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John Henry J. Scott (Fed)

Physicist & Sr. Advisor, Office of Data and Informatics

ORCID: 0000-0002-3796-2110   (Link)
ResearcherID:  B-4593-2015  (Link)


Experimental physical scientist skilled in the measurement and manipulation of semiconductor devices, nanomaterials, and subcellular biological structures. Federal science policy experience: served as Senior Policy Analyst  in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Bush 43 and Obama administrations. Currently working on sparse representations and missing data recovery problems in hyperspectral imaging, and new technology infrastructure for scientific data management and interoperability.

Specialties: Electron and ion beam microscopy, especially chemical spectroscopy in scanning and transmission electron microscopes. Electron energy-loss spectroscopy, energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, multivariate statistical analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, hyperspectral imaging.


Gold Medal

Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award, for measurement science and standards in support of US capabilities in nuclear non-proliferation.  (Link to Citation)

Bronze Medal

Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award, for exceptional innovation in dimensional and chemical measurements at the nanoscale.


A Roadmap for LIMS at NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

Gretchen Greene, Jared Ragland, Zachary Trautt, June W. Lau, Raymond Plante, Joshua Taillon, Adam Abel Creuziger, Chandler A. Becker, Joe Bennett, Niksa Blonder, Lisa Borsuk, Carelyn E. Campbell, Adam Friss, Lucas Hale, Michael Halter, Robert Hanisch, Gary R. Hardin, Lyle E. Levine, Samantha Maragh, Sierra Miller, Chris Muzny, Marcus William Newrock, John Perkins, Anne L. Plant, Bruce D. Ravel, David J. Ross, John Henry J. Scott, Christopher Szakal, Alessandro Tona, Peter Vallone
Instrumentation generates data faster and in higher quantity than ever before, and interlaboratory research is in historic demand domestically and

From Image Tiles to Web-Based Interactive Measurements in One Stop

Antoine Vandecreme, Michael P. Majurski, Joe Chalfoun, Keana Scott, John Henry Scott, Mary C. Brady, Peter Bajcsy
This article aims at introducing readers to a web-based solution useful for interactive measurements of centimeter-sized specimens at nanoscales. Modern imaging

The NIST Plan for Providing Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research

Katherine E. Sharpless, Regina L. Avila, Sally S. Bruce, Wo L. Chang, Robert M. Dimeo, Virginia Covahey, Alan K. Dohne, Heather M. Evans, Aaron P. Fein, Donna J. Kimball, Andrea M. Medina-Smith, Alan E. Munter, James K. Olthoff, Dianne L. Poster, Kathleen M. Roberts, Susannah B. Schiller, John H. Scott, Barbara P. Silcox, James A. St Pierre, Mark D. Stiles
Documentation of the evolution of NIST's plan for providing public access to results of federally funded research is provided, including the plan itself
Created March 14, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022