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Executives Embark on Year-Long Fellowship
Release Date: 04/17/2014

Embarking on a year-long fellowship to dialogue on all aspects of leadership and how it relates to a visionary focus, operational intelligence, … more

NIST Requests Comments on Smart Grid Framework Update
Release Date: 04/16/2014

The primary guiding document for creating the next-generation "smart" energy grid is getting its first major update in two years. The National … more

President Obama, Secretary Pritzker Honor 2013 Baldrige Award Recipients
Release Date: 04/08/2014

In a letter honoring 2013 Baldrige Award recipients Pewaukee School District and Sutter Davis Hospital, President Barack Obama wrote, When our … more

Explaining Interactions between Light, Heat, and Charge Carriers in Silicon Photonic Microresonators
Release Date: 03/27/2014

In an article appearing in the March 28th issue of Physical Review Letters , researchers from Northwestern University   working with researchers … more

NCCoE Invites Collaboration on Energy Sector Cybersecurity Challenge
Release Date: 03/26/2014

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks collaborators to address key … more

Top-100 List Again Demonstrates Baldrige Impact in U.S. Health Care
Release Date: 03/12/2014

In early March, Truven Health Analytics released its annual study identifying the 100 top hospitals (PDF) based on their overall organizational … more

Over 6 Months, NIST Zero-Energy House Gives Back to the Grid
Release Date: 03/11/2014

Over the first six months in their special, new, four-bedroom home in suburban Maryland, the Nisters, a prototypical family of four, earned about … more

New Precision for Neutron Lifetime Measurements
Release Date: 02/03/2014

A team of PML scientists and collaborators* has achieved a five-fold reduction in the dominant uncertainty in an experiment that measured the mean … more

Nearly Everyone Uses Piezoelectrics. Be Nice to Know How They Work.
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Piezoelectrics—materials that can change mechanical stress to electricity and back again—are everywhere in modern life. Computer hard drives. Loud … more

MML Researcher R. Joseph Kline Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Release Date: 01/15/2014

Material Measurement Laboratory researcher R. Joseph Kline was recently named among the 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for … more

A New NIST Online Database: The NIST Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Structure Index
Release Date: 01/06/2014

  Recently, a new website containing a wealth of information on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was made publicly available by NIST. PAHs … more

31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013
Release Date: 12/17/2013

Milestones on the way to quantum computing. A landmark study of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes. Publication of a draft … more

Nanowire Atom Probe Results
Release Date: 12/11/2013

Left: Colorized image shows the manipulator probe used to place a nanowire (blue) into a hole drilled in the mounting post (green). Right: The … more

Characterizing Solar Cells with Nanoscale Precision Using a Low-Energy Electron Beam
Release Date: 12/04/2013

Electron beam induced current (red) superimposed on a scanning electron micrograph (gray). Bright contrast in the vicinity of grain boundaries more

Search Underway for Director of New Office of Data and Informatics
Release Date: 11/26/2013

The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) is seeking a highly experienced and self-motivated individual to lead the new Office of Data and … more

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