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NEWS ARCHIVE
LiDAR Forum and ASPRS Conference Combine For 2018
February 1, 2018

The 2018 ILMF and the ASPRS Annual Conference will be the single largest gathering of geospatial professionals in North America— ever.

Electron Beams Simultaneously Delivered
January 31, 2018

Just months after completing a nine-year construction project to upgrade its research capabilities, the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has delivered its next technological success…

New Coatings That Can Repel Water Explored
January 31, 2018

To prevent water and ice from making our shoes soggy, frosting our car windows and weighing down power lines with icicles, scientists have been exploring new coatings that can repel water.

Latest North American Fenestration Standard Published
January 30, 2018

The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, NAFSNorth American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS) has received final approval…

LIGHTFAIR® International 2019 To Be Held In Philadelphia
January 30, 2018

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, returns to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center in 2019…

Award Received to Study How Light Interacts With and Changes Materials
January 29, 2018

With an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) grant, Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering, is conducting research to develop optically enhanced materials.

Development of Whole-Community Resilience Benchmarks Begins
January 29, 2018

The International Code Council and the Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) are beginning the development of the nation’s first whole-community resilience benchmarks…

ASCC DCC Tenth Annual Award Winners Announced
January 26, 2018

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has announced the winners of its tenth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

AASHTO Announces New Publication Release
January 26, 2018

Eighth edition of LRFD Bridge Design Specifications is now available.

Nominations Accepted For 2018 Communication Awards
January 25, 2018

The Keck Futures Initiative -a program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with the support of the W.M. Keck Foundation – will award four $20,000 prizes in 2018…

Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards $74,000 In HVACR Scholarships
January 25, 2018

Rees Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in scholarships to more than 400 deserving students and instructors.

Spring 2018 Explore Engineering Weekend Registration Opens
January 24, 2018

Registration is now open for two upcoming Explore weekends at Sweet Briar College: Explore Engineering on March 30-31 and Explore Engineering and Computer Science on April 13-14.

Spider's Web Inspires Removable Implant
January 24, 2018

For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death.

Efforts To Curb Earthquakes Triggered By Injection Studied
January 23, 2018

In a new study, Virginia Tech researchers have found that efforts to curb earthquakes triggered by the injection of oilfield wastewater into the ground…

Date for Fifth Iridium® NEXT Launch Announced
January 23, 2018

Iridium Communications Inc. recently announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018…

New Webinar On Engineering Ethics Announced
January 22, 2018

The “Engineering Ethics” webinar will review various codes of ethics and their applications, along with a review of some case studies and lessons learned.

Weather Forecasting With “MRI” of Clouds Studied
January 22, 2018

Analyzing and determining the structure of clouds remains a challenge for scientists trying to forecast weather.

CPC of ASCC Revises Major Polishing Document
January 19, 2018

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has recently released the revision to the Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Specification

Internship Opportunity at NNS Announced
January 19, 2018

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) Talent Acquisition is accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Internship program.

Contract Awarded For Rappahannock River Crossing Project
January 18, 2018

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. announces they’ve been awarded the design-build contract for the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in Stafford County, Va.

Nanotextured Surface That Kills Bacteria Created
January 18, 2018

By using an electrochemical etching process on a common stainless steel alloy, researchers have created a nanotextured surface that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells.

Theme Announced For 2018 Building Safety Month
January 17, 2018

The International Code Council announced the 38th annual Building Safety Month theme – Building Codes Save Lives.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addendum to Standard 135-2016
January 17, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Grant Awarded in Support of the APS UGSRF Program
January 16, 2018

The American Physiological Society (APS) is honored to announce a new $50,000 grant from The Hearst Foundations in support of the APS undergraduate summer research fellowships (UGSRF) program…


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