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NEWS ARCHIVE
New Road Safety Technology Comes To United States
July 17, 2015

In a project funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has welcomed the first Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine, or SCRIM for short, to the United States.

Professor Awarded Grant To Lower AIDS Drug Costs
July 16, 2015

A Virginia Commonwealth University engineering professor has received a $5 million grant to develop a more cost-effective way to manufacture two important drugs used to treat HIV and AIDS.

Biomedical Engineering Institute Created
July 15, 2015

Pulling together expertise from across the University, and attempting to fill a research and economic need in Hampton Roads, the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology has launched the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Institute at Old Dominion.

DOE Issues Final Rule for PTAC and PTHP Units
July 15, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice of final rule regarding test procedures for packaged terminal air conditioners (PTACs) and packaged terminal heat pumps (PTHPs).

Data Science Master’s With a Difference Offered
July 14, 2015

Over the past five years, scores of universities around the country have introduced master’s-level data science programs, but few universities approach data science the way the University of Virginia does.

DOE Seeks Members for New ASRAC Working Group
July 14, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of intent to establish a new ASRAC working group.

$1 Million ‘Dead Zones’ Challenge Officially Opens
July 13, 2015

Tulane University has announced the next phase of an international competition that will award $1 million to the entrepreneur, researcher or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of crop fertilizer entering the world’s lakes and oceans through storm water runoff.

Final SNAP Rulemaking Published
July 13, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule on the change of listing status for certain substitutes under the Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) program.

SPI and SPE Partner On Re|focus Recycling Summit & Expo
July 10, 2015

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced recently that it signed a three-year agreement with The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and its Plastics Environmental Division (PED) to co-promote and develop…

Calgary Transit Awards Contract
July 9, 2015

Federal Engineering, Inc. awarded contract by Calgary Transit to develop a radio communications solution.

ISA Introduces New Cybersecurity Courses and Certificate Programs
July 8, 2015

Building on its global leadership in industrial cybersecurity and its commitment to help prepare a new generation of workers capable of preventing potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, the International Society of Automation (ISA)…

New Memory Care Facility To Open In New Market
July 8, 2015

Shenandoah Place, an assisted living facility in New Market, has announced plans to open a new memory care facility.

Engineers Design Quieter Turbine Blades Inspired By Owl Feathers
July 7, 2015

Virginia Tech engineers, leading an international team of researchers with members from Florida Atlantic University, Lehigh University, and Cambridge University, say a turbine blade inspired by the downy covering of owl feathers may offer a way to…

New Bourbon Distillery Comes To Newport News
July 7, 2015

According to information released from Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office, Ironclad Distillery plans to open a new bourbon distillery.

Dewberry Team Wins the LCDR Peter Johnson Best Practices Award
July 6, 2015

The NOAA Supplemental Sandy Topobathymetric Lidar and Imagery project received the LCDR Peter Johnson Best Practices Award at the…

Climate Change Effecting Frequency, Intensity of Hurricanes
July 3, 2015

Climate change may be the driving force behind fewer, yet more powerful hurricanes and tropical storms, says a Florida State geography professor.

Brain’s Response Could Replace Passwords
July 2, 2015

You might not need to remember those complicated e-mail and bank account passwords for very much longer. According to a new study, the way your brain responds to certain words could be used to…

New Coating May Reduce Intensity of Laser Attacks
July 1, 2015

A recently published Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering (JATE) article shows Lewis University researchers have created a coating for aircraft that reduces pilot distraction from laser attacks.

Drought Conditions Not Mitigated By Tropical Storms
July 1, 2015

Popular opinion says that tropical storms and hurricanes that make landfall mitigate droughts in the southeastern United States.

2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference Scheduled
June 30, 2015

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) announced that André Borschberg, one of the pilots and co-developer of the Solar Impulse solar-powered aircraft, will deliver the keynote address during the Opening Session of the 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference…

Sentara Life Care To Invest $1.8 Million In New Facility
June 30, 2015

Norfolk-based health care system Sentara Life Care has announced a $1.8 million investment in a new facility in Norfolk, Virginia.

GBA’s Phase I ESA Standard of Care Study Invitation
June 27, 2015

The Environmental Business Council (EBC) of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) invites you and your firm to participate in a vitally important new study to review the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Standard of Care from 2007-2010.

WoodWorks Hosts Seminar July 21st
June 26, 2015

The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program is hosting a seminar in Richmond, Va., the first of its two-part lunch seminar series offered during the third quarter of 2015 in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Virginia Tech Team Qualifies Again For The National Chem-E-Car Competition
June 25, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Virginia Tech’s Chem-E-Car team has qualified for the finals of the Chem-E-Car competition.


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