In 1956, Ghaffari moved permanently to the US to become a senior mathematician at the US National Bureau of Standards. Part of his work there involved calculations of the motion of artificial satellites.
IR/R&D 100 Award Winners by Organization (1980 to 1989) Wins (All divisions or business Organization units) NASA 43 National Bureau of Standards 40 Oak Ridge National Laboratory 38 General Electric Co.
Thermal conversion factors for each type were calculated on a foreign country basis through 1996, by determining the average American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity of crude imported from each foreign country from Form ERA-60 in 1977, or for 1997 and later, by determining the weighted average API gravity from the Form EIA-814, and converting average API gravity to average Btu content by using National Bureau of Standards, Miscellaneous Publication No.
"Rather, for its own reasons that are independent of Michigan tort law, it simply makes a factual finding regarding the safety and efficacy of drugs." The legislature chose to adopt the FDA's findings only as a standard by which to determine whether reasonable care has been taken by drug manufacturers or sellers, the court said, in the same way that states adopt the findings of the National Bureau of Standards when referring to weights.