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Testimony and Statements by NIST Officials Before Committees of Congress

2013
  • July 18, 2013 House Cyberseurity testimony by ITL Director

  • July 18, 2013 House Cyberseurity testimony by ITL Director
     
  • Romine June 2013 House testimony on Standards for Biometrics

  • Romine June 2013 House testimony on Standards for Biometrics
     
  • Gallagher Senate Approps Testimony on Cybersecurity

  • Gallagher Senate Approps Testimony on Cybersecurity, June 2013
     
  • Gallagher House Testimony May 2013 on Cyber Threats and Security Solutions

  • Gallagher House Testimony May 2013 on Cyber Threats and Security Solutions
     
  • April 18, 2013 Gallagher House Testimony on FY 2014 Budget

  • April 18, 2013 Gallagher House Testimony on FY 2014 Budget
     
  • 032013 Testimony House Science Committee

  • 032013 Testimony House Science Committee, Dr Willie May, Effectiveness of NIST Laboratories
     
  • Dr Gallagher Senate testimony, March 7, 2013

  • Dr Gallagher Senate testimony, March 7, 2013
     
    2012
  • House testimony on health Information Technology

  • House testimony on Health Information Technology, November 2012
     
  • Cavanaugh Testimony July 19, 2012

  • Cavanaugh Testimony July 19, 2012, House Committee on Science
     
  • Singerman House Energy Testimony

  • Singerman House Energy Testimony, June 1, 2012
     
  • Assembling the Facts: Examining the Proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

  • House testimony (Gallagher)- Assembling the Facts: Examining the Proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
     
  • 050912 Saunders House Testimony

  • 050912 Saunders House Testimony, 1st Responders Technologies
     
  • Olthoff House testimony on Spectrum Crunch

  • Olthoff House Testimony on Spectrum Crunch, April 18, 2012,Subcommittee on technology & Innovation
     
  • Promoting American Competitiveness Senate Testimony

  • Promoting American Competitiveness Senate Testimony 4/17/12 Roger Kilmer
     
  • House Approps. testimony, American Manufacturing

  • House Approps. testimony, American Manufacturing and Job repatriation, March 28, 2012
     
  • Senate Science Committee Testimony on Forensics

  • Senate Science Committee Testimony on Forensics, NIST Director, March 28 2012
     
  • Senate Testimony: Overview of the FY 2013 Budget

  • Senate Testimony: Overview of the FY 2013 Budget, Dr. Patrick Gallagher
     
  • Testimony to House on Administration FY 2013 Budget Proposal

  • Testimony to House on Administration FY 2013 Budget Proposal
     
  • 2/29/12 House Testimony of Mary Saunders

  • 2/29/12 House Testimony of Mary Saunders
     
    2011
  • House Science Committee Testimony September 2011

  • House Science Committee Testimony, Subcommittee on Technology & Innovation September 2011 by G. Arnold: Empowering Consumers & promoting Innovation through the Smart Grid
     
  • NIST Senate Testimony: The National Nanotechnology Investment

  • NIST Senate Testimony: The National Nanotechnology Investment, July 14, 2011, Charles Romine
     
  • Furlani Testimony May 25, 2011, House Committee on Science and Technology

  • “Protecting Information in the Digital Age:Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Efforts”
     
  • 4/7/11 NEHRP Testimony:Assessing Earthquake Risk Reduction in the U.S.

  • 4/7/11 NEHRP Testimony:Assessing Earthquake Risk Reduction in the U.S.
     
  • House CJS Budget testimony FY 2012 NIST Budget

  • House CJS Budget testimony FY 2012 NIST Budget
     
  • 3/17/11 Gallagher Senate Testimony FY 2012 Budget

  • 3/17/11 Gallagher Senate Testimony FY 2012 Budget
     
  • An Overview of the Fiscal year 2012 Budget for the NAtional institute of Standards and Technology

  • On March 11, 2011, NIST Director Dr. Patrick Gallagher testified before the House Committee on Science,Space and Technology
     
    2010
  • Cita Furlani House Oversight Testimony Cloud Computing, July 1, 2010

  • Cloud Computing: Benefits and Risks of Moving Federal IT into the Cloud
     
  • G. Arnold House Science Committee Testimony, July 1, 2010

  • Smart Grid Interoperability Standards Progress
     
  • Interoperability in Public Safety Communications Equipment

  • Statement of Dereck Orr, Program Manager, Public Safety Communications Systems, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States Department of Commerce,Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, May 27, 2010
     
  • NIST Structure and Authorities, Its Role in Technical Standards, and Federal Coordination on Technical Standards

  • NIST Director Patrick Gallagher testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation on March 23, 2010
     
