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Dream Jobs 2012
April 2, 2012

Engineers design things and solve problems. No surprise there, that’s the textbook definition of an engineer.

Data Published On Head Impacts Study
April 2, 2012

The Virginia Tech — Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences has announced the first-ever published paper with data on head impacts from youth football players.

Heart-Powered Pacemaker Could One Day Be Possible
April 2, 2012

A new power scheme for cardiac pacemakers turns to an unlikely source: vibrations from heartbeats themselves.

Robots May Traverse Towers and Skyscrapers In The Future
April 2, 2012

Like something straight out of “Star Wars,” armies of robots could nimbly be crawling up towers and skyscrapers to make repairs in the not-so-distant future, so humans don’t have to.

Dewberry Establishes Teaming Program with Hubbell
March 30, 2012

Dewberry’s design-build division has announced a sales and marketing teaming program with PEP Stations represented by Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellem’s division.

Comment Period for Updated Guidelines for Urban Drainage Announced
March 29, 2012

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced it will conduct a public comment period from April 1, 2012 through May 16, 2012 on three updated standard guidelines.

ASFE e-Mail Webinar On April 11th
March 28, 2012

When it comes to e-mail, you should be doing the first thing, the last thing, and everything in-between in the proper order.

2012 ODU CEEVC Spring Contracts Seminar Announced
March 28, 2012

The Old Dominion University (ODU) Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Council (CEEVC) announces the Spring 2012 Seminar “What Does the Future Hold?”…

Virginia Tech's Programs Ranked Among the Best
March 27, 2012

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering again ranked among the nation’s 25 best engineering schools for graduate studies…

Registration Open For Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems Webcast
March 27, 2012

While conventional HVAC systems mix fresh outdoor air with the return air in one unit, dedicated outdoor air systems use standard equipment to condition fresh air separately before it enters the building.

2012 SWE Regional Conference Scheduled
March 26, 2012

Cathleen M. Saunders, E.I.T., Staff Engineer on the Richmond Utilities Team for Draper Aden Associates, will speak at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter’s Mid-Atlantic Conference…

Sustainable Ways to Community Prosperity
March 23, 2012

The German and the Danish Embassies in partnership with ACORE (American Council on Renewable Energy) are hosting a day-long conference…

Fire and Emergency Communications Code Seminars Scheduled
March 22, 2012

Silent Knight by Honeywell is sponsoring a series of free seminars to cover current fire alarm and ECS (Emergency Communication Systems) requirements…

ASFE's February 2012 Webinar Now Available On Demand
March 21, 2012

DIRTY WORDS: Taboo Words, Absolutes, and More” is now available on demand, whenever you need to see it…

ICC Hearings First Step to Develop 2015 Codes
March 20, 2012

Code enforcement officials, construction industry professionals and the public will meet to consider a broad range of proposed code changes to several International Codes that will improve building safety.

First International Marine Forensics Symposium Scheduled
March 19, 2012

Take advantage of the extended early registration fee discount deadline – March 23 – and register for the First International Marine Forensics Symposium, National Harbor, MD from April 3-5, 2012.

Nifty Fifty Program Announced
March 16, 2012

To ignite middle and high school students’ passion for science and engineering, the USA Science & Engineering Festival, hosted by Lockheed Martin, will send more than 100 top scientists and engineers into Washington, DC-area schools this March and April.

Transportation Funding Advocacy Rally Announced
March 15, 2012

Members of 14 transportation construction industry associations will come to Washington for the second annual RALLY for ROADS, the nation’s largest transportation funding advocacy rally on …

ASFE Issues New Model Agreement
March 15, 2012

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association and Terra Insurance Company have issued a new, model agreement for obtaining construction materials engineering and testing services.

Clark Nexsen Ranks 33
March 14, 2012

Clark Nexsen is pleased to announce that the firm has been cited in the 2012 Almanac of Architecture & Design by being ranked #33…

Visibility Factors in Small Boat Collisions
March 13, 2012

Collisions between powered and non-powered personal watercraft (PWC) and sail or powered craft (SPC) are a serious concern for professional mariners and recreational boaters alike.

Approved ASSE Fall Protection Standards
March 12, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) standards addressing fall protection…

Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award Nominations Sought
March 9, 2012

Help honor a licensed engineer-leader for a specific accomplishment or for lifetime achievements…

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Adds New Program Topics for New Location
March 8, 2012

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, the world’s largest unclassified event for defense, homeland security, and sensing applications, is expected to draw more than 6,000 attendees…

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