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Calling Forensic Scientists: Apply Now to Join the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees
Release Date: 04/11/2014

The application process for positions in the new NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) is now open. NIST is welcoming members of … more

Save the Date for Mobile Forensics Workshop 2014
Release Date: 04/08/2014

Join digital evidence experts from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and partners for the NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and … more

NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes
Release Date: 03/28/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May … more

New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts
Release Date: 03/26/2014

A new measurement science research and development (R&D) roadmap,* prepared for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) over … more

Application Form for NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees Coming Soon
Release Date: 03/18/2014

The NIST Forensic Science Program expects to open the application process for members of the forensic science, criminal justice and academic … more

NIST Forensic Science Efforts Take Center Stage in Seattle
Release Date: 03/05/2014

A half dozen of the NIST Forensic Science Planning Committee members: (standing, left to right) John Paul Jones II, Richard Cavanagh, … more

NIST Scientists to Present Research at Forensic Science Conference
Release Date: 02/28/2014

What's new in forensic science research? NIST scientists will be presenting recent research results – from fingerprint examination to biological … more

NIST webcast on New Forensic Scientific Area Committees Set for Feb. 18, 2014
Release Date: 02/14/2014

The NIST forensics science team is holding a public presentation and live webcast on its new Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) at … more

NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5
Release Date: 02/11/2014

A workshop aimed at improving federal cryptographic key management systems will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Presents an Infrastructure Plan to Strengthen Forensic Science Committees
Release Date: 02/07/2014

NIST forensic science experts presented a plan for a new Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) at the first meeting of the National … more

NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

First Members of New National Commission on Forensic Science Named
Release Date: 01/14/2014

The U.S. Department of Justice and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced the appointment of 33 individuals to a … more

Illegal Laser Strikes on Aircraft
Release Date: 01/14/2014

Simulated laser flashes at three levels -- distraction, glare, and flash blindness -- as they would be seen by the pilot of an aircraft. Images: … more

U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce Name Experts to First-Ever National Commission on Forensic Science
Release Date: 01/10/2014

DOJ Contact: Office of Public Affairs, 202-514-2007 The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of … more

NIST Analysis Helps the U.S. Chemical Safety Board Pinpoint Root Cause of Pressure Vessel Failure
Release Date: 01/07/2014

  In 2009, a violent rupture of a 50-foot pressure vessel used to produce synthetic crystals at the NDK Crystal facility in Belvidere, Illinois … more

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