The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: An Assessment of the Center for Neutron Research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Fiscal Year 2018
Dates:
Wed, Apr 10, 2019   509 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.
Wed, Apr 10, 2019   2321 Rayburn House Office Bldg. 1:00 p.m.

 

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Laboratory Assessments Board
Committee on NIST Technical Programs
Panel on Review of the Center for Neutron Research at the 
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Panel on Review of the Information Technology Laboratory at the
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Panel on Review of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory
at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
 
 
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Congressional Briefings
 
on
 
An Assessment of the Center for Neutron Research at the
National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018
 
An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Information Technology Laboratory at the
National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018
 
and
 
An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the
National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018
 
At the request of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has, since 1959 annually assembled panels of experts from academia, industry, medicine, and other scientific and engineering environments to assess the quality and effectiveness of the NIST measurements and standards laboratories, of which there are now seven, as well as the adequacy of the laboratories’ resources.
 
An Assessment of the Center for Neutron Research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018 assesses the scientific and technical work performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Neutron Research in the fiscal year 2018. It reviews the organization's technical programs; the portfolio of scientific expertise within the organization; the adequacy of the organization's facilities, equipment, and human resources; and the effectiveness with which the organization disseminates its program outputs.
 
An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018 assesses the scientific and technical work performed by four divisions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory. This publication reviews technical reports and technical program descriptions prepared by NIST staff and summarizes the findings of the authoring panel.
 
An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018 assesses the scientific and technical work performed by four divisions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Physical Measurement Laboratory. This publication reviews technical reports and technical program descriptions prepared by NIST staff and summarizes the findings of the authoring panel.
 
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The three reports were publicly released in October, November, and December of 2018 and can be found, in their entireties, through the links above on the Web site of the National Academies Press.