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Technical Program | Paper Presentation

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SESSION 1

Tuesday, July 26 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM                                               

1A Amazing Stories of Measurement I                                                  
Host: Dr. James Olthoff | Ballroom A

Measurement Science for Metals-Based Additive Manufacturing
Kevin Jurrens, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

1B Dimensional Metrology I
Host: Hy Tran PhD | Ballroom B

Some Significant Errors in ULMs That You Don’t Know About
Dr. Ted Doiron, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

On the Feasibility of Performing Line Scale Measurement on a High Accuracy Coordinate Measuring Machine
Wei Ren, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

1D Panel Discussion: Healthcare Metrology
Moderator: Walter Nowocin | Ballroom F

New NCSLI RP-6 Calibration Quality Systems for the Healthcare Industries
Panelists: Walter Nowocin, Medtronic PLC; Joe Petersen, Abbott Laboratories; Howard Zion, Transcat, Inc; Finn Christensen, Novo Nordisk

SESSION 2
Tuesday, July 26 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

2A Amazing Stories of Measurement II
Host: Dr. James Olthoff | Ballroom A

Avoiding One Click Meltdown: Electronic Health Record Safety Related Usability Standards
Dr. Lana Lowry, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

2C Electrical – Resistance
Host: Kevin Rust | Ballroom E

Design, Construction and Calibration of a Temperature Monitoring System for Resistance Standards

Daniel Paseltiner, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

A Cryogen-free Table-top Primary Resistance Standard
Dr. Jan-Theodoor Janssen, National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

2D Panel Discussion: The Next Generation
Moderator: Jennifer Fleenor | Ballroom F

Development of Early Career Professionals: Military and Industry
Panelists: Matt Aloisio, Radian Research; Leah Lindstom, The Boeing Company;
Cody Luke, The Boeing Company; Travis Gossman, Rockwell Collins

SESSION 3
Tuesday, July 26 | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

3A Metrology Education
Hy Tran PhD | Ballroom A

Three Decades of Metrology Education in Mexico
Roberto Benitez, ETALONS
 
Integrating a CMM into an Engineering Technology Class Utilizing Simulation and Hardware
Joseph Fuehne PhD, Purdue Polytechnic Columbus

Metrology Education at UNC Charlotte
Chris Evans PhD, UNC Charlotte

 

3B Mass/Force I
Tony Reed | Ballroom B

The NIST Magnetic Suspension Mass Comparator
Corey Stambaugh PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Measuring Mass in Vacuum Using Surface Artifacts
Patrick Abbott, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
The Design and Construction of the In-Vacuum Mass Exchange System for the Realization and Dissemination of the New SI Unit of Mass
Leon Chao, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
3C Temperature I
Host: Tom Wiandt | Ballroom E

The Impact of Pressure and Temperature upon the Modern Football

Kevin Radzik, Lead Scientist and Operations Manager, Alliance Calibration

Best Practices for Properly Using Thermometric Fixed-Point Cells as Calibration Reference Standards
Michael Coleman, Fluke Calibration
 
Qualifying a Check Standard for Infrared Thermometry Calibrators
Frank Liebmann, Fluke Calibration
 
3D Quality control
Host: Rob Knake | Ballroom F

Remote Auditing: Love It or Hate It - Let’s Embrace It!
Guy Robinson, Tektronix, Inc
 
Instrument Models: Application and Benefits
Mark Kuster, Pantex Metrology
 
Creating a Standardized Schema for Representing ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditations in XML Data
David Zajac, Cal Lab Solutions, Inc.
SESSION 4
Wednesday, July 27 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

4A Amazing Stories of Measurement III

Host: Georgette Macdonald | Ballroom A

The Linchpin in Medical Physics: Ionizing Radiation Measurements for Health Care

Lisa Karam, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
In Vivo Map-Making with Magnetic Resonance: Standards for Quantitative Imaging
Michael Boss, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

4B Pressure I
Host: Kevin Rust | Ballroom B

Analysis of Pressure Measurement Techniques from 1 kPa to 130 kPa
Jacob Ricker, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
Photonic Realization of the Pascal
Dr. Jay Hendricks, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

The Design of Fixed and Variable Length Optical Cavities for Quantum Pressure Measurement

Greg Scace, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

4C Temperature II
Host: James Smith | Ballroom E

A Review of In-situ Temperature Measurements for Additive Manufacturing Technologies
Ryan Murphy, Sandia National Laboratories

Michal Chojnacky PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Modeling Insulation Leakage Effects on Platinum Resistance Thermometer Performance

Michael Coleman, Fluke Calibration
 
SESSION 5
Wednesday, July 27 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

5A Amazing Stories of Measurement IV
Host: Georgette Macdonald | Ballroom A

Towards X-ray Vision: Compton gamma imaging at the NRC 
Patrick Saull, National Research Council Canada (NRC)

 
5B Pressure II
Host: Doug Olson | Ballroom B

Use of Modern Leak Detectors for the Calibration of Leak Standards
Eric Forrest PhD, Sandia National Laboratories

Optimizing the Performance of the Compare II Leak Calibration System
Timothy Moss, Sandia National Laboratories

5C Electrical – AC
Host: William Miller | Ballroom E

Influence of Adapters on AC-DC Difference Measurements
Dr. Stefan Cular, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Multijunction Thermal Converters for AC Current Metrology
Thomas Lipe, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

5D Proficiency Testing
Host: Jeff Gust | Ballroom F

Proficiency Testing: What to Do When Commercial Testing Is Not Available
Jennifer Fleenor, Tektronix
Summary of Electronic Balance Calibration Proficiency Testing in Taiwan
Yi-Ting Chen, Center for Measurement Standards/Industrial Technology Research Institute

