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Peter O. Denno (Fed)

Peter Denno performs research in manufacturing supply chains and industrial systems engineering in the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  He has 35 years of experience in manufacturing research including 25 years at NIST. He has won several awards and has served in numerous capacities in industrial standards making organizations.


  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal, system for computer aided design exchange form validation
  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal, Standards for long-distance supply chain management
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (Individual), Automotive Industry Action Group, (2009)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (Individual), Automotive Industry Action Group, (2008).


Towards Operational Use of Unit Manufacturing Process Models

Amogh Kulkarni, William Z. Bernstein, David Lechevalier, Daniel Balasubramanian, Gabor Karsai, Peter O. Denno
Unit Manufacturing Processes (UMP) are models that capture succinct definitions of individual manufacturing steps in a manufacturing system. They are used to

An Analytical Framework for Smart Manufacturing

Peter O. Denno, Amogh Kulkarni, Daniel Balasubramanian, Gabor Karsai
Smart manufacturing is an emerging paradigm for the next generation of manufacturing systems. One key to the success of smart manufacturing is the ability to
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021