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24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference Scheduled
October 11, 2018

Set to the theme of “Next Gen Transportation: Preparing Industry for Tomorrow, Today,” the 2018 conference will cover a wide range of transportation subjects, distributed across five key tracks…

Super-Hydrophobic Surface Developed
October 11, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to generate electrical voltage.

New Publication Assists Engineers In Forensic Investigations
October 9, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) new book, Guidelines for Failure Investigation, Second Edition, outlines five fundamental steps…

Online Training On New Fan-Efficiency Metric Developed
October 9, 2018

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces that, in collaboration with training and consulting company Productive Energy Solutions, it has developed two peer-reviewed online…

2nd Annual Unmanned Systems Symposium Scheduled
October 8, 2018

The Ridge & Valley Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a conference on October 9-10 in Blacksburg, VA to explore the state of…

Prototype For ‘Bionic Eye’ 3D Printed
October 5, 2018

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface.

CIM Scholarship Awards Announced
October 5, 2018

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Education, Research and Development Foundation has awarded three scholarships to students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.

Virginia 2018 APCO/NENA/Interoperability Conference Announced
October 4, 2018

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) has announced the 2018 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition will be held October 24-26, 2018…

Researchers Study HVAC Effects On Home’s Indoor Air Quality
October 4, 2018

Air conditioning and heating systems are not only great for keeping a home cool or warm, but they also help clean the air of harmful pollutants.

ASCC 2017 Safety Awards Announced
October 3, 2018

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2017 were recognized by the Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)…

Proven Techniques For Measuring Oxygen Transfer In Updated Standard
October 3, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has recently announced that Standard Guidelines for In-Process Oxygen Transfer Testing (ASCE/EWRI 18-18) describes several proven techniques…

AASHTO Announces New Executive Director
October 2, 2018

New executive director will assume his new role when the current executive director, Frederick “Bud” Wright, retires December 31, 2018.

New Technology May Turbocharge Electrical Efficiency
October 2, 2018

An internal combustion engine similar to the one in your car could play a key role in making electrical generation far more efficient.

The George Washington University To Host ScienceWriters 2018
October 1, 2018

The George Washington University (GW) is set to host ScienceWriters 2018, a joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.

Celebrate National LED Light Day
October 1, 2018

On Oct. 7th, celebrate the man who lit the way to modern lighting technology.

Fall 2018 Explore Engineering Weekend Registration Opens
September 28, 2018

Registration is now open for Sweet Briar College’s Fall Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls, October 26-27.

George Mason University Team Receives NSF Grant
September 28, 2018

The Volgenau School of Engineering, at George Mason University, recently announced that a team of researchers has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to introduce a more active-learning approach…

Fifth Annual RamHacks Event Held
September 27, 2018

The fifth annual RamHacks, held September 22-23 in Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Engineering’s East Hall, brought together 320 students from universities across the region…

First Flight Venture Center Earns 2018 Grant
September 27, 2018

First Flight Venture Center (First Flight), a Research Triangle Park-based science and technology incubator for North Carolina entrepreneurs, has been awarded a $125,000 grant by the…

AASHTO Announces New President and Vice President
September 26, 2018

Carlos Braceras P.E., executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation, will serve as the association’s new president and Missouri DOT Director Patrick McKenna as its new vice president.

IEEE Richmond Section Announces First Presentation Of Tech Talks Series
September 26, 2018

Dr. Carl Elks will be discussing the current state of clean energy and how it can be applied to our energy systems.

"Hurricane Irma | Lessons Learned" Webinar Scheduled
September 25, 2018

During this already active hurricane season, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar about lessons learned from 2017’s Hurricane Irma…

DOE Issues Request For Information
September 25, 2018

DOE seeks to gain a greater perspective on the direction of the emerging smart technology market, including any energy efficiency trends or issues with respect to appliances or equipment incorporating smart technologies.

Monogram Foods Announces $30 million Manufacturing Operation Expansion
September 24, 2018

The firm will expand its manufacturing operation, Monogram Snacks, in Henry County.

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