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Fiatech 2014 Technology Conference & Showcase Call for Presentations
December 24, 2013

Fiatech invites you to submit abstracts for presentations at their 14th Annual Technology Conference & Showcase, to be held March 31-April 2, 2014, at the Hyatt Huntington Beach Hotel, Huntington Beach, California.

New Engineers2B Program Launched
December 23, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering has kicked off Engineers2B, a new program that will bring small groups of high school students to campus for a real-life experience into engineering and computer science studies.

Lennox Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Introduced
December 20, 2013

Lennox Industries, a leading provider of high-efficiency HVAC products for the light commercial industry, announced recently it will be expanding its portfolio in 2014 to serve the North America Commercial HVAC market.

BOEM, NASA and Corps Announce Agreement
December 19, 2013

As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management recently announced an agreement with…

VA Tech Aviation Initiative Receives Grant For UAV Testing
December 18, 2013

The Commonwealth of Virginia announced it will award more than $2.6 million over three years in Federal Action Contingency Trust (FACT) funds to Virginia Tech to operate an unmanned aircraft systems test site in the state, officials from the governor’s office said recently.

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.


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