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Shared Positions On Recycling Market Issues Published
July 28, 2016

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) recently announced two addenda to their Joint Advisory…

Guide On Career Management and Entrepreneurship Published
July 27, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Press’ new book from author, Rick De La Guardia, offers strategies for engineers at any stage in their career to take charge of their future.

Researchers Develop Way To Make 'Smart' Devices Possible
July 27, 2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State) and the U.S. Army Research Office have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip.

$2.5 Million From NSF To Advance Future Wireless Technologies Awarded
July 26, 2016

The White House recently announced its Advanced Wireless Research Initiative to be led by National Science Foundation (NSF) to pursue innovative spectrum policy and…

Registration Open For 2016 AHRI Annual Meeting
July 25, 2016

AHRI has announced that registration for the upcoming 2016 Annual Meeting is now open.

SWE Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant
July 25, 2016

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received a grant for $50,000 as part of the “Innovation Generation Grant” program from the Motorola Solutions Foundation…

Top Honors Received For Engineering Competency Model
July 22, 2016

The American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) has earned a 2016 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Power of A Gold Award for its Engineering Competency Model…

Second Edition Release On Industrial Automation and Control System Security Announced
July 22, 2016

The International Society of Automation (ISA) recently announced the second edition release of Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles

Process To Upsize Nanostructures Into 3-D Printed Materials Developed
July 21, 2016

For years, scientists and engineers have synthesized materials at the nanoscale level to take advantage of their mechanical, optical, and energy properties…

NOAA Recommends Funding For Community-based Habitat Restoration
July 21, 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is recommending $9 million in funding for 17 coastal and marine habitat restoration projects for…

Virginia Receives Top Honors For SMART SCALE
July 20, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Smart Scale, Virginia’s data-driven prioritization process to fund the right transportation projects…

CNU Named As One Of Top Five
July 20, 2016

Christopher Newport University (CNU) was named as one of the top five medium-sized public colleges in the South in Forbes Magazine’s 2016 list of America’s Top Colleges.

VirginiaFIRST / FIRST Chesapeake Announces July 2016 Volunteer Open house
July 19, 2016

VirginiaFIRST / FIRST Chesapeake has announced a volunteer open house on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, 11:00AM – 12:30PM.

2016 Tilt-Up Convention Scheduled
July 19, 2016

The 2016 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is scheduled to be held in Denver, CO from October 10th to October 12th.

Final Rule on Enforcement of Regional Standards Published
July 18, 2016

The Department of Energy (DOE) has officially published its final rule on enforcement of regional standards for …

DCRDCS Installed At The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
July 15, 2016

AREVA NP recently completed the installation of a digital control rod drive control system (DCRDCS) at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

U.S. Senate Appoints Energy Bill Conferees
July 15, 2016

The U.S. Senate has voted to proceed to a joint conference committee to resolve outstanding differences between House and Senate energy bills.

Dewberry Performs Persistent Commissioning Pilot
July 14, 2016

Dewberry is performing persistent commissioning (PCx), an advanced building analytics service, as a pilot program for North Carolina State University (NCSU).

Beach Buoys To Provide Information On Water Quality
July 14, 2016

Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by…

New Wind Tunnel Ready For Action
July 13, 2016

A new $2 million wind tunnel system at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is ready to undertake supersonic flow research with Mach numbers up to 3.

Swap Meets Scheduled At VirginiaFIRST Warehouse
July 12, 2016

Is your robot shop stuffed with things your team doesn’t need anymore?

Engineers Collaborate On Blueberry Harvesting Project
July 12, 2016

Industrial engineers from Penn State are part of a nine-university, four-year, $4.75 million collaborative research project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute for Food and Agriculture Specialty Crop Research Initiative focused on…

Bringing Big Changes To Protective Clothing With Tiny Tech
July 11, 2016

As cell phones and other wireless technologies proliferate, there is growing concern about the health effects of electromagnetic (EM) radiation these devices emit.

Sustainability Grant Awarded To Christopher Newport University
July 11, 2016

Christopher Newport University has been awarded a “30 in Thirty Grant” of $1,000 from Keep Virginia Beautiful to enhance the University’s recycling efforts.

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