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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Charles Romine

portrait of Charles Romine

Charles Romine is director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL). ITL is one of six research laboratories within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an annual budget of $120 million, nearly 400 employees, and about 200 guest researchers from industry, universities and foreign laboratories.

Romine oversees a research program that cultivates trust in information technology and metrology by developing and disseminating standards, measurements, and testing for interoperability, security, usability, and reliability of information systems.