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25th NIST Computer Modeling Workshop
Start Date: 06/09/2014

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

Fire Resistance Structures Workshop
Start Date: 05/21/2014

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

Developing a Community-Centered Approach to Disaster Resilience
Start Date: 04/07/2014

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

Smart Fire Fighting, “Where Big Data and Fire Service Unite”
Start Date: 03/24/2014

A one and one-half-day interactive workshop in support of the project to Develop a Research Roadmap for Smart Fire Fighting The fire service and … more

Press Briefing Webcast: Joplin Tornado Investigation Draft Report Released for Public Comment
Start Date: 11/21/2013

Read News Release >> This webcast will introduce the Draft Joplin Tornado Investigation Report. On May 22, 2011, a massive tornado struck … more

2nd Atlas/NIST Workshop on Photovoltaic Materials Durability
Start Date: 11/13/2013

This conference is focused on measurement science for assessing the durability and service lives of polymers used in photovoltaic applications and … more

Service Life Prediction of Polymeric Materials: Vision for the Future
Start Date: 03/03/2013

This conference will establish the current state of service life prediction methodologies and produce the roadmap for future technical, standards, … more

Forty-Fourth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR) Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects
Start Date: 02/20/2013

The NIST Engineering Laboratory will host the 44th meeting of the UJNR Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects. The Panel promotes the exchange of … more

Workshop on Future Needs for Service Life Prediction of Polymeric Materials
Start Date: 10/24/2012

The objectives of this workshop are to identify gaps and future needs for service life prediction of polymeric materials. Topics will span … more

Green Concrete Performance One-Day Workshop
Start Date: 07/20/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will conduct a one-day workshop to support the expanded use of industrial by-product materials … more

CIB Presents: An International Workshop on Integrated Design & Delivery Solutions (IDDS)
Start Date: 04/18/2012

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) one-day international workshop took place on April 18, … more

Workshop to Identify Strategies to Get to Net Zero Energy Homes
Start Date: 09/14/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting a workshop on September 14, 2011, to provide a vision and guidance for what would be … more

Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials
Start Date: 03/18/2011

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

Building Integration of Micro-Generation Technologies Seminar
Start Date: 10/27/2010

  In conjunction with Annex 54 ( of the International Energy Agency's Energy Conservation in Building and Community Systems … more

2010 STEM Talent: A Symposium & Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital Region
Start Date: 07/22/2010

A conference and career fair for current postdoctoral fellows working in Washington, D.C.-area federal labs and universities, and for companies … more

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