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ASCE Ethics and Leadership Award Nominations Open
April 5, 2013

Nominations are due June 1 for the American Society of Civil Engineers Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award.

ASFE to Host Webinar on Limitation of Liability
April 4, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, Limitation of Liability.

New Survey Finds Americans Misjudge Fire Safety Risks
April 3, 2013

New SFPE Survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building.

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference
April 2, 2013

The SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS) conference and exhibition is to be held in Baltimore Arpil 29 through May 3.

Bioengineered Appendages
April 1, 2013

Cornell bioengineers and physicians have created an artificial ear using 3-D printing and injectable molds.

Automatic Authorship Detection System Developed
April 1, 2013

A 10-year project led by Professor Derek Abbott has developed an automatic authorship detection system, using advanced software techniques to analyze author style based on commonly used words.

Plankton Adapt to Changing Ocean Temperatures
April 1, 2013

Many species, including many commercially important fish species, rely on the planktonic copepod nauplii.

Technology Extends Garden's Presentation to the Visually Impaired
March 29, 2013

A VCU School of Engineering professor and student are making information at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden available to the visually impaired.

New BACnet Standard Published
March 28, 2013

Changes to the newly published BACnet standard from ASHRAE will encourage smart lighting controls and other building automation controls systems.

ASFE Sponsors Webinar on Referrals
March 27, 2013

ASFE sponsors a webinar delivered by John P. Bachner on April 3, 2013 titled Gaining Referrals: Their Worth; Gaining More of Them.

ASHRAE Sponsors Webcast on Building Performance Measurement
March 27, 2013

Assessing Building Energy Performance will be the subject of a free ASHRAE Chapter Technology Transfer Committee (CTTC) webcast.

ASFE/GBA Spring 2013 Meeting Agenda Available
March 26, 2013

The Meeting Overview and list of speakers for the ASFE/GBA Spring 2013 Meeting in Isle of Palms, South Carolina is available.

VCU Engineering Students Present Projects at 2013 Expo
March 26, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering’s Senior Design Expo 2013 is scheduled for April 19 at the Science Museum of Virginia.

Free Seminars Cover New Fire Alarm Testing Requirements
March 25, 2013

Silent Knight by Honeywell will host nationwide seminars focused on the latest NFPA testing requirements for fire alarm systems.

6th Annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference Scheduled
March 22, 2013

The 6th Annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference (GMREC) has been scheduled for April 10 & 11, 2013, in Washington DC.

UPS Supports Virginia Tech Engineering
March 21, 2013

The United Parcel Service Foundation has awarded an academic grant to Virginia Tech’s Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering for 2013.

Virginia Tech Hosts Women in Mining 2013 National Meeting
March 20, 2013

The Virginia Tech chapter of Women in Mining is proud to host the 2013 Women in Mining National Meeting.

VCU School of Engineering Names Innovation and Outreach Dean
March 19, 2013

VCU named L. Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, as associate dean of the VCU School of Engineering.

ODU to Host May 2013 Municipal Contracts Seminar
March 19, 2013

The Old Dominion University CEEVC will hold a one-day seminar, Municipal Contracts: What does the future hold for design professionals and the contracting community?

ASFE Sponsors Webinar on Litigation
March 18, 2013

ASFE is sponsoring a seminar on litigation delivered by John P. Bachner.

SAME Recognizes Get Solutions, Inc.
March 15, 2013

GET Solutions, Inc. receives the 2012 Sustaining Member of the Year award from the Hampton Roads Post of the Society of American Military Engineers.

ASFE/GBA Spring 2013 Meeting Announced
March 14, 2013

The ASFE/GBA Spring 2013 Meeting will be be held Apr 25 to 27, 2013, in Isle of Palms, South Carolina.

ICC Expands Online Offerings
March 14, 2013

The International Code Council (ICC) is collaborating with standards developers to make the vast array of construction industry safety standards available on the ICC website.

USS Cole Commander to Speak to Concrete Forum
March 13, 2013

Commander Kirk Lippold, Commanding Officer of the USS Cole when it was attacked by al Qaeda in the port of Aden, Yemen, is the keynote speaker for the Concrete Executive Leadership Forum.

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