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Floodplain Mapping Experts To Participate In 2011 National Conference
May 10, 2011

Expert floodplain mapping personnel from Maryland-based engineering consulting firm Greenhorne & O’Mara (G&O) are participating in the 35th annual Association of State Floodplain Managers National Conference…

Lab-in-a-Box Showcased At 2011 National Meeting
May 10, 2011

College students using a hands-on electronic learning and exploration tool called Lab-in-a-Box have reported a significant positive impact on their confidence and ability to learn electrical engineering.

H&A Architects & Engineers Honored With Awards At Spring Design Forum
May 9, 2011

Local design firm, H&A Architects & Engineers, received two Design + Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects…

Coulter Foundation Award Creates a $20 Million U.Va. Endowment
May 9, 2011

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation have teamed to create a $20 million endowment to foster research collaboration between biomedical engineers and clinicians…

Danville Firm Begins $5 Million Expansion
May 9, 2011

Construction on a $5 million expansion of existing operations at its Danville, Va. facility has begun according …

ASSE Opposes Some Of Proposed MSHA Mining Rule
May 6, 2011

In a comment filed recently on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) Proposed Rule Pattern of Violation (PoV) intended to strengthen MSHA’s ability to find a recurring pattern of violations in a mine and requiring heightened oversight…

Presentations From ASFE's Spring 2011 Meeting Available
May 6, 2011

All presentations from ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association’s April 8th-9th, 2011 Meeting in St. Louis, MO are now available on line.

NLB Calls for Elimination of "Artificial Lighting"
May 6, 2011

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) – an independent, not-for-profit lighting-information service – has called for the end of “artificial lighting.”

Austin Brockenbrough Wins Award
May 6, 2011

As part of Business Appreciation Week, Chesterfield County Economic Development recently presented its annual First Choice Business Awards for …

First Energy Industry Day Held
May 5, 2011

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic held their first Industry Energy Day April 15th.

Public Comment on Standard for Existing Buildings Sought
May 5, 2011

To ensure a sustainable future, the greatest opportunity lies in modifying existing buildings. Only 2 percent of construction projects are for new buildings, while 86 percent of construction dollars go into renovation of our existing building stock.

ASFE President's Report For 2010-11 Issued
May 4, 2011

ASFE’s Immediate Past President, Jay Martin, has issued his ASFE President’s Report…

H&A Architects & Engineers Ranks 305
May 4, 2011

Richmond-based H&A Architects & Engineers (H&A), is the 305th largest design firm in the United States, according to Engineering News Record’s (ENR) annual Top 500 Design Firms list.

Largest Single Bequest Ever Realized At Virginia Tech
May 3, 2011

Virginia Tech’s departments of mechanical and chemical engineering will benefit from the largest single bequest ever realized by the university…

“Transfer and Save” Program To Become Permanent
May 3, 2011

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) is pleased to announce that the “Transfer and Save” program for plastic pipe and fitting manufacturers has been so popular…

3D UI Competition Announces Grand Prize Winner
May 2, 2011

A group of doctoral students in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering’s computer science department and Center for Human-Computer Interaction recently won first place in the 3D UI Grand Prize competition at…

Domestic Animal Sterliant Under Development
May 2, 2011

An interdisciplinary team of University of Virginia researchers has been awarded a shot at a $25 million prize to develop a nonsurgical method for sterilizing cats and dogs.

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…

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