NEWS  for Virginia Engineers
Virginia Tech Helmet Lab Announces First Four-Star Rating - The star rating system rates a helmet’s ability to reduce the risk of concussion in the event of a head impact.

Researchers Develop New Method to Detect Damage in Failing Infrastructure - New material could play an important role in minimizing and mitigating damage to failing infrastructure.

New Book Helps Engineers Prepare For Public Presentations - Author presents step-by-step process of preparing for a presentation.

Formed Concrete Surfaces Categorization System Evaluation Completed - As currently written, the "Guide to Formed Concrete Surfaces", describes four concrete surface categories.

Study Show Replacing Coal with Solar Offers Double Benefits - Study shows substitution yields economic value as well as public health benefits.

Low Frequency Energy Harvesting to Power Electronic Devices - Materials scientists and electrical engineers design new mechanical energy transducer.

ASHRAE Seeks Comments on Revised Standard - Comments sought for revised Standard 127-2012R.

Expanding Access for STEM Teacher Training and Curricula Program - Flinn Scientific and IMSA team up to assist science educator nationwide.

MBI and ICC Work To Accelerate Modular and Off-site Construction - The Modular Building Institute (MBI) and the International Code Council (ICC) are the driving force behind efforts to accelerate the use of modular construction and eliminate barriers in the industry by developing...

GBA Schedules 2018 Spring Conference and Annual Meeting - The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) schedules their 2018 Spring Conference and Annual Meeting.

Bubble-Recoil Could Cool Microchips - Miniscule force could be harnessed to mix liquid coolant around high-power microelectronics.

Laser Printing with Nanoparticles Holds Promise - A laser printing technique using nanoparticles could help development of "bioresorbable" electronics.

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