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Virginia Tech To Establish Cybersecurity Research Center
September 20, 2011

Virginia Tech, in cooperation with L-3 Communications, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, and Verisign Labs, has received a five-year…

Winners of the 2011 Marketing Excellence Awards Announced
September 19, 2011

In recognition of exceptional marketing efforts of architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada…

IEEE Communications Society Announces Communications Course
September 19, 2011

The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) will hold another in its series of learning opportunities, “The Future of Wireless: Nanotechnology and Practical Wireless Communications,” in Chicago …

CandyFactory app Developed
September 16, 2011

A multidisciplinary team representing Virginia Tech’s colleges of Science, Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, and Engineering, has developed a highly successful educational software application (app) that is designed to teach fractions concepts…

Risk-Management Videos Offered Free of Charge
September 16, 2011

Terra has begun production of a series of audio/visual risk-management presentations…

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Scheduled
September 15, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 will open to the public on September 23rd.

Applications for New Initiative Available Through Facebook
September 15, 2011

Applications for National Engineers Week Foundation’s new initiative, New Faces of Engineering: College Edition, are now open to students and the public through Facebook.

H&A Architects & Engineers Receives APA Award
September 15, 2011

The Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association has awarded its Outstanding Plan Award for Small Area Plan …

Virginia Tech Launches WATERiD
September 14, 2011

Unfortunately, more than 2 million miles of the nation’s infrastructure of water and wastewater pipelines are underground and nearing the end of their useful life.

AAMA and Industry Organizations Release Joint Bulletin
September 14, 2011

A new technical bulletin relating ASCE/SEI 7-10 design wind loads to fenestration product ratings has been jointly endorsed…

ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute Seeks New ASCE 7 Committee Members
September 14, 2011

The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is currently accepting applications for membership onto ASCE 7 …

IFMA Healthcare Council Seminar in Falls Church, Virginia
September 13, 2011

IFMA Healthcare Council and the Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute will present an educational seminar at the Inova Fairfax Hospital on Friday, September 16th.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Assists With Recovery From Hurricane Irene
September 13, 2011

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic and Public Works Department (PWD) Norfolk engaged in a team effort that began August 28th to clear the waterfront at Naval Station Norfolk…

Economic Slump Viewed as a Major Concern and Obstacle
September 13, 2011

Politics, the government, and the economy are major thorns in the side for many architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental firm leaders.

IEEE Communications Society Announces Training Course
September 13, 2011

The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) will hold its next “Virtual Intensive Course on Wireless Communications Engineering” during September …

ASCE's Richmond Branch Announces New Officers
September 12, 2011

The Richmond Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced its new officers for …

Since 9/11, Most Americans Uncertain About Fire Safety in Tall Buildings
September 12, 2011

A nationwide survey conducted by Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) revealed that only 7% of Americans feel safer from fire in high-rise buildings…

ASSE Members Honor the Victims of 9/11
September 12, 2011

In memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) members who lost their lives that day, ASSE set up two memorial scholarship funds…

Building Safety Codes Changed as a Result of 9/11
September 9, 2011

The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center identified a new, challenging frontier in public safety for the International Code Council…

NAVFAC Celebrated Its 169th Anniversary
September 9, 2011

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) celebrated its 169th anniversary Aug. 31st.

Onset Announces Course On Assessing Building Energy Efficiency
September 8, 2011

Onset, the world leader in data loggers, recently announced a live, online course on Wednesday, September 21, 2011…

Winners Announced In ASHRAE 2011 Design Competition
September 7, 2011

ASHRAE’s 2011 Student Design Competition drilled students on their knowledge of HVAC&R system selection and design as well as integrated building design to encourage practical design.

“The ASSE 100th Anniversary Classic” Scheduled
September 6, 2011

A special celebration of two October centennial birthdays will take place this October 19th at Laurel Park racetrack.

Virtual Life Safety Seminar Developed
September 2, 2011

NOTIFIER by Honeywell has taken the contents of its recent Life Safety Seminars and developed a virtual version to educate architects, engineers and facility managers…

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