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Virginia Tech's College of Engineering Breaks New Ground, Climbs In Rankings
March 13, 2015

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering has climbed to its highest ranking in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) report on engineering schools’ research expenditures.

VirginiaFIRST Cell Phone Drive
March 12, 2015

Responsibly dispose of your old cell technology and help raise funds for Virginia FIRST programs!

Seminars to Address Technical Solutions to Meet Latest Life Safety Requirements
March 12, 2015

Honeywell opened registration recently for its Gamewell-FCI® fire systems seminars Addressing New Codes Using New Technology.

ASCC 23rd Concrete Executive Leadership Forum Scheduled
March 11, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) will hold its 23rd Concrete Executive Leadership Forum July 16-19, 2015 at The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV.

DOE Submits Energy Conservation Standards Report
March 11, 2015

As mandated by requirements in Federal energy conservation laws, the Department of Energy (DOE) has provided a semi-annual report to Congress …

GBA Publishes Claims 101
March 10, 2015

CLAIMS 101: The Fundamentals of Claims Detection and Response is the title of a new, 18-page guide published by the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA).

EPA Approves New Low-GWP Refrigerants
March 10, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a pre-publication Federal Register notice adopting new low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.

Professor Seeks To Improve Steel Structures
March 9, 2015

While working as a structural engineer in California, Matthew Eatherton saw myriad ways the steel industry could break from century-old methods and delve into the then-burgeoning fields of subtractive and additive manufacturing…

Competition Seeks Visionary Ideas for the Future
March 6, 2015

Face the Future, a gathering of many of the world’s top futurists and thought-leaders -in Albuquerque, NM on May 4 – 6 has announced the launch of FTF Ignites…

ASCC DCC Seventh Annual Award Winners Announced
March 5, 2015

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, Mo., has announced the winners of its seventh annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

DiscoverE’s Global Marathon Kicks Off March 9th
March 5, 2015

The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering & Technology kicks off on Monday, March 9th at 11:00 am (ET), with an opening keynote by Megan Smith…

International Montreal Protocol Meetings in 2015 Announced
March 3, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the HVACR and water industry are focused on the November 1-5, 2015 Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol.

National Engineers Week Features Competition to Find “The Next MacGyver” – a Female Engineer
March 3, 2015

In celebration of National Engineers Week, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering (USC Viterbi), in collaboration with The MacGyver Foundation and Lee Zlotoff…

The Outlook of Holographic Video Displays
March 2, 2015

Holographic video displays, featuring three-dimensional images, are about to “go large” and become a lot more affordable at the same time, thanks to the work of a team of…

Switchgrass Found To Remove PCBs
March 2, 2015

University of Iowa researchers have found a type of grass that was once a staple of the American prairie can remove soil laden with PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), toxic chemicals once used for cooling and other industrial purposes.

Studying Solutions For E-Waste
March 2, 2015

The reluctance to part with mobile phones, laptops and other gizmos – sometimes referred to as “gadget hoarding” – is part of a larger and more troubling issue: managing electronic waste, or e-waste.

Demo at NPE2015 Poised to Enhance View of Plastics
February 27, 2015

A special demonstration in March at one of the world’s largest international trade shows could change worldwide perceptions about plastics in a very positive way, according to SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association.

NAB Announces 2015 Engineering Achievement Awards
February 26, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the 2015 recipients of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards.

National Plastics Center Awards $200,000 in Support of PlastiVan™ Program
February 26, 2015

The National Plastics Center recently presented the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) with a $200,000 check in support of the PlastiVan™ education program…

14th Annual "Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day" Scheduled
February 25, 2015

With the inspiring theme There’s A Little Bit of Engineer In Every Girl and the hashtag #BringItOut, the 14th Annual Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day, set for February 26th, is poised to be its biggest and most memorable ever.

Re-creating a Tornado In 3-D
February 25, 2015

When The Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore stepped into an EF-5 tornado re-created in 3-D in a four-story immersive installation at Virginia Tech, his perspective was that of someone 7,000 feet tall.

ASCC Calendar Items For 2015
February 24, 2015

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has scheduled the following events for 2015.

AHRI Publishes Refrigerant Research Report
February 24, 2015

The final report for the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s (AHRI) research project 8007, Material Compatibility & Lubricants Research for Low-GWP Refrigerants, is now available to the public.

DOE Issues Proposed Rule on New Residential Furnace Standards
February 23, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication version of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding amended efficiency standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces and mobile home furnaces.


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