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NIST Gaithersburg Will Open at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 2, 2015
Release Date: 03/02/2015

On Monday, March 2, NIST Gaithersburg will have a delayed opening due to ice/snow. The site is closed for business until 11 a.m.  Gates A (Main … 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

NIST's Michael Boss to Receive Tech Transfer Award for MRI Calibration Standard
Release Date: 02/24/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist Michael Boss will receive the 2015 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Award for … more

Conferences and Events
Workshop on Upcoming Special Publications Supporting FIPS 201-2
March 3-4, 2015

The purpose of the workshop is to exchange information on a number of upcoming  new or revised Special Publications to align with FIPS 201-2 … more

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
March 6, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
March 9-12, 2015

This 4 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more