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11/07/14
  • Underperforming? Energy Efficiency of HVAC Equipment Suffers Due to Poor Installation

  • 11/05/14
  • Harary Appointed Director of NIST Engineering Lab

  • 10/21/14
  • NIST Taps Nine Experts to Help Craft Disaster Resilience Framework for Communities

  • 10/07/14
  • BIRDS Is for Sustainability: New NIST Tool for Evaluating Building Performance, Trade-offs

  • NIST’s 3rd Disaster Resilience Workshop Set for Oct. 27-28, in Norman, Okla.

  • 10/01/14
  • NIST Releases Final Version of Smart Grid Framework, Update 3.0

  • 09/03/14
  • NIST Team Honored for Work on Military Smartphone Apps, Security

  • 08/25/14
  • For the Sake of Energy Efficiency, New "Intelligent Agents Lab" Doubles As a Building

  • 07/29/14
  • Readying Your Community to Deal with Disaster

  • 07/09/14
  • NIST Announces Competition for Community Resilience Center of Excellence

  • 07/01/14
  • New York Area Disaster Resilience Workshop Set for July 30, 2014

  • NIST Test House Exceeds Goal; Ends Year with Energy to Spare

  • 06/11/14
  • The Internet's Next Big Idea: Connecting People, Information, and Things

  • 06/03/14
  • All-Natural Mixture Yields Promising Fire Retardant

  • 06/02/14
  • Countdown to Net Zero: NIST Test House Pursues Energy Surplus in Final Month

  • 05/20/14
  • Automated Guided Vehicles Ripe for Standardized Performance Tests

  • NIST Improves Performance, Capabilities of Its Computer Fire Modeling Tools

  • 05/15/14
  • NIST Seeks Comments on Major Revision to Industrial Control Systems Security Guide

  • 05/13/14
  • Spartanburg, S.C., Fire Experiments Will Test New Firefighting Tactics

  • 04/22/14
  • New Online Course Based on NIST Research Highlights Insights on Modern Firefighting

  • 04/16/14
  • NIST Requests Comments on Smart Grid Framework Update

  • 03/26/14
  • New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts

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

  • 03/11/14
  • NIST's April 7 Workshop Launches Effort to Improve Disaster Resilience of Communities

  • Over 6 Months, NIST Zero-Energy House Gives Back to the Grid

  • 02/10/14
  • NIST Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test

  • 01/14/14
  • Layered Security: Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-Resistant Coating

  • 12/03/13
  • NIST Readies Tests for DARPA Robotics Challenge in December

  • NIST Tornado Reports Urge New Standards for Saving Lives, Property

  • 11/05/13
  • Updating Building Energy Codes: How Much Can Your State Save?

  • 10/25/13
  • NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines

  • 10/18/13
  • NIST Fire Protection Engineer Wins Service to America Medal

  • 09/03/13
  • Air Conditioner "Evolves" in Novel NIST Study

  • Knowing Exposure Risks Important to Saving Structures from Wildfires

  • Limestone Powder Enhances Performance of 'Green' Concrete

  • Two Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board

  • 07/10/13
  • NIST Workshop Gets a ‘Grip’ on Robotics Challenge

  • Study Provides Details on Portable Generator Emissions and Carbon Monoxide Exposure

  • 06/26/13
  • NIST Announces Three Funding Opportunities in Engineering Research

  • 06/25/13
  • New NIST Test for Firefighter Breathing Equipment Goes into Effect Sept. 1

  • Three Presidential Innovation Fellows Begin Work at NIST

  • 06/11/13
  • NIST Researchers Offer Tool to Aid Standards Development, Implementation

  • 05/28/13
  • NIST and Partners Offer Solution to Communications Impasse in Factories

  • Workshop Identifies Research Priorities to Mitigate Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface

  • 05/14/13
  • New Report Identifies Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes

