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NEWS ARCHIVE
Corps of Engineers Announce Gathright Dam Pulse Release Dates
June 13, 2013

Army Corps of Engineers will conduct six pulse releases from Gathright Dam between June and October 2013.

DCC Announces Sixth Annual Decorative Concrete Awards
June 12, 2013

The Decorative Concrete Council has announced its sixth annual Decorative Concrete Awards, open to DCC members and non-members.

Virginia Tech to Lead New Satellite Study
June 12, 2013

Researchers at Virginia Tech are building a small satellite dedicated to global observations of the waves generated by weather systems.

New CMOS Technology Improves Long Distance High-Bandwidth Communications
June 11, 2013

Generating large amounts of power at high frequencies is critical for communication over large distances with high bandwidth.

Muscle Adaptation During Transition to Minimalist Running
June 10, 2013

How do the runners’ muscles change when adapting to the new “minimalist” running style?

Call for Papers for ASHRAE 2014 Annual Conference
June 10, 2013

ASHRAE is seeking papers for its 2014 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Virginia Tech Professors to Model Adult Depression
June 7, 2013

Virginia Tech professors receive grant to model complex feedback system of adult depression.

Virginia Tech Announces 2013 Football Helmet Ratings
June 6, 2013

Virginia Tech released today the results of its 2013 adult football helmet ratings.

K'NEX Launches New 2013 K'NEXpert Search
June 5, 2013

Building Challenge will award four creative kid builders prize packages worth $3,650.

NASA 2013 Sample Return Robot Challenge
June 4, 2013

Teams from around the globe are preparing to compete in NASA’s 2013 Sample Return Robot Challenge.

Virginia Tech Engineer Secures Award to Detect Software Vulnerabilities
June 4, 2013

An assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech has received a three-year Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program grant.

Amber Shatters Theories of Glass as a Liquid
June 3, 2013

Fact or fiction? Stained glass found in medieval cathedrals becomes thicker at the bottom because glass moves over time.

“Smart” Paper and Antennaless RFID Tags Developed
June 3, 2013

Research teams at North Dakota State University, Fargo, have developed a method to embed radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in paper.

New Metric to Measure Hurricanes’ Potential for Destruction
June 3, 2013

Researchers at Florida State University have developed a new metric to measure seasonal Atlantic tropical cyclone activity.

Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms Save Lives
May 31, 2013

Building Safety Month focuses on saving lives during high-wind events.

Dewberry Acquires Florida-based Bowyer-Singleton
May 30, 2013

Dewberry announced the acquisition of Bowyer-Singleton & Associates, Inc..

ASHRAE Seeks Papers for High Performance Buildings Conference
May 29, 2013

Papers are being sought for a conference focused on the design, construction and operation of buildings in developing economies.

Building Energy Labeling Program Expanded
May 29, 2013

A building’s utility costs are some of the largest, yet most controllable, operating expenses.

DuPont Celebrates Scientific Innovation by Recognizing Young Professors
May 28, 2013

Fourteen young faculty members from seven nations receive early career grants.

ASFE to Host Webinar on Acronyms and Capitalization
May 24, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, Acronyms and Capitalization.

ACPA Schedules Online Seminar on Airport Pavement
May 23, 2013

Register for the upcoming ACPA webinar, titled, “Quality Construction Tips (and Other Headache Remedies) for Airport Pavements.”

ASFE to Host Webinar on Proofreading
May 22, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, POOFREADING 101.

Team Tidewater Breaks Ground on Solar Decathlon Entry
May 22, 2013

A team from ODU and HU competes in the DOE Solar Decathlon, which tests university teams’ efforts to design and build a net-zero energy home.

Virginia Tech Researchers Test Modern vs. Leather Football Helmets
May 21, 2013

Engineers dropped head forms with helmets from various heights onto an anvil, measuring peak acceleration.


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