation-Based Economy
Release Date: May 9, 2012

Scientists, industry leaders and public officials came together this week for a dialogue on innovation at The Atlantic's "From Inspiration to Innovation Summit," held at Ronald Reagan Washington … more

Experts to Discuss Botnet Challenges, Steps for Prevention at May 30 Workshop
Release Date: May 9, 2012

Botnet activity is on the rise around the globe, and to help understand this problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a free, day-long workshop May 30, 2012, at … more

Manufacturers Learn Keys to Success at MEP's Manufacturing Innovation 2012
Release Date: May 8, 2012

Roger Kilmer, director of NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program speaks to more than 800 manufacturers and other industry experts at the Manufacturing Innovation 2012 conference. … more

New Vacuum Calibration System: Better, Faster, and Cheaper
Release Date: May 8, 2012

The new, automated Vacuum Comparison Standard can accommodate up to 10 customer gauges of different types at once, with calibration times in the two- to three-hour range. In the vacuum … more

Beaming Up on the Way to Space
Release Date: May 7, 2012

A SURF beam line (foil-wrapped cylinder at right) ends at a vacuum chamber in which the MAVEN EUV filter radiometer was tested. At left, plastic drapes form a clean room in which the … more

NIST Contributes to Discovery of Novel Quantum Spin-Liquid
Release Date: May 7, 2012

Gaithersburg, Md.—An international team of researchers including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found what may be the first known example of a … more

A User-Centered Approach to Designing Electronic Health Records
Release Date: May 7, 2012

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will host “Creating Usable Electronic Health … more

Teaching the Next Generation of Scientists: PML Reaches out at USA Science and Engineering Festival
Release Date: May 7, 2012

Vincent Lee prepares a demonstration for visiting students. For the second consecutive year, PML played a major role in NIST’s contributions to the Science and Engineering Festival in … more

Petroleum Volume: Getting Calibrations in the Can
Release Date: May 7, 2012

PML technician Sherry Sheckels uses a flashlight and magnification loupe to take exact water-level measurements on a stainless steel container. (Click image for a larger version.) The … more

Interagency Manufacturing Office Asks for Ideas on Design of Proposed Innovation Network
Release Date: May 4, 2012

The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO) today* issued a formal "request for information" on a new public-private partnership proposed by President Obama: the National Network for … more

Comments Requested on Strategies to Mitigate Risk in the Federal ICT Supply Chain
Release Date: May 4, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has extended until May 25, 2012, the comment period for the second draft of a publication intended to help federal departments and agencies … more

No Strings Attached: NIST Protocol Helps Communicate Biometrics from Anywhere
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and published a new protocol for communicating with biometric sensors over wired and wireless networks—using … more

Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference 2012 Since the early 1900s, forensic scientists have been using firearms analysis to associate bullets and cartridge cases left at crime scenes to … more

Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth of Farmed Fish
Release Date: May 2, 2012

When it comes to the food used to raise fish in aquaculture "farms," it seems that you may get what you pay for. In a new study,* researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

First Light: NIST Researchers Develop New Way to Generate Superluminal Pulses
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a novel way of producing light pulses that are "superluminal"—in some sense they travel faster than the speed … more

Fabrication Method Can Affect the Use of Block Copolymer Thin Films
Release Date: May 2, 2012

A new study by a team including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) indicates that thin polymer films can have different properties depending on the method by … more

Ultrasound Idea: Prototype NIST/CU Bioreactor Evaluates Engineered Tissue While Creating It
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype bioreactor—a device for culturing cells to create engineered tissues—that both stimulates and … more

Light Touch Keeps a Grip on Delicate Nanoparticles
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Using a refined technique for trapping and manipulating nanoparticles, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have extended the trapped particles' useful life more … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V Meets June 5-7 at the Department of Commerce
Release Date: May 2, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V on June 5-7, 2012, at the Department of Commerce’s Herbert C. Hoover Building in … more

NIST Fire Research Earns Honors
Release Date: May 2, 2012

Fire researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently were honored by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), while the Fire Department of New … more

NIST Mass Masters Challenge at USA Science & Engineering Festival
Release Date: April 30, 2012

Congratulations to the three winners of the NIST Mass Masters challenge conducted Friday April 27-29, 2012, at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. By correctly selecting … more

Next Generation Rail Forums Head to Kansas City and Orlando
Release Date: April 27, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host two forums next month designed to connect manufacturers with more than 34,000 … more

NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator with Hundreds of Qubits
Release Date: April 25, 2012

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a quantum simulator that can engineer interactions among hundreds of quantum bits (qubits)—10 times more than … more

Commerce Secretary Bryson Presents Baldrige Award to 11 Organizations
Release Date: April 24, 2012

On April 15, 2012, U.S. Commerce Department Secretary John Bryson presented 11 U.S. organizations with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest honor for organizational … more

The Critical Economics of Manufacturing Workforce
Release Date: April 19, 2012

On April 17, 2012, Roger Kilmer, Executive Director of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership testified, along with colleagues at the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education, about the … more

NIST Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain
Release Date: April 19, 2012

A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed an important research milestone by successfully measuring human brain … more

