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Displaying news from October 01, 2003 To December 31, 2003

Governor Ehrlich Announces Technology Partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Release Date: December 18, 2003

GAITHERSBURG, MD (December 18, 2003) - Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. today announced that the State of Maryland signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Commerce Department’s National … more

106 Local Residents Earn DOC, NIST Awards
Release Date: December 9, 2003

In ceremonies held on Dec. 5, 2003, at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC), Commerce Secretary Don Evans presented 47 local area staff members of the National Institute of Standards and … more

Commerce’s NIST Updates Progress of World Trade Center Investigation
Release Date: December 2, 2003

Access to All Essential Data Has Been Obtained The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has obtained access to all of the essential information needed for … more

President and Commerce Secretary Announce Recipients of Nation’s Highest Honor in Quality and Performance Excellence
Release Date: November 25, 2003

President George W. Bush and Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans today announced seven organizations as recipients of the 2003 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for … more

Commerce’s NIST Asks Public for Information on Rhode Island Nightclub Fire
Release Date: November 25, 2003

Remarks by James Hill, Acting Director, Building and Fire Research Laboratory Remarks by William Grosshandler, Lead Investigator, Rhode Island Nighclub fire (PDF-requires Adobe Reader) Video … more

NIST/University of Colorado Researchers Create Bose-Einstein "Super Molecule"
Release Date: November 20, 2003

A super-cold collection of molecules behaving in perfect unison has been created for the first time from a sea of “fermion” atoms by researchers at JILA, a joint institute of the Department of … more

NIST Calls for Comments on Draft of Federal Computer Security Controls Guidelines
Release Date: November 3, 2003

Computer scientists at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today released an initial public draft of NIST Special Publication 800-53, Recommended … more

Agreements to Facilitate NIST WTC Investigation
Release Date: October 31, 2003

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the City of New York (NYC) that will allow NIST to review … more

NIST and CU-Boulder Physicist Deborah Jin Wins 2003 MacArthur Fellowship ‘Genius Grant’ is Worth $500,000 to Researcher
Release Date: October 6, 2003

Physicist Deborah Jin in her laboratory at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado, Boulder. © Geoffrey Wheeler For a … more