Welcome to the Materials Measurement Science Division (MMSD). We conduct a mixture of mission-based fundamental research, standards production and applied science and engineering to enable innovation in U.S. Industry and address measurement science needs of our various other agency (OA) partners. MMSD is one of the larger divisions within MML, consisting of over 90 federal employees, including term appointments [e.g., NIST-NRC (National Research Council) Postdoctoral Research Associates] and 47 associates, including contractors and guest scientists.
The Materials Measurement Science Division aims to strengthen personal safety and economic security for the Nation. We develop purposeful solutions to critical, uniquely challenging materials science problems. We leverage an inspired and diverse workforce to conduct rigorous metrology-focused research.