  • Advancing American Innovation and Competitiveness

  • NIST Director Patrick Gallagher testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, March 10, 2010
     
  • Gallagher Testimony Feb 2010

  • Self Evident
     
  • President's Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request for NIST

  • NIST Director Patrick Gallagher testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, February 23, 2010
     
  • Passenger Screening R&D: Responding to President Obama's Call to Develop and Deploy the Next Generation of Screening Technologies

  • NIST Coordinated National Security Standards Program Manager Bert Coursey testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, February 3, 2010
     
    2009
  • Cybersecurity Activities at NIST’s Information Technology Laboratory

  • NIST Information Technology Laboratory Director Cita Furlani testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation on Cybersecurity Activities at NIST's Information Technology Laboratory, October 22, 2009
     
  • Statement of Patrick Gallagher

  • NIST Director-designate Patrick Gallagher testifed before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the nomination to be Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), October 15, 2009
     
  • The Potential Need for Measurement Standards to Facilitate the Research and Development of Biologic Drugs

  • NIST Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory Director Willie May testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation on Measurement Standards to Facilitate the Research and Development of Biologic Drugs, September 24, 2009
     
  • Effectively Transforming Our Electric Delivery System to a Smart Grid

  • NIST National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability George Arnold testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on Effectively Transforming Our Electric Delivery System to a Smart Grid, July 23, 2009
     
  • Securing the Modern Electric Grid from Physical and Cyber Attacks

  • NIST Information Technology Laboratory Director Cita Furlani testifed before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology, July 21, 2009
     
  • Agency Response to Cyberspace Policy Review

  • NIST Information Technology Laboratory Director Cita Furlani testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation and the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, June 16, 2009
     
  • The Reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Program: R&D for Disaster Resilient Communities

  • NIST National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director Jack Hayes testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, June 11, 2009
     
  • Monitoring, Measurement and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions II: The Role of Federal and Academic Research and Monitoring Programs

  • NIST Deputy Director Patrick Gallagher testified before the House Committee on Science and Technology, April 22, 2009
     
  • Progress on smart grid initiatives authorized in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

  • NIST Deputy Director Patrick Gallagher testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, March 3, 2009
     
    2008
  • June 9, 2008, release of plutonium at the NIST Boulder laboratory and on NIST's environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) practices

  • NIST Deputy Director James Turner testified before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, July 15, 2008
     
  • Climate Change Impacts on the Transportation Sector

  • NIST Deputy Director James Turner testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, June 24, 2008
     
  • NIST FY 2009 Budget Request

  • NIST Acting Director James Turner testified before the House Science and Technology and Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, March 11, 2008
     
  • NIST FY 2009 Budget Request to the Senate

  • NIST Acting Director James Turner testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation, March 11, 2008
     
    2007
  • The New Madrid Seismic Zone: Whose Fault is it anyway?"

  • NIST National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director John Hayes, Jr., testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration, December 4, 2007
     
  • The United States Fire Administration Reauthorzation: Addressing the Priorities of the Nation's Fire Service

  • NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory Director Shyam Sunder testifed before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, October 2, 2007
     
  • Fire Sprinkler Research

  • NIST Fire Protection Engineer Dan Madrzykowski testifed before the Council of the City of New York Infrastructure Division, June 20, 2007
     
  • Hot Fuels - The Impact on Commercial Transactions of the Thermal Expansion of Gasoline

  • NIST Weights and Measures Program Coordinator Richard Suiter testifed before the House Oversight and Govenrment Reform Subcommittee on Domestic Policy, June 8, 2007
     
  • Certification and Testing of Electronic Voting Systems Implemented under the Help American Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252)

  • NIST ITL Software Diagnostics and Conformance Testing Division Chief Mark Skall testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Informaiton Policy, Census, and National Archives, May 7, 2007
     
  • U.S. Competitiveness Through Basic Research

  • NIST Director William Jeffrey testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation, April 19, 2007
     
  • President's FY 2008 Budget request for NIST

  • NIST Director William Jeffrey testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, March 8, 2007
     
  • President's FY 2008 Budget request for NIST, Senate

  • NIST Director William Jeffrey testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, March 1, 2007
     
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Role in Supporting Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century: The FY08 Budget Request

  • Statement of Dr. William Jeffrey, Director, NIST, before the Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, United States House of Representatives, February 15, 2007
     
    2006
  • Voting Machines: Will New Standards and Guidelines Prevent Future Problems?

