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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

NIST Fires Up Extended Calibration Service for Laser Welding and More
Release Date: 12/02/2014

The new service could be employed to calibrate high-power lasers used for applications such as cutting metals. NIST PML’s Sources and Detectors … more

Baldrige Program Seeks Examiners for 2015 Board
Release Date: 12/01/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) is seeking applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for the … more

Harary Appointed Director of NIST Engineering Lab
Release Date: 11/05/2014

Howard Harary has been appointed director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Engineering Laboratory, which develops … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

BIRDS Is for Sustainability: New NIST Tool for Evaluating Building Performance, Trade-offs
Release Date: 10/07/2014

Designing a building that simply meets local code requirements is not necessarily the optimal way to do it when you consider all the long-term … more

Pre- Vacancy Announcement Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program
Release Date: 10/02/2014

NIST to Hire New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Director The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is about to hire a new … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Smart Grid Framework, Update 3.0
Release Date: 10/01/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published its NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, … more

NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 08/22/2014

Six months ago , the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical … more

Guidelines for Enhancing Solar Cells Using Surface Plasmon Polaritons
Release Date: 08/15/2014

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have established guidelines for using surface plasmon polaritons … more

NIST 'Global City Teams Challenge' to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 08/05/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long … more

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