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NEWS ARCHIVE
Plastics Industry Positioned to Meet Demands of Automotive Sector
June 10, 2015

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association recently released a report titled, “Plastics Market Watch: Plastics in the Fast Lane,” that anticipates an increased use of plastics in automobiles…

RoboFest 2015 With Flight Demonstrations Scheduled
June 9, 2015

On June 14, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the world’s largest organization representing those who fly model aircraft for recreation and educational purposes, and the Northern Virginia UAS Academy will host a flight demonstration for RoboFest 2015.

Grants To Improve Coastal Community Resilience Announced
June 9, 2015

Two new National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant programs will help coastal communities and their managers create on-the-ground projects to make them more resilient to the effects of extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions.

Effort Launches To Make Navigating Traffic Lights Safer, Smarter and Cheaper
June 8, 2015

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers’ new project could change the way motorists navigate through traffic lights, making the everyday action safer, smarter, and cheaper…

DuPont Awards Early Career Grants
June 8, 2015

DuPont has named nine young faculty members to its 2015 Class of DuPont Young Professors.

ASCC to Offer Legacy Safety Leadership Program at 2015 Conference
June 5, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, will offer the Legacy Safety Leadership Program on September 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Annual Conference in Dallas, TX.

Joint Venture Selected For New Design Contract
June 5, 2015

The U.S. Army’s Japan Engineer District has announced that the joint venture of Woolpert and KZF Design has been selected to provide full design and construction services …

Future of Urban Innovation: Startups Summit Announced
June 4, 2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Columbia University are co-hosting the first-ever Future of Urban Innovation: Startups Summit.

MWH Global Commits to Veterans Employment Initiative
June 4, 2015

MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, recently announced plans to participate in the nationwide Joining Forces initiative…

Tweet Chat to Inspire Powerful Ideas
June 3, 2015

The Society of Women Engineers will host a tweet chat with Verizon to Shed Light on Opportunities for Women to Submit their Innovative ideas for a chance to win Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award.

ASCC Schedules 14th Annual Conference
June 3, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, will hold its fourteenth Annual Conference September 24-27, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency – Dallas, TX.

CESSE Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 Annual Meeting
June 2, 2015

The Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) will host its Annual Meeting in Norfolk, Virginia.

Researchers Invent New Self-powering Camera
June 1, 2015

A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered…

New Observational Solar Weather Model Developed
June 1, 2015

Scientists now have an observational framework to help predict solar weather and how it will affect Earth.

Twisting Nanofibers To Create Tougher Structures
June 1, 2015

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) have created new structures that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length…

"$ave Energy—Build to Code"
May 29, 2015

By choosing energy-efficient materials and supplies, homeowners can make positive changes to both inside and outside environments, thus creating better homes and businesses and more sustainable communities.

WoodWorks Hosts Seminar in Virginia
May 29, 2015

The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program is hosting a seminar in Richmond, Va.

NATE Announces New Partnership with Rees Scholarship Foundation
May 29, 2015

A new partnership has been announced between North American Technical Excellence (NATE) and the Rees Scholarship Foundation to support new students studying to enter the HVACR and water heating industry.

HMTAP Contract Awarded
May 28, 2015

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Dewberry, a nationally recognized professional services firm, a Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program (HMTAP) contract.

ANSI Announces Approval of AHRI Standards
May 28, 2015

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced approval of ten (10) AHRI standards.

DOE Extends Comment Period - Announces Public Meeting
May 27, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued three pre-publication announcements extending the comment period for three rulemakings and has announced a public meeting with respect to water heater conversion factor rulemaking.

Solar Pool Heating Standard Initiative Announced
May 26, 2015

The International Code Council (ICC), Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) and Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) announce an initiative to develop a new standard addressing solar pool heating and cooling systems…

Massive Trove of Driver Research Data Will Be Shared
May 26, 2015

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has won a $16.4 million contract from the Transportation Research Board that will make available thousands of hours’ worth of naturalistic driving data available to researchers across the auto and highway industry.

AHRI Publishes Final Research Report on Flammable Refrigerants
May 22, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the publication of the final report for Research Project 8009, Risk Assessment of Refrigeration Systems Using A2L Flammable Refrigerants.


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