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Wide-Ranging Expertise Enhanced by 2013 Baldrige Training
Release Date: 05/22/2013

Graduating from the three-day Baldrige Examiner Preparation course, 482 Baldrige examiners and special visitors now find themselves among an elite … more

NIST Demonstrates Significant Improvement in the Performance of Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation
Release Date: 05/14/2013

Using a powerful combination of microanalytic techniques that simultaneously image photoelectric current and chemical reaction rates across a … more

In Natural Gas Pipelines, NIST Goes with the Flow
Release Date: 04/19/2013

Aaron Johnson checks an array designed to hold 21 CFVs. The array is inserted into the yellow 8-inch pipeline at left and used to calibrate larger … more

Smart Grid R&D Opportunities Outlined in Two New NIST Reports
Release Date: 04/03/2013

The nation's aging power grid is evolving into a modern, "smart" energy distribution network, and with these changes comes a host of challenges … more

Dr. George Arnold to Take on New Role as Director of the Standards Coordination Office
Release Date: 02/20/2013

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to share this news with you. NIST Director Pat Gallagher has asked me to take on a new role as Director of the … more

Green and Gold: NIST Boulder’s New Laboratory Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Release Date: 02/20/2013

The new Precision Measurement Laboratory (PML) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Boulder, Colo., has received … more

National Institute of Standards and Technology Initiates Development of New Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 02/13/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the first step in the development of a Cybersecurity Framework, which … more

Report from the Field: Using Internally Cured Concrete in Indiana Bridges
Release Date: 02/06/2013

A recent news story from Purdue University describes how Indiana state transportation officials are making concrete use of concrete research to … more

NIST to Host Three Presidential Innovation Fellows
Release Date: 02/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expects to host three new Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) from the latest round … more

New Guide Will Allow Electric Utilities to Develop Green Button Web Tools
Release Date: 02/06/2013

A new guide* for Web developers recently released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will make it easier for electric … more

States Realize Big Benefits by Keeping Current with Energy Standards for Buildings
Release Date: 02/06/2013

States that have not adopted the latest energy-efficiency standard for commercial buildings are foregoing an average reduction of almost 10 … more

CT calorimetry
Release Date: 12/21/2012

Heather Chen-Mayer at the PET/CT scanner with HDPE phantoms. The large sections are for whole-torso measurements; the small cylinder is one more

NIST Experiments Challenge Fundamental Understanding of Electromagnetism
Release Date: 11/27/2012

Observations made with NIST's Electron Beam Ion Trap indicate that in ions with a strongly positive charge, electrons can behave in ways … more

Researchers Determine Critical Factors for Improving Performance of a Solar Fuel Catalyst
Release Date: 10/03/2012

False-color scanning electron micrographs of cross-sectioned hematite films grown by sputter deposition and then annealed at two different … more

Home Sweet Lab: Computerized House to Generate as Much Energy as It Uses
Release Date: 09/12/2012

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 12, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled a new laboratory designed … more

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