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Harris Named to NCST Advisory Committee; NIST Seeks Additional Members

James R. Harris, president, J.R. Harris and Co. (Denver, Colo.), has been appointed by Willie E. May, under secretary of commerce for standards … more …

First Code Improvements Adopted Based on NIST Joplin Tornado Study

Protecting schools and their associated high-occupancy buildings from the most violent tornadoes is the goal of the first approved building code … more …

NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May … more …