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Diverse Range of Achievements honored by NIST in 2010.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 13, 2010 - At its 38th annual awards ceremony, NIST recently honored 139 scientific, technical, and administrative employees. Deserving accomplishments ranged from determining causes of failures in ballistic-resistant body armor to innovations in technology transfer strategies to organization-wide improvements in safety. Range of recognized achievements attests to diversity and usefulness of NIST research and service programs as well as their underpinning in-house activities.

National Institute of Standards & Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Original Press Release

NIST Honors 139 for Achievements in 2010

Press release date: Dec 08, 2010

For accomplishments ranging from determining the causes of failures in ballistic-resistant body armor to innovations in technology transfer strategies to organization-wide improvements in safety, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently honored 139 scientific, technical, and administrative employees at its 38th annual awards ceremony.

The wide range of recognized achievements attests to the considerable diversity and usefulness of NIST's research and service programs, as well as the array of underpinning in-house activities that support these programs. To get a representative sampling of these efforts, read the announcement listing this year's winners of the NIST awards and the recipients of Department of Commerce Gold and Silver medals.