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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

Progress Toward National Resiliency: NIST Marks Joplin Tornado 5th Anniversary
Release Date: 05/19/2016

Disaster struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011, when the deadliest and costliest single tornado in U.S. history left a 35-kilometer (22-mile) … more

Conferences and Events
AVS Mid-Atlantic Chapter DC Regional Meeting
May 26, 2016

Equipment Exhibit - vacuum hardware and instruments. Poster Session (cash prizes for the best student posters!) open to graduate and undergrad … more

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