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NEWS ARCHIVE
ASCE Sets Comment Period for Supercooled Fog Dispersal Standards
February 20, 2013

The American Society of Civil Engineers today announced it will conduct a public comment period on the revisions to a Supercooled Fog Dispersal Projects document.

Virginia Tech Receives Award to Accelerate Supercomputers Research
February 19, 2013

The Air Force has awarded Wu Feng, a Virginia Tech associate professor, a multi-million dollar grant to pursue a large-scale interdisciplinary supercomputing effort.

Mid-Atlantic Firms Winners in Fifth Annual Decorative Concrete Awards
February 18, 2013

The Decorative Concrete Council has announced the winners of its fifth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.

April ICC Hearing Next Step to Develop 2015 I-Codes
February 15, 2013

International Code Council Members will gather to take action on about 2,000 code change proposals submitted to the Group B 2012 codes.

ASCC Publishes Concrete Producer Checklist
February 13, 2013

The American Society of Concrete Contractors has published a producer’s checklist as part of an initiative to facilitate a construction industry change from prescription specifications to performance specifications.

Washington County Water Plant Wins Award
February 12, 2013

The Washington County Service Authority’s Middle Fork drinking water plant received a gold award from the Virginia Department of Health.

McKim & Creed Green Launched
February 11, 2013

McKim & Creed, Inc. announced recently that it has launched McKim & Creed Green.

ODU to Host Spring 2013 Municipal Contracts Seminar
February 8, 2013

The Old Dominion University Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Council announces an event for design professionals and the contracting community.

ODU Professor Awarded Grant for Tracking System Research
February 8, 2013

An assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Old Dominion University has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to undertake further research into tracking systems.

McKim & Creed Expands Water Resources Services
February 7, 2013

McKim & Creed, Inc. announced that it has expanded its water resources services in Georgia.

ODU Rises in NSF R&D Rankings
February 6, 2013

The latest research and development expenditures data released by the National Science Foundation show that Old Dominion University attained Top 100 rankings in 18 academic areas.

Dewberry Awarded Overpass Design Contract
February 5, 2013

Dewberry has been selected to design the new Sycolin Road Overpass in Leesburg, Virginia.

2013 Top Technological Initiatives Considered
February 1, 2013

The editors of IEEE Spectrum Magazine considered scores of technological initiatives from around the world and chose a baker’s dozen of them.

‘Tin Whisker’ Mystery Unraveled
February 1, 2013

Over time, even the best of electronic devices inexplicably stop working. Often the nagging question of “why” still lingers long after they’re thrown in the trash.

PE and FE Exam Review Courses
February 1, 2013

The Virginia Society of Professional Engineers will be offering access to online/live webinar review courses for selected P.E. examinations and for the F.E. examination.

ASSE Safety Insights Aid Azerbaijan
January 31, 2013

The American Society of Safety Engineers participated in the inaugural International Safety Leadership Conference, held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Banker Steel Awarded Contract For World’s Largest Modular Building
January 30, 2013

The B2 Towers at Atlantic Yards will be the world’s tallest (32 story) residential structure.

Washington County Raw Water Intake Wins Award
January 29, 2013

The Washington County Service Authority has won a prestigious project-of-the-year award from Water & Wastes Digest.

K’NEX Third Great Thrill Ride Build-Off Competition Announced
January 28, 2013

For a third consecutive year, K’NEX will sponsor thrill ride model building contest.

Virginia Tech Receives Awards to Improve Radio Spectrum Usage
January 28, 2013

Virginia Tech professors have proposed some novel solutions for efficient spectrum sharing that may avoid the presence of interference.

Scholarships Offered in 2013 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition
January 25, 2013

Students studying architecture, design, engineering or a related field have the opportunity to win scholarships through the 2013 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.

Virginia Tech and Dominion Virginia Power Launch Offshore Wind Energy Project
January 24, 2013

A Dominion Virginia Power-led team, which includes the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, is selected by the Department of Energy to build an offshore wind turbine demonstration facility.

IEEE Wireless Communication Certification Exam and Training Programs Scheduled
January 24, 2013

The IEEE Communications Society has scheduled the next IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET®) Certification Exam.

Third USA Science and Engineering Festival
January 23, 2013

Celebrate Science at the 3rd USA Science and Engineering Festival, the largest celebration of science and engineering in the United States!


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