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Next Stage In Search For Budding F1™ Engineers Revealed
March 21, 2014

Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s new driver Daniel Ricciardo joined Infiniti to bring top budding engineers a step closer to their dream in Formula One, by recently announcing the opening of applications for the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy.

VCU School of Engineering to Host International Forum
March 20, 2014

School of Engineering Dean Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D., announced recently that Virginia’s groundbreaking research and development of smart materials has resulted in Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Richmond being selected as the site for the 11th annual Darnell Energy Summit…

Engineer I - Richmond, VA
March 19, 2014
Virginia Tech's Engineering Graduate Program Rated Among Nation's Best for 2015
March 19, 2014

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering ranks 21st among the nation’s best engineering schools for graduate studies, according to U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools 2015 survey …

The USA Science & Engineering Festival to Host P3 Competition and NSDE
March 18, 2014

The USA Science & Engineering Festival, presented by founding sponsor Lockheed Martin, will be hosting the 10th annual EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Awards Competition and National Sustainable Design Expo (NSDE)…

Contract Awarded To Rebuild NASA Dunes and Berms Post Sandy
March 17, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers and Norfolk District Public Affairs recently reported that the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague, Va.

VCU Opens TRIP Facility
March 13, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has opened a collaborative project and prototyping facility, called Translational Research Innovation Projects (TRIP), to assist in moving research projects into prototype development and toward commercialization.

US Route 460 Connector Bridge Ranked As Top Bridge Project
March 12, 2014

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has recently announced that Roads and Bridges Magazine recently ranked the US Route 460 Connector Bridge in Buchanan County as the top bridge project in North America.

Historic Fort Norfolk Closed For Repairs
March 11, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers and Norfolk District Public Affairs recently reported that Fort Norfolk will close to visitors from Feb. 24 to June 6 as contractors replace the roof on a circa 1855 magazine building.

Listening Session On Draft Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement To Be Held
March 10, 2014

The Commonwealth will hold a public listening session and webinar on March 11, 2014, to enable Virginians to learn about the draft Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement, and to ask questions and offer comments.

Applications Open for the DiscoverE Educator Awards
March 7, 2014

The DiscoverE Educator Awards are shining a spotlight on the educators who are inspiring tomorrow’s innovation generation.

WITI’S “Powering Up” Summit Scheduled
March 6, 2014

WITI (Women In Technology International) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary at its WITI Summit: Powering Up event which will be held June 1 – 3, 2014, in Santa Clara at the Santa Clara Marriott.

Differences In Concussion Risk Between Football Helmets Found
March 5, 2014

Football helmets can be designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a new study by some of the nation’s leading concussion researchers published recently in the Journal of Neurosurgery.

Unexpected Twist Revealed
March 3, 2014

A small, secretive creature with unlikely qualifications for defying gravity may hold the answer to an entirely new way of getting off the ground.

Safety of Gulf Fish Studied
March 3, 2014

The worst oil spill in U.S. history occurred when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010…

Endowment to Support New Data Science Institute
March 3, 2014

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) recently announced the commitment of a $10 million gift that establishes an endowment to support its new Data Science Institute.

DiscoverE’s Global Marathon Kicks Off March 5th
February 28, 2014

DiscoverE’s annual Global Marathon kicks off at noon (ET) on Wednesday, March 5, with opening remarks by Meg Whitman, President and CEO, HP.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Scheduled
February 27, 2014

The 26th annual LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, will be staged in New York…

Development of 5-D Imaging Technology Pursued
February 26, 2014

Currently, the medical community has limited ability in clinically assessing blockages called atherosclerotic plaques in the human body.

Survey Shows People Recognize Risk of Fire to Older Adults
February 24, 2014

Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes.

ACPA Announces New Web-Based Training Events
February 21, 2014

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) announces two upcoming web-based training events.

Wiley|Wilson Receives ACEC/Virginia Pinnacle Award
February 20, 2014

Wiley|Wilson was named the Pinnacle Award winner by the American Council of Engineering Companies/Virginia for engineering excellence in the design of the Naval Research Laboratory, Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (NRL-LASR).

Draper Aden Associates Makes Best Places to Work List
February 17, 2014

Draper Aden was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

Improved Chilled Water Plant Efficiency Using Data Loggers
February 17, 2014

Chilled water system performance is often overlooked in plant operations, yet optimizing performance can significantly improve chilled water plant efficiency, and thereby reduce costs.


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