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Simon P Frechette (Fed)

Simon Frechette the group leader of the Information Modeling and Testing Group under the Systems Integration Division (SID) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has worked in the areas of manufacturing standards implementation, conformance testing, product data standards, and systems integration for the last 20 years. Currently, he is the group leader for the Information Modeling and Testing Group and manages the Systems Integration for Manufacturing and Construction Applications (SIMCA) program. He is currently active in several standards development organizations including ISO SC4-TC184/SC4 (STEP) and ASME Y14.41. Previous positions include work with Westinghouse and a NIST internship with Black & Decker Corporation.

Selected Publications

User's Guide for the Quality of Design Testing Tool and the Content Checker

Katherine C. Morris, Simon P. Frechette, Puja Goyal, Joshua Lubell, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Salifou Sidi Malick, Nicolas Brayard, Severin Tixier
This document describes the operation and usage of the Quality of Design and the Content Checker Testing Tools. These tools were developed at the National

The State of Container Security Standards

Shaw C. Feng, Simon P. Frechette
As cargo container security is a critical component in the U.S. homeland security, the communication among people in a chain of custody of a container needs to


Towards Ontologizing a Digital Twin Framework for Manufacturing

Milos Drobnjakovic, Guodong Shao, Ana Nikolov, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Simon P. Frechette, Vijay Srinivasan
This paper presents a timely opportunity to ontologize a digital twin frame-work for manufacturing using recently published international standards and proposes
Created May 21, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022