  • Terracotta and Cement Roofs Vulnerable in Wildfires, NIST Study Finds

  • 05/07/13
  • NIST Fire Protection Engineer Named Service to America Finalist

  • 04/17/13
  • Landmark NIST Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes in High-Rise Fires

  • Prototype Generators Emit Much Less Carbon Monoxide, NIST Finds

  • 04/10/13
  • Landmark High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes, Elevator Use

  • 04/03/13
  • Experts Propose Research Priorities for Making Concrete ‘Greener’

  • Smart Grid R&D Opportunities Outlined in Two New NIST Reports

  • 02/06/13
  • New Guide Will Allow Electric Utilities to Develop Green Button Web Tools

  • New Reports Define Strategic Vision, Propose R&D Priorities for Future Cyber-Physical Systems

  • NIST to Host Three Presidential Innovation Fellows

  • Report from the Field: Using Internally Cured Concrete in Indiana Bridges

  • States Realize Big Benefits by Keeping Current with Energy Standards for Buildings

  • 01/23/13
  • 'Live Burns' in Spartanburg, S.C., Will Benefit Research and Firefighter Training

  • 01/08/13
  • NIST Workshop Seeks Manufacturers' Ideas on Using Multipurpose Robots

  • 12/12/12
  • NIST, Forest Service Propose System to Help Communities Resist Wildfires

  • 12/05/12
  • NIST and Forest Service Create World’s First Hazard Scale for Wildland Fires

  • 11/27/12
  • New York Taps NIST's Sunder for Post-Sandy Review of Critical Systems and Services

  • 10/02/12
  • Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board

  • 09/12/12
  • Home Sweet Lab: Computerized House to Generate as Much Energy as It Uses

  • 09/05/12
  • New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation's Preventable Fire Burden by a Third

  • 07/25/12
  • NIST Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices

  • NIST Study of Hazard to Firefighters Leads to Safety Alert

  • 07/11/12
  • Live Fire Tests with FDNY Will Guide Improvements in Fire Department Tactics

  • 06/27/12
  • Novel Clay-based Coating May Point the Way to New Generation of Green Flame Retardants

  • 05/29/12
  • Nationwide Adoption of NIST-Developed Test Predicted to Cut Death Toll Due to Cigarette-Caused Fires

  • NIST Earns Honor for Work Supporting Information Exchange Across Supply Chains

  • 05/02/12
  • NIST Fire Research Earns Honors

  • 03/09/12
  • Federal Committee Seeks Information on Domestic Forging Capabilities

  • 02/07/12
  • NIST Report on Texas Fire Urges Firefighters to Consider Wind Effects

  • 01/24/12
  • Updated Guidelines to Help Ensure Electrical Devices are Smart Grid Ready

  • 12/06/11
  • Elusive Ultrafine Indoor Air Contaminants Yield to NIST Analysis

  • New NIST Web Site Features Fire Safety for the Holidays

  • Study Finds Failure Points in Firefighter Protective Equipment

  • 11/08/11
  • New Report Urges More Detailed Utility Metering to Improve Building Efficiency

  • 11/07/11
  • Government Issues Building Energy and Water Submetering Report

  • 10/26/11
  • NIST Releases Update to Smart Grid Framework

  • 10/11/11
  • NIST Cooperative Agreement with University of Maryland Supports Research on 21st Century Smart Systems

  • 09/27/11
  • In Unique Fire Tests, Outdoor Decks Will Be Under Firebrand Attack

  • 09/13/11
  • Double Jeopardy: Building Codes May Underestimate Risks Due to Multiple Hazards

  • 08/02/11
  • North Texas Wildfires Spark Historic Federal-State Collaborative Study

  • Novel Coatings Show Great Promise as Flame Retardants in Polyurethane Foam

  • 07/19/11
  • New Video Showcases NIST-Hosted Robotics Competitions in China

  • 07/06/11
  • New Video Showcases NIST-Hosted Robotics Competitions in China

  • Promising Fire Retardant Results When Clay Nanofiller Has Space

  • 06/21/11
  • Final Version of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide Published

