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Displaying events from January 01, 2015 To December 30, 2015

Reinventing the Nanoelectronics Industry
January 8, 2015

The future application opportunities landscape, which includes the ‘Internet of Everything’, significantly broadens the current ITRS vision. Many … more

NIST History Colloquium--The H-Bomb, the Moon, and Beyond-History of the NBS Cryogenic Division
January 9, 2015

Cryogenics, the science of extremely cold temperatures, has been a part of the NBS/NIST research portfolio ever since NBS purchased the hydrogen … more

Experiments and Simulations for the Study of Field-Dependent Chemical and Morphological Changes
January 9, 2015

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and its many applications have opened up venues for probing the world at the nanometer scale. We have pursued the … more

NCCoE Speaker Series, January 2015
January 14, 2015

About the NCCoE Speaker Series The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Speaker Series showcases global thought-leaders to … more

Challenges of Microwave Component Design for Spacecraft
January 22, 2015

Designing microwave components for spacecraft is an interdisciplinary effort that draws on the diverse fields of electrical, power, digital, parts, … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
January 26-30, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

Emergence of Chemotherapy Resistance of Cancer in Complex Microenvironments
January 26, 2015

Tumor is a complex system involving adaptive cellular response to heterogeneous microenvironment, and nonlinear interactions among various types of … more

Improving Biometric and Forensic Technology: The Future of Research Datasets
January 26-27, 2015

One of the biggest challenges facing the advancement of forensic science and biometric technology is the development of large data sets available … more

The Nanoscale Motors of Living Systems
January 29, 2015

Movement is a fundamental property of biological organisms. The contraction of muscle, beating of cilia and flagella, segregation of genetic … more

Cybersecurity for Direct Digital Manufacturing Symposium
February 3, 2015

Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) involves fabricating physical objects from a data file using computer-controlled processes with little to no … more

A 55-Year Journey in Science--From NBS to NIST and beyond
February 6, 2015

  In this special Black History Month Colloquium, Dr. Jackson will chronicle his journey in science, from his early experiences at the National Bure more

Fundamentals of Metrology
February 9-13, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

Future of Voting Systems Symposium II
February 9-10, 2015

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will sponsor a two-day symposium to explore … more

NIST Exhibits at 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
February 10-11, 2015

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical … more

NIST-Stanford Executive Technical Workshop on Improving Cybersecurity and Consumer Privacy
February 12, 2015

In coordination with the President’s upcoming Cybersecurity Summit , NIST and Stanford University will co-host a workshop on February 12, 2015 for … more

Global City Teams Challenge Tech Jam
February 12-13, 2015

The Global City Teams Challenge, an initiative by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and US Ignite, is designed to advance the … more

Characterizing Magnetic Nanoparticles Using Indicator Films, Fluidic Devices, and Optical Microscopy
February 12-March 12, 2015

Magnetic nanoparticles are becoming increasingly useful for applications ranging from disease diagnosis and therapy to nanoscale robotics. However, … more

Conducting an Effective Management Review
February 12, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the management review process, an important tool used by laboratories to foster communication between top … more

Emerging concepts in time-resolved quantum electronics
February 13, 2015

With the recent technical progress, single electron sources have moved from theory to the lab. Conceptually new types of experiments where one … more

NIST Exhibits at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2015
February 13-15, 2015

The AAAS annual meeting is the World's Largest General Scientific Society's event. This annual event is one of the most widely recognized global … more

NIST Scientific Area Committee Meetings, February 2015
February 16-17, 2015

NIST's Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) will hold its first set of public meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 16 and 17, 2015. The … more

NIST Handbook 130 Price Verification
February 18-19, 2015

This 2 day seminar will provide inspectors with an understanding and application knowledge of the NIST Handbook 130 Examination Procedures Outline … more

4th Disaster Resilience Workshop – Feb 18-19, 2015 San Diego/Del Mar, CA
February 18-19, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD is hosting the fourth in a series of workshops on Disaster … more

