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FEATURE ARTICLE ARCHIVE
Breakthrough Antimicrobial Coating Developed
August 2008

A team of researchers in Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has produced new antimicrobial coatings with potential…

Handling Nuclear Waste
July 2008

Auburn University (AU) professors are researching new approaches to store and recycle nuclear waste as the federal government seeks to boost nuclear power production.

Alternative To Silicon Chip Invented
June 2008

Even before Weixiao Huang received his doctorate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his new transistor captured the attention…

Study Demonstrates Toxicity of Nano-Sized Air Pollutants
May 2008

Patients prone to heart disease may one day be told by physicians to avoid not only fatty foods and smoking but air pollution too.

Grid-Appropriate Reactors May Help Power Developing Nations
April 2008

With a proposed fiscal year 2009 budget of $20 million, the effort by the Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and partners to develop grid-appropriate reactors is gaining steam.

Over 140 Candidates Pass PE Exam
March 2008

Over 140 candidates from Virginia successfully passed the October 2007 Professional Engineer licensing exam.

Engineers Week 2008
February 2008

Engineers Week 2008, celebrated February 17-23, highlights the contributions engineers make to society.

Protecting "America's Birth Certificate"
January 2008

A hermetically sealed glass and aluminum encasement will protect the first world map…

Nanotubes Aid Detection and Repair of Stress-Induced Cracks
December 2007

Adding even a small amount of carbon nanotubes can go a long way toward enhancing the strength, integrity, and safety of plastic materials widely used in engineering applications, according to a new study.

Researchers Implement Phased Project To Reduce Levee Failures
November 2007

Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2007…

ASFE Advocates Infrastructure Condition Signage
October 2007

Bridges and tunnels should be subject to condition-advisory signage posted far enough ahead of a structure to permit people to avoid those that pose more risk than they’re comfortable with.

Commonwealth Registers More Than 170 New PE’s
September 2007

Over 170 candidates from Virginia successfully passed the April 2007 Professional Engineer licensing exam.

Feeding Operations Focus of Air Study
August 2007

Research has officially begun in the largest study ever conducted to measure the levels of various gases and airborne pollutants emitted from…

Collaboration To Synthesize New Materials and Nanoscale Devices
July 2007

The Army Research Office has awarded a Multi-University Research Initiative (MURI) grant, potentially worth $7.5 million, to scientists from Virginia Tech…

Method Sought To Create Secure Embedded Designs
June 2007

Learning to design computers so that personal and security information can be protected from theft or abuse is the goal of Virginia Tech College of Engineering …


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