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NIST Association of Black Staff Research Showcase 2021

Black History Month Celebration 2021 

Theme: Representation – NIST Association for Black Staff Research Showcase

Join us February 4, 2021 for a showcase of the great work conducted by NIST’s Black researchers!  Students and faculty from HBCUs and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) will have the opportunity to learn about their work and connect with NIST staff.  The goal is to help students and HBCUs make connections with our staff and foster opportunities for collaborative research through participation in our academic opportunities.


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST


11:00 am - 11:05 am ET

Welcome and Opening Remarks about NABS and BHM Celebration

Kara Robinson

11:05 am - 11:10 am ET

Remarks from Acting NIST Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP)


Eric Lin

11:10 am - 11:20 am ET

Introduction to the organization, Contribution of NABS to research, Overview of how the program will flow

Jeanita Pritchett

11:20 am - 11:25 am ET

NIST Engineering Laboratory

Jazalyn Dukes


11:25 am - 11:30 am ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Bryant Nelson


11:30 am - 11:35 am ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Samantha Maragh


11:35 am - 11:40 am ET

NIST Engineering Laboratory

Rodney Bryant


11:40 am - 11:45 am ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Christina Jones


11:45 am - 11:50 am ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Chris Sims


11:50 am - 11:55 am ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Monique Johnson


11:55 am - 12:00 pm ET

NIST Center for Neutron Research

William Ratcliff


12:00 pm - 12:05 pm ET

NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Ashley Beasley-Green


12:05 pm - 12:15 pm ET

Questions from Audience

Jeanita Pritchett

12:15 pm - 12:25 pm ET

Intro to NIST International and Academic Affairs Office, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Overview

Brandi Toliver

12:25 pm - 12:35 pm ET

NIST Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) Program Overview

Kara Robinson

12:35 pm - 12:45 pm ET

NIST Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GSME) Fellowship Program Overview

Jeanita Pritchett

12:45 pm - 12:55 pm ET

NIST NRC Program Overview

Jeanita Pritchett and Chantale Denis

12:55 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Wrap Up/Closing

Kara Robinson


Created January 22, 2021, Updated February 22, 2021