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NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/20/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. … more

National Program Office for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Established at NIST
Release Date: 12/19/2011

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Patrick Gallagher … more

Commerce Secretary John Bryson Lays Out Vision for Department of Commerce
Release Date: 12/15/2011

At U.S. Chamber of Commerce, former chairman and CEO outlines priorities to create jobs: Build it here, sell it everywhere U.S. Commerce Secretary … more

NIST Releases Update to Smart Grid Framework
Release Date: 10/25/2011

An expanded list of standards, new cybersecurity guidance and product testing proposals are among the new elements in an updated roadmap for Smart … more

Commerce and Transportation Departments Forge Partnership to Boost Domestic Manufacturing Across America
Release Date: 10/18/2011

Partnership will help revitalize the domestic railway manufacturing sector, support Obama Administration’s historic investments in transportation … more

NIST Cooperative Agreement with University of Maryland Supports Research on 21st Century Smart Systems
Release Date: 10/13/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded today a $1 million cooperative agreement to the University of Maryland at … more

NIST MEP and EDA Working with National Governors Association to Encourage Growth Opportunities in Manufacturing in Seven States
Release Date: 10/07/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and the Economic Development Administration … more

NIST Polishes Method for Creating Tiny Diamond Machines
Release Date: 09/27/2011

Diamonds may be best known as a symbol of long-lasting love. But semiconductor makers are also hoping they'll pan out as key components of … more

NIST Extends Response Period for Comments on Proposed New Advanced Manufacturing Program
Release Date: 09/23/2011

To accommodate additional interested parties, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a 30-day extension on a … more

High Tech in Rural America
Release Date: 08/26/2011

Guest blog post by Patrick D. Gallagher , Commerce's Under Secretary of Standards and Technology and Director, National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Structure for Proposed Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Program
Release Date: 07/22/2011

A notice published today by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Federal Register requests opinions from the public … more

Nanomechanics: New Test Measures Key Properties of Polymer Thin Films and Membranes
Release Date: 07/19/2011

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated* a measurement technique that reliably determines three … more

New Video Showcases NIST-Hosted Robotics Competitions in China
Release Date: 07/19/2011

Virtual robots move pallets while maneuvering around each other in a simulation of a busy warehouse. Credit: Laboratory for Robotics and … more

NIST Selects First Chief Manufacturing Officer
Release Date: 07/08/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today* announced that manufacturing industry executive Michael F. Molnar has been … more

John Cahn to Receive 2011 Kyoto Prize for Fundamental Contributions to Materials Science
Release Date: 07/06/2011

John Cahn, an emeritus senior fellow and materials scientist at the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

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