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Efforts to Clear Waterways of Pollution Supported
December 15, 2014

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association advocates on behalf of programs designed to pursue zero waste.

New FTC Challenge for 2014-2015 Announced
December 12, 2014

The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is a mid-level robotics competition for high school students.

New AHRI Standards Will Support AHU Casing Certification Program
December 12, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the approval of new AHRI Standards 1350 (I-P) and 1351 (SI).

Code Council and SRCC Finalize Consolidation
December 11, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC) have completed a period of due diligence and formalized the consolidation of the two associations.

Researchers Receive Grant to Solve Problems of Big Data Processing
December 11, 2014

Massive amounts of data, collected daily, range from traditional consumers using cell phone technology to big corporations storing the buying patterns of thousands of individuals.

Joint Venture Awarded $75 Million NAVFAC Contract
December 10, 2014

Wiley|Wilson Burns & McDonnell Joint Venture is pleased to announce that the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington has awarded…

STEM Education Network Announces Successful Close of Fund
December 9, 2014

100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, recently announced the close of its third Fund at almost $29 million.

Summit Focused on Power of 'Big Data'
December 8, 2014

Leaders in science, engineering, government, and industry addressed fast-moving opportunities and challenges in the field of “big data” recently at the Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

ICC 2015-2017 Code Development Cycle Begins
December 5, 2014

The International Code Council’s (ICC) 2015/2016/2017 Code Development Cycle begins with the Group A International Codes.

SPI Collaborates With Renowned Art and Design College
December 4, 2014

In recognition of the recent America Recycles Day, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced its flagship effort to demonstrate the value of, and creative uses for, recycled plastics.

Pennoni Senior Engineer to Present at National Bridge Conference
December 3, 2014

Ahmad Faqiri, a senior engineer at Pennoni Associates, will present at the 2014 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, December 4-5, in Miami, FL.

Espresso To Take Flight
December 3, 2014

Espresso-loving astronauts, rejoice! You may soon be able to enjoy your beloved beverage in space, thanks to a new cup designed specifically to defy the low-gravity environments encountered aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Bitsy Battery Of A Billion Holes
December 2, 2014

Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components.

East Coast Hurricanes Can Flood the Midwest
December 1, 2014

Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. But, is that really true?

VCU Brandcenter Presents TECH+Toys
November 28, 2014

The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Brandcenter launches its TECH+ series with TECH+Toys, an open house and exhibit where the school’s master’s degree candidates will demonstrate the relationship between creativity, design and technology by making and sharing toys.

Conference Introduces Controls Forum and New Course Lengths
November 27, 2014

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) will introduce the LFI Controls & Connectivity Forum and a host of Conference advancements as a part of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, which will take place in New York May 3-7, 2015…

AHRI Elects New Officers at 2014 Annual Meeting
November 26, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment, elected its new officers and presented awards to industry leaders during its Annual Meeting.

Upcoming VirginiaFIRST Events
November 26, 2014

There are many exciting FIRST activities and events taking place around Virginia throughout the year.

Attendees Set Record-Breaking Numbers At SWE Annual Conference, WE14
November 25, 2014

WE14, the Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) annual conference, attracted a record-breaking number of attendees. The three-day event, which also hosted the International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16), attracted more than 8,000 attendees…

TIGG Purchased by Spencer Turbine Company
November 24, 2014

The Spencer Turbine Company has announced that it has agreed to purchase Oakdale, Pennsylvania-based TIGG Corporation.

RedVector Partners With ICC To Offer New Online Courses
November 20, 2014 has partnered with the International Code Council (ICC) to offer first-class code training in a dynamic new online format.

CBRE Receives Prestigious Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global
November 18, 2014

CBRE Group, Inc. has been awarded the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global.

‘Tumor Engineering’ Advances Lead To Study
November 17, 2014

Certain malignant tumors have illustrated an ability to evolve in such a way that they are able to resist therapy in relatively fast time frames.

AAMA To Release New Procedural Guide
November 14, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is set to release AAMA 103-14a, Procedural Guide for Certification of Window, Door and Skylight Assemblies, on Dec. 1, 2014.

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