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Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Mathematical and physical sciences



National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Commerce Dept.),100 Bureau Dr., Bldg. 101, #A1134, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1000 (mailing address: 100 Bureau Dr., MS 1000, Gaithersburg, MD 20899); (301) 975-2300. Fax, (301) 869-8972. Dr. Walter Copan, Director. TTY, (800) 877-8339.

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Nonregulatory agency that serves as national reference and measurement laboratory for the physical and engineering sciences. Works with industry, government agencies, and academia; promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness. Research interests include advanced manufacturing, information technology and cybersecurity, energy, health care, environment and consumer safety, and physical infrastructure.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Commerce Dept.), Information Technology Lab,100 Bureau Dr., Bldg. 225, #B264, MS 8900, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8900; (301) 975-2900. Fax, (301) 975-2378. Charles (Chuck) H. ...

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