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2014
  • NIST Names Members to First Forensic Science Standards Board July 1, 2014

  • Accelerating Green Technology Transfer to Impact American Lives June 17, 2014

  • Two NIST Researchers Honored with Flemming Awards June 9, 2014

  • ExporTech MEP Centers May 7, 2014

  • NIST Researchers Honored with Presidential Award April 15, 2014

  • Take F2: NIST's Latest, Most Accurate Time Standard Debuts April 8, 2014

  • FY 2015 Budget Request for NIST Focuses on Innovation, Technology Transfer and Economic Growth March 26, 2014

  • ExporTech in the News March 19, 2014

  • NIST Gaithersburg Will Be Closed Monday, March 17, 2014 March 17, 2014

  • NIST’s FY 2015 Budget Request Focuses on Innovation, Expands Technology Transfer and Economic Growth Priorities March 13, 2014

  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request March 4, 2014

  • President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes and Launches the First of Four New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competitions February 26, 2014

  • Statement from Willie May, Associate Director of Laboratory Programs concerning the Appointment of Patrick Gallagher to be the Next Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh February 10, 2014

  • President Obama Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute January 16, 2014

  • First Members of New National Commission on Forensic Science Named January 14, 2014

  • NIST Stars in Media’s Top Science and Technology Stories of 2013 January 14, 2014

  • 2013
  • President Obama Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists December 23, 2013

  • Science and Technology Sampler: NIST Highlights from 2013 December 17, 2013

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology Presents 2013 Awards to Staff December 11, 2013

  • Trusted Identities to Secure Critical Infrastructure December 9, 2013

  • Three Organizations Selected for 2013 Baldrige Awards November 20, 2013

  • Obama Administration Awards $20.5 Million in Make It In America Challenge Grants To Spur Business Investment and Job Creation in the U.S. October 22, 2013

  • NIST Announces Five Grants to Pilot Trusted Identity Technologies September 17, 2013

  • Fostering Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship August 16, 2013

  • 13 Companies Receive 2013 NIST Small Business Innovation Research Awards August 6, 2013

  • Secretary Pritzker Visits the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Gaithersburg, Md., Campus August 2, 2013

  • Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure June 21, 2013

  • NIST and NTIA Announce Plans to Establish New Center for Advanced Communications June 14, 2013

  • Novel Metamaterial 'Flat Lens' Creates 3D Images in Free Space May 28, 2013

  • Five at NIST Honored with Flemming Awards May 14, 2013

  • FLC Names Zielinski National Chair, Honors Satterfield with STEM Award May 14, 2013

  • President’s FY 2014 Budget Request for NIST Supports Research in Advanced Manufacturing, Cybersecurity April 10, 2013

  • Administration Unveils Initial Design Plans for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation January 16, 2013

  • 2012
  • NIST's Liddle, Spielman Elected APS Fellows December 12, 2012

  • Science.gov Web Portal Celebrates the Power of 10 (Years of Service) December 12, 2012

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology Recognizes Staff Achievements December 5, 2012

  • Silver Anniversary Baldrige Awards Honor Organizations in Four Sectors November 14, 2012

  • NIST's David J. Wineland Wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics October 9, 2012

  • Mars Robot, Curiosity, Tethered to NIST Measurements September 5, 2012

  • NIST Announces 12 Small Business Innovation Research Awards August 31, 2012

  • We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces New Public-Private Partnership to Support Manufacturing Innovation, Encourage Investment in America August 16, 2012

  • Obama Administration Announces $9 Million Investment in Rural Communities to Foster Job Creation and Innovation August 1, 2012

  • CEA and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Announce New Collaboration June 21, 2012

  • Energy and Commerce Departments Announce New Centers for Building Operations Excellence June 19, 2012

  • NIST: Creating Jobs with Innovation June 15, 2012

  • July 9 Ohio Workshop Seeks Ideas on Design of National Network for Manufacturing Innovation June 12, 2012

  • Thirty-Nine Organizations Seek Silver Anniversary Baldrige Award June 12, 2012

  • New Commitments Support Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative May 15, 2012

  • Manufacturing: Key to an Innovation-Based Economy May 9, 2012

  • Manufacturers Learn Keys to Success at MEP's Manufacturing Innovation 2012 May 8, 2012

  • NIST Mass Masters Challenge at USA Science & Engineering Festival April 30, 2012

  • New Industry Commitments to Give 15 Million Households Tools to Shrink Their Energy Bills March 26, 2012

  • President Proposes National Network for Manufacturing Innovation March 9, 2012

  • President's FY 2013 Budget Request for NIST Targets Advanced Manufacturing, Critical Science and Technology Programs February 13, 2012

  • NIST Advisory Committee Recommends Non-Profit Guide for Next-Gen Public Safety Communications Net February 7, 2012

  • NIST Seeks Proposals for Projects to Improve Trust in Cyberspace February 7, 2012

  • Administration Announces New Tools to Help Consumers Manage Electricity Use and Shrink Bills January 18, 2012

