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NEWS ARCHIVE
Developing ‘Fertilizer Forecast’
November 1, 2010

Reducing the runoff from plant nutrients that can eventually wash into the Chesapeake Bay could someday be as easy as checking the weather forecast…

‘Artificial Leaves’ Can Act Like Solar Cells
November 1, 2010

A team led by a North Carolina State University (NC State) researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices – “artificial leaves” – can act like solar cells to produce electricity.

Grant Awarded For STEM Programs and Activities
November 1, 2010

For years the U.S. Army has worked to entice schoolchildren to develop long-term interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Deadline Approaches For ACPA's 47th Annual Meeting
October 29, 2010

The deadline for hotel registration for ACPA’s 47th Annual Meeting is November 3rd.

Drive To Be Fueled by Sun and Hydrogen from Water
October 29, 2010

Monday, Nov. 1st, Dr. Cliff Ricketts, a 34-year agriscience professor at Middle Tennessee State University, (MTSU) will blaze a unique, 500-plus mile trail across Tennessee.

Learn How EA Can Increase Student Engagement
October 29, 2010

Engineering Alliance (EA), the program of student competitions and leadership activities designed for the PLTW curriculum, was developed through a partnership with…

SPIE Digital Library Price Reduction Extends Through 2011
October 28, 2010

SPIE, among the first publishers last year to respond to economic challenges besetting the research library community by reducing subscription prices, is extending the reduction…

Dewberry Announces Denver Acquisition
October 28, 2010

Dewberry, a privately held professional services company, has acquired the assets of Integra Engineering.

ICC-ES Now Evaluating Building Products To IGCC Requirements
October 27, 2010

ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) has announced that it is ready to serve its current and new clients by certifying their products and materials to the requirements of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC).

Standard 90.1-2007 Available as Free Download
October 27, 2010

In order to move the industry forward toward more energy efficient design, ASHRAE is making it easier than ever before to access its flagship energy standard, 90.1, available as a free download for a limited time.

Award Presented To Design Team of Cantilevered Building
October 26, 2010

The American Institute of Steel Construction has presented a national award to a design team, including a Virginia Tech structural engineer, for its work on a dramatic cantilevered corporate headquarters in Michigan.

Tencarva Ranks 42nd in Big 50 List
October 26, 2010

Tencarva Machinery Company, a distributor of pumps, fluid handling, compressed air and vacuum systems, and related products with a Richmond Branch Office, has been ranked 42nd in the Big 50 list…

Small Business Jobs Act Will Support Struggling Firms
October 25, 2010

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) praised the recent passage of the Small Business Jobs Act and the relief it will provide architecture firms.

H&A Wins Best Firm To Work For Again
October 25, 2010

H&A Architects & Engineers has been named the Best Multidiscipline Firm to Work For in the nation by ZweigWhite for the second year in a row.

Green Building Leadership Awards Announced
October 25, 2010

The James River Green Building Council (JRGBC) has announced the winners of the Council’s Sixth Annual Green Building Leadership Awards.

TMS Seeks Video Entries For Second Annual Contest
October 22, 2010

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is once again seeking entries for the second annual “TMS, MSE & Me” video contest…

Rhode Island First To Adopt IGCC
October 22, 2010

Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to adopt the International Green Construction Code (IGCC).

My Discover-E Launched
October 21, 2010

What do hands-on activities, famous landmarks, engineer mentors, and family events have in common? They’re all part of My Discover-E…

Ground Improvement Begins For Warrior Transition Program
October 21, 2010

Two sites at the Bethesda National Naval Medical Hospital are undergoing ground improvement by design-build contractor GeoStructures so that construction can start for…

ASSE Kicks Off Centennial Celebrations, Approve New Programs
October 20, 2010

In addition to kicking off the yearlong 100th anniversary celebrations of the October 14th, 1911, founding of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ …

40th Annual Frontiers In Education Conference Scheduled
October 20, 2010

Engineering educators and researchers from around the world will convene in Arlington to discuss educating the next generation of engineers and emerging trends…

Survey Shows Communication Is A Top Problem
October 19, 2010

Technology can be both an enabler and a disabler of effective communication among architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms.

SPIE Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 19, 2010

October is observed around the world as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, salutes all those working toward a cure…

Process Temperature Components Announces Relocation
October 18, 2010

Process Temperature Components’ president John Tomillion has announced the recent relocation of the firm …


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