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Displaying Director events from January 01, 2014 To December 30, 2014

Theoretical Physics and the Phenomena of Life: How Much Can We Calculate?
January 15, 2014

Whether we are looking up at a flock of birds, coherent yet fluid as they move the sky, or peering through a microscope at the intricate dance of … more

Shocks and Consequences: Resilience Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy and the Boston Marathon Bombing
January 24, 2014

Escalating losses associated with unexpected events such as natural disasters, terrorism, and the mounting risk associated with cyber-attacks on … more

NIST Exhibits at 2014 BEYA STEM Conference
February 6-8, 2014

Easily the most-anticipated diversity event of the year, BEYA STEM Conference is a talent-rich environment for recruitment, networking and … more

NIST Exhibits at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2014
February 13-17, 2014

The AAAS annual meeting is the World's Largest General Scientific Society's event. This annual event is one of the most widely recognized global … more

Watch NIST OSAC Webcast Live-Feb. 18th Visit NIST at the AAFS Annual Meeting 2014
February 18-22, 2014

NIST Guidance Groups: Input Received & Proposed Plan Development Presentation & Live Webcast February 18, 2014 NIST presenters will share … more

Black History Month Colloquium: Remembering NBS, My Gateway to a Future of Service and Opportunity
February 21, 2014

During this special Black History Month Colloquium, Dr. King will describe the powerful influence that her employment as a research chemist at the … more

Building a Better Future, with Robots
March 7, 2014

Rodney Brooks envisions a future where robots will become our indispensable collaborators, working alongside workers on the factory floor and … more

Entrepreneurship Pathways at NIST: Taking ideas from the lab to the market
March 21, 2014

NIST has a rich history of transferring ideas from the lab into the marketplace. At this special event you will hear stories about being an … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 International Wireless Communications Expo
March 26-27, 2014

IWCE is the authoritative annual event for communications technology in the working world. Over 7,500 technology buyers from a diverse group of … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 International Wireless Communications Expo
March 26-27, 2014

IWCE is the authoritative annual event for communications technology in the working world. Over 7,500 technology buyers from a diverse group of … more

Measuring People: From Elementary Counting to Better Healthcare
April 4, 2014

Image credit: CLUC (CCBY-NC-ND 2.0) The quality ass more

Information Technology Security Day, Gaithersburg
April 8, 2014

The NIST Information Technology Security Day is hosted annually as a means to heighten DOC and NIST user awareness of information technology … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival
April 25-27, 2014

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists … more

A Measure of Improbable Research
April 25, 2014

Dung beetles finding their way home via the Milky Way. Calculating the forces acting on a ponytail. Preventing patients from exploding during … more

Information Technology (IT) Security Day, Boulder
May 13, 2014

The NIST Information Technology Security Day is hosted annually as a means to heighten DOC and NIST user awareness of information technology … more

Building with Crystals of Light and Quantum Matter: From clocks to computers
May 30, 2014

  Graphic credit: Brad Baxley, JILA Understanding the behavior of interacting electrons in solids or liquids more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 BIO International Convention
June 24-26, 2014

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium
July 27-30, 2014

NCSLI 2014:  Measurement Science and the Environment  The increasing demands for measurements to quantify the state of the environment and the … more

2014 NIST Program Review Workshop on Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements
August 1-4, 2014

The NIST Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements program addresses measurement challenges posed by changes in the Earth's climate. This … more

2014 NIST Boulder Program Review Workshop on Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements
August 11, 2014

The NIST Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements program addresses measurement challenges posed by changes in the Earth's climate. T his … more

NIST Exhibits at IMTS 2014
September 8-13, 2014

The IMTS Conference brings the industry together, under one roof and at one time, to discuss new opportunities. Network with a community of your … more

NIST Exhibits at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) 2014
September 23-26, 2014

  The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) will hold its 41st Annual … more

Measuring Our Microbial Communities and Their Dynamics
September 26, 2014

The human microbiome consists of the genes contained in the ~100 trillion symbiotic microbial cells, or symbionts, that inhabit our bodies. It has … more

Quantum Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detectors
October 3, 2014

Long ago predicted by Albert Einstein on the basis of general relativity, the existence of gravitational waves is still an active topic of … more

NIST Exhibits at the Grace Hopper Conference 2014
October 8-10, 2014

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

NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2014
October 17-18, 2014

The 2014 SACNAS National Conference “Creativity, Vision, & Drive: Toward Full Representation in STEM" in Los Angeles, CA, October 16-18!  Over … more

NIST Hosts "Innovations in STEM: National Priorities and NIST" Symposium with HBCUs and HSIs
November 3-4, 2014

This two-day Invitational Forum is designed to acquaint Administrators, Faculty and Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and … more

NIST Exhibits at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference 2014
November 13-15, 2014

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

A Personal Perspective on Human Space Flight: the science and the future
November 14, 2014

A condensed matter physicist by training, Dr. Godwin is a veteran of four shuttle flights and has logged over 915 hours in space. She will discuss … more

NIST Colloquium--Richard Tapia
December 12, 2014

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