  • Researchers Share Useful Lessons Learned in Evaluating Emerging Technologies

  • 06/07/11
  • NIST Contests in China Put Next-Gen Robot Technologies to the Test

  • 05/24/11
  • New Software Tool Helps Evaluate Natural Cooling Options for Buildings

  • 04/26/11
  • NIST Prototypes Framework for Evaluating Sustainability Standards

  • 04/12/11
  • Free Online Tool Aids Decisions on Fire Sprinkler Systems for Homes

  • The Heat Is On: NIST Zeroes In On Energy Consumption of Ice Makers

  • 03/30/11
  • Ground Broken for New Green Technology and Fire Safety Facilities

  • New Study Maps Out Steps to Strengthen U.S. Resilience to Earthquakes

  • 03/15/11
  • High-Tech Concrete Technology Has a Famous Past

  • New NIST Testing Device May Help to 'Seal the Deal' for Building Owners

  • New Tool Debuts for Measuring Indoor Air Pollutants

  • NIST Releases Final Report on Charleston Sofa Store Fire

  • 03/01/11
  • The Buzz on BEES: New Web App Simplifies Use of NIST's Economically Green Building Products Tool

  • 02/25/11
  • NIST and Willow Garage Launch First Robot 'Perception Challenge'

  • 02/16/11
  • Announcing BEES Online

  • 02/02/11
  • NIST Seeks Experts to Provide Guidance on Disaster and Failure Studies

  • 12/08/10
  • Fiery Video Shows Moisture is Main Ingredient for a Safe Christmas Tree

  • 11/09/10
  • NIST Seeks Comments on Study of Charleston Furniture Store Fire

  • 10/28/10
  • NIST Study on Charleston Furniture Store Fire Calls for National Safety Improvements

  • Opening Statement—News Media Briefing Technical Study of the Sofa Super Store Fire

  • 10/26/10
  • NIST Microrobotics Challenge Seeks Miniature Medics and Maze Masters

  • 10/13/10
  • NIST Researcher Wins Presidential Award for Green Innovation

  • 09/28/10
  • New NIST 'Standard Cigarette' Available for Fire-Resistance Testing

  • NIST Residential Fire Study Education Kit Now Available

  • 09/14/10
  • NIST Data: Enabling the Technical-Basis for Evacuation Planning of High-Rise Buildings

  • 08/17/10
  • NIST Technology Called Upon to Clean Up Chernobyl Disaster Site

  • NIST to Frame the Magna Carta

  • 07/21/10
  • Breaking the Language Barrier: NIST Tests Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Troops

  • 06/23/10
  • Blast Resistance Standards For Trash Receptacles

  • Depth Charge: Using Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Subsurface Structures

  • 06/09/10
  • NIST WTC Recommendations Are Basis for New Set of Revised Codes

  • Robots Big and Small Showcase Their Skills at NIST Alaskan Events

  • 06/07/10
  • Teams Gearing Up for Two NIST Robotic Competitions in Alaska

  • 05/11/10
  • Landmark Study Shows How Size of Fire Crew Influences Saving Lives and Property

  • 04/28/10
  • Landmark Residential Fire Study Shows How Crew Sizes and Arrival Times Influence Saving Lives and Property

  • 04/27/10
  • Major Residential Fire Study to be Issued April 28

  • 03/30/10
  • Smoke Alarms + Sprinklers + Closed Doors = Lives Saved in Dorm Fires

  • 03/16/10
  • NIST Engineer Serving on Chilean Quake Research Team

  • 01/26/10
  • Manufacturing Competition Challenges University Teams to Stack a Better Pallet

  • 01/06/10
  • Autonomous Robots Journal Special Issue November 2009

  • 11/17/09
  • Publication Offers Constructive Advice for Construction Industry Efficiency

  • Wavering Named Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers

  • 10/28/09
  • AIAG Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Vijay Srinivasan Elected as ASME Fellow

  • 10/27/09
  • Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge?

