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SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Sets Event Records
May 9, 2012

The debut of SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing in Baltimore drew more than 6,700 attendees…

SME to Present "Pathways to Innovation: Intellectual Property Rights in Additive Manufacturing"
May 8, 2012

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) will present “Pathways to Innovation: Intellectual Property Rights in Additive Manufacturing” at its RAPID 2012 Conference & Exposition…

H&A Architects & Engineers Ranks #243
May 8, 2012

H&A Architects & Engineers ranked number 243 on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual Top 500 Design Firms list, moving up 62 spots from its 305th ranking in 2011.

"Preventing Pavement Distresses With Proper Curing" Webinar Scheduled
May 7, 2012

Don’t miss this informative American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) webinar, “Preventing Pavement Distresses With Proper Curing”, which covers the essentials of curing concrete pavements.

Clark Nexsen Earned Spot #132
May 7, 2012

Clark Nexsen is pleased to announce that the firm has been named one of the Top National Design Firms on the Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firms List…

ASFE "Scientific Style" Webinar Scheduled
May 4, 2012

The May 9th webinar – “The Scientific Style for Today’s Nonscientific Readers” – kicks off what is planned to be 12 consecutive webinars on effective writing.

LIGHTFAIR International 2012 Design Symposia Scheduled
May 4, 2012

The Design Symposia at LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, each offer 90 minutes of knowledge from the design community’s leading experts.

EPA Report on Brownfields and Urban Agriculture Available
May 3, 2012

Now available free at the on-line store of ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association: Brownfields and Urban Agriculture: Interim Guidelines for Safe Gardening Practices.

Timmons Group Climbs to #326
May 3, 2012

Timmons Group announced recently that the firm’s ranking in the prestigious Engineering News Record (ENR) list of Top 500 Design Firms has increased in 2012.

Top Prize In Virginia LID Design Competition Awarded
May 2, 2012

Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc. (WEG) is pleased to announce three of their employees competed in Virginia’s inaugural Low Impact Development (LID) Design Competition…

Keeping Wood Preservatives In the Wood
May 1, 2012

Pressure-treated wood is great stuff, but the chemicals used to preserve it from decay can leach out…

Improved Loblolly Pines Benefit Environment
May 1, 2012

More than 50 years of genetics work to increase loblolly pine production in the Southeast has improved the trees’ ability to act as carbon sinks that mitigate climate change…

Robot Jellyfish Unveiled
May 1, 2012

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have created an undersea vehicle inspired by the common jellyfish…

Species Explorers Have Ambitious Goal
May 1, 2012

An ambitious goal to describe 10 million species in less than 50 years is achievable and necessary to sustain Earth’s biodiversity…

New 2012 Academy Members Inducted, Young Alumna Honored
April 30, 2012

Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering inducted seven new members into its Academy of Engineering Excellence, an elite group that now consists of only 112 people out of its more than 58,000 living alumni.

AIA releases IPD survey results and 12 expanded IPD case studies
April 27, 2012

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Center for Integrated Practice has released the results of the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Awareness Survey…

Timmons Group Selected by James City County for Design Services
April 27, 2012

Timmons Group has announced that the firm has been selected by James City County, Virginia to provide design services for the County’s infrastructure projects.

Options for Managing FFE&T on a Capital Facility Project
April 27, 2012

Activating and opening a renovated or new healthcare space can be a monumental challenge few people have had …

City of Chesapeake Selects MBP for Dominion Boulevard Improvements
April 26, 2012

McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc. (MBP) is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected to provide construction engineering inspection services to the City of Chesapeake…

ACE DC Teams Participate In Nationwide Design Competition
April 26, 2012

ACE DC is proud to announce their ACE Washington Lee High School team from Arlington, VA and their ACE Suitland High School team from Forestville, MD both participated in the 2012 CIRT-ACE Design Competition.

ICC Administers U.S. World Standards Day
April 25, 2012

“Standards Increase Efficiency” is the 2012 theme for the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day, administered by the International Code Council (ICC) which references almost 1,300 standards in its International Codes.

7th annual Postdoc Conference and Career Fair Scheduled
April 24, 2012

More than 500 postdoctoral fellows in the science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) fields, as well as more than 50 recruiting and resource organizations, are expected at the 7th annual Postdoc Conference and Career Fair.

VCU Moves into Top 100 in NSF Research Rankings
April 24, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) showed a significant increase in research and development expenditures in both federal and total spending categories, elevating VCU to a Top 100 institution…

Two Trench-Safety Guides Available From ASFE
April 23, 2012

Now available free at the on-line store of ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association: Two new trench-safety guides from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

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