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AHRI Announces Webinar Series
May 4, 2020

Registration begins on May 11, 2020.

Exploring Why Farmers Care About Conservation
May 1, 2020

The March 22nd Sustainable, Secure Food blog explores why farmers care so much about conservation.

Remote Control Of Soft Robots Studied
May 1, 2020

Soft materials, such as rubber or polymers that can endure drastic changes to their shape, are promising for applications where flexibility and shapeshifting abilities are paramount.

Team Works To Design and Develop New Respirator
April 30, 2020

A mask with a reusable respirator that captures and kills the novel coronavirus—that’s the vision of…

Grant Awarded To Look For New Ways To Optimize PPE During Pandemic
April 30, 2020

An interdisciplinary team of engineers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is answering a national call for solutions to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE)…

Evaluation of Use of Distance Learning Survey Published
April 29, 2020

Deans of engineering programs at American colleges and universities comment on massive shift to online learning.

New Update To Materials Standards Now Available
April 29, 2020

Update includes 8 new and 18 revised standards in addition to revisions to many sections.

Lead-free Compound Shows Promise for Solar Cell Use
April 28, 2020

Relatively inexpensive compound could perform safely and effectively in solar cells.

AASHTOWare and Numetric Form Alliance
April 28, 2020

Alliance to release a co-branded traffic safety software product.

DoD Awards $11Million Task Order
April 27, 2020

Cutting-edge SATCOM systems to operate in government’s commercial communications network.

HRSD Commission Meeting Notice
April 27, 2020

April 2020 meeting will be held as a virtual meeting.

Wagman Recognized With Contractor Safety Award From VTCA
April 24, 2020

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. has been recognized with a Contractor Safety Award from the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA).

The Breakdown of Plastic Waste In The Ocean Studied
April 24, 2020

Creating plastic containers that easily degrade in sea water would be a dream solution to the growing problem of plastic waste in the ocean…

FGIA Transitions Summer Conference To Virtual Event
April 23, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will hold its Summer Conference virtually due to the spread of COVID-19 and requests by government leadership to shelter-in-place.

New Method Developed To Unstick Underwater Smart Glue
April 23, 2020

With a small zap of electricity, biomedical engineers at Michigan Technological University take an underwater smart glue prototype from sticky to not in seven seconds.

NAPA Announces Cancellation of 2020 Conference and Expo
April 22, 2020

Concerns over safety of staff, attendees and business prompts cancellation.

Biomanufacturing Medicines During Space Flights
April 22, 2020

NASA-built instrument may hold key.

ASME E-Fests® Announces Virtual Format for 2020 Events
April 21, 2020

Online registration for free event is now open.

Sea Level Rise Study Contract Renewed
April 21, 2020

Renewed contract comes after five-year study of intended impacts of sea level rise.

Tremendous Growth Prospects for Wind Turbine Materials Predicted
April 20, 2020

Analysis predicts innovation and increased government spending will push the market to nearly double by 2026.

ASHRAE SSPC 62.2 to Consider New Proposal
April 20, 2020

New proposal to be submitted for consideration at June 2020 meeting.

DOE Publishes Request for Comments
April 17, 2020

Request seeks information from stakeholders and the interested public concerning the prioritization of rulemakings.

ACEC Announces 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards
April 17, 2020

The event will honor a record 203 entries representing engineering excellence from throughout the nation and the world.

Press Book Offers Clear Explanation Of Seismic Design Provisions
April 16, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced that Seismic Loads: Guide to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16 provides clear…

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