  • 10/20/09
  • Blueprint for Industry Change Aims to Improve Construction Productivity

  • NIST Receives Highest Honor from Automotive Industry Action Group

  • 10/14/09
  • AIAG Honors NIST/EL with Chairman's Award

  • 10/07/09
  • Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems

  • 10/06/09
  • Convoy Returns World Trade Center Steel to New York City

  • For Safer Emergencies, Give Your Power Generator Some Space

  • November Workshop to Examine Challenges to Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing

  • 09/22/09
  • Two Named to Earthquake Advisory Board

  • 09/03/09
  • NIST Deploys Experts to Assist in California Fires

  • 07/30/09
  • Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Robotic and Automation Systems

  • Shake, Rattle, No Roll: Construction Guide for Earthquake-Resistant Buildings

  • 07/28/09
  • September PerMIS Workshop Takes Measure of Intelligent System Performance

  • 06/17/09
  • NIST Study Offers First Detailed Look at the Progress of a Wildland-Urban Fire

  • 06/02/09
  • NIST Processes to Help Build Next-Generation Nuclear Power Plants

  • 05/05/09
  • High Rise Fire Study Provides Insight Into Deadly Wind-Driven Fires

  • New Study: Home Energy Savings Are Made in the Shade

  • NIST Researcher Dan Madrzykowski Named Fire Service Instructor of the Year

  • 03/24/09
  • NIST Stairwell Evacuation Study Finds 'What We Know We Don't Know'

  • 02/24/09
  • NIST and French Lab to Study Weathering of Advanced Composites for Bridges and Piers

  • 02/10/09
  • Live Fire Experiments Examine Impact of Changes in Firefighting Resources

  • 01/27/09
  • Viscosity-Enhancing Nanomaterials May Double Service Life of Concrete

  • 01/08/09
  • NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs

  • 12/09/08
  • Carbon Nanofibers Cut Flammability of Upholstered Furniture

  • 11/25/08
  • Final Strategic Plan for Earthquake Hazard Studies Published

  • NIST Leads Revision of International Coordinate Measuring Machine Standard

  • NIST Releases Final WTC 7 Investigation Report

  • Rescue Robot Exercise Brings Together Robots, Developers, First Responders

  • 11/12/08
  • Nanoparticles in the Home: More and Smaller Than Previously Detected

  • 10/28/08
  • Fire Videos Dramatize Christmas Tree Safety Measures

  • Green Buildings: A Net-Zero Energy Research Agenda

  • 10/22/08
  • Government Issues R&D Agenda for ”Net-Zero“ Energy Green Buildings

  • 10/01/08
  • Baked Slug -- New Method to Test Fireproofing Material

  • New Building Code Revisions Adopt NIST Recommendations from WTC Study

  • Safer Buildings Are Goal of New Code Changes Based on Recommendations from NIST World Trade Center Investigation

  • 09/16/08
  • NIST Research Leads to Revisions in California Building Code

  • 09/03/08
  • New NIST Publication Series Addresses Design of Earthquake-Resistant Structures

  • NIST Releases WTC 7 Investigation Report for Public Comment

  • 08/06/08
  • Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board

  • 07/22/08
  • Cool! Nanoparticle Research Points to Energy Savings

  • 06/24/08
  • High Rise Fire Fighting—Effective Use of Positive Pressure Ventilation

  • 06/10/08
  • Tests Check Out Rescue Robots' Life-Saving Vision

  • 05/28/08
  • Word/Logic Bank to Help Build ‘Thinking’ Machines

  • 04/15/08
  • Comments Requested on Draft Earthquake Hazards Plan

  • 04/01/08
  • NIST Third Interoperability Week April 28-May 2

  • Software Tackles Production Line Machine ‘Cyclic Jitters’

