This glossary defines acronyms and terminology used throughout this website. Some terminology is standardized and used by the United States Department of Defense. 

MDC

Major Defense Contractor

MDCs

Materials Data Curation System 

MOOC

Massive Open Online Courses

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NDAA

National Defense Authorization Act  

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSIN

National Security Innovation Network