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VCU Student Wins National Competition
December 16, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) graduate student Olugbenga Oluwatumilara “Tumi” Oredein Jr. has won Walmart’s “Get on the Shelf” contest for his SKRIBS Customizable Wristbands.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Recognized by Virginia Clean Cities
December 13, 2013

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic was recognized by Virginia Clean Cities for its government vehicle (GOV) fleet’s carbon emission reductions, in a ceremony November 21st.

PhoneSat 2.4 Has Phoned Home
December 12, 2013

PhoneSat 2.4, NASA’s next generation smartphone cubesat has phoned home. The tiny spacecraft that uses an off-the-shelf smartphone for a brain has completed checkout and sent back data confirming all systems are “go” for the spry spacefarer.

Great Bridge Locks Reopened for Normal Operations
December 12, 2013

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reopened the Great Bridge Locks, on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, for normal operations on November 23rd.

Experience Lends International Flavor to Education
December 11, 2013

If the graduates of the University of Virginia’s (U.Va.) School of Engineering and Applied Science are to enjoy successful careers, they must be prepared to lead, work and live in multicultural settings.

Virginia Tech Engineer Focused on Fixing the Nation's Infrastructure
December 9, 2013

Engineering professor throws light on a long-buried problem – America’s aging infrastructure system.

AHRI Announces New Officers
December 9, 2013

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the election of its new officers, directors, and the presentation of awards to industry leaders.

Fire-Lite Alarms Releases 2014 Training Program Schedule
December 6, 2013

Fire alarm systems training program will offer CEU credits, more courses, and more diverse learning options .

Solar Panel Installation at Virginia Tech is Laboratory for Graduate Engineering Students
December 4, 2013

A new solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the Virginia Tech Research Center benefits graduate education by serving as a laboratory for engineering students.

National 4-H Council Hosts Inaugural National Youth Summit Series
December 3, 2013

High school youth to experience STEM, agri-science, robotics and healthy living programs.

Tracking Migrating Salmon
December 2, 2013

Young salmon scatter in all directions as they first enter the ocean, which is contrary to previous assumptions that most salmon head north immediately.

Studying Snow Accumulation and Melt
December 2, 2013

Tree cover causes snow to melt more quickly in the forest than in open fields, in warm, Mediterranean-type climates around the world.

First Research Center for Automata Computing Created
December 2, 2013

The University of Virginia has established a new Center for Automata Computing, with seed funding from the technology’s inventor, Micron Technology.

Dewberry to Provide Remote Sensing for Post-Sandy Atlantic Seaboard Mapping
November 28, 2013

The data will be used by NOAA to enable accurate, consistent, and authoritative measurement of the national shoreline following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall.

ICC Rolls Out Cloud-Based Code Development Process
November 27, 2013

cdpACCESS™ maintains the high level of integrity for which ICC’s code development process is known, and is expected to increase participation.

AHRI Announces New Certification Programs
November 26, 2013

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the launch of two new certification programs, one for variable frequency drives (VFDs) and the other for datacom cooling (DCOM) equipment.

ASCC Calendar Items for 2014
November 25, 2013

The American Society of Concrete Contractors alerts it’s members to two calendar items.

KLMK Group Announces Merger With CBRE Healthcare
November 22, 2013

KLMK Group, Inc., a leading provider of facility consulting, project advisory and facility activation solutions to the healthcare industry, has recently announced its merger with CBRE Group, Inc.

New ANSI Standards Now Available
November 21, 2013

Earlier this month, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved two AHRI standards making them each an American National Standard.

ASCC Concrete Executive Leadership Forum Scheduled
November 20, 2013

The American Society of Concrete Contractors will hold its 22nd Concrete Executive Leadership Forum July 17-20 in Santa Fe, NM.

New Computing Model May Advance Medical Research
November 19, 2013

Personalized knowledge of one’s genetic profile has been facilitated by the advent of next-generation sequencing.

DOE Announces First Pumps Working Group Meeting Scheduled
November 19, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced scheduling for the first meeting of the Commercial and Industrial Pumps Working Group of the Appliance Standards and Rulemakings Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC).

ASPE and WQA Partner to Promote Water Treatment Standards
November 18, 2013

By combining their individual strengths, WQA and ASPE wish to advance the professions of water treatment and plumbing engineering.

Nanomaterials Inventory Improved to Help Consumers and Scientists
November 15, 2013

The inventory lists more than 1,600 consumer products that claim to contain nanotechnology or have been found to contain nanomaterials.


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