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Smart Factory Architecture Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

Smart manufacturing is providing the impetus and foundation for software vendors to produce a wide range of low cost, easy to use, manufacturing … more

Manufacturing Services Network Models Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

Manufacturing re-shoring represents a huge opportunity for U.S. small and medium manufacturing enterprises (SMEs). To seize this opportunity, … more

Model-Based Engineering Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

Computer models are replacing 2D drawings and engineering documents for manufactured products. Using computer models for engineering and … more

Sustainability Characterization for Product Assembly Processes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

Today, major OEMs in the U.S. are principally assemblers of components and subsystems often produced by suppliers in their production networks. … more

Testbed for Sustainable Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

The Sustainable Manufacturing (SM) program is developing a number of methods and tools for sustainability assessment. Under the Integration … more

Sustainability Metrics for Design and Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

Sustainable manufacturing is moving from solely an after-the-fact assessment to a before-the-fact prediction.  The ability to make sustainability … more

Sustainability Modeling and Optimization Project
Last Updated Date: 12/27/2012

To advance sustainable manufacturing (SM), industry needs the ability to assess their sustainability performance and plan a path towards its … more

Manipulating the Position and Orientation of Nanoparticles using Feedback Control
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

To advance the development of miniaturized systems, there is a need to place nanostructured materials in very precise locations. Only then can … more

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

One of the major obstacles to incorporating nanotechnology into everyday products is the difficulty of making nanoscale structures inexpensively … more

Real-Time Tracking and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Individual Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

The behavior and properties of macroscale objects are stable and predictable because they are the result of the average behavior of very large … more

Nanoparticle Tracking for Fluidic Self Assembly
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2012

One challenge of nanomanufacturing is to establish methods to assemble solution-based nanoparticles into organized structures with nanometer … more

Diffraction Metrology and Standards
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Our objective is the development of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible, and accurate measurement methods for … more

Thin Film X-Ray Reflectometry
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Our goal is to develop Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible X-ray reflectometry (XRR) data analysis methods to … more

Polymer Microspheres By Annular Co-Flow Extrusion
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Well characterized test materials are essential for validating the performance of trace explosive detection systems. Particle size, chemical … more

Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2012

Leverage NIST knowledge and capabilities in task analysis, perception, autonomous vehicle systems, and performance measurements to support an FWHA … more

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