  • Four at NIST Elected AAAS Fellows January 10, 2012

  • NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Manufacturing and IT Challenges January 10, 2012

  • 2011
  • NIST Research/Collaboration Efforts Key to Innovation and Economic Growth December 30, 2011

  • National Program Office for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Established at NIST December 19, 2011

  • Responses to NIST Federal Register Request for Information on How to Structure Proposed New Program: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) December 16, 2011

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology Recognizes Staff December 7, 2011

  • Four Organizations Win 2011 Baldrige National Quality Award November 22, 2011

  • NIST’s John Cahn Receives Kyoto Prize November 10, 2011

  • We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces Two Steps to Help Businesses Create Jobs, Strengthen Competitiveness October 28, 2011

  • NIST Colleagues Congratulate Shechtman on Nobel Chemistry Prize October 5, 2011

  • Maryland Governor O'Malley Urges Investment in Cybersecurity Education September 21, 2011

  • NIST Gaithersburg Campus to Reopen Wednesday August 24th August 23, 2011

  • May, Locascio Honored as ACS Fellows August 16, 2011

  • NIST Awards $2.7 Million to 18 U.S. Small Business Research Projects August 10, 2011

  • Background on Quantum Key Distribution August 2, 2011

  • Spotlight on Commerce: Phillip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services at the National Institute of Standards and Technology July 15, 2011

  • John Cahn to Receive 2011 Kyoto Prize For Fundamental Contributions to Materials Science June 24, 2011

  • Administration Releases Strategy to Protect Online Consumers and Support Innovation and Fact Sheet on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace April 15, 2011

  • President Proposes Record $1 Billion Budget for NIST in FY2012 February 15, 2011

  • Obama Administration’s Budget Request for NIST Includes Critical Science and Technology Investments to Advance U.S. Innovation and Boost Economic Recovery February 14, 2011

  • NIST Puts a New Twist on the Electron Beam January 19, 2011

  • National Program Office Planned for Online Trusted Identity Strategy January 18, 2011

  • Setting Standards: We Want to Hear From You January 7, 2011

  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt Announce Next Steps to Enhance Online Security, Planned National Office for Identity Trust Strategy January 7, 2011

  • NIST Work Highlighted as Top Science News of 2010 January 5, 2011

  • Three From NIST Elected Fellows of American Physical Society January 5, 2011

  • 2010
  • New Round of NIST-ARRA Fellowships Announced December 8, 2010

  • NIST Honors 139 for Achievements in 2010 December 8, 2010

  • One-Hundred Thirty-Nine Employees Receive Department of Commerce Gold and Silver Medals, NIST Departmental Bronze Medals and Other Awards December 2, 2010

  • 2010 Baldrige Award Winners Announced November 24, 2010

  • Three NIST Scientists Earn Presidential Early Career Awards November 24, 2010

  • USA Science & Engineering Expo Winners October 25, 2010

  • NIST Awards $50 Million in Grants for the Construction of Five Science Facilities October 13, 2010

  • NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership Awards $9.1 Million for Projects to Enhance U.S. Global Competitiveness October 13, 2010

  • NIST Identifies Five October 7, 2010

  • Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology Awards $50 Million in Grants for the Construction of Five Science Facilities September 29, 2010

  • NIST Strengthens Laboratory Mission Focus with New Structure September 28, 2010

  • NIST Pair of Aluminum Atomic Clocks Reveal Einstein's Relativity at a Personal Scale September 23, 2010

  • NIST Researchers Hear Puzzling New Physics from Graphene Quartet's Quantum Harmonies September 8, 2010

  • NIST Finalizes Initial Set of Smart Grid Cyber Security Guidelines September 2, 2010

  • NIST Fellow Applications Now Being Accepted June 23, 2010

  • Pioneer NIST Computer Remembered on 60th Anniversary June 23, 2010

  • Two Institutions Selected to Manage New NIST Fellowship Programs March 2, 2010

  • NIST Grants Awards for Recovery Act Fellowship Programs February 19, 2010

  • NIST Budget Request Proposes 7.3 Percent Increase in Funding February 16, 2010

  • Obama Administration’s Budget Request Includes Vital Science and Technology Investments to Advance U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness February 1, 2010

  • $123 Million in Grants Will Fund New Research Facilities January 12, 2010

  • NIST Awards Over $34 Million for Research in Measurement Science January 12, 2010

  • Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology Awards Over $34 Million in Recovery Act Grants to Increase Innovation and Improve American Competitiveness January 8, 2010

  • NIST Awards $123 Million in Recovery Act Grants To Construct New Research Facilities January 8, 2010

  • 2009
  • Twenty-Two NIST Boulder Employees Receive Awards December 16, 2009

  • U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology Invests up to $71 Million in New Manufacturing, Infrastructure Research and Development December 15, 2009

  • Sixty-Four Staff Members Earn Departmental Bronze and Other NIST Awards December 8, 2009

  • NIST on Facebook and Twitter December 1, 2009

  • NIST Staff Recognized in Annual Commerce Department Awards December 1, 2009

  • 37 Employees Earn DOC Awards November 20, 2009

  • Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Launched; Governing Board Elected November 19, 2009

