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Daniel S. Sawyer (Fed)

Group Leader

Daniel Sawyer is the Leader of the Dimensional Metrology Group. He has worked for over 20 years in performance evaluation and standardization of large-scale dimensional inspection equipment that provide length traceability for the components manufactured in high-value industries such aerospace, shipbuilding, power generation and land excavation.

He is the recipient of 4 U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Awards and a Judson C. French Award. He served as Chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers B89-1 Division on length, is a member of the Coordinate Metrology Society Executive Committee and is the NIST delegate to the BIPM Consultative Committee on Length.

Research

Publications

Performance evaluation of laser trackers using the network method

Author(s)
Ling Wang, Balasubramanian Muralikrishnan, Octavio Icasio Hernandez, Craig M. Shakarji, Daniel S. Sawyer
Due to their accuracy, portability, and large working volume, laser trackers (LTs) are widely used for dimensional metrology in a variety of large-scale
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021