Visit NIST at the AAFS Annual Meeting 2015
February 18-20, 2015

For sixty-seven years, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) has served a distinguished and diverse membership. Its 6,631 members are … more

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Public Meeting
February 23, 2015

NIST is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to pilot online identity solutions that advance the NSTIC vision. Specifically, the … more

Train the Trainer: Training Summit
February 24-26, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a Training Summit for regional trainers to … more

Cyber-Physical Systems Testbed Workshop
February 24-25, 2015

Dedicated Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) testbeds are being developed by industry, academia, and government laboratories to characterize … more

Internal Auditing Best Practices
February 26, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC … more

NIST Exhibits at the Capital Region Women in Computing 2015
February 27-28, 2015

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Tec more

Fundamentos de Metrología
March 2-6, 2015

El seminario Fundamentos de Metrología presenta al participante los conceptos de sistemas de medición, unidades de medida, incertidumbre de … more

Workshop on Upcoming Special Publications Supporting FIPS 201-2
March 3-4, 2015

The purpose of the workshop is to exchange information on a number of upcoming  new or revised Special Publications to align with FIPS 201-2 … more

POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 24--Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
March 6, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
March 9-12, 2015

This 4 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

NCCoE Speaker Series, March 2015
March 10, 2015

About the NCCoE Speaker Series The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Speaker Series showcases global thought-leaders to … more

Ultra-thin Highly Absorbing Medium-based Optical Nanocavity for Photonic and Optoelectronic Devices
March 12, 2015

Optical cavities, which consist of an optically transparent medium with wavelength-scale thickness, have been widely used in various areas ranging … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
March 16-27, 2015

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a two-week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2015 International Wireless Communications Expo
March 18-19, 2015

IWCE is the authoritative annual event for communications technology in the working world. Over 7,500 technology buyers from a diverse group of … more

Contract Review - Cancelled
March 19, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement … more

Reproducibility in Biological Sciences
March 20, 2015

Scientific advances are predicated on new knowledge that is robust and reliable, and that serves as a solid foundation on which further advances … more

Livestock and Animal Scales
March 24-26, 2015

This 3 day seminar will teach students how to properly inspect and test livestock and animal scales, i.e., perform an official examination by … more

Transactive Energy Challenge Preparatory Workshop
March 24-25, 2015

The evolving smart grid, with increased use of renewable energy generation technologies, offers the potential for significant efficiency … more

Methods to Quantify Ligand Number and Structure in Single Biomolecules
March 24, 2015

The binding of solution-borne ligands is a ubiquitous biological mechanism regulating the folding of proteins and nucleic acids into specific, … more

2015 FISSEA Conference - "Changes, Challenges, and Collaborations: Effective Cybersecurity Training"
March 24-25, 2015

Plan to attend (great networking opportunities). Nominate a contemporary who is making special efforts to create, build, manage, or inspire an … more

Document Control and Record Keeping
March 26, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of Laboratory Management System Document Control and Record Keeping that are necessary to … more

Grid 3.0 Workshop
March 26-27, 2015

The Grid 3.0 Workshop builds on the success of the November 13, 2015 Electricity Sector Issues Roundtable: Grid 3.0 and Beyond, which was organized … more

Parametrically Excited Electrostatically Coupled Micro Oscillators
March 30, 2015

Resonant micro- and nanoelectromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) devices find application in biological and chemical sensors, scientific instruments allowing … more

NISTIR 6969 SOP 8 - Part 1
April 1, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will examine calibrating large tolerance weights using the Modified Substitution Mass Calibration procedure (SOP 8).  Learning … more

Workshop on Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World
April 2-3, 2015

The advent of practical quantum computing will break all commonly used public key cryptographic algorithms. In response, NIST is researching … more

NISTIR 6969 SOP 8 - Part 2
April 2, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will review and apply Uncertainty Calculations to the Modified Substitution Mass Calibration procedure from the "SOP 8, Part … more

Fluctuation Electron Microscopy of Amorphous and Polycrystalline Materials
April 2, 2015

