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A Call for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges
Release Date: 06/18/2015

NIST is a participant in the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Electron microscope tomograph shows a 3D view (~300 nm on a side) of a gridwork … more

NIST’s ‘Nano-Raspberries’ Could Bear Fruit in Fuel Cells
Release Date: 06/09/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum … more

Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

Go Figure: What is the Most Efficient Design for New Single-Family Home?
Release Date: 05/06/2015

What is the optimal energy efficiency design for a new single-family house? Two economists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Baldrige Program Tops in Leadership Development for Two Straight Years
Release Date: 04/02/2015

For the second year in a row, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) has received the first place award in the government and military … more

New Publications Scope Future Research, Detail Design and Operation of NIST's Net-Zero Energy House
Release Date: 03/27/2015

The NIST Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility in Gaithersburg, Md. Credit: Healthy Indoors Magazine/IAQ.net The National Institute of … more

NPSBN Network Parameter Sensitivity Analysis
Release Date: 03/15/2015

Authors: Richard A. Rouil; Antonio Izquierdo Manzanares; Camillo A. Gentile; David W. Griffith; Nada T. Golmie Abstract: The legislation included … more

NIST 2015 SBIR Grants to Fund Research in Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Cybersecurity and Bioscience
Release Date: 03/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is offering to fund research projects … more

New Imaging Technique Finds Formation of Aluminum Alloys to Blame for Next-Gen Battery Failures
Release Date: 03/03/2015

Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the University of Maryland, and Sandia National Laboratories, … more

A New MAP for LED Lighting
Release Date: 02/19/2015

Ben Tsai (left) and Maria Nadal demonstrate one kind of solid-state light that can be more

NIST Drafts Plug-and-Pay Standards
Release Date: 02/12/2015

Photos: Ted Bohn, Argonne National Laboratory Plug-in electric vehicles make up a growing share of the nation’s rolling stock and are prompting … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System to Monitor Security of Energy Industry Networked Control Systems
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to help energy companies improve the security of the … more

Weighing Gas with Sound and Microwaves
Release Date: 01/23/2015

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a novel method to rapidly and accurately calibrate gas flow … more

Supercomputer Simulations Yield Method for Predicting Behavior of New Concrete Formulas
Release Date: 01/21/2015

Just because concrete is the most widely used building material in human history doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. A recent study conducted by … more

Ultrasonic Thermometers for Medical Dosimetry
Release Date: 12/16/2014

PML researchers are exploring whether ultrasound can be used as a faster, more efficient way to take three-dimensional images of radiation dose … more

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