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ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 147-2013
September 12, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

23rd Annual EPRI Switching Safety & Reliability Conference
September 11, 2019

Conference will address a variety of issues and offer networking and interaction opportunities for participants.

Researchers Develop App To Monitor Warehouse Ergonomics
September 11, 2019

Researchers at the University of Washington have used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers and tell them how risky their behaviors are in real time.

Future City Competition Announces 2019-20 Theme
September 10, 2019

Future City Competition, now in its 28th year, announces Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow, the 2019-20 theme for its award-winning, project based learning experience for middle schoolers.

Researchers Find A Way To Improve Performance of Tiny Sensors
September 10, 2019

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York researchers have found a way to improve the performance of tiny sensors that could have wide-reaching implications for…

Project Application Period Now Open for AML Pilot Program
September 9, 2019

Grants totaling $10 million will be awarded.

NAE Announces New Class of EngineerGirl Ambassadors
September 9, 2019

EngineerGirl is part of the NAE’s ongoing effort to increase the diversity of the engineering workforce.

Differences In Ice Formation Studied
September 6, 2019

How does ice form? Surprisingly, science hasn’t fully answered that question.

New Painless Skin Patch Developed
September 6, 2019

Many diagnostic tests require blood, but National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded researchers have developed a skin patch with tiny needles that…

Flame Retardant Derived From Plants
September 5, 2019

Flame retardants are present in thousands of everyday items, from clothing to furniture to electronics.

New Device Acts As A Cane-like Mobile Assistant
September 5, 2019

By adding electronics and computation technology to a simple cane that has been around since ancient times, a team of researchers at Columbia Engineering have transformed it into…

Pre-Construction Checklist Published
September 4, 2019

The Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has published a Pre-Construction Checklist for Safety Policies & Procedures.

Personal Pollution Cloud May Affect Indoor Air Quality
September 4, 2019

When ozone and skin oils meet, the resulting reaction may help remove ozone from an indoor environment, but it can also produce a personal cloud of pollutants that affects indoor air quality…

Firm Announces $8 Million Expansion Of Production Facility
September 3, 2019

Expansion slated to increase production to meet customer demand.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 155P
September 3, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

ASNE-TW Announces September Meeting
August 30, 2019

Section meetings provide educational and networking opportunities for naval engineers in the Tidewater area.

Scientists Study Subaqueous Soils
August 30, 2019

Soil survey and soil science in the subaqueous environment may provide support for rural waterfront communities by identifying prime areas for aquaculture.

IEEE Richmond Section Announces September Event
August 29, 2019

Event will feature David West speaking on the topic “Scrum Turns 21, Are We Done Yet.”

Nanoscale “Glass” Bottles Devised For Targeted Drug Delivery
August 29, 2019

Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body…

CPC Develops Job Hazard Analysis Sheets
August 28, 2019

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has developed seven Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) sheets…

2019 ACE Virginia Forum Announced
August 28, 2019

Participants are invited to hear from local government personnel on upcoming projects and discuss ways the industry can collaborate with them.

Top Twelve Transportation Projects Vying for Two Prestigious Awards
August 27, 2019

Final honors and $10,000 cash prizes to be decided by judges and online voting.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2020 Call For Speakers
August 27, 2019

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) invites experts in the lighting, technology and design industries to apply to speak at Lightfair International 2020…

VEHS Annual Conference Announced
August 26, 2019

Conference is dedicated to industrial, environmental, health and safety excellence.

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