Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

David A. Wollman (Fed)

Dr. David Wollman serves as Deputy Division Chief, Smart Connected Systems Division, in the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Before joining CTL, he served as Deputy Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office in the NIST Engineering Laboratory. Prior to that, 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, and he 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)

Publications

Smart Cities and Communities: A Key Performance Indicators Framework

Author(s)
David A. Wollman, Edward Griffor, Chris Greer, Michael Dunaway, Martin Serrano, Martin Burns, Sokwoo Rhee
This publication presents research findings and scientific work that advance the development and progression of smart city and community measurement methodology

Smart Cities and Communities: A Key Performance Indicators Framework

Author(s)
Martin Serrano, Edward Griffor, David A. Wollman, Michael Dunaway, Martin Burns, Sokwoo Rhee, Chris Greer
This publication presents research findings and scientific work that advance the development and progression of smart city and community measurement methodology

Guidance for NIST Staff on Using Inclusive Language in Documentary Standards

Author(s)
Kathryn Miller, David F. Alderman, Lisa Carnahan, Lily Chen, James Foti, Barbara L. Goldstein, Michael Hogan, Jennifer Marshall, Karen Reczek, Nathalie Rioux, Mary Theofanos, David A. Wollman
This document provides guidance to NIST staff regarding the use of inclusive language in documentary standards and documents which support the realization and
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 30, 2022