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NIST Awards $26 Million to Support Manufacturing in 10 States
Release Date: 02/24/2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the award of new … 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

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

NIST Releases Update of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide for Final Public Review
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued proposed updates to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security … more

NIST Announces New Center to Support Florida Manufacturers
Release Date: 01/30/2015

The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and … more

Restoration Begins on NIST's Million-Pound Deadweight Machine
Release Date: 01/27/2015

For the first time in half a century, NIST’s 4.45-million newton (equivalent to one million pounds-force) deadweight machine – the largest in the … more

New Portable Vacuum Standard
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The PVS is housed within the white “igloo” enclosure at left. At right is an auxiliary vacuum system used for pressure calibrations. A novel … 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 Meeting: Cybersecurity Is a Key Ingredient In the Manufacturing Mix
Release Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is bringing experts together to discuss the cybersecurity challenges faced by the … more

President Obama Announces New Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Knoxville, Tennessee
Release Date: 01/09/2015

A Knoxville-area based consortium of 122 companies, nonprofits, universities and research laboratories is partnering with the Department of Energy … more

New Collaborative Project Will Give Manufacturing Some New Digital Threads
Release Date: 01/06/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers and their industrial partners aim to add a new dimension to manufacturing … more

NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management
Release Date: 12/04/2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags—devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people—have become … more

NIST Awards $2.5 Million in Grants to MEP Centers for Pilot Business-to-Business Networks
Release Date: 12/02/2014

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 10 Hollings … more

Progress in Nanowire Arrays
Release Date: 12/02/2014

Scanning electron microscope image of an array of GaN nanowires with a spacing of 800 nm. Defect-free nanowires with diameters in the range of 100 … 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

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