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Firm Awarded $2.7 Million Retro-Commissioning Contract
June 11, 2012

Engineering Economics, Inc. (EEI), a national engineering consulting firm with branches located in Raleigh, NC and Roanoke, VA has been awarded a $2.7 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Students Prepare For Flight Aboard NASA's 'Weightless Wonder'
June 8, 2012

Seven undergraduate and one graduate aerospace and ocean engineering students from Virginia Tech will venture to NASA Johnson Space Center’s Ellington Field…

ASCE Seeks to Combine Standards
June 7, 2012

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is seeking to combine the two standards of Tensile Membrane Structures and Air-Supported Structures…

Sunapsys, Inc. Certified for the Third Time
June 6, 2012

Sunapsys, Inc. recently passed their CSIA (Control System Integrator Association) certification audit for the third consecutive time.

Rebuilding Engineering Education in Iraq
June 6, 2012

Recently, the University of Missouri (MU) College of Engineering received a grant from the U.S. Department of State to collaborate with the Iraqis as they …

Robinson Presents at National Conference
June 5, 2012

Larado Robinson, P.E., Senior Utilities Project Manager for Draper Aden Associates will present at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas held June 10-14.

Computer Science Students Win International Contest for Third Year
June 5, 2012

For the third consecutive year, a team of Virginia Tech doctoral students of the College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and Center for Human-Computer Interaction has won first place…

Personal Pronouns Webinar Scheduled for June 6th
June 4, 2012

We use personal pronouns – words like “we” and “you” – more than most others…

Dewberry to Revise USACE Manual for Photogrammetry and LiDAR
June 4, 2012

Dewberry will be assisting with the revision of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Manual for Photogrammetry and LiDAR.

Bus Bunching Phenomenon
June 1, 2012

As any city dweller knows, buses are rarely on time. It’s typical to wait a while, only to have several buses show up one after another – a phenomenon known as bus bunching.

Virginia Tech Announces 2012 Football Helmet Ratings
June 1, 2012

Virginia Tech recently released the results of its 2012 rating for adult football helmets that is designed to assess a specific helmet’s ability to reduce the risk of concussion.

Efficiency of Next-Generation Solar Cells Gets Boost
June 1, 2012

The coolest new nanomaterial of the 21st century could potentially boost the efficiency of the next generation of solar panels…

Building Better Asphalt
June 1, 2012

Long before the age of freeways and parking lots, Babylonians used a naturally occurring asphalt to reinforce their roads.

ICC, CDC and NEHA Unite to Enhance Public Safety
May 31, 2012

Representatives from the International Code Council (ICC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) have entered into a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

NTCA Endorses Position Statement on Floor Flatness Tolerances
May 31, 2012

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has announced that the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), Jackson, MS, has endorsed a Position Statement on floor flatness tolerances…

ASFE Updates Limitation of Liability and Economic Loss Doctrine Bibliographies
May 30, 2012

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association has just published new editions of its comprehensive Design Professional Limitation of Liability Case Index and…

AIA Introduces New Sustainable Project Construction Documents
May 30, 2012

Due to overwhelming market demand created by the sustainable design movement, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently launched five new cutting edge documents…

IEEE ComSoc Commemorates 60th Year
May 29, 2012

The IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) has observed its 60th year dedicated to the development of communications professionals worldwide…

City of Fredericksburg Selects MBP
May 29, 2012

MBP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected to provide enhanced commissioning services to the City of Fredericksburg for its New Courthouse Facility.

Clark Nexsen Wins Project of the Year Award for Warrior Transition Unit
May 25, 2012

Clark Nexsen announces that the Clark Nexsen / Whiting-Turner team has been awarded the American Public Works Association (APWA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter Public Works Project of the Year Award…

2013 Hartwell Foundation Conference Site Chosen
May 25, 2012

The University of Virginia and The Hartwell Foundation are expanding their long-standing relationship, with the announcement that the Foundation has selected Charlottesville…

ACE DC Team Wins 1st Place at CIRT-ACE Design Competition
May 24, 2012

Congratulations to the ACE Washington Lee High School team from Arlington, VA for winning 1st place in their design category and 2nd place overall in the nation at the 2012 CIRT-ACE Design Competition.

Code Council, SEAOSC Offer Webinars
May 23, 2012

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) have collaborated to bring a series of timely, discipline-specific educational webinars…

AIA Launches Education and Training Portal
May 22, 2012

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently launched its Contract Documents Education Portal…

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