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NEWS ARCHIVE
2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit Scheduled
January 29, 2019

The 2019 MRS (Materials Research Society) Spring Meeting & Exhibit is the key forum to present research to an interdisciplinary and international audience.

Bipartisan Agreement on Coal Ash Clean Up Announced
January 28, 2019

Agreement sets parameters for the removal of more than 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds.

$2.5 Million Investment Announced for New Call Center and Research Facility
January 28, 2019

Investment will establish a new 20,000-square-foot call center and research facility.

NSF Grants Now Available for STEM Interships and Apprenticeships
January 25, 2019

H.R. 5509, as amended, establishes and authorizes funding for three NSF STEM grants.

ASCC DCC Eleventh Annual Award Winners Announced
January 25, 2019

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has announced the winners of its 11th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

Foundation Awards $65,000 In Scholarships to Aspiring HVACR Technicians
January 24, 2019

Scholarship awards intended to aid aspiring HVACR technicians.

New Book Addresses Environmental Preservation Procedures For Waterways
January 24, 2019

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) published a new book titled, Inland Navigation: Environmental Sustainability.

Finger Support To Correct Deformities Developed
January 23, 2019

A Kennesaw State University engineering professor and her team of students have developed a new finger support that could ultimately help those…

Metamaterials Research Transforms Satellite Communications
January 23, 2019

Groundbreaking innovations on antenna technology, based on a collaboration between Lockheed Martin Space and Penn State, are now under consideration for…

New Model May Boost Efficiencies and Profits In Natural Gas Production
January 22, 2019

A new computational model could potentially boost efficiencies and profits in natural gas production by better predicting previously hidden fracture mechanics.

Autonomous 'Sensor Fish' Serves As Body Double
January 22, 2019

Hundreds of surrogate “fish” will be put to work at dams around the world through an agreement between…

Klöckner Pentaplast Announces Expansion of Louisa Production Facility
January 21, 2019

Firm will invest $25 million to expand its global production capacity for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging films.

Anord Mardix (USA), Inc. to Establish Second Manufacturing Facility
January 21, 2019

Firm will invest $907,500 to establish its second manufacturing facility in Henrico County.

2D Materials May Provide Electric Vehicles With 500 Miles On Single Charge
January 18, 2019

Lithium-air batteries are poised to become the next revolutionary replacement for currently used lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, cell phones and computers.

Important Discovery For ‘Smart’ Films and Encapsulation Found
January 18, 2019

A study from the University of Notre Dame has found that the properties of a material commonly used to create conductive or protective films and encapsulate drug compounds…

New Type of MEMS Switch Created
January 17, 2019

Researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a way to make cell phones and power lines more durable.

Research Instrument Returns From 22,000-Mile Journey
January 16, 2019

A portable research lab developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists and engineers recently returned home to Madison following a 22,000-mile journey to the Philippine Sea and back…

Parts of Deep Pacific May Still Be Cooling
January 16, 2019

Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Harvard University have found that the deep Pacific Ocean lags a few centuries behind in terms of temperature…

Microsoft Announces Expansion of Mecklenburg County Enterprise Data Center
January 15, 2019

Project will be Microsoft’s sixth expansion at the facility since 2010.

Online Degree Receives Top 10 Ranking
January 15, 2019

The Volgenau School of Engineering, at George Mason University, recently announced that their online MS in Applied Information Technology recently received an eighth-place ranking…

Understanding and Predicting The Properties of ZIF Glasses
January 14, 2019

ZIF glasses, a new family of glass, could combine the transparency of silicate glass with the nonbrittle quality of metallic glass…

8th Annual STEM Essay Contest Announced
January 14, 2019

The Virginia Council on Women (Council) will provide one scholarship to a high school junior or senior in each of five geographic regions across the Commonwealth.

FIRST® Tech Challenge Reston Qualifier In January 2019
January 11, 2019

FIRST Tech Challenge Reston Qualifier is scheduled for January 13, 2019. The event will be held at South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Dr, Reston, VA, 20191.

Completion of the Belmont Ridge Road Widening Project Celebrated
January 10, 2019

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the design-build team of Shirley Contracting Company, LLC, and Dewberry recently celebrated the completion of the reconstruction and widening of…


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