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SHIP Research Projects

Click on one of the links below to see research projects that have been done in one of NIST's laboratories or offices.


CNST SHIP Projects

  1. Measuring and Analyzing the Flow of Nitrogen across NIST Laboratories
  2. Peptide Standards for Nanoscale Interspin Distance Measurements in Biomacromolecules

EL SHIP Projects

  1. Development of a practical calibration procedure for 3-D constant-temperature anemometers
  2. Simulation and Data Analysis for the Prediction of the Flammability of Low-GWP Refrigerants
  3. Analysis of Residential Building Performance During the 2011 Joplin Tornado
  4. Structural Integrity Analysis of Residences during the 2011 EF-5 Tornado in Joplin, MO
  5. Wireless Transmission of Information In Industrial Environments
  6. The Reliability of Wi-Fi in Simulated Environments
  7. Test Case For Digital Thread For Smart Manufacturing


  1. Bayes procedures in a heteroscedastic normal model
  2. OpenSAD (Speech Activity Detection) Evaluation
  3. Using Virtualization to Test, Implement, and Validate Various SP 800-53 Policies
  4. Refining and Evaluating a Lucene-based Search Tool for BaseKB Triples
  5. Visualizing the Onset of Yield in Thermoset Polymers: Developing Methods to Identify and Locate Void Formation
  6. Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) Software Tests
  7. Visualizing and Analyzing the Onset of Yield in Thermoset Polymers
  8. Hearing Virtual Reality, Building the Utilities
  9. Developing Audio Utilities in High End Visualization
  10. Generating and Evaluating Malicious Network Flows for an Enterprise
  11. Analyzing Distributed Data Storage and Retrieval in Networks with Churn
  12. Creating a Test Set for Alignment Algorithm Evaluation
  13. Automation of an Optical Fiber Stretching System
  14. Password Data Analysis
  15. An Implementation of a Secure Cloud Environment Using Hash Chain Log Entries and Behavioral Monitoring

MML SHIP Projects

  1. Quantification of the Size and Shape Fluctuations of Polypeptides that serve as "Chaperones" in Amyloid Fibril Assembly
  2. Development of Raman Spectral Taxonomy for Chemical Imaging in Biological Samples
  3. Digitization and Analysis of Gas Adsorption Isotherms in Porous Materials
  4. Development of Accessible Data Infrastructure for CALPHAD Data
  5. Analyzing Differences Between Genome Sequence Analysis Methods
  6. vA Quantum Adventure: Optimization of 3D Molecules using Computational Chemistry Software
  7. Impacts of media composition and concentration on growth and reproduction of Caenorhabditis elegans
  8. Automatically Generated Terminology and Scalable Webtools for Semantic Searching- Data Preparation

NCNR SHIP Projects

  1. Simplified and improved model smoothing in reflectometry fitting
  2. 3-Dimensional Printing Radial Collimators for Neutron Reflectometry
  3. Structure and Formation of Streptavidin-Immunoglobulin G Complexes
  4. Motor Systems and Neutron Discrimination
  5. Dynamic Temperature Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampling Without Posterior Distribution Distortion
  6. Visualization of Perovskite Octahedral Tilts in Augmented Reality
  7. Constructing a Reinforcement Learning Environment for Determining a UB Matrix

PML SHIP Projects

  1. Optimization of Spikey Gold Nanoparticles and 2D Gold Nanosheets Syntheses
  2. Automation of Sample Centering in a Reference Transmittance Spectrophotometer Lab
  3. Automating Electrical Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers
  4. Calibration standards for clinical activity measurements of 64Cu
  5. Statistical Trends in Model Dielectric Functions
  6. Analysis of the quantum nature of light absorption to understand the quantum character of the plasmons using computational tools
  7. Ambient Changes on Single-Photon Counting Photomultiplier Behavior
  8. Electric Field Ionization of Highly Charged Ions
  9. Structured-light 3D Scanner Performance on Impression Evidence
  10. Using the Atomic Force Microscope and Scanning Electron Microscope to Image and Measure Gold Nanoparticles
  11. Sorting Sources for Standards: NIST’s Bibliographic Databases for Atomic Spectra
  12. A Multi-channel Ultrasonic Thermometer for Obtaining Radiation Dose Profiles in Water
  13. Remote Control of Experiments: Upgrading Legacy Equipment