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David A. Wollman (Fed)

Dr. David Wollman is Deputy Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office in the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  Before joining the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program, he managed efforts within the NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory to maintain and advance the Nation's electrical standards and metrology supporting the electric power industry. In addition, he has served in several other positions at NIST, including Scientific Advisor for the former Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Program Analyst in NIST Director's Program Office, and bench-level scientist in Boulder, Colorado developing advanced high-resolution x-ray detectors. 

Awards and Honors:

  • Department of Commerce Silver Medal for his leadership of the Green Button Initiative to provide consumers with access to their energy usage information and inform and enable them to reduce energy costs and promote a more sustainable environment (2015)
  • Department of Commerce Gold Medal for his work to develop a globally-recognized smart grid standards framework (2011)
  • Department of Commerce Gold Medal (and NIST Jacob Rabinow Applied Research Award) for his work to develop and demonstrate an high-resolution x-ray microcalorimeter with applications in microanalysis and astronomy (1998)


Guidance for NIST Staff on Using Inclusive Language in Documentary Standards

Kathryn Miller, David Alderman, Lisa Carnahan, Lidong Chen, James Foti, Barbara Goldstein, Michael Hogan, Jennifer Marshall, Karen Reczek, Nathalie Rioux, Mary Theofanos, David Wollman
This document provides guidance to NIST staff regarding the use of inclusive language in documentary standards and documents which support the realization and

Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things

Christopher Greer, Martin J. Burns, David Wollman, Edward Griffor
This NIST Special Publication describes the relationship between the phrases "cyber-physical systems" and "Internet of Things." CPS and IoT both refer to trends
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021