Category Archives: Expertise

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Jared Kosters

Imagine the ways we used to drive in the year 2000. There were few, if any, electric vehicles (EVs) on the road, or charging stations in parking garages. Vehicles lacked technology to actively prevent human-caused crashes, keep drivers inside the

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John Izevbigie

Energy companies are using more and more advanced digital technologies to automate and control physical energy delivery functions. These advancements are making the grid “smarter,” allowing operators to improve system performance, more flexibly adjust to a rapidly changing generation mix,

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Stephanie Spaulding
Three Things to Know about Securing America’s Elections
Stephanie SpauldingFebruary 28, 2019

As a nation built on democracy, we value our right to vote and trust in our election infrastructure to keep the voting process secure. Innovations in voting technology, however, have increased the threat of cyberattacks. With the 2020 election cycle

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Jared Kosters

What do rocket engines, ink-jet printers, and emphysema treatments all have in common? They all rely on spray processes known as atomization: the controlled fragmentation of a liquid stream into smaller droplets or particles. More than 21,000 U.S. companies—employing more

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Changwon Suh

The beginning of the new year is a great time to look ahead at what new technologies are on the horizon and think about how these new or improved tools will affect daily life. This eye-catching infographic by Michell Zappa

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Sarah Lichtner

Manufacturing is at the center of all of the products we use every day and is the foundation of a strong U.S. economy. That’s why the interagency Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO), headquartered in the National Institute of Standards and

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Jared Kosters

Materials research cannot progress without a way for researchers to access and use existing materials data. Since its inception over six years ago, the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) for Global Competitiveness has facilitated a number of technical accomplishments that rely

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Changwon Suh

In the last two months, the Obama Administration announced the launch of five new Manufacturing USA institutes with the task of energizing U.S. manufacturing through improved public-private partnerships and accelerated research and development initiatives. The recently awarded institutes—listed below starting

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Jillian Ames

After Reporting August 2016 as the hottest month in an 11-month streak of record-high temperatures, NASA reiterated what scientists have been stressing for years: climate change is upon us. While global climatic changes pose numerous environmental consequences, many scientists also

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Beth Slaninka

Vast infrastructure systems underpin nearly every aspect of modern life. The roads and transit systems we rely on to get to and from work; the pipes that transport the water we drink; the lines that bring electricity we need to

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