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NEWS ARCHIVE
Improving Solar Collectors
May 2, 2011

Using minute graphite particles 1000 times smaller than the width of a human hair, mechanical engineers at Arizona State University hope to boost the efficiency—and profitability—of solar power plants.

ASCE To Send Disaster Assessment Teams To Japan
May 2, 2011

Seven technical disaster assessment teams from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will travel to Japan over the next several weeks to study …

New Faces of Engineering Program Expands
April 29, 2011

Reflecting the increasingly important role engineers play in today’s society, National Engineers Week Foundation is broadening its annual New Faces of Engineering program…

Pursuing Carbon Labeling
April 29, 2011

Almost all climate scientists agree that actions must be taken to lower carbon emissions, also known as greenhouse gases, to reduce the risk of damage to the environment and ultimately human health.

ASSE Kicks Off NAOSH 2011
April 28, 2011

‘Celebrating a Century of Safety’ is this year’s North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week theme.

Differing Views On Long-Term Effects Of Oil Spill
April 28, 2011

One year after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on the Gulf Coast, new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire shows that…

Kroehling Advanced Materials Foundry Opens
April 28, 2011

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering is continuing its tradition of hands-on, minds-on education with the newly opened Kroehling Advanced Materials Foundry…

VCU Team Wins Moonbuggy Race Rookie Award
April 27, 2011

The 2011 VCU School of Engineering Moonbuggy Team competed in the 18th Annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race where they won the Rookie Award for the fastest time among new competitors.

Civil Engineering Professions See Growth
April 27, 2011

Population growth and an overhaul of existing infrastructure are making the civil engineering profession popular…

Engineers Look Twice When Worms Stick Together
April 26, 2011

Nematodes, microscopic worms, are making engineers look twice at their ability to exhibit the “Cheerios effect” when they move in a collective motion.

U.Va. Awarded Factory Research Center Grant
April 26, 2011

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the award of a $3.97 million grant to the University of Virginia to be used in the construction …

Hanover County Issues Request for Proposal
April 25, 2011

Hanover County, Va. has issued a request for sealed bid proposal, RFP #11-121705-2185TP, for Professional Consulting Engineering Services …

2011 ASHRAE Annual Conference Scheduled
April 25, 2011

The 2011 ASHRAE Annual Conference brings together members from all over the world to share their knowledge of HVAC&R.

Video Documents Knowledge About "Geoprofessionals"
April 25, 2011

If you missed ASFE’s Spring (Annual) Meeting in St. Louis, you missed the debut of Joel Carson’s video…

Applied Felts To Expand Operations
April 25, 2011

Applied Felts, an independent manufacturer of felt liners for the cured-in-place pipe, has announced plans for a $6 million expansion of …

‘Salute Your Safety Professional’ Initiative Launched
April 22, 2011

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D., CSP, recently kicked off ASSE’s new ‘Salute Your Safety Professional’ initiative…

Demand for Wireless Technologies Studied
April 22, 2011

In the first phase of a more than two-year study funded by InterDigital, Virginia Tech researchers have made great strides in…

Franklin County Receives Community Development Block Grant
April 22, 2011

A Community Development Block Grant for $220,841 has been awarded to Franklin County to support the construction …

Net Zero Energy Design Toolkit Under Development
April 21, 2011

A toolkit to help better understand the impacts of building construction related to net zero energy targets is being developed…

Concern Rises Over Services Becoming Highly Commoditized
April 21, 2011

Many design industry services are becoming highly commoditized, with builders and architects often treating certain types of engineering services as merchandise…

Research and Education Partnership Formed
April 20, 2011

In an extremely selective competition involving 230 submissions, the British Council for Relations with Other Countries is funding a strategic research and international education partnership…

Genesis Products Inc. Coming To Virginia
April 20, 2011

Elkhart, Ind.-based Genesis Products Inc. has announced the acquisition of the former Appomattox River Manufacturing Company with plans to expand …

Phoenix Packaging To Expand Dublin Facility
April 20, 2011

Phoenix Packaging Operations LLC, a subsidiary of Bogota, Columbia-based Grupo Phoenix, has announced plans to double the size …

Free Fire Alarm Webinars Launched
April 19, 2011

Silent Knight by Honeywell has launched a series of FREE, one-hour Webinars to educate Fire Alarm Dealers on new technologies, basic system design, time-saving tools and more.


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