Uriano Award Presented to Three Local Residents
For Immediate Release: December 1, 1999
Three National Institute of Standards and Technology employees have received the George A. Uriano Award for outstanding achievements in building or strengthening the agency’s extramural programs, with special emphasis on fostering U.S. competitiveness and business excellence. The award was established in 1996 and is named for the first director of NIST’s Advanced Technology Program.
As a non-regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Technology Administration, NIST strengthens the U.S. economy and improves the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements and standards through four partnerships: the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Measurement and Standards Laboratories, the Advanced Technology Program, and the Baldrige National Quality Program.