NCSLI Measure: The Journal of Measurement Science

NCSLI Measure is an international journal dedicated to metrology, the science of measurement.  Published quarterly since 2006, the journal's target audience is practitioners and researchers in the field of metrology, including laboratory managers, scientists, engineers, statisticians, and technicians.  Each issue features peer-reviewed technical articles that cover a variety of metrology related topics, including: primary and secondary measurement standards, measurement techniques, international comparisons, metrological traceability, uncertainty and statistical analysis, laboratory accreditation and management, and new advances in measurement science.  Past issues have included papers about numerous type of measurements including:  chemical, dimensional, electrical, flow, force, humidity, mass, materials, optical, pressure, temperature, time and frequency, and voltage.  In addition, each issue features the latest news items from the metrology world, and special features such as interviews with prominent metrology professionals.

Managing Editor
 Mr. Michael Lombardi
National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Associate Editors
 Mr. Jeff Gust
 Fluke Corporation, USA

 Dr. Klaus Jaeger
 Jaeger Enterprises, USA
   Dr. Leslie Pendrill
 SP Technical Research Institute, Sweden
   Dr. James Salsbury
 Mitutoyo America, USA
   Dr. Alan Steele
 National Research Council, Canada
 News Editor
 Dr. Richard Pettit
 Sandia National Laboratories (retired), USA
 Technical Support Team
 Mr. Norman Belecki
 National Institute of Standards and Technology (retired), USA
   Ms. Carol Hockert
 National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
   Dr. James Olthoff
 National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
   Dr. Salvador Echeverria-Villagomez
 Centro Nacional de Metrologia, Mexico
   Dr. Seton Bennett
 National Physical Laboratory (retired), United Kingdom
   Ms.  Dianne Lalla-Rodrigues
 Antigua/Barbuda Bureau of Standards, Antigua
   Dr. Angela Samuel
 National Measurement Institute, Australia
   Mr. Pete Unger
 American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, USA
 Advertising Sales
 Ms. Linda Stone
 NCSL International, USA

Article Submissions
NCSLI Measure always welcomes the submission of original, well researched, high-quality papers about metrology related topics.  If you are a researcher or practitioner in the field of metrology, please consider us as a venue for your publications.  All papers are subject to blind peer review prior to publication.  Instructions and consent forms for submitting manuscripts can be found here.  Completed manuscripts should be sent by email to the managing editor:

Michael Lombardi
Managing Editor
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Accessibility and Citation Format
Subscriptions to NCSLI Measure are sent to all members of NCSL International.  Members can also access all past issues of the journal on-line by logging in at the top of this page with their user name and password.  Non members, including libraries, can subscribe to the journal for a nominal fee.  Please contact the NCSLI office if you would like to purchase a subscription.

When citing papers from NCSLI Measure, please include the volume and issue number and use the following abbreviation for the journal name:  NCSLI Measure J. Meas. Sci.

Annual Editor's Choice Award
NCSLI International honors the author or authors of the top paper published in NCSLI Measure during a given year with the annual Editor's Choice Award.  The award is given at the annual NCSLI Workshop & Symposium.  A list of past winners is available here

Each issue of NCSLI Measure is perfect bound, printed in full color on glossy paper, and contains 80 pages of premium content that is read by decision makers in the world of metrology. If your company sells metrology related products and/or services, then NCSLI Measure is an ideal place to advertise and reach your target market. To advertise in NCSLI Measure 
please contact:



Linda Stone
Advertising Sales
NCSL International