Tag Archives: Willie May

NSF’s Rebecca Ferrell & Fort Worth Police Sgt. Troy Lawrence to Join National Commission on Forensic Science

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National Science Foundation Biological Anthropology Program Director Rebecca Ferrell and Sgt. Troy Lawrence — director of the digital forensic lab for Fort Worth, Texas’ police department — will join the National Commission on Forensic Science that develops policy recommendations for the attorney general. The National Institute of Standards and Technology said Thursday Ferrell and Lawrence will …

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Willie May Unveils Blog Site for NIST’s Measurement Tech R&D Efforts

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has launched a new blog site to inform people about the agency’s work to develop methods and tools for measurement of various materials. NIST Director Willie May, also the commerce undersecretary for standards and technology, said Thursday the agency also wants to share a wide range …

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University-Led Consortium to Support NIST, NSF Manufacturing Efforts; Willie May Comments

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The University of Michigan will head a consortium to provide private-sector support for the National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Science Foundation‘s education, training, research and development efforts in manufacturing. NIST said Friday the MForesight consortium will collaborate with subject-matter experts and working groups from industry and academia to provide tools and insight to …

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Willie May Confirmed as NIST Director; Penny Pritzker Comments

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Willie May, formerly acting director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology since June 2014, has been confirmed by the Senate as NIST director and commerce undersecretary for standards and technology. May joined NIST in 1971 and led the agency’s chemical and biological measurement science research efforts before he …

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Willie May to Officially Become Acting Director at NIST

Patrick Gallagher steps down as National Institute of Standards and Technology chief this week and Willie May will formally assume the acting director role with the standards body, FCW reported Thursday. May has been occupying the post for Gallagher, who has been serving as acting deputy commerce secretary and is now set to …

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