Information exchange processes developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be at the center of the effort to design and build the next generation of modern, highly efficient nuclear power plants.
Designing affordable housing for those most in need is enormously complicated. But how to do it while adhering to LEEDÂ® recognized green building standards, with an emphasis on energy efficiency and a low carbon footprint?
Over 130 candidates from Virginia successfully passed the April 2009 Professional Engineer licensing exam. The newly licensed PE’s include…
A team of mechanical engineering students, as part of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Senior Design Expo, chose an artificial reef project for Virginia Beach to devise a more efficient and economical method for reducing ongoing shoreline erosion.
It has been two decades since the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaskaâ€™s Prince William Sound, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil …
When an older person is injured in a fall, the cost is significant, both in quality of life and medical expense. Wireless body sensor networks that monitor gait, being developed by University of Virginia (U.Va.) researchers, could offer a solution on both fronts.
Because there has been no economically viable technology to remove water from ultrafine coal slurries, the ultrafine particles that are the residue of the coal cleaning process have been discarded into hundreds of impoundments.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) da Vinci Center for Innovation in Product Design and Development will sponsor da Vinci Day 2009, celebrating innovation borne from the convergence of the arts, business, and engineering.
More than 180 Virginians pass October 2008 PE exam.
The National Engineers Week Foundation, a formal coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce…
Five years ago, Virginia Tech burst onto the high-performance computing scene using Apple Power Mac G5 computers to build System X, one of the fastest supercomputers of its time.
The same Ohio State University researcher who is helping rovers navigate on Mars is leading a new effort to help humans navigate on the moon.
At the sprawling Fort Drum military installation in New York, 23,000 willow plants are cleaning up the site of a 164,000-gallon plume of fuel that has been spreading underground for more than 50 years.
According to a new survey that outlines compensation ranges and trends in the engineering industry, the median income for civil engineers is…
Over 140 candidates from Virginia successfully passed the April 2008 Professional Engineer licensing exam.