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D.C. Circuit Court Remands Standards “Fair Use” Case to District Court
August 28, 2018

District Court directed to develop more facts to determine whether standards publication represents “fair use.”

NASA Chief Technologist To Speak at 2019 DC Tech Summit
August 27, 2018

NASA’s Acting Chief Technologist Dr. Douglas Terrier, is speaking at the Future of Technology Summit D.C to share his vision for the future of technology…

Winners Announced in National Faces of Transportation Competition
August 27, 2018

Two captivating photographs and three compelling videos win prizes.

Fabricating Vital Replacement Parts With Recyclable Materials
August 24, 2018

Soldiers on the battlefield or at remote bases often have to wait weeks for vital replacement parts. Now scientists report they have found a way to fabricate many of these parts…

Artificial Retinas Based On 2D Materials Developed
August 23, 2018

Scientists report they have successfully developed and tested the world’s first ultrathin artificial retina that could vastly improve on existing implantable visualization technology for the blind.

Publication Addresses Tunnels In The Urban Infrastructure System
August 23, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book provides a basis for the development of a dynamic risk control and resilient design approach to urban tunnels.

Common WiFi Can Detect Dangerous Objects In Bags
August 22, 2018

Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to…

Lighthouse U Receives $1M award
August 21, 2018

A new project by nationally ranked Richmond startup accelerator Lighthouse Labs and the da Vinci Center, Virginia Commonwealth University’s student hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, was awarded a $1 million grant…

Zero-Emissions Marine Research Vessel Designed
August 21, 2018

New ship design and propulsion system could revolutionize marine transportation technology.

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize Semifinalists Named
August 20, 2018

Fifty-two skilled trades teachers and teaching teams from across the country and their high schools were named recently as semifinalists for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence…

Guide For Whole Building Structures and Strategies Published
August 20, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book serves as a guide for the project team to define and model the structural system within the reference building design…

VDOT Selects Dewberry To Provide Transportation Engineering Services
August 17, 2018

Firm to provide transportation engineering services for the Route 7 project in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Device Enables Easy Capture and Release of Delicate Sea Creatures
August 16, 2018

A new device developed by a University of Rhode Island (URI) engineer and researchers at Harvard University safely traps delicate sea creatures inside a folding polyhedral enclosure and lets them go…

Microscopic Trampoline May Help Overcome Hurdle For Quantum Computers
August 16, 2018

A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers…

Second CodeGirls@Argonne Camp Held
August 15, 2018

This past June, 25 seventh and eighth grade girls spent two days at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory learning how to code.

New Ad Hoc Committee on Building Safety and Security Created
August 15, 2018

The International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors established an ad hoc committee to comprehensively explore and assess building safety and security.

DEQ Announces Notice of Intent To Award Contract
August 14, 2018

Contract will be awarded to develop a statewide public electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

Southeast Transportation Projects Honored in National Competition
August 14, 2018

Eight outstanding transportation projects from six southeastern states have been honored.

ASME Responds To Town Hall Meeting Comments
August 13, 2018

Following numerous concerns from stakeholders, ASME’s next step is to re-ballot the issue to the Section VIII Committee for either re-affirmation or rejection.

NIBCO Announces $14 Million Facility Expansion
August 13, 2018

Company is investing in its infrastructure and new equipment as well as updating technology, training programs, and new product development.

Novel Approach To Creating Super Slippery Packaging
August 10, 2018

New research from Virginia Tech aims to cut down on food waste – and consumer frustration – with a novel approach to creating super slippery industrial packaging.

Dominion Energy Announces SCC Filing
August 10, 2018

Approval sought to construct Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project.

Manufacturing Credentials Report Released
August 9, 2018

To help strengthen the quality, value, and effectiveness of manufacturing credentials in the U.S., Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate, has released a report…

City of Portsmouth Awards Contract For Citizen Connectivity Study
August 9, 2018

New connectivity study is expected to be completed over the next five months.


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