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Group A Code Change Deadline Extended
January 13, 2015

The International Code Council (ICC) has recently announced they are extending the deadline for Group A Code Change Proposal Submissions to January 14th at 11:59 PST.

On-Demand Sessions Available from the 2014 GBA Fall Conference
January 12, 2015

Watch these presentations and more from the 2014 GBA Fall Conference today!

Global Conference On Pavement Management Scheduled
January 8, 2015

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will host approximately 400 transportation experts from around the world at the ninth International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets to be held in Arlington, Virginia, this May 18 through 21.

Cadets Tour VCU MNE Facilities
January 7, 2015

Marking the preparatory step in the VCU-VMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program, cadets from the prestigious Virginia Military Institute (VMI) toured Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering (MNE) facilities…

2014 Report On Water Quality Issued
January 6, 2015

Virginia’s 2014 water quality report provides detailed information on more than 1,200 watersheds in the Commonwealth, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced recently.

FRC Virginia Regional 2015 Scheduled
January 5, 2015

Join in the fun and cheer on over 60 high school teams from up and down the East coast as they compete for two days at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU’s) Stuart C. Siegel Center. “The varsity Sport for the Mind,” FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)…

Professor Receives Award To Advance Artificial Intelligence
January 2, 2015

Devi Parikh, an assistant professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, has received an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award…

CoMET Business Council Announces New Publication
December 30, 2015

The Construction-Materials Engineering and Testing (CoMET) Business Council of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has published a new Client-Satisfaction Survey Tool for Firms Providing CoMET Services.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Stages Global Connection for Integrated Design
December 29, 2015

The worlds of design, technology, controls and systems integration converge in an incomparable presentation of innovation and education—all in the global celebration of lighting advancement that is LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2015…

Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2015 Conference Scheduled
December 24, 2014

Engineered Corrosion Solutions is a unique owner-centric technical conference focusing on the fundamental issues pertaining to corrosion.

Initial DOE Certification Due for CWH and CBLR Products
December 23, 2014

On December 31, initial certification is due to the Department of Energy (DOE) for all commercial water heater (CWH) and commercial packaged boiler (CBLR) products.

Regional Standards to Take Effect on January 1, 2015
December 22, 2014

On January 1, 2015, new federal minimum energy conservation standards for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps will become effective.

Ant Behavior May Shed Insight On Problems Facing Electronics Design
December 19, 2014

Michael Hsiao plans to harness swarm intelligence based on the efficient behavior of ants.

DOE Releases Roadmaps on HVAC Technologies, Appliances, and Low-GWP Refrigerants
December 18, 2014

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) has announced the development of roadmaps on HVAC technologies and appliances ….

Youth Game Design Workshop Scheduled
December 17, 2014

As part of the National STEM Video Game Challenge, middle school and high school students can learn how to design their own video games at this hands-on workshop with game industry pros from E-Line Media.

VCU Joins Forces With CCAM
December 16, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) recently announced with Gov. Terry McAuliffe that the university will partner with the research center as a new academic member.

Efforts to Clear Waterways of Pollution Supported
December 15, 2014

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association advocates on behalf of programs designed to pursue zero waste.

New FTC Challenge for 2014-2015 Announced
December 12, 2014

The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is a mid-level robotics competition for high school students.

New AHRI Standards Will Support AHU Casing Certification Program
December 12, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the approval of new AHRI Standards 1350 (I-P) and 1351 (SI).

Code Council and SRCC Finalize Consolidation
December 11, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC) have completed a period of due diligence and formalized the consolidation of the two associations.

Researchers Receive Grant to Solve Problems of Big Data Processing
December 11, 2014

Massive amounts of data, collected daily, range from traditional consumers using cell phone technology to big corporations storing the buying patterns of thousands of individuals.

Joint Venture Awarded $75 Million NAVFAC Contract
December 10, 2014

Wiley|Wilson Burns & McDonnell Joint Venture is pleased to announce that the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington has awarded…

STEM Education Network Announces Successful Close of Fund
December 9, 2014

100Kin10, a multi-sector network addressing the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, recently announced the close of its third Fund at almost $29 million.

Summit Focused on Power of 'Big Data'
December 8, 2014

Leaders in science, engineering, government, and industry addressed fast-moving opportunities and challenges in the field of “big data” recently at the Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering, and Medicine.


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