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Andrew Novick (Fed)

Electrical Engineer

Andrew Novick has been employed in the Time and Frequency Division since 1998.  He began working in the division as a student at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1987 and continued as an associate until becoming a federal employee. He makes onsite measurements and calibrations and also builds and deploys remote measurement systems for time and frequency calibration services.

Andrew also is the Time and Frequency Division Quality Manager, maintaining the division's quality documents.


Edward Uhler Condon Award, 2017
Judson C. Frence Award, 2011
NIST Bronze Medal, 2007


A Resilient Architecture for the Realization and Distribution of Coordinated Universal Time to Critical Infrastructure Systems in the United States: Methodologies and Recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Jeffrey Sherman, Ladan Arissian, Roger Brown, Matthew J. Deutch, Elizabeth Donley, Vladislav Gerginov, Judah Levine, Glenn Nelson, Andrew Novick, Bijunath Patla, Tom Parker, Benjamin Stuhl, Jian Yao, William Yates, Michael A. Lombardi, Victor Zhang, Douglas Sutton
The Time and Frequency Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the United States Department of Commerce (DOC), was

Improving packet synchronization in an NTP server

Andrew N. Novick, Michael A. Lombardi, Kevin Franzen, John Clark
A computer or dedicated client can use the Network Time Protocol (NTP) to synchronize an internal clock to a server that is synchronized by a 1 pulse-per-second
Created September 10, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022