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Projects/Programs

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Smart Fire Fighting

In 2011, the fire departments in the United States responded to more than 484,5001 structure fires. These fires resulted in approximately 2,640 civilian

Smart Grid Communication Networks

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, there are

Smart Grid Communications

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, there are

Smart Grid Communications

The Smart Grid can be defined as an electric system that uses information, two-way, cyber-secure communication technologies, and computational intelligence in

Smart Grid National Coordination

The Smart Grid National Coordination project leads, coordinates and manages the national public-private stakeholder partnership effort to accelerate development

Smart Grid Program

The Smart Grid Program develops and demonstrates smart grid measurement science advances to improve the efficiency, reliability, resilience, and sustainability

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility

The Smart Grid Testbed Facility is a unique set of interconnected modules on the NIST Gaithersburg site. Designed as a platform to measure and characterize

Smart Grid Testing and Certification

The Smart Grid Testing and Certification Project provides overall coordination and leadership of NIST technical activities in working with industry to support

Smart Grid Wireless Network Security

To enhance network protection against attack, a periodic key refreshment and distribution strategy for better network security has been investigated. While the

Smoke Stack Simulator

Today, inconsistencies between measured CO2 emissions and emissions calculated from coal consumption are on the order of 10% to 20%. The objective of this

Software and Data Carpentry

NIST actively participates as a member of the Carpentries organization for capacity building of essential knowledge in data and computational skills to further

Software Defined Virtual Networks

NIST is working to develop test and measurement techniques to advance the state of the art in network virtualization, network service function chaining

Software Performance Project

The mission of the Software Performance project is to strengthen the scientific foundations of software performance measurement ("metrology for IT").

Solid-state lighting metrology

With the rise of new, energy-efficient solid-state lighting (SSL) systems has come the need for new performance metrics and measurement methods to address their

Solvation Free Energies

Measuring and maintaining water quality is increasingly becoming a significant global issue. As new chemicals are introduced into the water supply, development

Solvation Thermodynamics

Using data from REFPROP 8.0, thermodynamic quantities for the self-solvation of 76 pure fluids were computed. These quantities are valuable for comparison to

Sources, detectors and metrology

We develop and learn how to characterize non-classical sources and single-photon detectors. It turns out that it is not enough to characterize detectors of

Speaker and Language Recognition

Our Speaker and Language Recognition program includes several activities contributing to speaker and language recognition technology and metrology advancements

Special Functions

This project will create a web-based portal enabling users to evaluate a large class of special functions to essentially arbitrary accuracy at user-defined