  • Senate Confirms Gallagher as 14th NIST Director November 17, 2009

  • NIST to Receive 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award September 22, 2009

  • Updated NIST 'Master Plan' Sent to Capital Planning Commission September 22, 2009

  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to Present Major Report on Smart Grid Interoperability Standards September 17, 2009

  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Breaks Ground on Major San Diego-Area Recovery Act Project September 15, 2009

  • NIST Submits Updated Master Plan for Gaithersburg Campus September 14, 2009

  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Statement on President Obama’s Intent to Nominate Patrick Gallagher as Director of NIST September 10, 2009

  • Bio-Imaging Technology Transfer and Commercialization Showcase August 25, 2009

  • First Report from New Nuclear Energy Standards Group Released August 11, 2009

  • Brochure Availalbe on New NIST Boulder Laboratory July 28, 2009

  • NIST Awards $55.5 Million for New University Research Facilities July 28, 2009

  • Product Incorporating NIST Expert System Wins R&D 100 Award July 28, 2009

  • NIST Awards $55.5 Million in Grants for New University Research Facilities July 20, 2009

  • Three NIST Researchers Win 2008 PECASE Honors July 14, 2009

  • NIST Physicist, Chemist Receive Federal Public Service Award June 30, 2009

  • Commerce Secretary Locke Announces Selection of 2009-2010 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows June 23, 2009

  • DOC/NIST Invites Vendors to Participate an Industry Day/Business Fair June 19, 2009

  • NIST Seeks Proposals for $20 Million Program to Create Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowships June 16, 2009

  • NIST Seeks Proposals for $20 Million Recovery Act Program -- Grants Will Fund Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowships June 15, 2009

  • NIST, DOD, Intelligence Agencies Join Forces to Secure U.S. Cyber Infrastructure June 11, 2009

  • Commerce Department to Work with ICANN and VeriSign to Enhance the Security and Stability of the Internet’s Domain Name and Addressing System June 3, 2009

  • NIST Announces $120 Million Available for Research Construction Grants June 2, 2009

  • NIST Seeks Proposals for $35 Million in Grants for Measurement Science June 2, 2009

  • NIST Announces Competition for Research Construction Grants -- $120 Million in Recovery Act Grants to provide long-term economic benefits May 27, 2009

  • Congress Approves NIST's Recovery Plan May 20, 2009

  • Congress Approves NIST's Recovery Plan to Create Jobs and Foster Innovation May 8, 2009

  • NIST Launches YouTube Channel April 7, 2009

  • 2009 Technology R&D Competition to Address Civil Infrastructure, Manufacturing March 26, 2009

  • NIST’s Fiscal Year Budget to Increase 8.3 Percent to $819 M March 24, 2009

  • NIST to Receive $610 Million Through Recovery Act March 3, 2009

  • ComSci Fellowship Program Accepting Applications for 2009-2010 February 24, 2009

  • Long-Sought Protein Structure May Help Reveal How ‘Gene Switch’ Works -- NIST, Brookhaven Researchers Use Tuberculosis Bacteria to End 25-Year Quest February 6, 2009

  • Live Fire Experiments Provide Data on the Effects of Fire Resources -- Results Could Help Local Governments Make Informed Resource Decisions February 5, 2009

  • Bertocci, Kirchhoff Honored as AAAS Fellows January 13, 2009

  • NIST Seeks Small Business Vendors for Facility-Related Projects January 13, 2009

  • NIST Technology Innovation Program Announces New R&D Projects To Develop Infrastructure Monitoring and Inspection Technologies January 6, 2009

  • 2008
  • Nine NIST Staff Become New APS Fellows December 9, 2008

  • Seventy-One Staff Members Earn Departmental Bronze and Other NIST Awards December 3, 2008

  • NIST Awards $24 Million in Grants for New University Research Facilities November 25, 2008

  • NIST Awards $24 Million in Grants For New Research Facilities Dedicated to Quantum Measurement, Marine Ecology November 24, 2008

  • 42 Employees Earn DOC Awards November 19, 2008

  • Blue Ribbon Commission Issues Findings on NIST Safety November 7, 2008

  • Information Update: September 16, 2008: NIST Takes Additional Steps to Strengthen Safety at Its Boulder Laboratories September 16, 2008

  • NIST Physicist David J. Wineland Awarded 2007 National Medal of Science August 25, 2008

  • NIST WTC 7 Investigation Finds Building Fires Caused Collapse August 21, 2008

  • NIST to Release Report and Recommendations from Investigation of World Trade Center Building 7 August 18, 2008

  • Information Update: August 14, 2008 Ultra-sensitive Tests Confirm No Significant Health Risks Expected from Plutonium Exposures August 14, 2008

  • New JILA Technique Reveals Hidden Properties of Ultracold Atomic Gases August 6, 2008

  • Information Update: July 30, 2008 NIST Commits to Action for Strengthening Safety NIST Responds to Investigative Report, City of Boulder Regarding Safety Improvements July 30, 2008

