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Infrastructure

Since its founding, NIST has supported safety, interoperability, and resilience of the Nation’s core infrastructure, including power, transport, water and waste, and telecommunications.

Since its founding, NIST has supported safety, interoperability, and resilience of the Nation’s core infrastructure, including power, transport, water and waste, and telecommunications. NIST develops new measurement techniques and disseminates reference materials and data that support innovation in performance and resilience of the built environment.  NIST’s support for standards and code development helps ensure quality and safety in buildings and roads, and promotes interoperability in infrastructure systems. NIST works with stakeholders throughout the infrastructure sector to help accelerate the deployment of new technologies.

News and Updates

Industry Impacts

Cement

Cement is the core ingredient in concrete, the most widely used building material in the world. It plays an integral role in infrastructure such as buildings,

Pipeline Safety

More than 2.5 million miles of natural gas, liquid petroleum and hydrogen pipelines cross the United States. This infrastructure is critical to our energy needs

Projects and Programs

Hardness Standardization

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology Institute (NMI) for

NIST Proficiency Testing

Proficiency Test (PT) results are available at no cost to customers who have tested SRMs 2092, 2096, and 2098. A PT result serves as a means to verify the

Publications

Road Mapping Workshop Report on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Sustainable Infrastructure

Author(s)
Richard J. Sheridan, Jeffrey W. Gilman, John Busel, David Hartman, Gale A. Holmes, Daniel Coughlin, Paul Kelley, Dustin Troutman, Jim Gutierrez, Charles Bakis, Robert Moser, Ellen Lackey, James R. Fekete, Stephanie S. Watson, Jae Hyun Kim, Aaron M. Forster, Ajay Krishnamurthy, Bharath NMN Natarajan, William O'Donnell
The February 2017 “Road Mapping Workshop on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Infrastructure” brought together designers, manufacturers,