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University of Houston

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University of Houston received awards in 2015 and 2022

College of Technology, Biotechnology Program

NIST Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program Awardee (2015)

Integration of Standards, Models of Standardization and Science Policy for the 21st Century Biotechnology Workforce

To design, develop, and implement an online course in standards and biotechnology in collaboration with industry, academic, and government partners that will serve as a foundation for the standards curriculum in the University’s Biotechnology Program.

Final Project Summary Report 

The contacts for this award are Rupa Iyer, riyer [at] uh.edu; Brian Iken, bniken [at] uh.edu; and Kevin Smith, kwsmith [at] uh.edu

Cullen College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

NIST Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program Awardee (2022)

Integrating Standards Education into the Nanomaterials Engineering Curriculum

To develop hands-on standards education modules with lecture and laboratory components for two nanomaterials engineering courses for undergraduate and graduate students. The interdisciplinary content will be offered to students in multiple engineering departments including civil and environmental, electrical and computer, materials, and chemical engineering. The curriculum will be developed with the assistance of an external advisory board comprised of members from government, industry, and academia.    

Presentation: Integrating Standards Education into the Nanomaterials Engineering Curriculum, December 16, 2022

The contacts for this award are Stacey Louie slouie [at] uh.edu; Jiming Bao jbao [at] uh.edu

 

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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.

 

Contacts

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