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2017 Virginia Engineers Conference Announced
August 21, 2017

Annual, statewide educational conference is directed towards all engineers and principals of engineering firms in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Novel Alarm Designed To Improve Patient Safety
August 21, 2017

A multidisciplinary team from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering and the VCU School of Medicine wants to make it impossible to leave a wire inside the body accidentally during…

Dismal Swamp Canal Scheduled To Reopen
August 18, 2017

The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September…

Grant Awarded To Develop Cybersecurity Program
August 18, 2017

Old Dominion University (ODU) Engineering researchers were recently awarded The National Security Agency Cybersecurity Core Curricula Development Grant to develop…

Business “Jump Start” for Geoprofessional Managers Workshop Scheduled
August 17, 2017

This Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) sponsored workshop will take place immediately prior to the 2017 Fall Conference to help you “jump-start” your business.

Technology Provides Unique Look At Solar Eclipse
August 17, 2017

Airborne Imaging and Recording System (AIRS) will provide highly detailed observations.

Lantz Construction Company Awarded Renovation Contract
August 16, 2017

Rouss City Hall to receive first major renovation in over 30 years.

Water Efficiency Improvement Act of 2017 Supported
August 16, 2017

The International Code Council (ICC) supports the Water Efficiency Improvement Act of 2017 introduced recently by New Mexico Senator Tom Udall and Ohio Senator Rob Portman.

New Contract Awarded For Stormwater And Wastewater Engineering Services
August 15, 2017

Three-member project team will address stormwater management and wastewater design and construction.

Biochar May Provide Solution For Contaminated Soils
August 15, 2017

Researchers seek solve two separate environmental challenges simultaneously.

Virginia Tech Expert To Study August Eclipse
August 14, 2017

August 21, 2017 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many in the U.S. to see a total eclipse — but for scientists and engineers, it’s a chance to conduct research on systems we rely on for…

Study Shows Vegetation Alters Climate
August 14, 2017

Study reveals large potential for improving seasonal weather predictions.

Construction Begins On Experiment To Understand Neutrinos
August 11, 2017

In a unique groundbreaking ceremony on July 21st at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, S.D., an international group of dignitaries, scientists and engineers marked the start of construction of a massive experiment…

New Manual Aids Water Utilities In Asset Management
August 11, 2017

Recognizing the current state of individual pipelines and pipeline systems, enables water utilities to anticipate future issues.

ASHRAE Announces Call For Comments On Multiple Addenda And Guidelines
August 10, 2017

ASHRAE seeks comments for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Project Seeks To Advance Commercialization Of Enhanced Geothermal Systems
August 10, 2017

New effort aims to accelerate commercialization of enhanced geothermal systems.

New Fellowship Named After First Female Director of Nuclear Security Lab
August 9, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories has established a new fellowship program, named after its immediate past director, Jill Hruby, in hopes of attracting and recruiting talented women in engineering and science fields who…

Demand For Smart Handheld Metrology Devices Increases
August 9, 2017

Market growth expected from $186.4 million in 2016 to $372.1 million in 2023.

New Manual for Installation & Design of Utility Pipelines Published
August 8, 2017

Engineers use pilot tubes and other guided boring methods to install utility pipelines under roads, railroads, constructed and natural structures, and other surface obstacles.

New Hybrid Technology May Increase Electrical Power
August 8, 2017

New electrochemical flow cell may result in higher power density.

Wagman, Inc. Sponsors Third Annual Can-Struction Contest
August 7, 2017

Wagman, Inc. sponsored its third annual Can-Struction contest during the month of May.

Partnership Announced To Produce 2018 ISEP Commentary
August 7, 2017

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced a new partnership to produce the International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary.

Researchers Set Benchmarks For Carbon Across Buildings' Life Cycle
August 4, 2017

Study intended to provide better information and guidance to industry professionals.

SPIE Announces Optics + Photonics 2017
August 4, 2017

Four conferences and multiple presentations covering optics and photonics will be presented.

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