Three scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were among the eight federal employees who received the Arthur S. Flemming Award in ceremonies held June 4 at George Washington University. The Flemming Awards honor those with three to 15 years of public service experience for extraordinary contributions to the federal government.
The NIST recipients include:
- Kent Irwin, physicist and project leader in the Quantum Electrical Metrology Division of the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory;
- David Jacobson, physicist in the Ionizing Radiation Division of the Physics Laboratory; and
- James Porto, supervisory physicist in the Atomic Physics Division of the Physics Laboratory.
For details, see: www.gwu.edu/~newsctr/pressrelease.cfm?ann_id=25707.