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Transforming Welding with Comprehensive NIST Metrology
Release Date: 02/02/2016

NIST director Willie May and PML NRC postdoc Brian Simonds with the welding booth in the new facility on NIST's Boulder, Colo., campus. Welding … more

New ‘Quick Test’ Station May Speed Commercialization of Photonic Thermometers
Release Date: 01/29/2016

Physicists in NIST’s Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) have been working on a new class of chip-based photonic thermometers that measure … more

MEP Opens Competition to Fund Manufacturing Centers in 12 States and Puerto Rico
Release Date: 01/26/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today opened a competition to award new cooperative funding agreements for its Hollings … more

NIST Launches National Competition to Make Robots More Agile
Release Date: 01/20/2016

Manufacturers, robot suppliers and researchers, here’s your chance to get in on the ground floor of an upcoming national competition intended to … more

Patent Issued for Lamp Improvement
Release Date: 01/06/2016

PML researcher and co-inventor John Curry with an HID lamp. Image: NIST/PML NIST has been issu more

NIST Issues Notice of Intent to Fund New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Release Date: 12/22/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today it has issued a Notice of … more

NIST Process Expands Catalyst Options for Electrolysis and Fuel Cells
Release Date: 11/19/2015

Remember that pair of gold electroplated earrings you bought years ago at the mall? (Oh yes, you do.) Key to crafting their allure was the ability … more

NIST Takes (Some of) the Stress Out of Engineering New Materials
Release Date: 11/13/2015

Stress: What does it feel like to you? Maybe like pressure from multiple directions, trying to push and pull and twist you all at once? If so, … more

New Funding Awarded to Support Wisconsin Manufacturers
Release Date: 11/13/2015

As part of a multiyear effort to make the most of its federal investment in U.S. manufacturing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST, UC Davis Scientists Float New Approach to Creating Computer Memory
Release Date: 10/08/2015

What can skyrmions do for you? These ghostly quantum rings, heretofore glimpsed only under extreme laboratory conditions, just might be the basis … more

On Manufacturing Day, NIST and NSF Launch New Consortium to Support Advanced Manufacturing
Release Date: 10/02/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today … more

New Funding Brings New Opportunities for Manufacturers in Nine States
Release Date: 09/21/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) will award $27 million to organizations in nine states to … more

NIST Releases Draft Framework to Help ‘Cyber Physical Systems’ Developers
Release Date: 09/18/2015

Unmanned vehicles, “intelligent” buildings, your cell phone, the fitness bracelet on your wrist—all of these are cyber-physical systems (CPS). … more

What’s the Prognosis? New Research Roadmap Aims for Fault-Free Manufacturing Processes
Release Date: 08/26/2015

In today’s increasingly complex manufacturing operations, Murphy’s Law is only an unexpected hiccup away—anything from a data error to an errant … more

NIST Posts 5-Year Strategic Plan for Measurement Research and Services in Materials, Chemical and Biological Sciences
Release Date: 08/13/2015

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have mapped out a plan for the NIST Material Measurement Laboratory, the … more

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