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Standards

NIST develops and disseminates the standards that allow technology to work seamlessly and business to operate smoothly.

News and Updates

The Jump from Airborne to NIST

by John Bittman, Interagency Policy Specialist I never expected the knowledge, skills, or abilities I gained as an airborne infantryman to be very transferrable

Industry Impacts

Massive Forces for Heavy Industry

Measuring large forces, such as the thrust of a rocket engine or the deflection of an aircraft wing, requires well-calibrated force sensors. NIST’s unique

Projects and Programs

Speech Analytics

The Multimodal Information Group's speech analytics program has a long history of activities supporting the development of technologies that extract content

Data Science

The NIST Information Access Division (IAD) initiated a Data Science Research Program (DSRP) aimed to advance the measurement science for big data and data

Publications

Advanced Temperature-Control Chamber for Resistance Standards

Author(s)
Shamith U. Payagala, Alireza R. Panna, Albert F. Rigosi, Dean G. Jarrett
Calibration services for resistance metrology have continued to advance their capabilities and establish new and improved methods for maintaining standard

Software

LFPF Software

The Logistic Function Profile Fitting program, LFPF, is based on a Fortran program written for DOS and originally issued under the name LOGIT. This program was

NOVIS - NIST Ontological Visualization

NOVIS provides an interactive visual interface to the terminology used in a variety of standards related to sustainable manufacturing. The area of sustainable

Tools and Instruments

Spectrally tunable lighting facility

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is increasingly being introduced into the market and it is expected that many of the light sources currently used for general

Awards

2019 PECASE - Kathryn Keenan

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...