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Displaying Director events from January 01, 2015 To December 30, 2015

NIST History Colloquium--The H-Bomb, the Moon, and Beyond-History of the NBS Cryogenic Division
January 9, 2015

Cryogenics, the science of extremely cold temperatures, has been a part of the NBS/NIST research portfolio ever since NBS purchased the hydrogen … more

A 55-Year Journey in Science--From NBS to NIST and beyond
February 6, 2015

  In this special Black History Month Colloquium, Dr. Jackson will chronicle his journey in science, from his early experiences at the National Bure more

NIST Exhibits at 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
February 10-11, 2015

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical … more

NIST Exhibits at 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
February 10-11, 2015

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical … more

NIST Exhibits at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2015
February 13-15, 2015

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

Visit NIST at the AAFS Annual Meeting 2015
February 18-20, 2015

For sixty-seven years, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) has served a distinguished and diverse membership. Its 6,631 members are … more

NIST Exhibits at the Capital Region Women in Computing 2015
February 27-28, 2015

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Tec more

POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 24--Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
March 6, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2015 International Wireless Communications Expo
March 18-19, 2015

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

Reproducibility in Biological Sciences
March 20, 2015

Scientific advances are predicated on new knowledge that is robust and reliable, and that serves as a solid foundation on which further advances … more

Brilliant Blunders
April 10, 2015

Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. "Brilliant Blunders" concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the Earth itself, … more

Information Technology Security Day, Gaithersburg
April 14, 2015

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

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
April 24, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

Information Technology (IT) Security Day, Boulder
May 5, 2015

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

Optics and Photonics: Essential for Our World
May 20, 2015

The science and technology of light are essential to a multitude of applications that have transformed our society, and there is much promise that … more

Quasi-Periodic Materials--A Paradigm Shift in Crystallography
June 17, 2015

Over the years, the modern science of crystallography that started by experimenting with x-ray diffraction from crystals in 1912 has developed a … more

NIST Exhibits at 2015 HBCU Summit
June 24-27, 2015

This summit will bring together HBCU presidents and chancellors, provosts, vice presidents for student affairs, enrollment managers, recruitment … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2015 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium
July 20-23, 2015

NCSLI 2015: Measurement Science and the Quality of Life Think, for example, how your quality of life may have improved over what your great … more

International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management
July 21-24, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to host the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management: … more

Chemistry and the International System of Weights and Measures Symposium at the ACS National Meeting
August 19, 2015

Session I: The Consultative Committee on Metrology in Chemistry and Biology: Who We are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care   Abstract: Important … more

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings on Organic Analysis and Bioanalysis
October 19-20, 2015

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings. A joint meeting … more

Reinventing Lighting
October 23, 2015

With the advances in LED efficiency over the last several years, solid state lighting in the marketplace has grown significantly. This includes … more

Fatigue Management in the Workplace
November 6, 2015

Just as eating doesn’t make you a nutritionist, neither does sleeping make you an expert in sleep and shiftwork. This fast-paced, dynamic, and … more

NIST-Academic Partnerships Conference: NIST Construction Awardees and their Scientific Research Facilities
November 12-13, 2015

A two-day symposium is planned to take place at the NIST Research Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland June 22 to June 23, 2014 to bring together … more

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