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Researcher Develops Advanced Alternative To Glaucoma Eye Drops
February 7, 2018

Hu Yang, Ph.D., Qimonda Professor in the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering, is developing novel medication formulations…

Researchers Help Bolster Virginia Cybersecurity Efforts
February 7, 2018

Virginia counties figure to be at the front lines in the battle for cybersecurity, so George Mason University’s J.P. Auffret and Angelos Stavrou are helping them formulate a more cohesive defense…

Program Seeks Industry Proposals For Energy Advances
February 6, 2018

The Department of Energy (DOE) on February 1st announced up to $3 million will be made available to U.S. manufacturers for public/private projects aimed at applying…

Publication Offers Concise Summary of Wind-Borne Debris Damage
February 6, 2018

The flying debris caused by hurricanes and tornadoes is a major hazard to people and structures.

Registration Opens For Concrete Executive Leadership Forum 2018
February 5, 2018

Registration for the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Concrete Executive Leadership Forum (CELF) is now open. The 2018 CELF is July 19-22 at Montage Deer Valley, Park City, UT.

“4D printing” Method For a Smart Gel Invented
February 5, 2018

Rutgers engineers have invented a “4D printing” method for a smart gel that could lead to the development of “living” structures in human organs and tissues, soft robots and targeted drug delivery.

New CAE Software Solution Now Available
February 2, 2018

New software is the only one in the world that allows integration of the management of high and low voltage in the same project.

ACEEE Announces 2018 Meanest and Greenest Vehicles
February 2, 2018

GreenerCars guide lists 2018’s 12 most and 12 least environment-friendly vehicles.

2018 Virginia High School Science Bowl Nears
February 1, 2018

Excitement is building at Jefferson Lab as the date for the Virginia Regional High School Science Bowl draws near. The lab will welcome 13 teams to this year’s event on Saturday, February 3rd.

LiDAR Forum and ASPRS Conference Combine For 2018
February 1, 2018

The 2018 ILMF and the ASPRS Annual Conference will be the single largest gathering of geospatial professionals in North America— ever.

Electron Beams Simultaneously Delivered
January 31, 2018

Just months after completing a nine-year construction project to upgrade its research capabilities, the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has delivered its next technological success…

New Coatings That Can Repel Water Explored
January 31, 2018

To prevent water and ice from making our shoes soggy, frosting our car windows and weighing down power lines with icicles, scientists have been exploring new coatings that can repel water.

Latest North American Fenestration Standard Published
January 30, 2018

The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, NAFSNorth American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS) has received final approval…

LIGHTFAIR® International 2019 To Be Held In Philadelphia
January 30, 2018

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, returns to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center in 2019…

Award Received to Study How Light Interacts With and Changes Materials
January 29, 2018

With an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) grant, Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering, is conducting research to develop optically enhanced materials.

Development of Whole-Community Resilience Benchmarks Begins
January 29, 2018

The International Code Council and the Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) are beginning the development of the nation’s first whole-community resilience benchmarks…

ASCC DCC Tenth Annual Award Winners Announced
January 26, 2018

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has announced the winners of its tenth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

AASHTO Announces New Publication Release
January 26, 2018

Eighth edition of LRFD Bridge Design Specifications is now available.

Nominations Accepted For 2018 Communication Awards
January 25, 2018

The Keck Futures Initiative -a program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with the support of the W.M. Keck Foundation – will award four $20,000 prizes in 2018…

Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards $74,000 In HVACR Scholarships
January 25, 2018

Rees Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $700,000 in scholarships to more than 400 deserving students and instructors.

Spring 2018 Explore Engineering Weekend Registration Opens
January 24, 2018

Registration is now open for two upcoming Explore weekends at Sweet Briar College: Explore Engineering on March 30-31 and Explore Engineering and Computer Science on April 13-14.

Spider's Web Inspires Removable Implant
January 24, 2018

For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death.

Efforts To Curb Earthquakes Triggered By Injection Studied
January 23, 2018

In a new study, Virginia Tech researchers have found that efforts to curb earthquakes triggered by the injection of oilfield wastewater into the ground…

Date for Fifth Iridium® NEXT Launch Announced
January 23, 2018

Iridium Communications Inc. recently announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018…


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