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NEWS ARCHIVE
Second Annual Design Excellence Forum Announced
August 27, 2014

FISHER/UNITECH will host its second annual Design Excellence Forum – a provocative event scheduled in 11 cities throughout the Midwest and Northeast.

Award Recognizes One Of The 2014 Best Firms To Work For
August 21, 2014

Draper Aden Associates has been named one of the 2014 Best Firms to Work For

4th USA Science & Engineering Festival Scheduled
August 20, 2014

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is proud to announce the return of Lockheed Martin as its 2016 Founding and Presenting Host and expanded outreach activities to engage our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

FTC Publishes New Ranges of Comparability
August 19, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced the publication of a final rule amending the ranges of comparability for required EnergyGuide labels …

ASSE Announces Rankings For Doctoral Degrees Awarded To Women
August 18, 2014

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has ranked Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) School of Engineering as the nation’s No. 9 engineering school or university based on the percentage of doctoral degrees awarded to women.

ASHRAE Issues Call for Comments - Standard 41.7-1984R (RA 2006)
August 18, 2014

ASHRAE invites comments on the Public Review Drafts of ASHRAE Standard 41.7-1984R (RA 2006), Standard Methods for Gas Flow Measurement.

Society for Standards Professionals Holds Meeting in Ottawa
August 15, 2014

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) held its 63rd Annual Conference in Ottawa, Canada.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Call for Speakers
August 14, 2014

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2015 Call for Speakers opened recently in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners looking to participate in…

ODU Solar Energy Researchers Win NSF Grant
August 13, 2014

Old Dominion University (ODU) solar energy researchers have received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at funding education in photovoltaic (PV) energy concepts.

AHRI Files Petition for Reconsideration and Court Review
August 13, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule regarding ….

Order To Dredge Portions of the James River Federal Navigation Channel Issued
August 12, 2014

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months.

Swegon Announces New Virginia Representation
August 12, 2014

Swegon, part of the Latour group and a market leader within energy efficient ventilation and indoor climate systems, has announced that “Prime Air Products, Inc. will represent ….

Award For Sustainable Development Announces 2014 Finalists
August 11, 2014

Following two months of screening and deliberation, a decision has been reached for the finalists of the 2014 Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development.

Project For Restoring Wallops Island Shoreline Commences
August 8, 2014

Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began there July 18.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Announces New Commander
August 7, 2014

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic held a change of command ceremony July 11 at the Pennsylvania House onboard Naval Station Norfolk.

3D Printing Technology Update Scheduled
August 6, 2014

FISHER/UNITECH will host a technical counsel on the advancement of 3D printing on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Automation Alley, located at 2675 Bellingham Dr. in Troy, MI.

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million
August 5, 2014

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has captured two federal contracts worth a combined potential $55 million to further study safety efforts for commercial truck drivers and break new ground in…

19th Century Math Tactic Gets a Makeover
August 4, 2014

A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to curious…

Fibers Scrolled Into Yarns
August 4, 2014

Researchers at Penn State and Shinshu University in Japan have recently developed a simple, scalable method of making graphene oxide (GO) fibers that are strong, stretchable and can be easily scrolled into yarns…

Smart Pill Bottle Receives Second Patent
August 1, 2014

AdhereTech and The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have been awarded a second U.S. patent for the smart pill bottle that was invented at the university and is being commercialized by the company.

Creating and Optimizing Food for Extreme Conditions
August 1, 2014

How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars?

Registration Open For GBA's 2014 Fall Conference
July 31, 2014

Registration now open for GBA’s 2014 fall conference in San Francisco, CA from October 23-25, 2014.

“Chapter of the Year” Awarded To Engineering World Health at VCU
July 30, 2014

Despite living halfway around the world, students from Virginia Commonwealth University School (VCU) of Engineering are helping developing nations provide reliable medical care.

Manufacturers Benefit From ICC-ES Expedited Service
July 30, 2014

Several manufacturers have taken advantage of the ICC-ES Expedited Service for new and revised reports.


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