  • NIST Seeks New Members for Eight Advisory Committees July 22, 2008

  • Information Updates and Publications Relating to June 9, 2008 Plutonium Incident at the NIST-Boulder Laboratory July 11, 2008

  • Reports from Five Radiation Safety and Health Experts on the June 9 Plutonium Incident July 11, 2008

  • Information Update: July 10, 2008 No Significant Health Risks Expected from Plutonium Exposures July 10, 2008

  • NIST Response to NRC Confirmatory Action Letter July 2, 2008

  • Information Update: June 27, 2008 Medical Tests Indicate Internal Contamination Due to June 9 Plutonium Incident June 27, 2008

  • 2008-2009 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows Announced June 24, 2008

  • Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Announces Selection of 2008-2009 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows June 24, 2008

  • Information Update: June 24, 2008 Plutonium Discharge into Sink Below Federal and State Limits June 24, 2008

  • NIST/NIH Micromagnets Show Promise as Colorful 'Smart Tags' for Magnetic Resonance Imaging June 18, 2008

  • Information Update: June 17, 2008 NIST Finds Radiation Contamination in Lab Sink June 17, 2008

  • Information Update: Additional Trace Contamination Found in NIST-Boulder Lab June 13, 2008

  • Low-Level Plutonium Sample Involved in NIST-Boulder Lab Incident June 10, 2008

  • Grant Proposals Sought for Construction of Science Research Buildings May 28, 2008

  • NIST Signs Cooperative Agreement with U-Albany Nano College April 29, 2008

  • NIST World Metrology Day Forum Focuses on Anti-Doping Advances April 29, 2008

  • Innovative Nanotechnologies Available for Commercialization Showcased by the National Institute of Standards and Technology April 8, 2008

  • New NIST Video: Bill Phillips School Talk on the Science of Ultracold February 19, 2008

  • Two NIST Researchers named to 'Federal 100' February 19, 2008

  • Biometrics Standards Registry for U.S. Government Issued for Public Comment; Deadline is March 10 February 8, 2008

  • International Biofuels Effort Seeks Fewer Barriers, More Trade February 5, 2008

  • President’s Budget Requests 22 Percent Boost for NIST Core Programs February 5, 2008

  • President Requests 22 Percent Budget Increase for NIST Core Programs to Advance Innovation and Competitiveness February 4, 2008

  • International Effort Takes Critical Steps to Accelerate Growth of Global Biofuels Market February 1, 2008

  • March Conference Explores Building Trust on the Internet January 23, 2008

  • Measurement Innovations Add Up to Big Savings for Semiconductors January 8, 2008

  • New Video Answers the Question 'What is NIST?' January 8, 2008

  • NIST, EC Agency Partner for Better Measurements and Standards January 8, 2008

  • 2007
  • Fifty Earn NIST Bronze Medals December 5, 2007

  • Forty-five Earn NIST Awards December 5, 2007

  • Thirteen Earn NIST Awards December 5, 2007

  • Presidential Award for Excellence Honors Five U.S. Organizations November 20, 2007

  • 33 Local Employees Earn DOC Awards November 16, 2007

  • NIST Researchers Receive Early Career Presidential Awards November 8, 2007

  • New NIST Mini-Sensor May Have Biomedical and Security Applications November 1, 2007

  • Reminder: Turn Your Clocks Back on Sunday, November 4 October 26, 2007

  • Celebrating the Physics Nobel Prize Winners October 11, 2007

  • NIST Announces 56 New Awards For Innovative Technology R&D September 27, 2007

  • Digital Cable Goes Quantum: NIST Debuts Superconducting Quantum Computing Cable September 26, 2007

  • NIST, SRC-NRI Enter Partnership to Drive Search for Next-Generation Computer Technology September 13, 2007

  • NIST, SRC-NRI Partner to Advance Next-Generation Computer Technology September 13, 2007

  • Tech Transfer Event to Showcase NIST Microfluidics Technologies September 13, 2007

  • America COMPETES Act Brings Immediate Changes to NIST August 16, 2007

  • Commerce Department to Host National Summit on Competitiveness August 16, 2007

  • NIST, UMBI to Expand Cooperation in Bioresearch August 16, 2007

  • Workshop Focuses on Digital Exchange of Biometric Info August 16, 2007

  • NIST Votes for U.S. Conditional Approval of Office Open XML Standard August 10, 2007

  • Improved NIST SRM Aids Lead Poisoning Detection August 3, 2007

  • Evaluations Aim to Advance Translation Technology July 20, 2007

  • New NIST Measurement Office Focuses on Innovation July 20, 2007

  • NIST Begins Technical Study of South Carolina Warehouse Fire July 16, 2007

  • NIST Status Update on World Trade Center 7 Investigation June 29, 2007

  • First Comprehensive Set of Model Code Changes Adopted Based on Recommendations from Commerce's NIST World Trade Center Investigation June 20, 2007

  • Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Announces Selection of 2007-2008 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows June 14, 2007

