The mission of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory (MEL) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is to promote innovation and the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing through measurement science, measurement services, and critical technical contributions to standards. The MEL is organized in five divisions: Intelligent Systems, Manufacturing Metrology, Manufacturing Systems Integration, Precision Engineering, and Fabrication Technology. A panel of experts appointed by the National Research Council (NRC) assessed the first four divisions.In response to such issues, NIST should critically assess its commitment to and support of manufacturing, in line with ... The ISDa#39;s technical capabilities are among the best in the world in STEP-NC (Standard for the Exchange of Product model data: ... for federal information systems, and NIST SP 800-82 was established as a guide to industrial control systems security. ... The work of ISD staff is sound and state of the art; yet, the work is small in a field of rapidly evolving technology andanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory:|
|Author||:||Panel on Manufacturing Engineering, Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2010-10-27|