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From helping to develop technologies that detect explosives and locate survivors in a collapsed building to video software that identifies criminals and high endurance building materials, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to keep people safe.

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Programs and Projects
Public Safety Communications

To provide the public safety community with a better understanding of what to expect from new and emerging networking technologies, and accelerate … more

Standard Test Methods for Response Robots

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a comprehensive set of standard test methods and associated … more

Detection, Inspection, and Enforcement Technologies

The goal of this program is to manage programs, direct research and development efforts, and develop performance standards, guidelines and reports … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems

Smart manufacturing systems need to be protected from vulnerabilities that may arise as a result of their increased connectivity, use of wireless … more

Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions

This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US … more

Physical Infrastructure: Connections

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet … more

Instruments
Manufacturing Robotics Testbed

TThe NIST manufacturing robotics test bed consists of several labs located in three buildings on the main NIST campus. Combined, these serve as a … more

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