  • Three NIST Researchers Receive Flemming Awards June 8, 2007

  • Long-Distance Record: ‘Quantum Keys’ Sent 200 Kilometers June 1, 2007

  • Fiftieth Anniversary of First Digital Image Marked May 24, 2007

  • NIST Nanoscale Science and Technology Center Now Accepting Proposals May 1, 2007

  • NIST Issues Guidelines for Ensuring RFID Security April 26, 2007

  • Commerce’s NIST and Montgomery County Public Schools Partner to Strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education April 19, 2007

  • Fifteen Named to Earthquake Hazards Reduction Advisory Committee February 28, 2007

  • NIST Report Addresses Scientific and Technical Measurement Challenges Key to Sustaining U.S. Innovation February 12, 2007

  • First 2D Pictures of a 'Frequency Comb' Transform It into a Brush February 7, 2007

  • Budget Request Promotes National Competitiveness Through Research and Facilities at Commerce Department’s NIST February 5, 2007

  • Opening Statement FY 2008 NIST Budget Press Briefing Teleconference February 5, 2007

  • 2006
  • 108 Local Residents Earn Commerce Department, NIST Awards December 22, 2006

  • Joint Quantum Institute Created by University of Maryland, NIST and NSA September 11, 2006

  • NIST Scientists Use Electron Beam to Unravel the Secrets of an ‘Atomic Switch’: New Findings Improve Construction Tools and Knowhow for Nanoscale Devices August 17, 2006

  • NIST’s New Advanced Imaging Facility Peers Inside Hydrogen Fuel Cells August 15, 2006

  • NIST Grant to University of Maryland Steps Up the Agency’s Nanotechnology Efforts July 6, 2006

  • Researchers Peg Magnetism as Key Driver of High-Temperature Superconductivity July 6, 2006

  • Commerce's NIST Sending Experts to Examine Missouri Building Collapse June 27, 2006

  • NIST Reports Stricter Adherence to Standards and Codes, Recognition of Storm Surge as Keys to Minimizing Structural Damage from Hurricanes June 9, 2006

  • July 'Summit' Aims for U.S. Success in Global Standards May 25, 2006

  • NIST Provides Funding to Help Small Manufacturers in Hurricane Devastated Regions of the Gulf Coast May 23, 2006

  • Code for ‘Unbreakable’ Quantum Encryption Generated at Record Speed over Fiber April 18, 2006

  • Urban Search and Rescue Robots Nationwide Deploy for Evaluation Exercise at Disaster City March 31, 2006

  • "Frequency Comb" Spectroscopy Proves to be Powerful Chemical Analysis Tool March 16, 2006

  • New Security Standard Is Key to Helping Federal Agencies Protect Information Systems March 14, 2006

  • Record-breaking Detector May Aid Nuclear Inspections March 14, 2006

  • Commerce Department’s NIST to Focus on Research Initiatives for President’s Innovation Agenda February 6, 2006

  • NIST Summer Research Jobs, Applications Due Feb. 15 January 17, 2006

  • 2005
  • Einstein Was Right (Again): Experiments Confirm that E= mc<sup>2</sup> December 21, 2005

  • Nonprofits Can Apply for Baldrige Quality Award in 2007 December 6, 2005

  • NIST Urges Implementation of Recommendations from World Trade Center Investigation Final Towers Report Released Today at Congressional Hearing October 26, 2005

  • Commerce’s NIST Coordinates Study of Structural Damage from Gulf Hurricanes October 13, 2005

  • NIST/JILA Fellow Jan Hall Shares 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics October 4, 2005

  • Like Fireflies and Pendulum Clocks, Nano-oscillators Synchronize Their Behavior September 14, 2005

  • NIST Improves Accuracy of ‘Watt Balance’ Method for Defining the Kilogram September 13, 2005

  • Novel Material May Demonstrate Long-Sought 'Liquid' Magnetic State September 8, 2005

  • Jeffrey Confirmed by Senate as 13th NIST Director July 22, 2005

  • Commerce’s NIST Seeks Comments on Draft Information Security Standard July 15, 2005

  • Final NIST Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Report Urges Strict Adherence to and Strengthening of Current Model Safety Codes June 29, 2005

  • NIST World Trade Center Investigation Team Calls for Improvements June 23, 2005

  • Oklahoma School District Is 1,000th Award Applicant June 15, 2005

  • NIST Demonstrates Key Step in Use of Quantum Computers for Code-Breaking May 12, 2005

  • NIST Launches Initiative to Take Pulse Of U.S. Measurement Capabilities, Infrastructure May 11, 2005

  • NIST Fellow Elected to National Academy of Sciences May 5, 2005

  • Three New Members Named to NIST’s Technology Advisory Committee April 6, 2005

  • NIST and University of Colorado Establish Partnership March 31, 2005

  • Noisy Pictures Tell a Story of 'Entangled' Atoms, JILA Physicists Find March 22, 2005

  • NIST Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Investigation Team Calls for Improvements March 3, 2005

  • Quantum Computers May Be Easier to Build Than Predicted, NIST Work Suggests March 2, 2005

  • NIST Issues Final Guidelines on Computer Security Controls for Federal Systems February 28, 2005

