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Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2015

A new vision for U. S. manufacturing is emerging to strengthen U. S. competitiveness in the face of global trends that are driving manufacturers … more

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2015

We seek to build the scientific infrastructure for objective forensic firearm and toolmark identification by developing rigorous procedures to … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Building systems commissioning processes applied at the design phase and throughout the building life cycle have been shown to effectively improve … more

Prognostics and Health Management for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Complex system, sub-system, and component interactions within smart manufacturing systems make it challenging to determine specific influences of … more

Wireless Platforms for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Reliable and secure real-time performance of wireless platforms are challenging problems faced by manufacturers, who choose wireless platforms to … more

Systems Integration for Additive Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Numerous research efforts are underway to reduce the time and improve the quality of the product realization process for additive manufacturing. A … more

Characterization of Additive Manufacturing Materials
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Currently there is a lack of AM parts in high performance applications, due to a lack of publicly available high fidelity data that has associated … more

SI Length and Traceability
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2015

We maintain and develop methods to provide traceability to the meter via laser frequency/wavelength. The most significant source of uncertainty in … more

Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Without ubiquitous, accurate, and reliable real-time sensors, the electric grid will not have the resiliency, reliability, and capacity to manage … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Electricity meters today face unprecedented challenges, from distorted waveforms on the grid, bidirectional metering for renewables, and the use … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Advanced Dimensional Measurement Systems for Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 05/12/2015

The Advanced Dimensional Measurement Systems for Manufacturing (ADMSM) project provides the measurement science and infrastructure needed by … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/05/2015

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

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