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NIST, Partners Create Standard to Improve Sustainable Manufacturing
Release Date: 05/26/2016

Anyone who’s ever covered a wall with sticky notes to clearly map all of the steps in a process knows how valuable that exercise can be. It can … more

HUD Cites NIST’s Community Resilience Planning Guide Among Aids to State and Local Governments
Release Date: 05/20/2016

As part of its efforts to encourage communities to consider their resilience to natural hazard risks, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban … more

NIST and Stanford Launch Long-Term Measurement Initiative to Boost the U.S. Bio-Economy
Release Date: 05/20/2016

STANFORD, Calif.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University announced today that … more

Conferences and Events
Workshop on Named Data Networking
May 31-June 1, 2016

A two-day Named Data Networking (NDN) Workshop will take place on the NIST campus in Gaithersburg, MD on May 31-June 1, 2016. NIST has ongoing … more

Nanometer-Scale Thermal, Optical, and Mechanical Properties Using Atomic Force Microscopy: Transistors, Carbon Nanotubes, and Polymers
June 1, 2016

This work presents atomic force microscope (AFM)-based measurements of nanometer-scale thermal, optical, and mechanical behavior. The first part … more

The First Workshop on Video Analytics in Public Safety (VAPS) June 6, 2016, 8:30am – 6:30pm, San Diego, CA
June 6, 2016

On June 6, NIST will host the 2016 Video Analytics in Public Safety (VAPS) Workshop, a satellite workshop of the Public Safety Communications … more