NIST logo
NIST Home > Materials Science Programs and Projects 
 

Materials Science Programs & Projects

(showing 1 - 15 of 147)
Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 08/30/2014

Our goal is to provide measurement methods and reference materials to facilitate the rational design of polymeric dental materials, thus enabling … more

Marciniak Multiaxial Testing
Last Updated Date: 08/26/2014

A novel method for measuring multiaxial stress-strain curves in sheet metal has been designed based on a modified Marciniak punch stretching … more

Materials Informatics
Last Updated Date: 06/15/2014

 The Materials Genome Initiative will create a new era of materials innovation that will serve as a foundation for strengthening domestic … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

We develop combinatorial measurement methods and metrologies for the rapid generation of comprehensive and consistent datasets. Manufacturers of … more

Defect Structures and Electronic Properties of Graphene
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Graphene and related materials have remarkable physical properties, such as high carrier mobilities. These properties provide many opportunities … more

Machine Learning for High Throughput Materials Discovery and Optimization Applications
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

We are developing machine learning algorithms to accelerate the discovery and optimization of advanced materials. These new algorithms form part … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurements
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Our objective is to provide comprehensive descriptions of the structure of advanced materials and devices by performing synchrotron-based … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurement Method Development
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Our goal is to develop state of-the-art synchrotron X-ray measurement technology, including instrumentation, methods, and analytical tools, to … more

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Our objective is to ensure that the NIST beamlines U7A, X23A2, and X24A, located at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven … more

Carbon Mitigation Measurements
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

The global environmental problems caused by emission of CO 2 (global warming, rising sea levels and increased acidity of oceans) must be abated. … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Components and devices used in a broad spectrum of technology sectors such as health care, communications, energy and electronics are manufactured … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 05/15/2014

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

Membranes for Clean Water
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

/mml/msed/polymers/images/Gradient-Coating.jpg

SWCNT Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

Single-wall carbon nanotubes are an important class of carbon nanomaterials with significant potential for commercial applications. The National … more

COMPLETED: Macromolecule and Nanoparticle Composition and Architecture
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

We develop quantitative methods for the analysis of macromolecules having complex architectures and nanoparticles having organic functionalities. … more

Related Links in:Material Measurement Laboratory 
Contact
General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)
inquiries@nist.gov

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070