International and Academic Affairs Office
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The IAAO provides advice on international science and technology engagement; serves as liaison with the international science and technology community; manages NIST bilateral and multilateral cooperation; serves as the focal point for foreign visitors and associates, and oversees NIST's cooperation with academia.
Printing with Concrete: How I Spent My Summer Vacation
"[Last] summer, I participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program at NIST. Upon being accepted, I was assigned to a project titled 'Additive Manufacturing of Cement.' I was intrigued by the title alone, as I had experience with 3-D printing—but I had not, however, worked with cement or concrete. I found this project to be a good opportunity for expanding my knowledge of materials and their applications in manufacturing. My advisor, Scott Jones, told me that he had not even studied cementitious materials until he started his Ph.D., which was reassuring to me."
Keep reading the blog post from SURF student Austin Thomas.
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