Imaging Complex Domain Wall Structures in Magnetic Nanostripes
Release Date: April 18, 2012

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used the scanning electron microscopy with polarization analysis (SEMPA) … more

Two New Advanced Laboratories Open at NIST Boulder and JILA
Release Date: April 17, 2012

Two new advanced laboratory buildings for high-precision science and measurements have officially opened in Boulder, Colo., providing upgraded facilities to support technology innovation and … more

NIST/UMass Study Finds Evidence Nanoparticles May Increase Plant DNA Damage
Release Date: April 17, 2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have provided the first evidence that engineered nanoparticles are able … more

Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability
Release Date: April 17, 2012

Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new report* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). NIST researchers evaluated the … more

JILA Superradiant Laser Is 'A New Way of Lasing'
Release Date: April 17, 2012

Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel "superradiant" laser that works on a subtly different principle than ordinary lasers. In principle, the new JILA laser could be 100 to 1,000 times more … more

X-Ray Probe Finds New Organic Transistors Do Well in Hot Water
Release Date: April 17, 2012

Materials scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with an international research team, have helped prove the stability of a novel—and rugged—thin-film … more

May Workshop Examines Impact of Advanced Imaging Technology on Tissue Engineering Research
Release Date: April 17, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with the Multi-Agency Tissue Engineering Science (MATES) working group, is sponsoring a two-day workshop on imaging … more

Fifth Annual Health Information Security Conference Runs June 6-7
Release Date: April 17, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting the fifth annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security conference on June 6 and 7, 2012, … more

NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: April 17, 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to a standard that specifies how to implement digital signatures, which can be used to ensure the integrity … more

NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2011 Annual Report
Release Date: April 17, 2012

The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has sent its 2011 annual report to Congress. The VCAT is the agency's primary … more

NIST Team Receives Commerce Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award
Release Date: April 17, 2012

A team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has received the 2012 Energy and Environmental Stewardship award from the Department of Commerce for the design and … more

New Business Plan, New Funding Help Baldrige Program Move Forward
Release Date: April 13, 2012

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), managed for 25 years by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with the private sector, has announced that it … more

New laboratories for world-renowned science
Release Date: April 11, 2012

JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology that has produced three Nobel Prize winners since 2001, has opened a new wing … more

In-Situ Observations Reveal How Nanoparticle Catalysts Lower Operating Temperatures in Fuel Cells
Release Date: April 10, 2012

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Arizona State University have used environmental transmission electron microscopy (ETEM) to explain the role of nickel … more

Hyperspectral Imaging: Shedding New Light on Wound Healing
Release Date: April 9, 2012

David Allen takes readings using a NIST standard reflectance diffuser prior to scanning a wound area on an anesthetized pig. Illumination comes from the broadband lights on the hyperspectral … more

First, Fast and Faster
Release Date: April 6, 2012

Figure 1. Schematic diagram of the fast light experiment in PML’s Laser Cooling and Trapping Group. Inset at top right shows the rubidium energy levels more

Micromechanical Mirror Performs Under Pressure
Release Date: April 6, 2012

Top: The gratings are fabricated with approximately 700 nm between ridges. Each has slightly different spacing and thickness, affecting reflectivity and mechanical performance. Bottom: A … more

New Detector Design Improves Gamma-rays Measurements
Release Date: April 6, 2012

The newly designed ionization chambers, in two sizes.   In the pursuit of precision measurements, nothing is simple, even when the apparatus employed appears to be utterly … more

JILA Team Demonstrates 'A New Way of Lasing': A 'Superradiant' Laser
Release Date: April 4, 2012

BOULDER, Colo. – Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel “superradiant” laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more stable than the best conventional visible lasers. … more

Nanoscale Magnetic Media Diagnostics by Rippling Spin Waves
Release Date: April 3, 2012

Memory devices based on magnetism are one of the core technologies of the computing industry, and engineers are working to develop new forms of magnetic memory that are faster, smaller, and more … more

April Workshop Focuses on Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industrial Controls
Release Date: April 3, 2012

Securing computers against unlawful and malicious attacks is always important, but it’s especially vital when the computers in question control major physical systems—manufacturing plants, … more

April Workshop at RPI Is Opportunity to Help Design the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Release Date: April 3, 2012

The first of a planned series of regional workshops to design a proposed $1 billion federal initiative, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), will be held on April 25, 2012, at … more

Online Tool Helps You Assess Your Intellectual Property Awareness
Release Date: April 3, 2012

A new online tool can help small companies and entrepreneurs evaluate their awareness of intellectual property (IP)—trade secrets, company data and more—and learn how to protect it. The National … more

McFadden Named 2012 SIAM Fellow
Release Date: April 3, 2012

Mathematician Geoffrey McFadden of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Applied and Computational Mathematics Division has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and … more

Wu Elected SPIE Fellow
Release Date: April 3, 2012

H. Felix Wu, a mechanical engineer and research manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been named a fellow of SPIE, the international professional society for … more

Foundation Approves Baldrige Funding Through 2015
Release Date: April 2, 2012

Consistent with its purpose, the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc., has committed funds to sustain the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) through fiscal … more