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AHRI Launches New Project on Fan Energy Rating Standards Criteria
March 7, 2019

Research project seeks understand the variation in Fan Energy Rating (FER) that occurs within and across model families, and to assess the root of that variability.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Multiple Standards, Addenda, and Guidelines
March 7, 2019

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

Eight Virginia Localities To Receive Site Remediation Funding Grants
March 6, 2019

$1.4 Million in VBAF Site Remediation Grant Awards announced.

Firm to Establish First Craft Brewery in Richmond County
March 6, 2019

Firm will invest over $1.2 million to open a new production facility and tasting room in the Town of Warsaw.

Technique Developed To Better Adhere Metals To Plastics
March 5, 2019

Research holds promise for innovations in automotive and airline industries.

Firm Announces $20 Million Investment in New Facility in Botetourt County
March 5, 2019

Firm will use investment to establish a new paper packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation.

2019 Girls Go CyberStart Registration Now Open
March 4, 2019

Program is an online game consisting of a series of challenges that put students in the role of a cyber protection agent.

New Process To 3D Print Piezoelectric Materials Developed
March 4, 2019

Technique developed to 3D print piezoelectric materials that are not restricted by shape or size.

New Edition Of Key Handbook For Women In Engineering Released
March 1, 2019

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has published an update to the popular handbook, Becoming Leaders: A Practical Handbook for Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology.

HalioDx Announces $1 Million Investment in New Lab Facility
March 1, 2019

International immuno-oncology company to locate a CLIA-certified laboratory facility in Richmond, VA.

FIRST® Chesapeake District Richmond Event In March 2019
February 28, 2019

FIRST Chesapeake District Richmond VA Event is scheduled for March 2-3, 2019. The event will be held at Deep Run High School, 4801 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, VA, 23059.

Researchers Create Renewable Lubricant Base Oils From Non-Food Biomass
February 28, 2019

Research represents one of the first attempts to create renewable lubricant base oils efficiently from non-food biomass.

Join The 2019 Global Marathon
February 27, 2019

The 2019 Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering & Technology kicks off on Wednesday, March 6 at 12:00 pm (ET), in conjunction with International Women’s Day.

FIRST® Chesapeake District Haymarket Event In March 2019
February 27, 2019

FIRST Chesapeake District Haymarket VA Event is scheduled for March 2-3, 2019.

Origami Combines With DLP 3D Printing To Make Complex Structures
February 26, 2019

Researchers create groundbreaking origami structures that are strong and flexible.

Securing Drone Traffic
February 26, 2019

The number of drones in the U.S. national airspace is projected to grow to more than seven million.

New, Cost-saving Synthesis of Anti-HIV Drug Developed
February 25, 2019

The Medicines for All Institute (M4ALL), which seeks to reduce the costs of manufacturing HIV/AIDS treatments and other lifesaving medications, has developed a new, efficient route to…

AR Coating Makes Transparent Plastics Virtually Invisible
February 25, 2019

Researchers at Penn State have developed an AR coating that improves on existing coatings to the extent that it can make transparent plastics, such as Plexiglas, virtually invisible.

Firm Selected For FEMA Logistics Construction Support Contract (LCSC)
February 22, 2019

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, for a contract that supports the Transportable Temporary Housing Unit (TTHU) and…

Funds Awarded To Address Pollution From Septic Tanks
February 22, 2019

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has awarded the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission $82,500 to address pollution from septic tanks on the Eastern Shore.

New Form of Communication In The Brain Discovered
February 21, 2019

Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University say they have identified a previously unidentified form of neural communication…

Breakthrough Sign Language Translator Developed
February 21, 2019

Opportunities once distant to the hard-of-hearing community will become a reality with a breakthrough sign language translator.

Champions of 27th Annual Future City® Competition Announced
February 20, 2019

A city of the future – Toyama – engineered by students from Warwick Middle School in Lititz, PA, – has won the Grand Prize recently at the 2019 Future City® Competition…

Producing Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes.
February 20, 2019

Study quantifies the significant GHG benefits and confirms the ability to produce large quantities of RNG for use in all energy sectors.

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