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5G Millimeter Wave Channel Model Alliance
Last Updated Date: 02/09/2016

There is an industry and research community need for accurately characterizing the mmWave bands above 6 GHz. While there are many groups currently … more

Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … more

Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science that will improve building operations to achieve energy efficiency, occupant comfort, and … more

Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Develop fault detection and diagnostic (FDD) methods to ensure air conditioners (ACs) and heat pumps (HPs) perform as designed throughout their … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop the measurement science for industry standards that will enable interconnection of home and building automation and control systems … more

Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To improve the operating efficiency of commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems by 10% to 30% through development and … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To demonstrate the feasibility of intelligent agent control techniques for reducing energy consumption in commercial buildings by optimizing the … more

Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Building stakeholders need practical metrics, tools, and data to support investment choices and policymaking related to sustainable building … more

Measurement Techniques for Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2015

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

Power Devices and Thermal Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2015

The Power Devices and Thermal Metrology Project develops electrical and thermal measurement methods and equipment to support development and … more

Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for the Mechanical Services in Commercial Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

To improve the operating efficiency of commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems by developing automated falut … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

To develop the measurement science for industry standards that will enable interconnection of home and building automation and control systems … more

Optical Characterization of Advanced Thin Films
Last Updated Date: 11/10/2015

A wide range of technologies are impacted by the performance of thin (<100 nm) layers of advanced materials. This is particularly true in the … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2015

In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more

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