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Fort Norfolk Scheduled To Close Temporarily To Visitors
November 9, 2015

Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from November 12th-27th as contractors perform various landscape repairs to the historic War of 1812-era coastal fortification.

New Master Of Regulatory Biomedical Engineering Program Launched
November 6, 2015

The average length of time for premarket approval of a new medical device in the U.S. is four and a half years, nearly five times longer than in Europe. To address this challenge, the George Washington University (GW) has launched a first-of-its kind master of engineering degree program…

New Techniques Promise Better Containment Of Environmental Flow Hazards
November 5, 2015

Catastrophic oil spills, nuclear power accidents, and erupting volcanoes all share a common thread. They are environmental disasters where the flow of hazardous materials, dispersed by the natural movements of air and/or water, seem uncontrollable.

Professor Selected To Serve On Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority
November 4, 2015

Sylvain Marsillac, Old Dominion University professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently selected as one of the first members of the newly created Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority.

Mathematical Algorithm ‘Psychic Robot’ Developed
November 3, 2015

Bioengineers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have recently developed a unique mathematical algorithm that can “see” your intention while performing an ordinary action like…

2015 WateReuse Innovative Project Of The Year Named
November 2, 2015

WaterHub at Emory, an ecological water reclamation treatment facility that is the first system of its kind to be installed in the United States, has been named the 2015 WateReuse Innovative Project of the Year by the WateReuse Association.

Findings Show U.S. Offshore Wind Power Falls Behind
November 2, 2015

University of Delaware (UD) faculty from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), the College of Engineering and the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics say that the U.S. has fallen behind in offshore wind power.

WE15 Wraps Up A Successful Conference and Career Fair
October 30, 2015

The Society of Women Engineers commemorated a successful 65 years as the world’s largest advocate for women in engineering and technology with WE15…

Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend Event Held
October 30, 2015

There was, quite literally, music in the air as 28 high school women experimented with circuits at Sweet Briar’s Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend.

New Program In Biotechnology and Management Offered
October 29, 2015

Christopher Newport University (CNU) constantly surveys trends in society and industry to provide outstanding academic and career preparation for students.

Solar Farm in Accomack County Receives Construction Approval
October 29, 2015

Amazon receives final approval for construction of Virginia solar farm.

$300,000 Community Block Grant Awarded
October 28, 2015

A $300,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) has been awarded to Albemarle County.

Cold Weather Concrete Paving Webinar Scheduled
October 28, 2015

Forecasters are predicting a brutal winter ahead, and whether you experience moderate-to-extreme drops in temperature or a little or a lot of winter precipitation, now is a good time to revisit some of the basic…

New Innovation Identifies Electronic Stealth Attacks
October 26, 2015

Imagine millions of lines of instructions. Then try and picture how one extremely tiny anomaly could be found in almost real-time and prevent a cyber security attack.

Changes to Refrigerant Management Requirements Proposed
October 26, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice proposing amendments to the refrigerant management requirements under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act.

Light and Technology In A New Language At LIGHTFAIR® International 2016
October 23, 2015

Light, technology and design will converge to reveal new solutions, new knowledge and new discoveries at LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2016.

Route 27/244 Interchange Project Completed
October 22, 2015

Construction is complete on the $48.5 million Route 27/244 Interchange Modification Project in Arlington County, Va., including complete replacement of the bridge structure.

Invent It. Build It. Program To Run Adjacent To WE15
October 21, 2015

The Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) Invent It. Build It. program turns the phrase “When I grow up I want to be an Astronaut,” from a dream into a reality for young girls showing an early interest in STEM.

Standards Revision For Liquid Chillers Approved
October 20, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced that the Liquid Chillers Engineering Committee and Lab Subcommittee met to finalize revisions for ANSI/AHRI Standards 550/590 (I-P)-2011 and 551/591 (SI)-2011.

AISES ASSIST Travel Grant Deadline Extended
October 20, 2015

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has announced that the application deadline has been extended to October 27th, 2015.

InZoneAlert Vest Could Save Lives
October 19, 2015

Working at a construction site is loud, dirty, and often dangerous. Roadside construction workers deal with the added risk of being struck by car or truck as it passes through a work zone…

Wood Week Events Include Mass Timber Solutions, Free Project Support
October 16, 2015

In honor of Wood Week, WoodWorks-The Wood Products Council is hosting a webinar on mass timber offices using nail laminated timber.

WE15 Conference and Career Fair Scheduled
October 15, 2015

Nashville, Tenn. will set the stage this year for a week of education, networking and celebration at the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology. Hosted by The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), WE15 will draw some…

Wireless @ Virginia Tech To Host International Student Competition
October 14, 2015

Virginia Tech will host Spectrum — ShaRC, an adaptive and cognitive student radio design contest for students anywhere around the world.


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