  • Replace Kilogram Artifact Now With Definition Based on Nature, Experts Say February 14, 2005

  • Streamlined Technology Administration Focuses on National Priorities for Security, Industrial Competitiveness February 7, 2005

  • Experiments Prove Existence of Atomic Chain ‘Anchors’ February 3, 2005

  • 2004
  • Chip-Scale Magnetic Sensor Draws on Mini Clock Design December 29, 2004

  • Flame Retardant Exposure Linked to House Dust December 29, 2004

  • Commerce, Big 3 U.S. Auto Makers Form New Partnership to Improve Manufacturing Competitiveness of U.S. Automotive Industry December 9, 2004

  • Ninety-Six Earn NIST Awards December 7, 2004

  • NIST Demonstrates Data ‘Repair Kit’ for Quantum Computers December 1, 2004

  • New System ‘Sees’ Crimes on Audiotape October 26, 2004

  • Latest Findings from NIST World Trade Center Investigation Released October 19, 2004

  • NIST Tests Provide Fire Resistance Data on World Trade Center Floor Systems September 9, 2004

  • Scientists Tame 'Hip Hop' Atoms: Precision Placement May Help in Building Nanoscale Devices September 9, 2004

  • NIST Unveils Chip-Scale Atomic Clock August 27, 2004

  • Scientists Report First Observation of an “Atomic Air Force” August 18, 2004

  • Federal Investigators Classify WTC Victims’ Locations Within Collapsed Buildings July 20, 2004

  • NIST Testing Method Quickly Tells Whether Thin Films Are Strong Enough for the Job July 12, 2004

  • NIST Study Shows Computerized Fingerprint Matching Is Highly Accurate July 6, 2004

  • NIST Research Reveals Tiny Iron Supplement Has ‘Chilling’ Effect That Bodes Well for Magnetic Refrigeration June 23, 2004

  • NIST Launches Advanced Measurement Laboratory June 21, 2004

  • Interim Findings from NIST World Trade Center Building and Fire Safety Investigation Identify Issues with Current Standards, Codes and Practices June 18, 2004

  • NIST Demonstrates ‘Teleportation’ of Atomic States for Quantum Computing June 16, 2004

  • A Quantum Mechanical ‘Tune Up’ for Better Measurement June 4, 2004

  • Evans Releases Report on Reducing Standards-Related Barriers to U.S. Exports Through Enhanced Department of Commerce Standards Activities May 18, 2004

  • NIST System Sets Speed Record For Generation of Quantum Keys for ‘Unbreakable’ Encryption May 3, 2004

  • Better Chemistry Through Nanorings April 12, 2004

  • Four New Members Named to NIST’s Technology Advisory Committee April 5, 2004

  • NCST Advisory Committee Submits First Annual Report to Congress February 12, 2004

  • NIST to Hold Public Meeting on WTC Investigation in NYC on February 12 February 12, 2004

  • President Continues to Make Technology a Priority February 2, 2004

  • Deborah Jin Remarks - Jan. 28, 2004 January 28, 2004

  • NIST/University of Colorado Scientists Create New Form of Matter: A Fermionic Condensate January 28, 2004

  • 2003
  • Governor Ehrlich Announces Technology Partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology December 18, 2003

  • 106 Local Residents Earn DOC, NIST Awards December 9, 2003

  • Commerce’s NIST Updates Progress of World Trade Center Investigation December 2, 2003

  • Commerce’s NIST Asks Public for Information on Rhode Island Nightclub Fire November 25, 2003

  • President and Commerce Secretary Announce Recipients of Nation’s Highest Honor in Quality and Performance Excellence November 25, 2003

  • NIST/University of Colorado Researchers Create Bose-Einstein "Super Molecule" November 20, 2003

  • NIST Calls for Comments on Draft of Federal Computer Security Controls Guidelines November 3, 2003

  • Agreements to Facilitate NIST WTC Investigation October 31, 2003

  • NIST and CU-Boulder Physicist Deborah Jin Wins 2003 MacArthur Fellowship ‘Genius Grant’ is Worth $500,000 to Researcher October 6, 2003

  • NIST Details First-Person Data Collection Projects for WTC Investigation September 17, 2003

  • Commerce’s NIST Announces 44 New Advanced Technology Program Awards September 10, 2003

  • Furlani Named NIST CIO September 2, 2003

  • Stanley Named to Head NIST’s Advanced Technology Program September 2, 2003

  • Novel Zigzag Shape Gives Sensors Magnetic Appeal August 27, 2003

  • Commerce’s NIST Receives Valuable Chemical Data from Dow $5 Million Gift to Aid U.S. Chemical Research and Manufacturing July 31, 2003

  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreement Among The National Institute of Standards and Technology, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and [Corporation] July 16, 2003

  • Memorandum of Understanding Between The National Institute of Standards and Technology and The University of Maryland, College Park, MD for Cooperative Research July 16, 2003

  • NIST, University of Maryland Agree to Broadly Expand Collaborations July 16, 2003