Fluctuation Electron Microscopy (FEM) has become an effective materials structure characterization technique, capable of probing any medium-range … more

NIST Cyber-Physical Systems Public Working Group (CPS PWG) Workshop – April 2015
April 7-8, 2015

The second face-to-face workshop of the full NIST Cyber-Physical Systems Public Working Group (CPS PWG) will be held on April 7-8, 2015 at the NIST … more

NISTIR 7383 SOP 19 (18) - Part 1
April 8, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will examine the process of calibrating Volumetric Test Measures using NISTIR 7383 SOP 18 and compare this procedure to SOP 19 … more

NISTIR 7383 SOP 19 (18) - Part 2
April 9, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will review and apply Uncertainty Calculations to the Volume Transfer Calibration procedure from the "SOP 19 (18) Part 1" … more

Brilliant Blunders
April 10, 2015

Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. "Brilliant Blunders" concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the Earth itself, … more

Quantum Information Science: Innovation and the Path Forward
April 10, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce, is hosting a workshop in support of the Interagency Working Group on … more

Southeast Measurement Assurance Program (SEMAP)
April 13-16, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from SEMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
April 13-17, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Train the Trainer: Training Summit
April 14-16, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a Training Summit for regional trainers to … more

Information Technology Security Day, Gaithersburg
April 14, 2015

The NIST Information Technology Security Day is hosted annually as a means to heighten DOC and NIST user awareness of information technology … more

Workshop: Measurement Challenges and Metrology for Monitoring CO2 Emissions from Smokestacks
April 20-21, 2015

Report Released from the NIST Workshop on the Measurement of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Smokestacks. A summary report has been approved for … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
April 20-May 1, 2015

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a 2 week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

“Cryo-101” Basic Cryogenic Techniques
April 23, 2015

Topics: Why isn’t my sample getting cold? Thermal transfer Proper sample mounting Minimizing losses due to wiring Estimating thermal losses … more

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
April 24, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

23rd Annual CIRMS Meeting "Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation"
April 27-29, 2015

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards will focus on Fundamentals of Radiation Measurement … more

Release of Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Comment
April 27, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will release the complete draft of its Community Resilience Planning Guide (Guide)* for … more

Adventures with Graphene, Phosphorene and Silicene: from Materials to Device Integration
May 1, 2015

Graphene, crowned with 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics, is a pioneer two-dimensional (2D) material featuring extraordinary electrical and mechanical … more

Western Measurement Assurance Program (WRAP)
May 4-7, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from WRAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

Cancer, Magnets, and Heat: The Promise of Nanomedicine
May 4, 2015

Nanotechnology is a frontier in science, engineering, and manufacturing that provides tools to create and control materials at the molecular … more

Information Technology (IT) Security Day, Boulder
May 5, 2015

The NIST Information Technology Security Day is hosted annually as a means to heighten DOC and NIST user awareness of information technology … more

NIST Workshop on Open Cloud Architectures for Smart Manufacturing
May 5, 2015

This workshop is an initial event for manufacturers and providers of IoT technologies, cloud platforms, and services to share their visions, and … more

NIST Spectrophotometry Short Course
May 18-22, 2015

The NIST Spectrophotometry Short Course is offered every 2 years and covers the fundamentals of science and technology related to the accurate … more

Optics and Photonics: Essential for Our World
May 20, 2015

The science and technology of light are essential to a multitude of applications that have transformed our society, and there is much promise that … more

NCCoE Speaker Series, May 2015
May 20, 2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Speaker Series showcases global thought-leaders to highlight critical cybersecurity issues … more

Leveraging Hot Electrons for Optical Detection of Hydrogen and Methane
May 20, 2015

Metal nanostructures such as Au, Ag and Cu can couple visible light efficiently through the creation of resonant localized surface plasmons (LSPs) … more

Designed-in Cybersecurity for Smart Cities: A Discussion of Unifying Architectures, Standards, Lessons Learned and R&D Strategies
May 27-28, 2015

