Contents

 Part I--

 

NIST Overview

 
   

1  NIST-wide Issues--Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations

 

3

   

 Strategic Planning,

 

3

   

 Data Programs,

 

4

   

 Research Balance,

 

6

   

 Impact of Extramural Programs on Intramural Programs,

 

9

   

 Collaboration with Industry,

 

11

   

 Interlaboratory Teams,

 

14

   

 Total Quality Management,

 

16

   

2  Comments on Selected Initiatives

 

17

   

 Green Buildings Initiative,

 

17

   

 Mathematics-based Manufacturing,

 

18

   

3  NIST Responses to Board-level Recommendations Made in the Fiscal Year 1992 Assessment

 

20

   

 NIST-wide Issues--Fiscal Year 1992,

 

20

   

 Suggestions for New Programs--Fiscal Year 1992,

 

25

 Part II--

 

Assessment of NIST's Major Laboratories

 
   

4  Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory

 

29

   

5  Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory

 

65

   

6  Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory

 

87

   

7  Physics Laboratory

 

113

   

8  Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory

 

153

   

9  Building and Fire Research Laboratory

 

179

   

10  Computer Systems Laboratory

 

213

   

11  Computing and Applied Mathematics Laboratory

 

239

 

 

Appendixes

 
   

A  Functions of NIST,

 

255

   

B  NIST Organizational Chart,

 

257

   

C  Abridged Statement of Work,

 

258

   

D  Letter Dated February 9, 1993, to Wilmer R. Bottoms from John W. Lyons, Describing Three NIST-wide Issues,

 

259



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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS: Fiscal Year 1993 Contents  Part I--   NIST Overview       1  NIST-wide Issues--Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations   3      Strategic Planning,   3      Data Programs,   4      Research Balance,   6      Impact of Extramural Programs on Intramural Programs,   9      Collaboration with Industry,   11      Interlaboratory Teams,   14      Total Quality Management,   16     2  Comments on Selected Initiatives   17      Green Buildings Initiative,   17      Mathematics-based Manufacturing,   18     3  NIST Responses to Board-level Recommendations Made in the Fiscal Year 1992 Assessment   20      NIST-wide Issues--Fiscal Year 1992,   20      Suggestions for New Programs--Fiscal Year 1992,   25  Part II--   Assessment of NIST's Major Laboratories       4  Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory   29     5  Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory   65     6  Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory   87     7  Physics Laboratory   113     8  Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory   153     9  Building and Fire Research Laboratory   179     10  Computer Systems Laboratory   213     11  Computing and Applied Mathematics Laboratory   239     Appendixes       A  Functions of NIST,   255     B  NIST Organizational Chart,   257     C  Abridged Statement of Work,   258     D  Letter Dated February 9, 1993, to Wilmer R. Bottoms from John W. Lyons, Describing Three NIST-wide Issues,   259

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