ASTM International Honors Nicholas Paulter with Top Annual Award

ASTM International presented its top annual award – the 2024 Award of Merit – to Nicholas Paulter for his contributions to ASTM’s security systems and equipment committee (F12). 

The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities. Paulter was recognized for his successful guidance of member discussions through contentious topics, his expert leadership in standards development, and his work in broadening the membership of F12.60.

An ASTM International member since 2010, Paulter is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and of the U.S. National Committee to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), specifically of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) TC85, “Measuring equipment for electrical and electromagnetic quantities.”

Paulter serves as a group leader at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a title he received in 2011 after holding various positions at NIST starting in 1988. His primary career focus is high-speed electrical pulse metrology and threat/target detection/imaging technology characterization.

Paulter earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California in 1980, a master’s in chemistry from the University of New Mexico in 1988, and another master’s in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado in 1990.

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May 8, 2024