The Designed-in Cybersecurity for Smart Cities Workshop is being jointly held by NIST and the Cybersecurity Research Alliance (CSRA). This … more

Autonomous Industrial Vehicles: From the Laboratory to the Factory Floor
May 30, 2015

To solicit researcher input for the development of consensus standards within ASTM International Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Industrial … more

Advanced Mass Seminar
June 1-11, 2015

The 9 day, hands-on seminar focuses on the comprehension and application of the advanced mass procedures, the equations, and associated … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
June 1-5, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Liquid-Measuring Devices
June 1-5, 2015

This 5 day seminar will teach students how to properly inspect and test LPG metering systems, i.e., perform an official examination by properly … more

Towards DNA Sequencing with Solid-State Nanopores
June 4, 2015

Human body is an amazing ensemble of trillions of cells. It is even more remarkable that all the information necessary to build it is contained … more

Tattoo Recognition Technology- Challenge (Tatt-C) Workshop
June 8, 2015

The first Tattoo Recognition Technology – Challenge (Tatt-C) workshop will be held on June 8, 2015 at the NIST campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland. … more

Workshop on Elliptic Curve Cryptography Standards
June 11-12, 2015

Elliptic curve cryptography will be critical to the adoption of strong cryptography as we migrate to higher security strengths. NIST has … more

Imaging Biology at High Spatiotemporal Resolution
June 12, 2015

I will discuss our efforts to develop high resolution optical methods that are better suited for the study of live, dynamic, and 3D biological … more

Fabrication and Characterization of High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells
June 12, 2015

New generation of solar cells are ideal candidates for fulfilling the worldwide renewable energy demand. Among them, perovskite solar cells, also … more

Interaction Effects in Graphene
June 15, 2015

The observation of interaction-limited transport in graphene is mostly limited by strong electron scattering that is caused by charge impurities. … more

Quasi-Periodic Materials--A Paradigm Shift in Crystallography
June 17, 2015

Over the years, the modern science of crystallography that started by experimenting with x-ray diffraction from crystals in 1912 has developed a … more

Integrated Solution for Temporary Wafer Bonding Technology
June 17, 2015

Compound semiconductor companies have been performing wafer thinning as a means of heat dissipation for over 20 years. GaAs wafer sizes, which … more

Laser Direct-Write Nanopatterning Using Optically Trapped Microspheres
June 19, 2015

Laser direct-write techniques that are capable of producing sub-100 nm features open a door for an increasing number of applications in photonics, … more

Mechanisms of Solar Fuel Reactions as Probed by Advanced EPR Spectroscopy
June 22, 2015

The oxygen evolving complex of Photosystem II splits water with visible light, producing molecular oxygen and electrons and protons. The electrons … more

NIST Exhibits at 2015 HBCU Summit
June 24-27, 2015

This summit will bring together HBCU presidents and chancellors, provosts, vice presidents for student affairs, enrollment managers, recruitment … more

NIST Open Machine Translation Evaluation Workshop
June 25-26, 2015

Since 2001 , the NIST Multimodal Information Group has coordinated evaluations of Machine Translation (MT) technology through the Open Machine … more

Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop VIII
July 7-10, 2015

To show federal leadership and support for the NIST technology role in U.S. Government agency adoption of cloud computing to reduce costs and … more

Search for Majorana Fermions on Bi2Se3 and Cu0.2Bi2Se3 Using 4K & mK-STM with W or Nb Tips
July 10, 2015

The search for Majorana Fermions in condense matter physics has been getting a lot of attention in the last few years. Different theoretical … more

NCCoE Speaker Series, July 2015
July 16, 2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Speaker Series showcases global thought-leaders to highlight critical cybersecurity issues … more

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2015
July 20-21, 2015

There are several emerging areas in which highly constrained devices are interconnected, typically communicating wirelessly with one another, … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2015 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium
July 20-23, 2015

