April 18, 2014
Virginia Tech’s Chem-E-Car team earned first place in the 2014 American Institute of Chemical Engineering student event held recently at the University of Virginia.
April 17, 2014
Three additional national associations, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the Tile Contractors Association of America, and the International Masonry Institute, have endorsed a Position Statement on floor flatness tolerances written by the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC).
April 16, 2014
2rw Consultants, Inc., (2rw) is proud to announce the completion of its retro-commissioning services at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans (NAS JRB NOLA) in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
April 15, 2014
SPIE DSS, well established as the industry’s most important engineering and scientific conference and exhibition covering optics, infrared (IR) imaging, lasers, and sensing for defense, security, industrial, and commercial applications, is back with more in 2014.
April 14, 2014
The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors.
April 11, 2014
The newly revised ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 105-2014, Standard Methods of Determining, Expressing, and Comparing Building Energy Performance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, supports commonality in reporting the energy performance of…
April 10, 2014
The American Concrete Pavement Association’s (ACPA’s) Roadway Concrete Pavement Design Workshop is a hands-on two-day workshop that will cover general background details on the variables considered in concrete pavement design…
April 8, 2014
NASCAR race fans recently converged in Martinsville for the STP 500, watching dozens of race cars zip around the Martinsville Speedway at speeds exceeding 130 miles per hour, tires screeching and leaving rubber on the track.
April 7, 2014
LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) celebrates 25 years of innovation with an expanded trade show floor offering attendees the broadest product selection in LFI history starting June 3, 2014 in Las Vegas…
April 4, 2014
New tests and test improvements are included in the newly published ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.1-2013, Method of Test for Conformance to BACnet.
April 3, 2014
A 3-D body scanner created by Virginia Tech students will soon be a handful of gyms across Southwest Virginia – including McComas Hall on campus – that will help track fitness and diet progress.
April 2, 2014
Are you a dynamic, engaging speaker with something valuable to teach industry leaders involved in the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA)? If so, GBA would love to hear from you about their upcoming conference in San Francisco…
April 1, 2014
While Mother Nature continues to challenge drivers across the country, a team of traffic engineers is working hard on a new way to make rush-hour commutes safer and faster in any weather.
April 1, 2014
Ice formation can spell disaster for diverse structures, from wind turbines to airplanes, and until now ice adhesion has been difficult to test.
April 1, 2014
A multi-university team of engineers has developed what could be a promising solution for charging smartphone batteries on the go — without the need for an electrical cord.
March 28, 2014
Registration for the free 2014 ASHRAE Webcast, “Buildings in Balance: IEQ and Energy Efficiency,” is now open.
March 27, 2014
The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, has completed a new Concrete Finishing Training DVD.
March 26, 2014
Owners, Architects, Civil and Structural Engineers Can Easily Reduce Their Construction-Project Risks. Free GBA Publications Help You Explain How.
March 25, 2014
Virginia Tech is ranked as an elite institution in 13 of the 30 subjects evaluated at more than 3,000 universities worldwide.
March 24, 2014
US Army Corps of Engineers and Norfolk District Public Affairs recently reported that crews working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are preparing land designated for the growth of Arlington National Cemetery.
March 24, 2014
CRDF Global, an independent, nonprofit that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration, announced recently that it will select the first ever Henrietta H. Fore Women in Science Fellow in May.
March 21, 2014
Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s new driver Daniel Ricciardo joined Infiniti to bring top budding engineers a step closer to their dream in Formula One, by recently announcing the opening of applications for the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy.
March 20, 2014
School of Engineering Dean Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D., announced recently that Virginia’s groundbreaking research and development of smart materials has resulted in Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Richmond being selected as the site for the 11th annual Darnell Energy Summit…
March 19, 2014