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NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Adds Industry Member
Release Date: 08/30/2016

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Willie E. May has … more

Crystal Unclear: Why Might This Uncanny Crystal Change Laser Design?
Release Date: 08/26/2016

Laser applications may benefit from crystal research by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and China’s … more

NIST Study Provides Voice for Evacuation Needs of Mobility Impaired
Release Date: 08/26/2016

A fire alarm sounds. An announcement comes over the office public address system: “A fire has been reported in the building. This is not a drill. … more

Conferences and Events
NSCI Seminar: Communication-Avoiding Algorithms for Linear Algebra and Beyond
September 6, 2016

Algorithms have two costs: arithmetic and communication, i.e. moving data between levels of a memory hierarchy or processors over a network. … more

The Role of Standards in Preventing & Mitigating Health IT Patient Safety Risks
September 7, 2016

Health IT Community Technical Workshop for all Stakeholders: Learn and Share Industry Best Practices. Objectives: Bring together all Health IT … more

Privacy Controls Workshop: Next Steps for NIST Special Publication 800-53, Appendix J
September 8, 2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) will co-host a public workshop to gather … more