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Registration Now Open For AAMA LinkedIn webinar
December 1, 2017

Those seeking to boost their profile and presence on LinkedIn, the online professional networking tool, can take advantage of a complimentary webinar offered by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).

Grant Received For Support and Encouragement of Next Generation of STEM
November 30, 2017

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) through the Battelle AEOP Consortium…

Material Shows Promise As Memory For Electronics
November 30, 2017

Smartphones and computers wouldn’t be nearly as useful without room for lots of apps, music and videos.

FIRST Tech Challenge Northern Virginia Qualifier In December 2017
November 29, 2017

More than 600 of the best and brightest middle and high school students in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia will meet at Battlefield High School to test their teamwork and ingenuity…

Emerging Leaders Committee of ASCC Form Mentor Advisory Board
November 29, 2017

The Emerging Leaders Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has formed a Mentor Advisory Board to provide advice to ASCC members…

STEM Day With NASA At Elementary School
November 28, 2017

Students at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville, Virginia, spoke with the NASA astronauts…

Publication Investigates the Real Expense of Green Infrastructure
November 28, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) new book, Cost of Maintaining Green Infrastructure captures and quantifies the expenses associated with…

Collaboration Advances Unmanned Systems Development Expertise
November 27, 2017

A collaboration between Old Dominion University (ODU) and the Naval Surface Warfare Center is advancing ODU’s unmanned systems development expertise and providing additional opportunities to…

Wagman Honors Company’s 115th Anniversary
November 27, 2017

Wagman celebrating its 115th Anniversary this year, hosted family style events in both Pennsylvania and Virginia…

Evaporation-Harvested Energy Could Be New Source of Power Generation
November 24, 2017

Reliability and Water Savings are cited as other potential benefits.

New Nanomaterial More Efficiently Extracts Hydrogen From Seawater
November 24, 2017

Breakthrough could potentially lead to a new source of clean-burning hydrogen fuel.

Researchers Refine Pesticides
November 22, 2017

Study demonstrates that molecular tweaks can make the difference.

Dewberry Wins VTCA Transportation Engineering Award
November 22, 2017

The Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) has awarded the Route 7 Truck Climbing Lane project in Loudoun County with its VTCA Transportation Engineering Award…

Exosuit Designed To Help Retail Employees
November 21, 2017

The lightweight exosuit is designed to help employees lift and move product through the store more efficiently.

AHRI Announces New Officers and Award Recipients
November 21, 2017

Chris Peel, President and COO of Atlanta-based Rheem Manufacturing, is AHRI’s new Chairman.

CTL Opens New Branch Office In Virginia
November 20, 2017

CTL Engineering, Inc. (CTL) is excited to announce the acquisition of Virginia-based Geotechnical Engineering, Inspection and Testing division of Burgess & Niple, Inc.

ASNT Old Dominion Section Announces November Meeting
November 20, 2017

Meeting provides networking opportunity and provides a forum for exchange of NDT technical information.

Virginia Has Cleanest Air In At Least 20 Years
November 17, 2017

The summer of 2017 was the cleanest ground-level ozone season in Virginia in at least 20 years, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced recently.

Researchers Explore Drone-enabled Services
November 17, 2017

Researchers with the Service Enterprise Engineering (SEE) 360 initiative are exploring drone-enabled services with a system called SmartPark, a drone-based intelligent parking system…

Aging Water Systems Nationwide Pose Health Threats
November 16, 2017

Traditional water treatment efforts have focused on water leaving the treatment plant, but a large number of recent waterborne disease outbreaks in the U.S. can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings.

Next Advance in Computer Security
November 16, 2017

A new non-contact, remote biometric tool could be the next advance in computer security.

Grant To Support Diverse Doctoral Students Received
November 15, 2017

The Milken Institute School of Public Health, at The George Washington University, recently announced receiving a $4.1 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

New Chemical Principle Developed To Reduce Nuclear Waste
November 15, 2017

The method is also applicable to molecules created to extract chemical pollutants from water and soil.

Loudoun County Awards Contract To Federal Engineering
November 14, 2017

Contract awarded to complete a consolidation study for the County’s Emergency Communications Center.

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