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Taking Measure

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Diane Lee

Diane Lee is a physical scientist in the NIST Office of Weights and Measures. She participates on national and international technical committees for measuring devices and develops requirements, test procedures, and training materials for measuring devices to promote fair transactions in the U.S. commercial market. During her spare time she spends time with family and co-chairs a committee in the Columbia, Md., alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., which, among other activities, encourages middle school students to explore STEM careers through participation in outreach activities and an annual science fair.

Happy Weights and Measures Week 2016!

Like many of you, I venture out on Saturday mornings to get groceries and gas. Until my college years, I never thought much about whether or not I paid the