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Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award Nominations Sought
March 9, 2012

Help honor a licensed engineer-leader for a specific accomplishment or for lifetime achievements…

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Adds New Program Topics for New Location
March 8, 2012

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, the world’s largest unclassified event for defense, homeland security, and sensing applications, is expected to draw more than 6,000 attendees…

2012 Agriculture Safety Awareness Week
March 7, 2012

Safety needs to be the main ingredient in helping keep farms and ranches safe for farmers, family members including children, and employees, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Agriculture Branch Chair said recently…

Free Emergency Management Seminars Announced
March 6, 2012

NOTIFIER by Honeywell announces a series of free Emergency Management Seminars to educate on essential design and planning concepts for life safety and emergency communications systems…

Register Now For ASFE's March 2012 Webinar
March 5, 2012

“Hunt It, Kill It, Cook It, Eat It: Adding Value to Environmental Services” is the title of ASFE’s March 14 webinar,…

Appearances By Science Celebrities, Performers and Entrepreneurs Planned at The USA Science & Engineering Festival
March 2, 2012

The USA Science & Engineering Festival hosted by Lockheed Martin will set the stage for attendees to meet some of the biggest celebrities in the science world on April 28-29, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Design-Build Merit Award for Transportation Announced
March 1, 2012

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently awarded its Design-Build Merit Award for Transportation to the Richmond Airport Connector Road…

Processor Performance Upped
March 1, 2012

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units (GPUs) and central processing units (CPUs) on a single chip to collaborate…

Scorpions Inspire Tougher Surfaces for Machinery
March 1, 2012

Taking inspiration from the yellow fattail scorpion, which uses a bionic shield to protect itself against scratches from desert sandstorms…

Refining the Carbon Budget for U.S. East Coast
March 1, 2012

A group of 35 researchers from institutions all along the eastern seaboard gathered at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently…

Earth Support Division of GeoConstructors, Inc. Acquired
February 29, 2012

G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. announces the acquisition of the Earth Support Division (ESD) of GeoConstructors, Inc.(GCI), a Virginia corporation headquartered in Purcellville, VA.

Timmons Group Awarded MS4 Contract
February 28, 2012

Timmons Group announced recently that the firm has been awarded a contract by the City of Petersburg, Virginia to provide engineering services to assist the city…

ASFE NewsLog Now Available Free
February 28, 2012

ASFE NewsLog, the six-times-per year newsletter of ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association, is now available to the public free of charge.

Dewberry Announces Marcellus Shale Coalition Membership
February 27, 2012

Dewberry announced recently that it has been accepted as a member of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC).

Researcher To Study How Students Learn Engineering Concepts
February 24, 2012

A Virginia Tech College of Engineering researcher will use a five-year $438,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to study how students are motivated to learn engineering practices…

NSBE-AEDC Hosting 2012 Scholarship Benefit & Awards Gala
February 23, 2012

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Alumni Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE-AEDC) is hosting its 2012 Scholarship Benefit & Awards Gala…

2012 ASHRAE Winter Conference Sees High Attendance Numbers, Rebranding
February 22, 2012

Chicago once again proved to be a popular destination for the 2012 ASHRAE Winter Conference…

Former Senator John Warner Will Speak at the 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference
February 22, 2012

Former U.S. Senator John Warner, now a Senior Advisor for the Pew Project on National Security, Energy, and Climate, will speak at the 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference…

Dewberry To Develop Handbook For DOTs
February 21, 2012

Dewberry has recently been awarded a research contract through the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C., to develop a Debris Management Handbook for local and state departments of transportation (DOTs)…

ASHRAE Announces Call for Papers for 2013 Winter Conference
February 20, 2012

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced a call for papers for its 2013 Winter Conference in Dallas, Texas, Jan. 26-30.

2012 CAREER Award Given to Advance Understanding of Fluid Flows
February 17, 2012

In engineering, a dynamical system has a multitude of meanings.

Timmons Group Teams Up for Privatized Student Housing Project
February 17, 2012

Timmons Group announced recently that the firm has teamed with Grant Architects…

Advanced Hazardous Waste Workshop To Be Presented
February 16, 2012

For professionals looking to maximize the efficiency of their waste management practices this year, Lion Technology will present the Advanced Hazardous Waste Management Workshop…

Applications Open For 2012 Hot Firm List
February 15, 2012

Applications are now open for The Zweig Letter 2012 Hot Firm List.

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