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Mathematics & Statistics


Using the latest mathematics approaches and computational methods, researchers at NIST provide state-of-the-art contributions that assist industry and academia in tackling some of the most difficult scientific, technical, and engineering problems and tasks.

Happy 75th anniversary, math and stats at NIST!

To commemorate this 2022 anniversary, NIST organized an online symposium featuring historical reflections, assessments of the impact of NIST work, presentations of current work, and examples of areas of future growth. Watch recordings from the anniversary symposium.

The Research

Projects & Programs

High Performance Computing

Our High Performance Computing (HPC) program enables work on challenging problems that are beyond the capacity and capability of desktop computing resources

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

Additional Resources Links


The Future Is Now: Spreading the Word About Post-Quantum Cryptography

I consider myself a quiet guy — on a Friday night you can usually find me at home doing crossword puzzles. Public speaking doesn’t come naturally to me, and I’ve never really liked it. Like many people, I get really nervous. So, how did I find myself standing at a podium in front of hundreds of people in Fukuoka, Japan? I had never traveled that far away from home before. I was also pretty jet

NIST Researcher Publishes Paper on Design of Control Systems with Nonlinearities

NIST Tool Will Make Math-Heavy Research Papers Easier to View Online

NIST Launches Exploratory Digital Twins Study

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