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2020 Gold Medal Award


The group is recognized for establishing the measurement infrastructure and services for flow cytometry to become a quantitative and trusted measurement technology. Their biometrology outputs included a new measurement unit traceable to SI units and innovative strategies to instill confidence in measurement results, culminating in a NIST measurement service for instrument manufacturers worldwide. This body of work enabled standardization and comparability of data across instruments and laboratories for necessary for clinical diagnostic and for accelerating biotechnology development.


Lili Wang

Research Chemist
Material Measurement Laboratory, Biosystems and Biomaterials Division

Paul C. DeRose

Research Chemist
Material Measurement Laboratory

Linhua Tian

Material Measurement Laboratory