SESSION 6
Wednesday, July 27 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


6A Strategic & Economic Evaluations at NMIs
Host: Kamal Hossain | Ballroom A

The Method of the Quantitative Assessment of the Economic Feasibility of Creating the Primary (reference) Measurement Standard
Dr. Pavel Neyezhmakov, National Scientific Center “Institute of Metrology”

Reflections on Strategy, Sustainability and Value Creationin NMIs
Dr. Salvador Echeverría-Villagómez, Centro Nacional de Metrologia (CENAM)


6B Dimensional Metrology I
Host: Roger Burton | Ballroom B

Utilizing Measurement Tools to Develop a Shrink Rule for the 3-D Printing Process

Joseph Fuehne PhD, Purdue Polytechnic Columbus

Dimensional Fidelity of Replica Casting Compound
Edward O'Brien, R&D S&E, Electrical Engineering, AC Laboratory / Sandia National Laboratories

 
6C Uncertainty Concepts
Host: Robert Stern | Ballroom E

Characterization of Measurement Uncertainty and Figures of Merit for Biotoxin Quantification
Dr. Tobias Karakach, National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
 
Comparative Calculations to Evaluate Proposed Changes to the GUM
Russell Geisthardt, Keysight Technologies
 
6D Healthcare Metrology
Host: Walter Nowocin | Ballroom F

Calibration in Regulated Industries: Federal Agency Use of ISO/IEC 17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540.3
Paul Reese, Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Volumetric Accuracy of Pipettes in the Life Sciences Laboratory
George Rodrigues, Artel

SESSION 7
Wednesday, July 27 | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM


7A New Challenges/Developments
Host: Michael Coleman | Ballroom A
 
Advanced Measurement Dissemination for Thermodynamic Quantities
Gregory Strouse, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Metrology of Navy Directed Energy Weapons
Dr. Subrata Sanyal, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division

Issues and Strategies for Improving Measurement Uncertainties for Solid-State Lighting
Joanne C. Zwinkels PhD, National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

 
7B Mass/Force II
Host: Anthony Reed | Ballroom B

System for Traceable Calibration of Nanonewton Forces and Force vs. Deformation Curves
Dr. Jan Schleichert, Technische Universität Ilmenau
 
Design of a Table-top Watt Balance
Stephan Schlamminger PhD, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
Design of Digital Controllers for Electromagnetic Force Compensated Balances Focused on the Disturbance Transfer Function
Norbert Rogge, Technische Universität Ilmenau
 
7C Metrology Potpourri
Host: Jorge Martins | Ballroom E
 
Characterization of the NIST Magnetic Suspension Mass Comparator Apparatus and Facility
Edward Mulhern, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 

Extension of Calibration Capabilities for the NIST Hybrid Humidity Generator
Christopher Meyer, Physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 

Extending Oscilloscope Bandwidth Calibrations to 27GHz

Paul Roberts, New Product Development, Fluke Calibration

7D Panel Discussion: ISO/IEC 17025
Tim Osborne | Ballroom F
 
Panel Discussion: Update on the Revision of ISO/IEC 17025
 Jeff Gust, Fluke Calibration; Tim Osborne, Trescal Corporation; Trevor Thompson,
United Kingdom Accreditation Service; Georgette Macdonald, National Research
Council Canada; Steve Sidney, National Laboratory Association - South Africa
SESSION 8
Thursday, July 28 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM


8A Amazing Stories of Measurement V
Host: James Olthoff | Ballroom A

Transforming Welding with Comprehensive Metrology
Dr. Marla Dowell, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 
8C Microwave

Host: Pending | Ballroom E

 

Application of High-Power RF Flow Calorimetry to Power and Voltage Calibration

Andrew S. Brush – Chief Executive Officer, TEGAM, Inc.

 
Modeling the Effect of Noise Source Mismatch on Y-Factor Noise Figure Measurement Uncertainty
Ken Wong, Keysight Technologies

8D Conformance Testing
Host: Mark Lapinskes | Ballroom F
SESSION 9
Thursday, July 28 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM


9A Global Standards/Traceability
Host: Tim Osborne | Ballroom A

Promulgation of New and Improved Measurement Knowledge Through Standards Development
Andy Oldershaw, National Research Council Canada (NRC)
 
The Laboratory Committee of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
Steve Sidney, National Laboratory Association - South Africa
 
Worldwide Measurement Traceability Challenges from an OEM Support Point of View
Jorge Martins, National Instruments Corporation


9C Electrical III
Host: Bob Sawyer | Ballroom E

Zener Reference Standards: Myth vs Reality
Jeff C. Gust, Chief Metrologist, Fluke Calibration
 
The Metrology Behind Wideband/RF Improvements to the Fluke Calibration 5790B
Milen Todorakev, Metrologist, Fluke Calibration
 
Calibration of Optical Fiber Time Domain Reflectometers in Accordance with IEC 61749-1:2009
Samuel Ko, Electronics Engineer, Standards and Calibration Laboratory
 
9D Healthcare II
Host: Dr. Cesar (Jun) Bautista | Ballroom F
Best Lessons Learned from FDA Calibration-related Warning Letters
Walter Nowocin, Medtronic


Calibration of Electro-Cardio Graph Simulators
Samuel Ko, Electronics Engineer, Standards and Calibration Laboratory

Measurement Uncertainties in the Calibration of Climatic (Humidity) Chambers
Cesar (Jun) D. Bautista, Jr., PhD, Senior Director, Laboratory Operations, Masy BioServices Inc.

Updated: 4/20/2016

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