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Transcribing The Brain’s Complex Dynamics
March 27, 2020

Just as notes and harmonies can be mapped onto sheet music, Pequito, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is looking to…

Future Climate On Plants Studied
March 27, 2020

Prof. Reddy and colleagues started to wonder if the way plants respond to conditions like drought will change when there is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

New Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Radio Developed
March 26, 2020

The device, which is housed in a chip smaller than a grain of rice, enables Internet of Things (IoT) devices to communicate with existing Wi-Fi networks using…

New Rocket Engine May Enable Cheaper, Lighter Spacecraft
March 26, 2020

A new type of engine — called a rotating detonation engine — promises to make rockets not only more fuel-efficient but also more lightweight and less complicated to construct.

ASCC CPC Pre-Construction Checklists Developed
March 25, 2020

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC) a subsidiary of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has developed two pre-construction checklists for floors…

Ability To Break Reciprocity In Acoustic Waves Demonstrated
March 25, 2020

Working in an emerging field known to as “spacetime-varying metamaterials,” engineers have demonstrated the ability to break reciprocity in acoustic waves.

Immersive Mixed Reality Experience Enhances Civil Engineering Instruction
March 24, 2020

Civil engineering students can now transport themselves into the field without leaving the classroom, dorm room, or library.

AHRI Files Petition Challenging Validity Of DOE Regulation
March 24, 2020

Trade group wants review of DOE regulation on Commercial Packaged Boilers.

NFPA Announces 2020 Annual Conference
March 23, 2020

Event serves as the largest annual education event in the fire and life safety industry.

Application Period Open For ASCO 2020 Engineering Scholarship Program
March 23, 2020

Merit-based scholarships reward students’ potential for leadership and contributions to the engineering and related professions.

Monitoring Tool To Help Manage Mental Health
March 20, 2020

Mental health issues are becoming more prevalent on college campuses across the country and researchers at Texas A&M University are working to…

Analyzer Shown To Accurately Count Weed Seeds
March 20, 2020

A team of researchers set out to see if a piece of technology, called a computerized particle analyzer, can be used to count weed seeds.

New Uses Found For Invention That May Improve Everyday Devices
March 19, 2020

A team of mechanical engineers investigating a revolutionary kind of micro-switch has found another application for its ongoing research.

“Bio-Ink” For 3D Printed Materials Developed
March 19, 2020

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues…

Position Statements Regarding Polished Concrete Published
March 18, 2020

?The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a subsidiary of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has published five Position Statements…

Free, PDH-Eligible Webinar On Industrial Fans To Be Presented
March 18, 2020

On April 7 at 1 p.m. ET, Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. will present “Specifying Fans for Industrial Environments,” the latest…

LightFair 2020 Postponed
March 17, 2020

LightFair recently announced postponement of its 2020 trade show and conference…

ASCC Safety Consulting Services Announced
March 17, 2020

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has launched a program of safety consulting services for its contractor members.

RAMBOTICS 2020 Robotics Competition Announced
March 16, 2020

Competition features robotic time trials.

Two State-of-the-Art Operations Facilities To Be Built
March 16, 2020

Operations at both facilities are anticipated to launch in 2021.

Scholarship Program for HVACR Technicians Expands
March 13, 2020

Rees Scholarship Program creates new partnership with SkillsUSA.

IES Richmond Section Announces March Lunch and Learn
March 13, 2020

A presentation on the topic, “Benefits of Using a Systems Integrator”, will be presented by Mr. Mark Fink.

Company To Invest $1.15 Million In New Operations Center
March 12, 2020

Investment will expand company’s operational footprint and enhance its cloud-based internet technology services.

NSF Awards Grant To Study Newly Discovered Cellular Pathway
March 12, 2020

The study is expected to provide new insights into molecular machinery.

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