Why Work for EL?
NIST's Engineering Laboratory (EL) is one of the Nation's primary federal laboratories serving the manufacturing, construction, and building industries, with a focus on high-leverage, high-impact measurements and standards efforts to foster U.S. manufacturing and construction industry innovation, productivity, and competitiveness, improve building and fire safety, and reduce the environmental impact of buildings and manufacturing activities. EL provides exciting opportunities in areas of national impact, access to excellent research facilities and work environment, exposure to top notch peers and mentors, and competitive benefits.
EL's strategic goals include cyberphysical systems; disaster-resilience buildings, infrastructure, and communities; smart manufacturing and construction; and sustainable and energy-efficient, manufacturing, materials, and infrastructure. EL also has specific statutory responsibilities for fire prevention and control, earthquake hazards reduction, windstorm impact reduction, and building and fire safety investigations.
EL carries out mission-related measurement science research in
- Fire prevention and control
- Earthquake hazards reduction
- Windstorm impact reduction
- Building materials and structures
- Smart Grid
- Systems integration and engineering,
- Intelligent systems and control, robotics and automation,
- Cyber-physical systems
- Sustainability and energy efficiency
- Economic analysis and life cycle assessment
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