NIST Personnel

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is the Nation’s ultimate scientific authority in validating and upholding the state-of- the-art science of measurements – metrology. From the air and water quality, smart electric power grids to advanced nanomaterials, innumerable products and services rely in some way on technology, measurement, and standards provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Tom Allison

Thomas C. Allison, Ph.D., Research Chemist


Regina Easley, Ph.D., Research Chemist


Carlos Gonzalez, Ph.D., Chief, Division of Chemical Sciences

Will Guthrie

William Guthrie, M.S., Division Chief 

Lea Kauffman

Leah R Kauffman, Director of Communications, NIST Material Measurement Lab

Adam Pintar

Adam L. Pintar, Ph.D., Research Statistician 


Antonio Possolo, Ph.D., NIST Fellow & Chief Statistician