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ODU Solar Energy Researchers Win NSF Grant
August 13, 2014

Old Dominion University (ODU) solar energy researchers have received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at funding education in photovoltaic (PV) energy concepts.

AHRI Files Petition for Reconsideration and Court Review
August 13, 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule regarding ….

Order To Dredge Portions of the James River Federal Navigation Channel Issued
August 12, 2014

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months.

Swegon Announces New Virginia Representation
August 12, 2014

Swegon, part of the Latour group and a market leader within energy efficient ventilation and indoor climate systems, has announced that “Prime Air Products, Inc. will represent ….

Award For Sustainable Development Announces 2014 Finalists
August 11, 2014

Following two months of screening and deliberation, a decision has been reached for the finalists of the 2014 Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development.

Project For Restoring Wallops Island Shoreline Commences
August 8, 2014

Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began there July 18.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Announces New Commander
August 7, 2014

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic held a change of command ceremony July 11 at the Pennsylvania House onboard Naval Station Norfolk.

3D Printing Technology Update Scheduled
August 6, 2014

FISHER/UNITECH will host a technical counsel on the advancement of 3D printing on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Automation Alley, located at 2675 Bellingham Dr. in Troy, MI.

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million
August 5, 2014

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has captured two federal contracts worth a combined potential $55 million to further study safety efforts for commercial truck drivers and break new ground in…

19th Century Math Tactic Gets a Makeover
August 4, 2014

A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to curious…

Fibers Scrolled Into Yarns
August 4, 2014

Researchers at Penn State and Shinshu University in Japan have recently developed a simple, scalable method of making graphene oxide (GO) fibers that are strong, stretchable and can be easily scrolled into yarns…

Smart Pill Bottle Receives Second Patent
August 1, 2014

AdhereTech and The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have been awarded a second U.S. patent for the smart pill bottle that was invented at the university and is being commercialized by the company.

Creating and Optimizing Food for Extreme Conditions
August 1, 2014

How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars?

Registration Open For GBA's 2014 Fall Conference
July 31, 2014

Registration now open for GBA’s 2014 fall conference in San Francisco, CA from October 23-25, 2014.

“Chapter of the Year” Awarded To Engineering World Health at VCU
July 30, 2014

Despite living halfway around the world, students from Virginia Commonwealth University School (VCU) of Engineering are helping developing nations provide reliable medical care.

Manufacturers Benefit From ICC-ES Expedited Service
July 30, 2014

Several manufacturers have taken advantage of the ICC-ES Expedited Service for new and revised reports.

Solar Panels Installed on the Roof of Student Recreation Center
July 29, 2014

Old Dominion University’s (ODU) Student Recreation Center will continue to play its role as a central hub of the ODU campus, providing recreation, fitness and classroom space to thousands of people every day.

VCU Leads Research Effort On improving Access To AIDS Drugs
July 28, 2014

A $4.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is giving Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering and collaborating research universities an opportunity to supply…

VSU Receives Software Grant
July 25, 2014

Siemens has awarded Virginia State University (VSU) $105.6 million in software that will support six technology-focused programs.

ODU Engineering Receives Multimillion Dollar Software Grant
July 24, 2014

Old Dominion University (ODU) has received a $746 million in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software.

VCU School of Engineering Accepts In-kind Software Grant
July 23, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering received an in-kind grant of software with a commercial value of $230.9 million from the Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software business unit to help…

Grant Received to Support Renewable Energy Activities
July 22, 2014

The Hampton University (HU) Business of Engineering (BOE) program has received a grant from Battelle to enhance the program’s renewable energy activities.

ICC 2014 Annual Conference Scheduled
July 22, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) 2014 Annual Conference, Public Comment Hearings and Expo will include the final step to develop the 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) along with…

Over $10,000 Raised for ODU Education Foundation
July 21, 2014

GET Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce its 8th annual golf tournament raised over $10,000. All of the money was donated to the Old Dominion University (ODU) Engineering Endowment Fund…


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