  • Statement of William Jeffrey, NIST, Director, before the Committee on Science and the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, July 19, 2006
     
  • Views of Science Policy of the Nobel Laureates from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • Statement of John Hall, NIST/JILA Fellow, Physics Laboratory, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, May 24, 2006
     
  • Views on Science Policy of the Nobel Laureates from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • Statement of Eric Cornell, NIST Fellow, Physics Laboratory, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, May 24, 2006
     
  • Views on Science Policy of the Nobel Laureates from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Phillips

  • Statement of William Phillips, NIST Fellow, Physics Laboratory, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, May 24, 2006
     
  • The State of Interoperability: Perspectives on Federal Coordination of Grants, Standards, and Technology

  • Statement of Dereck Orr, Program Manager, Public Safety Communications Systems, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science, and Technology, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, April 25, 2006
     
  • The Importance of Basic Research to U.S. Competitiveness

  • Statement of William Jeffrey, Director, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, March 29, 2006
     
  • The State of Small Business Security in a Cyber Economy

  • Statement of Cita Furlani, Acting Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight, Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, March 16, 2006
     
  • Healthcare IT

  • Statement of William Jeffrey, Director, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, February 23, 2006
     
    2005
  • Future of Science Research Supported by the U.S.

  • Statement of Eric Cornell, Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology, before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, November 18, 2005
     
  • The Investigation of the World Trade Center Collapse: Findings, Recommendations, and Next Steps

  • Statement of William Jeffrey, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, October 26, 2005
     
  • Communications in a Disaster

  • Statement of Dereck Orr, Program Manager, Public Safety Communications Standards, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory, NIST, before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, September 29, 2005
     
  • Alternative Personnel Systems: Assessing Progress in the Federal Government

  • Statement of Hratch Semerjian, Deputy Director, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, September 27, 2005
     
  • Health Information Technology

  • Statement of Hratch Semerjian, Acting Director, NIST, before the Subcomittee on Technology, Innovation, and Competitiveness, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, June 30, 2005
     
  • Ensuring the security of America's borders through the use of biometric passports and other identity documents

  • Statement of Martin Herman, Chief, Information Access Division, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Enconomic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, June 22, 2005
     
  • The Scientific Research Conducted by Civilian Agencies to Support the Nation's Homeland Security Mission

  • Statement of Hratch Semerjian, Acting Director, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United State Senate, June 8, 2005
     
  • China, Europe, and the Use of Standards as Trade Barriers: How Should the U.S. Respond

  • Statement of Hratch Semerjian, Acting Director, NIST, before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, May 11, 2005
     
    2002
  • The Investigation of the World Trade Center Collapse: Findings, Recommendations and Next Steps

  • Testimony of Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NIST, Technology Administration U.S. Department of Commerce, Before The House Science Committee Hearing on “The Investigation of the World Trade Center Collapse: Findings, Recommendations and Next Steps,” May 1, 2002
     
  • Learning from 9/11: Understanding the Collapse of the World Trade Center

  • Statement of Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NIST, Before the Committee on Science House of Representatives United States Congress, March 6, 2002
     
  • Nomination to be Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • Opening Statement of Arden L. Bement, Jr., Nominee to be Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
     
    2001
  • E-Health and Technology: Empowering Consumers in a Simpler, More Cost Effective Health Care System

  • Testimony of Dr. Willie E. May, Chief, Analytical Chemistry Division, Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory, NIST, Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space, United States Senate
     
    2000
  • The Role of Standards in Today’s Society and in the Future

  • Statement of Raymond G. Kammer, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, Department of Commerce, Before the House Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Technology
     
  • E-Commerce

  • Karen H. Brown, Deputy Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Before the House Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Technology
     
  • The Changing Face of Healthcare in the Electronic Age

  • Post Hearing Questions, Submission by NIST
     
  • Standardization of Wireless Internet Technologies

  • Submission of Testimony For the Record By Raymond G. Kammer, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, Department of Commerce, Before the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Technology
     
  • Kammer: The Changing Face of Healthcare in the Electronic Age

  • Statement of Raymond G. Kammer, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives
     
  • Section 12, Standards Conformity, of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act, P.L. 104-113, of 1995

  • Belinda L. Collins, Ph.D., Director, Office of Standards Services, Technology Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Before the Science Committee Subcommittee on Technology, U.S. House of Representatives
     
  • Computer Security Issues

  • Karen H. Brown, Deputy Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, before the Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology
     
  • Plans and Achievements of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • Raymond G. Kammer, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, before the House Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Technology
     
  • Questions from House Science Committee - Subcommittee on Technology (Connie Morella)

  • Questions from House Science Committee - Subcommittee on Technology (Connie Morella), Based on Ray Kammer's March 9, 2000, Testimony Before the Subcommittee
     
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improvement Act of 1987

  • Statement of Harry S. Hertz, Director, National Quality Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Before the Subcommittee on Social Security And the Subcommittee on Human Resources, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives