NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience

Northridge EarthquakeOfficials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced plans to establish two new research Centers of Excellence to work with academia and industry on issues in forensic science and disaster resilience.
NIST plans to hold merit competitions to establish the centers, tentatively planned to be funded at up to $4 million a year for five years.