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John R. Shields is a physical scientist in the Flammability Reduction Group of the Fire Research Division (FRD) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Mr. Shields joined the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in August 1986 as an Engineering Technician at the Large Fire Lab. He works on two projects:
Mr. Shields operates a Transmission Electron Microscope as a measurement tool to aid in the characterization of polymer nanocomposites. Also, Mr. Shields has been involved in many research projects in Fire Science and has co-authored many publications.
Fire Research Division
Flammability Reduction Group
University of Maryland, B.S., Geology, 1983