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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.

Standard Seeks to Ensure Sustainability Through Biodiversity
February 25, 2014

Ensuring sustainability of ecosystems through protection of plants, soil and water and increased habitat for native birds and insects is the goal of proposed requirements to the green building standard…

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).

ASHRAE 2014 Spring Online Courses Scheduled
February 19, 2014

Expert knowledge of sustainable techniques is in demand and the 13 online courses being offered this spring through the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) allow professionals to keep up with the latest industry trends.

2013 Editions of Refrigerant Safety Standards Published
February 18, 2014

The 2013 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards, incorporating 41 new addenda, have been published.

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.

Study Focuses On Antibiotic Resistance Caused By Environmental Factors
February 14, 2014

The World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control has recognized antibiotic resistance “as a critical health challenge of our time,” said Amy Pruden, a Virginia Tech environmental engineer…

Entries Now Open For Hot Firm List
February 13, 2014

ZweigWhite has opened entries for the Hot Firm List –a prestigious list honoring the fastest growing firms in the A/E/P and environmental consulting industry.

13th Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Scheduled
February 12, 2014

On February 20, 2014, women engineers, along with their male counterparts, will engage and mentor as many as one million girls around the country during the 13th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.

6th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference & Exhibition Scheduled
February 11, 2014

Following the success and overwhelming positive feedback of the previous U.S. events over the last five years MCI Media are delighted to host the 6th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference & Exhibition in Savannah, Georgia on May 20 & 21, 2014.

Cokie Roberts to Address Women in Transportation
February 10, 2014

Cokie Roberts, best-selling author and award-winning journalist, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2014 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation that will take place May 14 – 16, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

Master of Information Technology Degree Program Ranks Among Best
February 7, 2014

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s online Master of Information Technology degree program as No. 2 among the nation’s best distance-learning courses…

Nominations Accepted For 2014 Communication Awards
February 6, 2014

The Keck Futures Initiative—a program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, with the support of the W. M. Keck Foundation—will award $20,000 prizes to individuals or teams who have developed…

ASCC DCC Sixth Annual Award Winners Announced
February 5, 2014

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

“ASHRAE GreenGuide” Fourth Edition Published
February 4, 2014

When the first edition of the “ASHRAE GreenGuide” was first published 10 years ago, guidance on how practice green building design was not so readily available.

Rough Surfaces That May Actually Reduce Drag
February 3, 2014

From the sleek hulls of racing yachts to Michael Phelps’ shaved legs, most objects that move through the water quickly are also smooth.

Studying Stingray Movement and It’s Effect On Design
February 3, 2014

Stingrays swim through water with such ease that researchers from the University at Buffalo (UB) and Harvard University are studying how their movements could be used to…


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