SITE SEARCH:
video overview
ADS

IIr Associates, Inc.
Publisher of The Virginia Engineer

Print-Publishing Services
Web Site Design-Coding-Hosting
Business Consulting

Phone: (804) 779-3527
sales@iirassoc.com
iirassoc.com

NEWS ARCHIVE
ACI 310 Joint Committee Announced
July 16, 2018

ACI 310 – Decorative Concrete, has become a joint committee of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)…

Document For Solar Energy Code Provisions and Standards Published
July 16, 2018

The International Code Council and the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC), in collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), have updated…

FIRST Robotics Competition Announces Off-Season Events For 2018
July 13, 2018

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) announces four off-season events in the FIRST Chesapeake District for 2018.

Food Choices Impact Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 13, 2018

New study provides estimate of greenhouse gas emissions generated by U.S. consumer food purchases.

Unraveling The Secrets Of Subatomic Particle Interactions
July 12, 2018

Supercomputers have the power to unlock the secrets of subatomic particles that are hidden deep inside everyday matter. But they can’t do it on their own…

ASTM International Launches Collaboration Platform
July 12, 2018

ASTM International recently launched the ASTM SpecBuilder platform which empowers organizations to streamline collaboration and document development for internal documents such as…

Manual 135 Offers Guidance To Monitor Dam Performance
July 11, 2018

Dam performance monitoring is a balance of visual surveillance and instrumental measurements that when combined accurately show how well a dam is performing.

Formation of Chemical Byproducts During Water Treatment Studied
July 11, 2018

Synthetical chemicals are ever-present in modern life—in our medications, cosmetics and clothing—but what happens to them when they enter our municipal water supplies?

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 90.1-2016
July 10, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Lawsuits Filed Pertaining To EPA SNAP Rule 20
July 10, 2018

Controversy continues regarding phase out of HFC’s in the U.S.

ASCC To Hold 17th Annual Conference
July 9, 2018

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) will hold its seventeenth Annual Conference September 20-23, 2018 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, NC.

Natural Gas Prices Were Key To Coal Power Decline
July 9, 2018

New research from North Carolina State University (NC State) and the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) finds that steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were…

NSBE Hosts National Leadership Conference
July 6, 2018

More than 200 officers of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) gathered on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park recently for NSBE’s National Leadership Conference (NLC).

Portable, Shareable Light Sheet Microscope Developed
July 6, 2018

Modern microscopy has given scientists a front-row seat to living, breathing biology in all its Technicolor glory. But access to the best technologies can be spotty.

Virtual Reality May Be Cure To Fear Of Public Speaking
July 5, 2018

Dr. Theodora Chaspari, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is working with Dr. Amir Behzadan, associate professor in the Department of Construction Science, to improve students’ public speaking skills…

Lithium Battery Could Be More Powerful Thanks To New Design
July 5, 2018

Cornell University chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer believes there needs to be a battery technology “revolution” – and thinks that his lab has fired one of the first shots.

New Summer Cancer Research Program for Undergraduate Students Launched
July 3, 2018

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the GW Cancer Center, has launched a new summer program to advance cancer research through…

AAEES Announces 2018 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards
July 3, 2018

Awards honor individuals making contributions in the area of environmental engineering and science.

Industry Curbs Use Of Toxic Chemicals Based on Federal Emissions Report
July 2, 2018

Study shows impact of toxic chemicals emissions report on industry usage of those chemicals.

Researchers Seek To Facilitate Smoother Evacuations
July 2, 2018

Avoiding the problems encountered during past mass exits from impact areas is focus of research.

Scan Aims To Replace Painful Mammograms
June 29, 2018

Researchers have developed a painless, light-based, non-radioactive, 15-second procedure that could revolutionize breast cancer screening and save lives.

NSF Supports Development of the Open Storage Network
June 29, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing a $1.8 million grant for the initial development of the Open Storage Network (OSN)…

Hyperloop At VCU Unveils Pod Vehicle
June 28, 2018

A Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) student team — part of an elite group of 20 teams selected internationally to advance to the final round of the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition this summer — unveiled its fully constructed pod vehicle…

Electricity and Hydrogen Generated From Live Bacteria
June 28, 2018

A new technology developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology enables energy harvesting from photosynthetic bacteria – cyanobacteria.


Older News Items  -----  
 
 
The Virginia Engineer MobileOur Mobile site
m.vaeng.com
The Virginia Engineer on facebook
The Virginia Engineer RSS Feed