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NEWS ARCHIVE
Microfluidic Chip Detects Pathogens in Water and Food
July 9, 2013

Virginia Tech researchers received a NSF award to develop new microchips with three-dimensional microfluidic structures allowing pathogen detection by dielectrophoresis.

2013 Virginia Engineers Conference Registration Opens
July 9, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Virginia Engineers Conference is now open.

AREVA Highlights the Important Role of Business in Attracting and Retaining Jobs
July 8, 2013

Greg Vesey, vice president of installed base outage services for AREVA Inc., participated in the Business Roundtable panel at the 2013 Virginia Leadership Summit at the University of Richmond on June 22nd.

Valve Manufacturers Association Marks 75th Anniversary
July 5, 2013

The VMA is celebrating its 75th anniversary throughout the year with a series of events and activities that highlight the industry’s legacy and future.

New Chief Technology Chief Named at CCAM
July 5, 2013

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has announced the appointment of a new chief technology officer.

Ground Water Management Forums to Explore Energy Development Issues
July 3, 2013

A pair of forums are scheduled for national industry and regulatory experts to present the basis for stray gas investigations and discuss water management and water protection issues associated with unconventional oil and natural gas development.

International Energy Agency Publishes Five-Year Outlook
July 3, 2013

The International Energy Agency, (IEA) has announced the recent publication of its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report.

Free IAQ Guide Encourages Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
July 2, 2013

To promote good indoor air quality in buildings, ASHRAE is making available for free a guide for achieving enhanced IAQ.

Canon Virginia Inc. Expansion Announced
July 2, 2013

According to an announcement from Gov. McDonnell’s office, Canon Virginia Inc. will be expanding its operations …

Winner of Health and Technology Challenge Announced
July 1, 2013

New technology that creates a personal, portable, and wearable air pollution sensor was developed under the My Air, My Health Challenge.

Agreement Reached To Update Toxic Substances Control Act
July 1, 2013

Lawmakers have reached a groundbreaking agreement to update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.

Virginia 2012 Solid Waste Report
July 1, 2013

The Department of Environmental Quality recently released its annual report on solid waste management in Virginia.

‘Ultraselective’ Chemical Process Discovered
July 1, 2013

Chemical engineering researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reported that they’ve discovered a new chemical process to make p-xylene, an important ingredient of common plastics.

NIH Awards Cancer Research Grant to Virginia Tech's Chang Lu
June 28, 2013

Researchers are using an investigative procedure called chromatin immunoprecipitation to examine the protein binding to DNA sites that can lead to cancer.

AIA Unveils New Contract Documents
June 28, 2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents team announced several additions and updates to its suite of offerings.

Alternative Clean Transportation Expo Features New Diesel Technology
June 26, 2013

New technology diesel advancements will be showcased at the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation Expo June 24-27 by the Diesel Technology Forum.

Collaborative Efforts Improve Mine Safety
June 26, 2013

Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering has put the final touches on its new Subsurface Atmospheres Laboratory.

AAMA Building Information Modeling Specification Nears Completion
June 25, 2013

AAMA’s Building Information Modeling Task Group met to review ballot comments on the draft BIM Specification.

Wagman Announces Acquisition of Key Construction Company
June 24, 2013

G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. announces the acquisition of Key Construction Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries, D.W. Lyle Corporation and Key Constructors, Inc.

ABM Improves Orange County School Learning Environment
June 24, 2013

ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions Program saves over $9 million in energy and operating costs for Orange County Public Schools.

ASFE Announces Registration for FOPP 23 is Now Open
June 21, 2013

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association announced that registration for Fundamentals of Professional Practice (FOPP) 23 is now open.

McKim & Creed Celebrates 35 Years of Engineering & Surveying
June 20, 2013

McKim & Creed recently celebrated 35 years of engineering and consulting services.

Teen Girls and Mentors to Meet Federal Transportation Officials
June 20, 2013

Fifteen teen girls and their mentors from across the US were selected by WTS International to participate in the Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit.

Scientists and Engineers Gather for American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting
June 19, 2013

The American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting “Nuclear Progress!” will be held in Las Vegas on November 7-11.


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