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Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)

Advancements in Computational Wind Engineering Workshop Report

Donald Scott, Jennifer Goupil, Melissa Burton, Catherine Gorle, Ahsan Kareem, Ted Stathopoulos, Bradley Young
In September 2022, the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers commenced a project under National Institute of Standards and

Intelligent Flexible Manufacturing Cell

Ethan Hollingsworth, Eric Holterman, Allison Barnard Feeney
Designed around Industry 4.0 based digital technology, flexible manufacturing cells are envisioned to comprise a variety of machines capable of peer-to-peer

American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act (The American COMPETE Act)

Commerce Secretary, Kevin A. Kimball, Matthew Hoehler, Anne Lane, Elham Tabassi, Connie LaSalle, Mark VanLandingham, James A. Warren, Naomi Lefkovitz, Nada T. Golmie, Chris Greer, Matthew Scholl, Dylan Yaga, Andrew C. Wilson, Kevin Stine, Karen Reczek, Institute for Defense Analyses Science and Technology Policy Institute (IDA STPI), Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Under DIVISION FF, Title XV, §1501 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (Public Law 116-260)—the "American Competitiveness Of a More Productive

PSCR Impact Assessment: 2016-2022 Executive Summary

Monika Bochert, Marc Leh, Danni Leicht
The purpose of this executive summary is to provide key stakeholders with relevant information about how PSCR spent Public Safety Trust Funds and the impacts of

Recommendations for Voting System Interoperability

John Dziurłaj, Benjamin Long
There is currently no common data format for ballot styles and associated use-cases. This white paper investigates this and other potential interoperability

Life Cycle Environmental Impacts of Plastics: A Review

Paul Rikhter, Ilayda Dinc, Yirui Zhang, Ted Jiang, Bobby Miyashiro, Shelby Walsh, Ruoyu Wang, Yvonne Dinh, Sangwon Suh, Joshua D. Kneifel
Global production and consumption of plastics and its deposition in the environment are growing rapidly, while their life-cycle impacts to the environment are

NIST PSCR: Economic Impact Analysis

Lou Nadeau, Ph.D., Melanie Sands, Douglas Lyons, Clara Berger, Sarah Hughes
NIST's Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division is the primary federal laboratory focused on conducting research, development, testing, and

Critical Path Method Assessment of Community Recovery

Francis M. Lavelle, Charles Goodhue, Douglas Lyons
The critical path method (CPM) is investigated as a tool for identifying recovery activities that control the timeline for restoration of key community

Measurement Science Roadmap Workshop for Water Use Efficiency and Water Quality in Premise Plumbing Systems, August 1-2, 2018: Synthesis of a Workshop organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a

Robert Pickering, Kathleen Onorevole, Rob Greenwood, Sarah Shadid
In August 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense program, and the Water

Structures Ignited by Virginia WUI Fires 2/2015 - 2/2017

David D. Evans, Lavern R. Scott, William D. Walton
This report documents twenty-one structures that were ignited or significantly damaged by burning wildland vegetation in Virginia over a two-year period

Extending and Evaluating the Model-based Product Definition

Nathan W. Hartman, Jesse Zahner, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr., Allison Barnard Feeney
Industrial practice is in a state of transition, away from the use of drawings towards the use of annotated 3D CAD models as a means of communication. Working