NCSLI 2015: Measurement Science and the Quality of Life Think, for example, how your quality of life may have improved over what your great … more

TGDC Meeting - July 20 & 21, 2015
July 20-21, 2015

 The Technical Guidelines Development Committee, an advisory committee to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), provides recommendations … more

International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management
July 21-24, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to host the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management: … more

Nanotube Bolometer Workshop
July 22-23, 2015

The carbon-nanotube based bolometer presents our community with new opportunities in detecting photons – from UV to the far infrared. Please join … more

Electrical Characterization Of Nanoscale Material Interfaces Ranging From Single Nanorods To Functional Solar Cell Devices Using Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy
July 23, 2015

Comprehensive characterization of nanoscale material interfaces remains one challenging research direction in nanoscience and nanotechnology. … more

Dielectric and metallo-dielectric structures for broadband applications
July 30, 2015

Metamaterials with near-dispersionless response over broadband are interesting as they offer launch angle independent coupling of light. Plasmon … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
August 10-14, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

Active terahertz and microwave metamaterials utilizing organic pi-conjugated materials
August 10, 2015

In recent years, metamaterials are actively studied since novel optical functionalities cannot be accessible by nature materials come to real. To … more

Contract Review
August 13, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement … more

6th International Conference on One-Dimensional Nanomaterials (ICON)- Postponed
August 16-20, 2015

The Conference Has Been Postponed to Spring 2016. Dates Will Be Announced Shortly. On August 16-20, 2015, NIST will host the 6th International … more

Volume Metrology
August 17-21, 2015

This 5 day seminar incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and laboratory work in which the participant … more

2015 nSoft Annual Meeting
August 18, 2015

The 2015 nSoft Consortium Annual Meeting will provide current and potential members of the nSoft consortium a venue to review current activities … more

Chemistry and the International System of Weights and Measures Symposium at the ACS National Meeting
August 19, 2015

Session I: The Consultative Committee on Metrology in Chemistry and Biology: Who We are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care   Abstract: Important … more

ASTM International Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Industrial Vehicles
August 24-25, 2015

To solicit F45 member input for the development of consensus standards within ASTM International Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Industrial … more

Fire Fighting Research & Practice: From the Lab to the Street
August 25, 2015

On August 25, firefighters, company officers, and fire chiefs will have the opportunity to learn about Fire Fighting Research at NIST, including … more

Document Control and Record Keeping
August 27, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of Laboratory Management System Document Control and Record Keeping that are necessary to … more

In Situ Scanning Probe and Electron Microscopy of Ionic Dynamics at the Nano- and Mesoscales
August 31, 2015

In situ techniques are a very powerful tool for investigating the evolution of physico-chemical phenomena, as they provide high veracity real-time … more

Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security - 2015
September 2-3, 2015

NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pleased to co-host the 8th annual conference, … more

Reference Data Challenge Webinar
September 2, 2015

Tune in to learn about the Reference Data Challenge, an app development prize competition sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and … more

Challenges measuring distances between metal centers in proteins using pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance
September 8, 2015

Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy provides electronic and structural information on paramagnets, which often serve structural … more

2015 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum
September 9-11, 2015

The 2015 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum is a three-day event hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and planned with the … more

NIST Transactive Energy Modeling and Simulation Challenge for the Smart Grid (TE) Kick-Off
September 10-11, 2015

On September 10-11, NIST in collaboration with federal partners and industry hosted the NIST Transactive Energy Modeling and Simulation Challenge … more

Calibration Certificate Evaluation
September 10, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will introduce concepts necessary to successfully implement ISO/IEC 17025 compliant calibration certificates within the … more

Using Isotopes to Track the Origin and Evolution of Life
September 11, 2015

Measurement of stable isotope ratios at high precision is enhancing our understanding of an extraordinary range of processes in the origin and … more

NIST Exhibits at the International Year of the Light Washington, D.C. 2015
September 12, 2015

To promote the progress and promise of light research and education, leading U.S. science organizations will host two events on Saturday, Sept. … more

