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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

Polymer Composites

The objective of this project is the develop of tools to measure the fundamental structure-processing and structure -property relations associated with

Fundamentals of Deformation

This project provides new measurement methods, property data and simulations for areas critical to US manufacturing, describing the mechanisms responsible for

Hierarchical Materials

Nature utilizes a hierarchy of length scales and tiered structure to build lightweight, strong, and tough materials. Engineers look to exploit the advantage of

Publications

Zero Trust Architecture

Author(s)
Scott W. Rose, Oliver Borchert, Stuart Mitchell, Sean Connelly
Zero trust (ZT) is the term for an evolving set of cybersecurity paradigms that move defenses from static, network- based perimeters to focus on users, assets