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Experts Propose Research Priorities for Making Concrete ‘Greener’
Release Date: 04/03/2013

The challenge of making concrete greener—reducing its sizable carbon footprint without compromising performance—is just like the world's most … more

New Reports Define Strategic Vision, Propose R&D Priorities for Future Cyber-Physical Systems
Release Date: 02/06/2013

If designed and built efficiently, flexibly and securely, next-generation cyber-physical systems (CPS) now sprouting from interconnections that … more

Report from the Field: Using Internally Cured Concrete in Indiana Bridges
Release Date: 02/06/2013

A recent news story from Purdue University describes how Indiana state transportation officials are making concrete use of concrete research to … more

NIST Issues Call for Measurement Science and Engineering Research Grant Proposals
Release Date: 02/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a call for grant proposals for a broad range of potential research projects … more

States Realize Big Benefits by Keeping Current with Energy Standards for Buildings
Release Date: 02/06/2013

States that have not adopted the latest energy-efficiency standard for commercial buildings are foregoing an average reduction of almost 10 … more

'Live Burns' in Spartanburg, S.C., Will Benefit Research and Firefighter Training
Release Date: 01/24/2013

Firefighters in Spartanburg, S.C., battle a 'test burn' of an abandoned house in an experiment to demonstrate new techniques for combatting … more

Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On November 28 -30, 2012, NIST hosted the Forensics@NIST symposium at its Gaithersburg, Maryland campus. The symposium featured three days of … more

NIST, Forest Service Propose System to Help Communities Resist Wildfires
Release Date: 12/12/2012

Federal researchers have developed the first-ever rating system that allows communities to assess their risk from wildfires—on a … more

NIST and Forest Service Create World’s First Hazard Scale for Wildland Fires
Release Date: 12/05/2012

USFS Contact: Yasmeen Sands 360-753-7716 GAITHERSBURG, Md.—Two federal agencies have teamed to create the first-ever system for linking accurate … more

New York Taps NIST's Sunder for Post-Sandy Review of Critical Systems and Services
Release Date: 11/27/2012

S. Shyam Sunder, director of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has agreed to serve on the … more

Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board
Release Date: 10/02/2012

Three earthquake authorities from academia and the private sector have been appointed by Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

Home Sweet Lab: Computerized House to Generate as Much Energy as It Uses
Release Date: 09/12/2012

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 12, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled a new laboratory designed … more

New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation's Preventable Fire Burden by a Third
Release Date: 09/05/2012

The United States already has one of the highest direct fire loss rates among developed nations, and progress in reducing this tremendous burden … more

NIST Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new versatile measurement system devised by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) accurately and quickly … more

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