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Displaying news from October 01, 2000 To December 31, 2000

NIST Director Kammer to Retire at Year's End
Release Date: December 15, 2000

Ray Kammer, director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology since 1997, announced today that he will be retiring from the position effective Dec. 29, 2000, … more

Team Baldrige Honored for Fostering Performance Excellence
Release Date: November 30, 2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, has presented the George A. Uriano Award to Team Baldrige, the staff of the … more

Collins Receives Rosa Award for Outstanding Standards Achievements
Release Date: November 30, 2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, has presented its 2000 Edward Bennett Rosa Award to Belinda L. Collins, … more

NIST Presents Jacob Rabinow Applied Research Award to Fuller, Roosen and Langer
Release Date: November 30, 2000

Edwin R. Fuller, Jr., Andrew R. Roosen, and Stephen A. Langer, have received the 2000 Jacob Rabinow Applied Research Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the … more

Two NIST Scientists Honored for Their Diversity Efforts
Release Date: November 30, 2000

Kathryn M. Butler, and Nelson P. Bryner, have received the 2000 Equal Employment Opportunity/Diversity Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce … more

Frederick Resident Receives Award for Strengthening NIST Ties with Industry
Release Date: November 30, 2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, has presented its 2000 William P. Slichter Award to Fernando L. Podio. Podio is … more

Local Residents Honored with NIST Crittenden Award
Release Date: November 30, 2000

Seven Maryland employees of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, have been honored with the 2000 Eugene Casson … more

Breakthroughs in Thin-Film Magnetic Devices Earn NIST Stratton Award for Robert D. McMichael
Release Date: November 30, 2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, has presented its 2000 Samuel Wesley Stratton Award to Robert D. McMichael, of … more

Gaithersburg Man Honored for Distinguished Science Writing
Release Date: November 30, 2000

Neil M. Zimmerman, has received the 2000 Edward Uhler Condon Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration. … more

40 Local Residents Earn NIST Bronze Medal Awards
Release Date: November 30, 2000

For contributions ranging from creating a national assistance program on electronic business for smaller manufacturers to helping settle a 15-year international debate on the definition of the pH … more

Two Manufacturers, a Water Treatment Company and a Bank Win 2000 Baldrige Awards
Release Date: November 21, 2000

President Clinton and Commerce Secretary Norman Mineta today announced two manufacturers, a water treatment company, and a bank as winners of the 2000 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the … more

NIST's Jin And Keller Honored With PECASE Awards
Release Date: October 24, 2000

Physicists Deborah Jin and Mark W. Keller of NIST's Boulder, Colo., Laboratories were awarded on Oct. 24, 2000, the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) at the … more

NIST Advanced Technology Program Launches 54 New Technology R&D Projects
Release Date: October 4, 2000

Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta today announced the selection of 54 new industrial research projects chosen for cost-shared support under the Commerce Department's Advanced Technology Program. … more

Commerce Department Announces Winner of Global Information Security Competition
Release Date: October 2, 2000

A worldwide competition to develop a new encryption technique that can be used to protect computerized information ended today when Secretary of Commerce Norman Y. Mineta announced the nation's … more