NIST is pleased to announce that the first Center of Excellence within this program will focus on Advanced Materials innovation. This collaboration will support NIST's critical role in the Materials Genome Initiative. Additional information on the Advanced Materials Center of Excellence can be found here.
The NIST Centers of Excellence will provide an interdisciplinary environment where researchers from NIST, academia and industry will collaborate on emerging areas of basic and applied research and innovations in measurement science. These centers are meant to:
NIST intends to establish two or three additional Centers of Excellence in FY2014. Announcements of the topic areas for future Centers of Excellence will be found on this webpage and at www.grants.gov.
Note: The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCOE) is not part of the NIST Centers of Excellence program described on this website. Further information on the NCCOE can be found here.
Dr. Jason Boehm
Director, Program Coordination Office