Mrs. Garrity has performed thermocouple calibrations and research in the NIST thermocouple laboratory for 22 years. Her duties include calibrations of noble metal thermocouples, base metal thermocouples, and refractory metal thermocouples by comparison and fixed-point methods. She is also responsible for building freezing-point cells for the laboratory. She has led several international thermocouple comparisons as well as providing thermocouple NVLAP proficiency tests. She has published papers on thermocouple performance and uncertainties, thermocouple comparison, and improved furnace designs. She actively participates in ASTM (American Society of Testing and Materials). Mrs. Garrity has taught at the SIM Metrology School and at the NIST MSC tutorials on the use of thermometers. She is a technical assessor for the NIST Sensor Science Division.