Dr. Howard H. Harary is the Director of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Howard Harary was with the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory (MEL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology since 1985. He began in the Precision Engineering Division (PED) working in the area of dimensional metrology, especially the measurement of complex forms. While in MEL, he steadily progressed through positions of greater responsibility — from bench to project leader to group leader of the (PED) Dimensional Metrology Group. After a one-year stint in NIST Program Office as a program analyst, he returned to MEL as a senior manager in the MEL Laboratory Office. He was appointed Deputy Director of MEL in October 2004 and Acting MEL Director in August 2007. He currently chairs the ISO TC213 working group on general requirements for dimensional measuring equipment.
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