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Displaying events from April 01, 2014 To June 29, 2014 - See All 2014

NIST Spectroradiometry Short Course
April 1-4, 2014

The NIST Spectroradiometry Short Course is offered every 2 years and covers radiometry fundamentals, radiometric properties of sources and … more

Measuring People: From Elementary Counting to Better Healthcare
April 4, 2014

Image credit: CLUC (CCBY-NC-ND 2.0) The quality ass more

High-Energy Density Rechargeable Li-S Batteries: Fundamental Aspects of Electrochemistry and Current Status
April 7, 2014

In this talk, fundamental aspects of electrochemistry and current status of Li-S battery research will be discussed. Lightweight rechargeable Li-S … more

Developing a Community-Centered Approach to Disaster Resilience
April 7, 2014

Natural and man-made disasters cause an estimated $57B in average annual costs, with large single events resulting in losses of $100B or more. The … more

NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling
April 7-11, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials … more

Information Technology Security Day, Gaithersburg
April 8, 2014

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

Train the Trainer
April 8-10, 2014

This 3-day training session will cover various aspects of being an effective trainer. Learning Objectives: Using notes and resources provided … more

Privacy Engineering Workshop
April 9-10, 2014

Summary of the Privacy Engineering Workshop (May 21, 2014) Privacy is a challenging subject that spans a number of domains, including law, policy … more

Autonomous and Non-Autonomous Dynamics of Spin Hall Auto-Oscillators
April 11, 2014

A novel type of spin-torque nano-oscillators driven by pure spin current generated via the spin Hall effect has been demonstrated recently. The … more

Non-volatile Resistive Memory: What’s Going on Inside the Cell?
April 15, 2014

CNST Energy Research Group Seminar Gennadi Bersuker SEMATECH Abstract: Non-volatile resistive switching memory (ReRAM) technology promises to … more

Harnessing Silicon Nanotechnology for Medicine: Assisting the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and traumatic brain injuries
April 17, 2014

Silicon is best known for the central role it plays in microelectronics and solar energy conversion devices. However, the same electronic and … more

Floating Catalyst CVD Syntheses of SWNTs for Thin Film Devices – Lessons Learned and Future Directions
April 17, 2014

We discuss (n,m) distributions of our floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FFCVD) synthesis of SWCNTs from CO using Fe catalyst clusters … more

Proficiency Testing Follow Up Actions and Root Cause Analysis
April 17, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will provide participants with the ability to implement ISO/IEC 17025 Proficiency Testing Follow-Up documentation.  Learning … more

Accurate 10 nm 3D SEM Metrology
April 22, 2014

The shape and dimensions of nanometer-scale structures were successfully determined using a model-based library scanning electron microscope (SEM) … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival
April 25-27, 2014

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists … more

A Measure of Improbable Research
April 25, 2014

Dung beetles finding their way home via the Milky Way. Calculating the forces acting on a ponytail. Preventing patients from exploding during … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
April 28-May 9, 2014

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

Plasmons, Hot Electrons and Photocatalysis
May 1, 2014

In addition to conversion of solar energy to electricity, which is a highly evolved scientific and commercial enterprise, efficient and … more

NEWMA--Evaluating Performance, Learning Objectives and Training Effectiveness for Managers
May 7, 2014

The top two responses from students after training about their failure to implement training concepts and skills are: 1) I haven’t had time and 2) … more

Information Technology (IT) Security Day, Boulder
May 13, 2014

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

ASTM Workshop on the Impact of Accreditation on Reference Materials and Method Development in Analytical Laboratories Supporting the Metals and Ores Industries
May 19, 2014

ASTM International Committee E01 on Analytical Chemistry of Metals, Ores and Related Materials will hold a workshop, "Impact of Accreditation on … more

Meeting: Energy Sector Identity and Access Management Use Case
May 20, 2014

This a meeting of vendors who have responded to a Federal Register notice regarding the project "more

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM): Imaging Faster and Gentler
May 20, 2014

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM) has emerged as a powerful fluorescence microscopy tool for cell and developmental biology. LSFM is very … more

Materials Science and Engineering Division Centennial Celebration
May 20, 2014

To celebrate the rich history and accomplishments of Materials Science and Engineering Division, including 100 years of metallurgy in the … more

Fire Resistance Structures Workshop
May 21-22, 2014

In 2011 the International Council for Building Research Studies (CIB) agreed that there was a need to develop an International R&D Roadmap for … more

CWMA--Evaluating Performance, Learning Objectives and Training Effectiveness for Managers
May 22, 2014

The top two responses from students after training about their failure to implement training concepts and skills are: 1) I haven’t had time and 2) … more

IT Professional Conference: Challenges in Information Systems
May 22, 2014

New and emerging technologies can enable organizations to become more efficient and gain competitive advantage. The increased complexity of … more

Int. Workshop on Enabling Science From Big Image Data
May 27, 2014

The workshop brings together the community working on a specific image type of Big Data. Image Big Data have characteristics that can be leveraged … more

NIST DNA Analyst Webinar Series: Probabilistic Genotyping and Software Programs (Part 1)
May 28, 2014

NIST will host a series of free webinars focused on topics of interest to DNA analysts. This four-hour webinar will be held on May 28, 2014, from … more

Building with Crystals of Light and Quantum Matter: From clocks to computers
May 30, 2014

  Graphic credit: Brad Baxley, JILA Understanding the behavior of interacting electrons in solids or liquids more

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Liquid-Measuring Devices Seminar
June 2-6, 2014

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

Calibration Method Validation
June 2, 2014

This 2 hour webinar on Calibration Method Validation will examine the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements (5.4 Test and Calibration Methods and Method … more

Software Verification & Validation
June 3, 2014

This 2 hour webinar on Software Verification and Validation will focus on the use of Microsoft Excel in calibration laboratories and examine the … more

OWM and NVLAP Application (Submission) Processes
June 4, 2014

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

Conducting an Effective Management Review
June 5, 2014

This 2 hour webinar introduces the Laboratory Management Review process, an important tool to foster communication between top management and … more

Uncertainty Budgets for SOP 14 (Gravimetric Volume Calibrations)
June 6, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will cover Uncertainty Analysis for Gravimetric Volume calibrations and is to enable laboratory metrology staff to specify … more

Traceability Assessments for Weights and Measures
June 6, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will introduce Metrological Traceability for Weights and Measures officials and directors. Metrological traceability is a … more

25th NIST Computer Modeling Workshop
June 9-10, 2014

Both computational modeling and experimental measurements are crucial for improving the assured delivery, performance, and sustainability of … more

NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Basic
June 9-13, 2014

The focus will be on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited to a review … more

Laboratory Administration Seminar
June 9-13, 2014

This workshop is designed to assist laboratory staff in fully meeting the criteria of Handbook 143. It is especially useful for new laboratory … more

SmartAmerica Expo
June 11, 2014

Imagine vehicles that can make their own way around a military base or medical campus, health information that follows patients from home to … more

Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) 9th Plenary Meeting
June 17-19, 2014

On June 17-19, the 9th IDESG Plenary Meeting will be hosted at NIST. In-person and virtual participation is free and open to all stakeholders … more

NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast
June 18, 2014

On June 18, NIST will host the NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast, a free one-day workshop and live webcast exploring the latest … more

NCCoE Summer Open House
June 19, 2014

Join us at NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) for an open house, the first of our quarterly events for the local … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 BIO International Convention
June 24-26, 2014

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key … more

NIST Handbook 130 Price Verification
June 25-26, 2014

To equip inspectors with an understanding and application of the NIST HB130 Examination Procedures Outline (EPO) on Price Verification, including … more

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