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Displaying events from January 01, 2011 To March 30, 2011 - See All 2011

Is Smell a Quantum Phenomenon?
January 7, 2011

Our sense of smell is extraordinarily good at molecular recognition: we can identify tens of thousands of odorants unerringly over a wide … more

ICOSSE '11 - 2nd International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering
January 9-13, 2011

The purpose of the Congress is to provide a common platform for practitioners of various physical and ecological sciences, engineering fields, … more

Extreme Manufacturing – What are the technology needs for long-term US Manufacturing Competitiveness?
January 11-12, 2011

NIST in partnership with DARPA, NSF and NASA is seeking to identify the new, long-term technology advances needed to make future US manufacturing … more

January 13 & 14, 2011 TGDC Meeting
January 13-14, 2011

Public meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Topics to be discussed: UOCAVA Auditability Usability and Accessibility NOTE: … more

Quantum Money
January 21, 2011

Money, either in the form of bills or information on a computer, should be impossible to copy and also should be verifiable as good money when … more

Roundtable on Federal Government Engagement in Standards
January 25, 2011

Achieving national priorities—the Smart Grid, electronic health records, cyber security, cloud computing, emergency communications—depends upon … more

Complexity and Chaos in Medieval Cartography
February 11, 2011

The source of the peculiar accuracy of certain medieval maps known as Portolan charts has been a mystery that has stumped scholars for hundreds of … more

Biomarkers & Personalized Medicine Research and Diagnostics
February 25, 2011

SomaLogic is working to find biomarkers for human disease (in blood or other matrices) and to quantify thousands of proteins at a time using small … more

ITS-90 Fixed Point Cell Mini-Workshops
February 28-March 4, 2011

Description The ITS-90 Fixed-Point Cell Mini-Workshop is scheduled to be given at the NIST Platinum Resistance Thermometry Laboratory during the … more

The New Steel? Enabling the Carbon Nanomaterials Revolution: Markets, Metrology, Safety, and Scale-up
February 28-March 1, 2011

Adding nanostructured forms of carbon to many host materials can dramatically enhance the resulting composite mechanical, thermal, and electronic … more

ANSI/NIST-ITL Standard 2011 Workshop
March 1-3, 2011

 A second draft draft of ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 now available, which includes changes based on comments rece more

Big Data, New Physics and Geospatial Super-Food
March 11, 2011

As large collections of data come together, some very exciting and somewhat unexpected things happen.  As data grow, the quality of predictions … more

Aerosol Metrology for Climate Workshop
March 14-15, 2011

A copy of the final workshop report is available. more

NIST Seminar - Balance Calibration and Use in an Analytical Environment
March 14-15, 2011

This NIST Seminar will discuss the sources of weighing errors in analytical environments, methodologies for quantifying the errors, and … more

NIST Seminar - Selection, Calibration, and Use of Contact Thermometers
March 14-16, 2011

In this seminar, we will discuss contact thermometers commonly used in industry for applications that use platinum resistance thermometers, … more

NIST Seminar - Preparing Your Lab for 17025 Accreditation
March 14-15, 2011

Achieving laboratory accreditation can seemingly take a long time and is a lot of work. What should a laboratory do to prepare for an initial … more

NIST Seminar - Hands-on Workshop on Estimating and Reporting Measurement Uncertainty
March 14-16, 2011

This workshop on uncertainty estimation will describe the statistical framework and methods needed to develop uncertainty statements based on the … more

24th Annual FISSEA Conference - 2011
March 15-17, 2011

Who Should Attend: Individuals from government, industry, and academia who are involved with information systems/cybersecurity workforce … more

Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials
March 18, 2011

Goal: Identify/prioritize the measurement science needs for assessment and optimization of placement and consolidation of fresh cementitious … more

Workshops on GCC Progress Toward Creating a Single Market - Focus on Electrical Safety, Product Safety, and Toys
March 21-24, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Global Standards Group, announces two workshops coordinated through the NIST Standards in … more

WBT Innovation Marketplace
March 21-23, 2011

The nation's premier event showcasing the largest collection of vetted and mentored companies and technologies emanating from top universities, … more

Continuous Monitoring Workshop
March 21, 2011

The purpose of the Continuous Monitoring Architecture Workshop is to discuss a proposed technical architecture that may be used by industry to … more

Security Automation Developer Days – Spring 2011
March 22-25, 2011

The Security Automation Developer Days Conference consists of a series of interactive discussions focusing on advancing existing and emerging … more

Recombinant Proteins in Milk A Bioreactor That Eats Hay
March 25, 2011

The mammary gland has exceptional capacity for secretion.  To harness this ability, a milk specific promoter is used to direct expression of … more

NIST Fundamentals of Uncertainty Analysis Short Course
March 29-31, 2011

The NIST Fundamentals of Uncertainty Analysis Short Course is offered once a year and covers the propagation of measurement uncertainty using the … more