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Our Team

The Chemical Sciences Division is home to approximately 134 chemists, biologists, physicists, data scientists, and guest researchers.  The Division’s technical activities are highly diverse, ranging from the development and distribution of Standard Reference Materials® (SRMs) and Standard Reference Data (SRD) to the invention of radio-carbon sensors, from developing tools for training detection dogs to developing new chemical informatics infrastructures and statistical mechanical extrapolation methods. 

An organization chart with management and 8 groups.
CSD is organized with a Division Office and 8 Research Groups with specialized measurement expertise in diverse analytical fields. 
Credit: NIST

The Chemical Sciences Division values human resources as our most important asset, and is committed to fostering a safe, inclusive, and respectful working environment for all staff members.   The Division advocates a safety culture and challenges staff to continually strengthen safe workplace practices in daily activities.  The Division further embraces diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility to advance NIST’s mission by valuing different points of view, different experiences, and different abilities.   

Created September 11, 2023, Updated September 15, 2023