  • 03/18/08
  • April Conferences Focus on Scanning Advances

  • NIST Evaluates Firefighting Tactics In NYC High-Rise Test

  • Web Site Offers Easy Access to Life-Saving Fire Service Research

  • 03/05/08
  • Energy Upgrades Pay Off for Taxpayers and Feds

  • Failure Investigations Report Highlights Efforts for Safer Buildings

  • NIST to Study Hazards of Portable Gasoline-Powered Generators

  • NIST Web Site Features Waldseemüller Map Video

  • 02/05/08
  • ‘Nitty-Gritty’ but Vital Data Helps Field Rescue Robots

  • Workshop Offers U.S. Industry Access to International R&D Collaborations

  • 01/23/08
  • NIST Helps Heat Pumps ‘Go With the Flow’ to Boost Output

  • 12/12/07
  • NIST Encasement Now Protecting ‘America’s Birth Certificate’

  • 11/27/07
  • NIST Measures Performance of Auto Crash Warning Systems

  • 10/11/07
  • Home Sprinklers Score ‘A’ in NIST Cost-Benefit Study

  • NIST Official Testifies on Fire Research Program

  • 09/27/07
  • NIST Helps Plan Measurement Standards for the Hydrogen Economy

  • 09/13/07
  • NIST Firebrand Device Could Save U.S. and Japanese Homes

  • 08/30/07
  • Fire Tests Examine Structural Collapse Hazards and Warning Devices

  • 07/20/07
  • NIST Begins Technical Study of S.C. Warehouse Fire

  • 06/21/07
  • Fans Clear High-Rise Stairwells of Smoke

  • NIST/Industry Quality Measurement Data Standard

  • 06/08/07
  • Building Retrofits Reduce Chem/Bio Hazards Risks

  • Rescue Robot Tests To Offer Responders High-Tech Help

  • 11/22/06
  • Enhanced Air Quality Modeling Software Available

  • NIST Test Fans the Flames for High-Rise Fire Safety

  • 09/28/06
  • Firefighter Radios May Fail During High-Temp Fires

  • Model Homes Offer National IAQ Impact Results

  • Robot Wheelchair May Give Patients More Independence

  • 09/14/06
  • Nanomanufacturing Meeting to Chart Research Needs

  • 08/31/06
  • Workshops Address How to Avoid Progressive Collapse

  • 08/17/06
  • Putting Search and Rescue Robots Through Their Paces

  • 07/06/06
  • NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs

  • NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs

  • 06/22/06
  • Improved Rating for Residential Fuel Cells

  • Rooftop PV Data for Better Energy Prediction Models

  • 06/08/06
  • NIST Software Makes Fire Gear Choice Easier

  • 05/12/06
  • Wearable Sensors to Improve Soldier Post-Action Reports

  • 02/16/06
  • Site Tracks Implementation of Trade Center Suggestions

  • 02/02/06
  • Fire Panel Changes Offer Real-Time Fire Status Data

  • 01/17/06
  • Helping Small Firms Run Large Supply Chains

  • 12/01/05
  • Grant Advances Web Portal for U.S./China Standards

  • NIST Assists with Testing Crash Avoidance System

  • 11/03/05
  • Updated Fire Modeling Software Released

  • 10/07/05
  • Simulations Predict Savings From More Airtight Buildings

  • 08/26/05
  • Evaluation Gauges Results from Machine Translation

  • NIST Develops 'Toolbox' for Manufacturing Systems

  • 07/26/05
  • NIST’s Manufacturing Lab Prints 2005 Program Guide

  • 06/30/05
  • Final Nightclub Fire Report Urges Code Compliance

  • 06/16/05
  • Software Advance Helps Computers Act Logically

  • 06/02/05
  • Meeting Slated to Discuss Structural Steel and Fire

  • Software Addresses Terrorist Building Threats
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