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Chemical Sciences Division Groups

Biochemical and Exposure Science Group

“The Biochemical and Exposure Science Group at NIST Charleston provides measurement science, standards, and technology to (1) support measurements of complex biological processes through the identification and quantification of proteins, hormones and metabolites and (2) support measurements related

Biospecimen Science Group

The Biospecimen Science Group at NIST Charleston implements best practice standards in long term sample preservation adopted by the global biobanking community; develops cryogenic reference materials through unique expertise and capabilities; and advances cryogenic storage technology for stability

Chemical Informatics Group

The Chemical Informatics Group develops and applies theory and simulation at various length and time scales to calculate a wide variety of chemical and physical properties of gas, liquid, and solid molecular systems.

Chemical Process and Nuclear Measurements Group

The group performs state-of-the art chemical and physical measurements to provide reference data, develop standards and models, and advance chemical measurement science and the fundamental understanding of chemical systems.

Gas Sensing Metrology Group

The Gas Sensing Metrology Group is responsible for developing, critically evaluating, and applying techniques for the identification and measurement of gaseous species in atmospheres (urban, rural, and pristine) and process streams (automobile and stack).

Inorganic Chemical Metrology Group

The Inorganic Chemical Metrology Group is responsible for developing, critically evaluating, and applying techniques for the identification and measurement of inorganic and organometallic species using X-ray, optical, and mass spectrometry as well as classical analytical methods, pH, and

Optical Measurements Group

The Optical Measurements Group develops advanced photonics-based measurement techniques and provides reference data relevant to light-matter interactions with broad applications to environmental monitoring, remote sensing, biomedical diagnostics, materials characterization, energy transformation

Organic Chemical Metrology Group

The Organic Chemical Metrology Group is responsible for developing, critically evaluating, and applying liquid chromatographic, gas chromatographic, spectroscopic and mass spectrometric techniques for the confident identification and measurement of organic species in a variety of matrices.