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2019 Dr. Willie E. May Award for Distinguished Career at NIST




Doiron is recognized for over 30 years of extraordinary leadership, establishing world-class dimensional measurement services at NIST and training the next generation of metrologists. His broad contributions to precision dimensional metrology span the range of service delivery, including developing a best-in-the-world laser micrometer that has advanced bearing and thread manufacturing, and designing and implementing statistical process controls that establish traceability for countless measurements performed in manufacturing facilities each year. His contributions have enabled NIST to support U.S. competitiveness through precision manufacturing, fair international trade, and cutting-edge scientific research.


Theodore Doiron

Physical Measurement Laboratory