Standardization News

What is the significance of including biodiesel in more traditional fuels and fuels standards?With today’s regulations, the National Biodiesel Board wants to bring forth credible technical evidence... read more
What does your organization bring to the new ASTM International Center of Excellence?Steven Taylor, Auburn University: Auburn brings to the table vast experience in education and workforce... read more
How has your experience as a survivor of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, informed your work?It was a life-changing event for me, both personally and for my goals in life. It helped me realize that... read more
Why did you become an engineer?I was going to be an architect. I thought it would be cool to design buildings, and I had an uncle who was an architect. I started thinking about that and went to an... read more
You currently lead the U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Institutes. Why are they important? What is their impact?The Department of Defense Manufacturing Institutes help develop nascent... read more
What sparked your interest in materials engineering for medical applications?In high school, I wrote a science report about bone. I had to describe the structure of bone and how it worked. I became... read more
  Manuel LascarroWhat large infrastructure projects are being developed in Latin America and how will standards help make them a reality?Since the construction of the original Panama Canal... read more
Why is Inspectorate involved with ASTM’s Proficiency Testing Program?One of the primary reasons Inspectorate has been involved, and probably the most important, is that it is an excellent quality... read more
An Interview with Emily Bremer of the Administrative Conference of the United States1 Incorporation by reference, and the related study and recommendations by the Administrative Conference of the... read more
An Interview with Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation and more are all part... read more