Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Teresa Duncan

portrait of Teresa Duncan

Teresa Duncan is an NRC postdoc in the Materials Science and Engineering Division of the NIST Materials Measurement Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from Georgetown University studying the use of polymeric gels for cleaning artwork. She is currently editor-in-chief of, a blog for disseminating research in heritage science. In her free time, she enjoys DIY home renovation projects, gardening, drawing, cooking, and traveling.