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The George Washington University

The George Washington University

NIST Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program Awardee (2014)


GW Standards Education Initiative

A collaboration between the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and the Institute of Public Policy. The George Washington Standards Education Initiative will support the development of a graduate-level foundational course on standards and standardization in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. It will also introduce a new four-course certificate program on Environmental and Energy Management in the SEAS focusing on national and international system standards, including ISO 14000 Environmental Management and ISO 50001 Energy Management.

Final Project Summary, December 2015

The contacts for this award are Jonathan Deason, jdeason [at] (jdeason[at]seas[dot]gwu[dot]edu); Joseph Cascio, cascio [at] (cascio[at]email[dot]gwu[dot]edu); Stephen Crawford


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This work was performed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Institute of Standards and Technology or the U.S. Department of Commerce.



  • NIST Standards Coordination Office Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program
Created September 12, 2018, Updated September 18, 2023