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Associate Director for Innovation & Industry Services

Who we are and what we do

NIST's Innovation and Industry Services builds communities around innovation, manufacturing and organizational excellence.

  • The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program provides resources help make you a better leader, your organization more successful, and your community a better place to live. 
  • Manufacturing USA is an industry-led partnership to develop the advanced technologies and skilled workforce for U.S. manufacturing global leadership.
  • The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership empowers American manufacturers to improve everything they do every day so they can compete on the global stage and strengthen the U.S. economy.
  • The Technology Partnerships Office helps businesses, universities and other partners access NIST scientific resources and technologies to grow and develop new innovations.

Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services

Mojdeh Bahar
Credit: The Daily Record

Mojdeh Bahar is NIST's Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services. In this capacity, she is responsible for the NIST suite of technology partnership, quality, and advanced manufacturing programs.

Ms. Bahar comes to NIST from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) where she served as the Assistant Administrator for Technology Transfer. 

Read Mojdeh Bahar's full bio.

Read a first-person blog post from Mojdeh about her career.

News and Updates

Encouraging Women in STEM Fields

The Department of Commerce (DOC), in May of 2019, held a meeting to ascertain the level of interest for a DOC group revolving around women in the science

Awards

Manufacturing Innovation blog

Blogrige

Two Saturdays I Will Never Forget

My First Real Job Every few years, in my dreams, I relive an incident from my first real job. At age 14, I was eligible for a work permit in 1960's New York

Honor the Origins of Love and Leadership

Introducing Writer/Editor Michelle Peña Picture a young married couple about to board the only ship that can take them, their infant son, and a second baby boy

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