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New Manual of Practice Focuses On Infrastructure Resilience
October 22, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book, Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management, MOP 140, provides guidance for…

EPA Finalizes 2019 ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Criteria
October 22, 2018

Criteria become effective January 1, 2019.

Researchers Study Iron Man-like Exoskeletons
October 19, 2018

With a $3 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Virginia Tech researchers will perform fundamental research to develop whole-body powered exoskeletons for…

Process To 3-D Print Cells To Produce Human Tissue Developed
October 19, 2018

A team of University of Utah (U) biomedical engineers have developed a method to 3-D-print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons…

Manual of Practice On Structural Fire Engineering Design Available
October 18, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book, Structural Fire Engineering: Instrumentation and Measurement, provides best practices for…

Yeasts Hold Clues To Producing Better Biofuels
October 18, 2018

A compound that has scientists seeing red may hold the key to engineering yeasts that produce better biofuels.

AHRI Announces Appointment Of New Regulatory Affairs Vice President
October 17, 2018

Appointee brings broad experience in critical regulatory issues.

Hampton Farms Announces $5.735 Million Plant Expansion
October 16, 2018

Firm announces expansion of its peanut processing operation in Southampton County, Virginia.

ClimateMaster Announces New Virginia Representation
October 15, 2018

Firm selects new Virginia representative for its innovative and energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

AHRI Announces Active Chilled Beam Webcast
October 15, 2018

Webcast will include an overview of active chilled beam basic operation principles, as well as air side regulation methods for CAV and VAV chilled beams.

Computing Techniques Support Emergency Responders
October 12, 2018

As hurricanes barrel toward the coastlines and wildfires rage in arid regions of the United States, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are providing critical geospatial data…

University Alliances Work To Improve Diversity In STEM
October 12, 2018

Funded for a third phase by a five-year, $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant beginning fall 2018, the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) will…

24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference Scheduled
October 11, 2018

Set to the theme of “Next Gen Transportation: Preparing Industry for Tomorrow, Today,” the 2018 conference will cover a wide range of transportation subjects, distributed across five key tracks…

Super-Hydrophobic Surface Developed
October 11, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to generate electrical voltage.

New Publication Assists Engineers In Forensic Investigations
October 9, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) new book, Guidelines for Failure Investigation, Second Edition, outlines five fundamental steps…

Online Training On New Fan-Efficiency Metric Developed
October 9, 2018

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces that, in collaboration with training and consulting company Productive Energy Solutions, it has developed two peer-reviewed online…

2nd Annual Unmanned Systems Symposium Scheduled
October 8, 2018

The Ridge & Valley Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a conference on October 9-10 in Blacksburg, VA to explore the state of…

Prototype For ‘Bionic Eye’ 3D Printed
October 5, 2018

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface.

CIM Scholarship Awards Announced
October 5, 2018

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Education, Research and Development Foundation has awarded three scholarships to students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.

Virginia 2018 APCO/NENA/Interoperability Conference Announced
October 4, 2018

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) has announced the 2018 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition will be held October 24-26, 2018…

Researchers Study HVAC Effects On Home’s Indoor Air Quality
October 4, 2018

Air conditioning and heating systems are not only great for keeping a home cool or warm, but they also help clean the air of harmful pollutants.

ASCC 2017 Safety Awards Announced
October 3, 2018

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2017 were recognized by the Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)…

Proven Techniques For Measuring Oxygen Transfer In Updated Standard
October 3, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has recently announced that Standard Guidelines for In-Process Oxygen Transfer Testing (ASCE/EWRI 18-18) describes several proven techniques…

AASHTO Announces New Executive Director
October 2, 2018

New executive director will assume his new role when the current executive director, Frederick “Bud” Wright, retires December 31, 2018.


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