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Record-Setting Flexible Phototransistor Revealed
December 3, 2015

Inspired by mammals’ eyes, University of Wisconsin–Madison electrical engineers have created the fastest, most responsive flexible silicon phototransistor ever made.

CH2M Hospital Project Wins CMMA Project Achievement Award
December 3, 2015

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Project Achievement Award has been presented to CH2M for hospital project.

AHRI Announces Election of New Officers
December 2, 2015

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the election of new officers and executive committee members.

Cougars Likely To Recolonize Parts of U.S.
December 2, 2015

A groundbreaking new study shows that cougars, also known as mountain lions and pumas, are likely to recolonize portions of habitat in the middle part of the United States within the next 25 years.

Space Cups Enable Espresso
December 1, 2015

Sometimes the little things in life can make all the difference — and when you are in orbit above the planet Earth, like the crew aboard the International Space Station, this is especially true.

Wagman Collects Items For Troops
November 30, 2015

Wagman offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia collected extra Halloween candy and other frequently requested items to be included in holiday care packages sent to troops.

Dewberry Performs Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis
November 25, 2015

Dewberry recently performed a climate change vulnerability analysis for the Oceans and Coastal Protection Division (OCPD) within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water.

Sweet Briar Campus Ranks Among Nation’s Most Beautiful
November 24, 2015

Great Value Colleges has ranked Sweet Briar College No. 13 on its 2015 list of the 40 Most Beautiful College Campuses in Rural Areas.

VDOT’S Budget, Equipment In Place For 2015-2016 Winter Season
November 20, 2015

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is geared up for snowy weather with staffing, equipment and materials ready to go for the 2015-2016 winter season.

Upcoming VirginiaFirst 2015 and 2016 Events
November 19, 2015

There are many exciting FIRST activities and events taking place around Virginia throughout the year.

Wireless @ Virginia Tech Awarded Grants
November 18, 2015

The coming technical shift to a shared use of some of the nation’s radio bands — used for activities including television and radio broadcasts, cell phones, military communications, and air-traffic control — means economic opportunity and more connected devices.

MWH Global Provides Grant To Helping Hands For Freedom
November 17, 2015

MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, recently announced a new partnership with Helping Hands for Freedom (HHFF) by providing a $25,000 grant to assist in the growth of their organization and services that support the military community.

ASCC Calendar Items For 2016
November 16, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has scheduled the following events for 2016.

Video Series On Cybersecurity Leadership Launched
November 13, 2015

The Volgenau School of Engineering and School of Business, at George Mason University, have launched the first video of a planned series, which will feature interviews with industry, government and academic experts on current cybersecurity leadership issues.

New Approach May Impact Future Materials Design
November 12, 2015

A novel approach that should significantly accelerate materials discovery is the subject of a new article…

Taking A New Look At Cold Weather Concrete Paving
November 11, 2015

Forecasters are predicting a brutal winter ahead, and whether you experience moderate-to-extreme drops in temperature or a little or a lot of winter precipitation, now is a good time to revisit some of the basic and advanced principles…

Fifth Annual Innovation Competition Held At VCU
November 10, 2015

The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) hosted its fifth annual innovation competition at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering on October 21st.

Fort Norfolk Scheduled To Close Temporarily To Visitors
November 9, 2015

Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from November 12th-27th as contractors perform various landscape repairs to the historic War of 1812-era coastal fortification.

New Master Of Regulatory Biomedical Engineering Program Launched
November 6, 2015

The average length of time for premarket approval of a new medical device in the U.S. is four and a half years, nearly five times longer than in Europe. To address this challenge, the George Washington University (GW) has launched a first-of-its kind master of engineering degree program…

New Techniques Promise Better Containment Of Environmental Flow Hazards
November 5, 2015

Catastrophic oil spills, nuclear power accidents, and erupting volcanoes all share a common thread. They are environmental disasters where the flow of hazardous materials, dispersed by the natural movements of air and/or water, seem uncontrollable.

Professor Selected To Serve On Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority
November 4, 2015

Sylvain Marsillac, Old Dominion University professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently selected as one of the first members of the newly created Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority.

Mathematical Algorithm ‘Psychic Robot’ Developed
November 3, 2015

Bioengineers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have recently developed a unique mathematical algorithm that can “see” your intention while performing an ordinary action like…

2015 WateReuse Innovative Project Of The Year Named
November 2, 2015

WaterHub at Emory, an ecological water reclamation treatment facility that is the first system of its kind to be installed in the United States, has been named the 2015 WateReuse Innovative Project of the Year by the WateReuse Association.

Findings Show U.S. Offshore Wind Power Falls Behind
November 2, 2015

University of Delaware (UD) faculty from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), the College of Engineering and the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics say that the U.S. has fallen behind in offshore wind power.

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