Northeastern Measurement Assurance Program (NEMAP)
September 14-17, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from NEMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

Workshop on Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
September 15-16, 2015

The emergence of transmission approaches to imaging and diffraction within the scanning electron microscope (SEM) has opened the door to a new … more

NIST Exhibits at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) 2015
September 21-25, 2015

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) will hold its 42nd Annual Conference … more

NIST Photometry Short Course
September 22-25, 2015

The need for education and training for photometry engineers and technicians has been stressed by the Council for Optical Radiation Measurements … more

State Laboratory Annual Submission Process
September 24, 2015

This 2 hour webinar is for State Laboratory weights and measures staff to review annual submission requirements for OWM laboratory Recognition. … more

Southwestern Assurance Program (SWAP)
September 28-October 1, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from SWAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

Three September 2015 Meetings Related to Thermal Analysis and Degradation
September 28-30, 2015

There are three back-to-back meeting on the 28,29,and 30th of September 2015. September 28th There is a UL/NIST sponsored meeting where the … more

SunShot Initiative: Getting to Ubiquitous Solar
September 28, 2015

The US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative was initiated four years ago as an effort to decrease the cost of solar energy to be equal to other … more

Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management
October 1-2, 2015

On October 1-2, 2015, NIST will host a workshop to share information on Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management, which will provide … more

Mimicking the Complexity of the Human Body In Vitro
October 2, 2015

The preclinical phase of drug development is expensive, takes a long time, and is not particularly effective at identifying drugs for humans (e.g. … more

MidAmerica Measurement Assurance Program (MidMAP)
October 5-8, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from MidMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, … more

External Cavity - Quantum Cascade Lasers Are Great For Infrared Nanoscopy (If You Know What You Are Doing)
October 5, 2015

Photo-thermal infrared nanoscopy (AFMIR) is a non-destructive analytical technique that allows to acquire mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectra and images … more

Advancing Nanoparticle Manufacturing
October 7-8, 2015

Following decades of research and development, commercial products enabled by nanoparticles are poised to have broad impact in diverse sectors of … more

Optimization of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Structure for Water and Energy Applications
October 9, 2015

Sustainability in water treatment and energy conversion processes requires materials that are designed to be high-performance and durable yet … more

State Laboratory Workload Survey
October 13, 2015

Provide an opportunity to share the 2014 State Laboratory Workload Survey report to participants.  The eleventh edition of the State Laboratory … more

NIST Exhibits at the Grace Hopper Conference 2015
October 14-16, 2015

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced more

BioImage Informatics Conference 2015
October 14-16, 2015

The BioImage Informatics (BII) conference will bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of image informatics for the life … more

An ‘Unusual’ Story: The Biology Meets Its Match
October 16, 2015

Multifunctional sensing capability, ‘unusual’ formats with flexible/stretchable designs, lightweight construction and self-powered operation are … more

Caribbean Measurement Assurance Program (CaMAP)
October 19-23, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from CaMAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
October 19-23, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Engineered Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
October 19, 2015

The regeneration of tissues damaged due to disease or trauma represents a major medical need. Although surgical replacement can be performed to … more

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings on Organic Analysis and Bioanalysis
October 19-20, 2015

NIST Hosts CIPM Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM) Working Group Meetings. A joint meeting … more

Internal Auditing Best Practices
October 22, 2015

This 2 hour webinar will consider internal auditing techniques and best practices that are used by a metrology laboratory to comply with ISO/IEC … more

Reinventing Lighting
October 23, 2015

With the advances in LED efficiency over the last several years, solid state lighting in the marketplace has grown significantly. This includes … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
October 26-November 6, 2015

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a 2 week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

Measuring the biophysical properties of cancer cells using MEMS resonators
October 26, 2015

As the science of small probes deeper into the nanoscale, we have an ever-growing need to establish systems to explore the foundations of the … more

NIST FDA Workshop on Standards for Pathogen Detection via Next-Generation Sequencing
October 27-28, 2015