  • Ultracold Molecules Pave Way for Quantum “Super Molecule” Achievement Could Improve Understanding of Superconductivity July 2, 2003

  • NIST Puts New Testing Device to Work on Recovered WTC Steel Shows How Steel Responds to High Stress, High Temperature June 25, 2003

  • NIST Selects New Chief of National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program June 10, 2003

  • NIST Names Two Additional Experts to National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee April 28, 2003

  • First Meeting of National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee to Be Held April 29 April 15, 2003

  • Taming the Qubit April 10, 2003

  • Bailey Appointed Director of Commerce's NIST Boulder Labs April 7, 2003

  • Public Safety Studies on Evacuation of World Trade Center to be Announced at April 8 Community Forum March 24, 2003

  • Commerce's NIST Names National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee March 20, 2003

  • Commerce's NIST Reports Significant Advances Made in Facial Recognition Technology March 13, 2003

  • Six Federal Agencies to Help Open the ‘GATE’ to Enhanced Manufacturing R&D March 5, 2003

  • Commerce's NIST Launches Investigation into Rhode Island Nightclub Fire February 27, 2003

  • Commerce's NIST to Send Fire and Safety Experts to Rhode Island Fire Scene February 21, 2003

  • NIST: Both Fingerprints, Facial Recognition Needed to Protect U.S. Borders February 11, 2003

  • President's FY 2004 Budget Seeks a Half Billion in Funding for the Commerce Department's Technology Administration February 3, 2003

  • Satellite Measures Sun's True Power January 27, 2003

  • 2003 Baldrige Performance Excellence Criteria Challenge CEOs to Be 'Chief Ethical Officers' January 13, 2003

  • 2002
  • President and Commerce Secretary Announce Recipients of Nation's Highest Quality Award November 21, 2002

  • Statement by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson on the Awarding of the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award November 21, 2002

  • Gebbie Wins Service to America Medal November 14, 2002

  • Commerce's NIST Seeks Members for National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee November 12, 2002

  • Federal Register: November 12, 2002 November 12, 2002

  • U.S. Department of Commerce Charter of the National Institute of Standards and Technology National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee November 12, 2002

  • Using Mitochondrial DNA as a Cancer Biomarker October 30, 2002

  • New Commerce Guidelines to Help Protect Against Cyberattacks October 29, 2002

  • Commerce's NIST and National Federation of the Blind Cooperate on Development of Technology that Allows the Blind to 'Feel' Electronic Images October 24, 2002

  • Four New NIST Guides Counter Cyberattacks Furthers Administration's Commitment to Secure Cyberspace October 2, 2002

  • President Signs Bill Granting Commerce's NIST New Authorities to Investigate Major Building Failures October 2, 2002

  • Commerce Agencies Collaborate to Help Improve Competitiveness of Minority Businesses September 26, 2002

  • MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) September 26, 2002

  • Twenty-One Receive High Honors from Commerce Department for Work at NIST September 25, 2002

  • NIST Issues Guidelines to Protect First Responders Exposed To Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear Agents September 19, 2002

  • Researchers Say 'Frustrated Magnets' Hint at Broader Organizing Principle in Nature August 22, 2002

  • Commerce's NIST Details Federal Investigation of World Trade Center Collapse August 21, 2002

  • NIST Team Reports Method to Characterize New Insulating Materials for Microelectronics August 20, 2002

  • Public/Private Advance Focuses the Search for New Materials to Print Next-Generation Microchips July 19, 2002

  • OSTP Report Assesses Status of NIST Neutron Center, Other U.S. Facilities June 27, 2002

  • Neumann Receives Computer System Security Award June 18, 2002

  • New e-Handbook of Statistical Methods Available Online from NIST June 15, 2002

  • Design Proposed for Large-Scale Quantum Computer June 12, 2002

  • NIST to Postpone April 22 Meeting in New York on World Trade Center Investigation April 15, 2002

  • NIST, FEMA Strengthen Disaster Response and Research Capabilities April 1, 2002

  • MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology March 29, 2002

  • Baldrige Award Winners Beat the S&P 500 for Eighth Year March 7, 2002

  • Federal Agencies Double Their Use of Private-Sector Standards March 4, 2002

  • Cold Neutrons for Biology and Technology February 19, 2002

  • How Cold! New Partnership to Use Chilled Neutrons To Solve Cell Membrane Puzzles February 19, 2002

  • Commerce Secretary Don Evans Releases Recommendations To Improve The Advanced Technology Program (ATP) February 4, 2002

  • NIST Materials Science Pioneer John Cahn To Receive Bower Award from Franklin Institute January 28, 2002

  • 2001
  • Nationwide Network of Manufacturing Experts Issue Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Manufacturers December 14, 2001

  • Commerce Secretary Announces New Standard for Global Information Security December 4, 2001

  • Bement Confirmed by Senate As 12th NIST Director November 30, 2001

  • Twenty-Nine Receive High Honors from Commerce Department for Work at NIST November 9, 2001

  • NIST and ITA Launch New Online Service to Give U.S. Companies ‘Heads Up' on Export Regulations October 11, 2001

