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Rebuilding the Research Capacity at HUD

Today, the nation faces an array of housing and urban policy challenges. No federal department other than HUD focuses explicitly on the well-being of urban places or on the spatial relationships among people and economic activities in urban areas. If ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research:Fiscal Year 2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology [NIST] Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is a national user facility whose mission is to ensure the availability of neutron measurement capabilities in order to meet the needs of U.S. researchers from industry, ...

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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2007 Symposium

U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) symposia bring together 100 outstanding engineers (ages 30 to 45) to exchange information about leading-edge technologies in a range of engineering fields. The 2007 symposium covered engineering trustworthy computer systems, control of protein conformations, ...

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Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management Through 2020: Transformational Strategies

The U.S. government is faced with growing challenges to managing its facilities and infrastructure. A number of factors such as shrinking budgets, an aging workforce, and increasing costs demand new approaches to federal facilities management. The Federal Facilities ...

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The National Science Foundation's Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward

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Reducing Construction Costs:Uses of Best Dispute Resolution Practices by Project Owners, Proceedings Report

The National Academy of Construction (NAC) has determined that disputes, and their accompanying inefficiencies and costs, constitute a significant problem for the industry. In 2002, the NAC assessed the industry's progress in attacking this problem and determined that although the ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2007

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research: Fiscal Year 2007

The book on the NCNR presents a general assessment of the Lab, followed by assessments of its facilities and personnel, its role as a user facility, and its science and technology. The book notes that the NCNR provides a ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2007

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Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making

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