The purpose of this NIST-FDA workshop is to seek input on defining reference materials, reference data and reference methods for assessing … more

Photo-Spin-Voltaic Effect
October 28, 2015

The photo-voltaic effect refers to the creation of an electric voltage in a material upon exposure to light. This presentation reports the … more

NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2015
October 29-31, 2015

The 2015 SACNAS National Conference “Interdisciplinary Collaboration: The Role of Diversity in STEM Innovation" in National Harbor, MD, October … more

NICE Conference and Expo 2015
November 3-4, 2015

Conference Overview Three tracks are being designed to enable attendees to gain the maximum benefit from the NICE 2015 Conference: Track 1: … more

Dimensional Metrology Hands-on Workshop
November 3-5, 2015

The basic principles of dimensional metrology are the same for nearly every calibration made in typical labs. This seminar teaches these … more

Fatigue Management in the Workplace
November 6, 2015

Just as eating doesn’t make you a nutritionist, neither does sleeping make you an expert in sleep and the workplace. This fast-paced, dynamic, and … more

Community Resilience Panel Meeting
November 9, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks members for a new Community Resilience Panel, part of the institute’s effort to … more

Exploring the Nanoscale Dynamics of Molecular Systems with Optical Microcavities
November 12, 2015

Medicine as well as biology increasingly rely on the use of cutting-edge physics and engineering, in order to pursue the next generation … more

Global City Teams Challenge 2016 Kick-Off Conference
November 12-13, 2015

To encourage collaboration on smart city issues from disaster response to energy management to mass transit improvement, the U.S. Department of … more

Can photonics and microfluidic cooling save many-core parallel programming from its programming woes?
November 13, 2015

The increasing energy costs for on-chip and off-chip "data movement" for CMOS technology have led computing systems vendors to limit bandwidth … more

NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Basic
November 16-20, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more

Cybersecurity in Retail: Trends and Challenges with Point of Sale and Payment Technologies
November 19, 2015

Recent, well-publicized cybersecurity incidents within the retail space have impacted the industry—weakening consumer confidence, eroding privacy, … more

Numerical Reproducibility at Exascale (NRE2015)
November 20, 2015

Agenda There are two plenary speakers (30 min each) and 4 technical talks (15 min presentation + 10 min Q&A). Here is the agenda: Start … more

NIST Exhibits at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference 2015
November 20, 2015

Held annually since 1978, the AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event convening high school juniors and seniors, college and … more

Extending the resolution limits of atomic force microscopy
November 23, 2015

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is used widely to study surfaces with a resolution on the nm scale – vastly inferior to atomic resolution offered by … more

Non-interferometric experimental tests of macroscopic spatial quantum superposition
December 2, 2015

Is quantum superposition an exact principle of nature? Recent progress in technological developments allow to explore the quantum properties of … more

Transactive Energy Interim Meeting
December 3-4, 2015

On December 3-4, NIST in collaboration with federal partners and industry will host our Transactive Energy (TE) Modeling and Simulation Challenge … more

A Science Comedian’s Guide to Communicating Science
December 4, 2015

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NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Volumetric
December 7-10, 2015

This 4 day seminar will focus on the NIST Handbook 133 compliance requirements and test procedures for packages and products labeled in both … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
December 7-11, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

3rd Atlas/NIST Workshop on Photovoltaic Materials Durability
December 8-9, 2015

Scope : Focus on durability issues of materials used in solar energy applications. In response to the concerns of durability and reliability of PV … more

Synthesis of bimetallic iron-nickel nanoparticles for oxygen evolution and methanol oxidation catalysis under alkaline conditions for fuel cells
December 11, 2015

The electrochemical oxidation of alternative fuels, such as methanol and ethanol, for alkaline fuel cells often relies on the use of precious metal … more

Future Information Processing: From Materials to Systems
December 18, 2015

It is becoming increasingly clear that in future information processing applications, synergistic innovations in materials, devices, and system … more

 
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