Maria Nadal is a research chemist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the United States. She joined NIST in 1997 to work in the fields of Spectrophotometry, Color and Appearance, and Photometry and in 2001 was appointed as the Color and Appearance Project Leader. Her areas of research include all aspects of color and appearance, photometry, and measurement uncertainty. She is involved in developing new calibration service, measurement assurance programs, and standard reference materials for surface color, specular gloss, diffuse transmittance, and LED products as well as research in the goniochromatic attributes of special effect coatings.
Honors and Awards
Sensor Science Division
Optical Radiation Group
1997-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
B.S. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico