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Building a High-Tech Future Through Partnerships & Planning: Commerce's NIST Announces $7.8 Million in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Grants
Release Date: 05/08/2015

Guest blog post by Michael F Molnar Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, NIST Mike F Molnar Credit: NIST The power and performance of the … more

NIST Awards $7.8 Million for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Planning Grants
Release Date: 05/07/2015

GAITHERSBURG, MD--The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced 16 awards totaling $7.8 … more

NIST Contributes to IEC White Paper on Wireless Sensor Networks, IOT
Release Date: 05/06/2015

A new white paper by an international team surveys the role of wireless sensor networks in the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). The … more

Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

NIST and NSF Partner to Launch Industry-University Consortium to Provide Input on National Advanced Manufacturing Research and Development Priorities
Release Date: 04/22/2015

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

'Standing Room Only’ for PML’s Hands-On Dimensional Metrology Workshop
Release Date: 04/22/2015

Workshop attendee using a Universal Length Measuring Machine. Earlier this month, PML’s Dimensional Metrology Group hosted a three-day hands-on … more

NIST Technique Can Measure Volumes of Key ‘Lab on a Chip’ Components
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Imagine shrinking tubes and beakers—in fact, most of a clinical chemistry lab—down to the size of a credit card. When engineers figured out how to … more

Report Charts a Research Path for Improving 'Printed' Metal Parts
Release Date: 04/13/2015

Additive manufacturing has been called a game changer. But new games require new instructions, and the manuals for a growing assortment of methods … more

Carroll Thomas Named Director of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Release Date: 04/09/2015

  Carroll Thomas/Credit:NIST Carroll Thomas has been appointed director of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at the National … more

Lack of Effective Timing Signals Could Hamper ‘Internet of Things’ Development
Release Date: 03/19/2015

Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and … more

Making U.S. Manufacturing Stronger
Release Date: 03/19/2015

In a guest post on The Commerce Blog, NIST’s Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services Phillip Singerman discusses a new Federal … more

NIST 2015 SBIR Grants to Fund Research in Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Cybersecurity and Bioscience
Release Date: 03/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is offering to fund research projects … more

NIST Gets New Angle on X-Ray Measurements
Release Date: 03/09/2015

Criminal justice, cosmology and computer manufacturing may not look to have much in common, but these and many other disparate fields all depend … more

NIST Awards $26 Million to Support Manufacturing in 10 States
Release Date: 02/24/2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the award of new … more

A New MAP for LED Lighting
Release Date: 02/19/2015

Ben Tsai (left) and Maria Nadal demonstrate one kind of solid-state light that can be more

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