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Albert J. Wavering

Albert J. Wavering is Chief of the Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  ISD develops measurement science solutions – including measurement technologies, standards, performance metrics, test methods, and tools – for intelligent systems to help its manufacturing industry and government customers drive innovation and enhance their competitiveness and mission effectiveness.  ISD products and services enable technology advancement in manufacturing, emergency response, national and homeland defense, and transportation domains.  Wavering joined NIST in 1985 as a mechanical engineer after obtaining an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois.  He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1983.

Wavering is a co-chair of the coordinating group for High Confidence Software and Systems within the US interagency Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program.  He is a recipient of the Department of Commerce Gold Medal and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Philip R. Marsilius Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.  He is a Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and a graduate of the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows program.

Publications

Distributed Testing of an Equipment-Level Interface Specification

Author(s)
Joseph A. Falco, John A. Horst, Hui-Min Huang, Thomas R. Kramer, Frederick M. Proctor, Keith A. Stouffer, Albert J. Wavering
A test suite for an key interface within a dimensional measuring system (coordinate measuring machine or CMM) is presented. The test suite consists of test

4D/RCS Version 2.0: A Reference Model Architecture for Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Author(s)
James S. Albus, Hui-Min Huang, Elena R. Messina, Karl Murphy, Maris Juberts, Alberto Lacaze, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Michael O. Shneier, Tsai H. Hong, Harry A. Scott, Frederick M. Proctor, William P. Shackleford, John L. Michaloski, Albert J. Wavering, Thomas R. Kramer, Nicholas G. Dagalakis, William G. Rippey, Keith A. Stouffer, Steven Legowik
The 4D/RCS architecture provides a reference model for military unmanned vehicles on how their software components should be identified, organized, and

IT Security for Industrial Control Systems

Author(s)
Joseph A. Falco, Frederick M. Proctor, Keith A. Stouffer, Albert J. Wavering
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to improve the IT security of networked digital control systems used in industrial
Created October 9, 2019