  • Cornell and Wieman Share 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics October 9, 2001

  • NIST Launches New Information Technology Security Effort October 2, 2001

  • Can Nanotubes Be Engineered to Superconduct? Study Suggests Promising New Avenues for Nanotube Research September 20, 2001

  • 'Baldrige Index' Consistently Outperforms the S&P 500 April 6, 2001

  • From Supernova to Smoke Ring: Recent Experiments Underscore Weirdness of the Bose-Einstein Condensate March 12, 2001

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology Gears Up to Celebrate Centennial February 15, 2001

  • Survey Finds Small Manufacturers Are More Competitive, Productive Thanks to NIST MEP February 14, 2001

  • ATP Introduces Process Improvements to Streamline 2001 Competition for Innovative Industrial R&D January 2, 2001

  • 2000
  • NIST Director Kammer to Retire at Year's End December 15, 2000

  • 40 Local Residents Earn NIST Bronze Medal Awards November 30, 2000

  • Breakthroughs in Thin-Film Magnetic Devices Earn NIST Stratton Award for Robert D. McMichael November 30, 2000

  • Collins Receives Rosa Award for Outstanding Standards Achievements November 30, 2000

  • Frederick Resident Receives Award for Strengthening NIST Ties with Industry November 30, 2000

  • Gaithersburg Man Honored for Distinguished Science Writing November 30, 2000

  • Local Residents Honored with NIST Crittenden Award November 30, 2000

  • NIST Presents Jacob Rabinow Applied Research Award to Fuller, Roosen and Langer November 30, 2000

  • Team Baldrige Honored for Fostering Performance Excellence November 30, 2000

  • Two NIST Scientists Honored for Their Diversity Efforts November 30, 2000

  • NIST's Jin And Keller Honored With PECASE Awards October 24, 2000

  • NIST Advanced Technology Program Launches 54 New Technology R&D Projects October 4, 2000

  • Commerce Department Announces Winner of Global Information Security Competition October 2, 2000

  • NIST Demonstrates New Reading Device For the Blind September 25, 2000

  • NIST to Hold E-Book Conference September 18, 2000

  • Eighteen Local Residents Receive High Honors from Commerce Department September 14, 2000

  • New National Standards Strategy Can Advance U.S. Technology Interests, NIST Director Tells Congress September 13, 2000

  • Silver Medal Awarded to Developers of Bran September 13, 2000

  • NIST Fire Research Seeks a Safer Night's Sleep for All July 17, 2000

  • Industry-Government Partnership Funds New Energy-Saving and Building Technologies June 23, 2000

  • NIST Awards $500,000 Grant to ANSI to Strengthen U.S. Participation in International Standardization June 16, 2000

  • NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory June 9, 2000

  • Private Certification Bodies Get Okay To Approve Some FCC-Regulated Products June 2, 2000

  • NIST Seeks Diverse Team for Constructing State-of-the-Art Laboratory May 31, 2000

  • Proposed Agreement Aims to Simplify Lab Accreditation May 23, 2000

  • United States and Republic of Korea Sign Standards Agreement to Enhance Trade and Commerce May 9, 2000

  • NIST/Lucent Team Develops Method for Ultraprecise April 27, 2000

  • Help for Small Manufacturers in Making Plants March 23, 2000

  • 'Baldrige Index' Outperforms S&P 500 by Almost 5 to 1 February 25, 2000

  • NIST Links to State Weights and Measures Labs in New MEASUREnet-gov January 21, 2000

  • NIST Scientists Cross the Bridge between Atomic and Real Worlds January 19, 2000

  • Wieman and Cornell Receive Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics January 13, 2000

  • Neutron Trapping Demonstrated for First Time at NIST January 5, 2000

  • 1999
  • NIST-F1 Cesium Fountain Clock December 29, 1999

  • Eleven Local Residents Receive High Honors from Commerce Department December 7, 1999

  • New Values for Natural Constants Available on NIST Web Site December 6, 1999

  • International Measurement Database Goes Online December 2, 1999

  • 1999 NIST Crittenden Awards December 1, 1999

  • 35 Local Residents Earn NIST Bronze Medal Awards December 1, 1999

  • Dixson and Fu Receive NIST Applied Research Award December 1, 1999

  • Laytonsville Man Honored for Distinguished Science Writing December 1, 1999

  • NIST-MEP Help Center Will Offer Around-the-Clock Y2K Help to Small Businesses December 1, 1999

  • Team from Two Labs Receives NIST Astin Measurement Science Award December 1, 1999

  • Two NIST Scientists Honored for Education Efforts December 1, 1999

  • Uriano Award Presented to Three Local Residents December 1, 1999

  • Advanced Technology Program Announces 2000 Competition November 29, 1999

  • Secretary Daley Urges Vigilance on Y2K Problem November 22, 1999

  • Global Accord To Strengthen Measurement Links Across Borders October 14, 1999

  • New Web Site Puts Atomic Time on Your Computer October 14, 1999

  • United States and European Union Go 'Measure-for-Measure' for Free Trade October 5, 1999