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Displaying events from April 01, 2015 To June 29, 2015 - See All 2015

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

NIST hosted its first workshop titled Measurement Challenges and Metrology for Monitoring CO 2 Emissions from Smokestacks held on April 20 and 21, … 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

 
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