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Personal Body Armor
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

Our goal is to prevent the catastrophic failure of ballistic body armor by developing measurements and predictive models to test and determine the … more

Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US … more

Physical Infrastructure: Connections
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet … more

Pipeline Safety
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest … more

Cryogenic Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

The mission of the Cryogenic Technologies Project at NIST is to conduct research in cryogenics, working with industry and other government … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Smart manufacturing systems need to be protected from vulnerabilities that may arise as a result of their increased connectivity, use of wireless … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 03/24/2014

Imaging in the terahertz frequency range enables the detection of concealed weapons and other contraband (e.g., explosives under clothing) without … more

Hardness Standardization
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2014

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more

Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/21/2014

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Department of Homeland Security Urban Search and Rescue Robot Performance Standards
Last Updated Date: 12/03/2013

FEMA Responders often face daunting challenges during search and rescue tasks in dangerous environments. As such, the concept of including robots … more

700 MHz Band Channel Propagation Model
Last Updated Date: 12/02/2013

To provide telecommunications designers working in public safety communications with channel propagation models to use in simulation and testing. more

Support of Industry Compliance with the EU Directive on Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

The Chemical Sciences Division is involved in development of standards and reference materials for restricted hazardous substances through … more

Materials Codes and Standards for Hydrogen Distribution
Last Updated Date: 07/08/2013

The goal of this project is to enable the development of a scientific and technical infrastructure for the safe and efficient use of hydrogen as a … more

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