Recycling Goes Intelligent

Armed with artificial intelligence, robots are working in recycling facilities to address contamination, safety, and manpower issues

All Things Chemical Process Engineering

Headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, engineering firm Process Engineering Associates specializes in one discipline, but they apply it to many types of projects all over the world

Transforming the Grid

Engineers at the FREEDM Systems Center at North Carolina State University are developing solid-state transformers that promise to make the electrical grid more reliable and facilitate renewable energy such as wind and solar

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Engineering News

Webcor delivers Newark, CA’s modernized civic center using design-build

Designed by Perkins&Will architecture firm and several engineering firms, the 73,240-square-foot project consists of three buildings, a public plaza, and a parking lot

Stan Brown, P.E. assumes presidency of APWA

The American Public Works Association veteran has worked in local government for more than 34 years, holding various public works, engineering, and management positions in Georgia, Colorado and Wyoming.

ASCE releases its infrastructure report card

The American Society of Civil Engineers has released the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, its latest quadrennial assessment, and gives the United States an overall C- grade 

Defining moment for STEM

Nearing its 30th anniversary, STEM finds itself converging with educational technology such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and extended reality.

Engineering Firms

InSpire Transpiration Solutions adds Dylan Hamel to its engineering team

As an applications engineer, Hamel will provide technical engineering support to optimize heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and dehumidification systems for indoor horticulture clients

Engineering Schools

Pitt engineers designing a more sustainable electric vehicle

They aim to replace the rare earth metals used in permanent magnets in the electric motors

Sacred Heart University opens its IDEA Lab

Now that the University in Fairfield, Connecticut has officially opened the IDEA (Innovate|Design|Engineer|Apply) Lab at its West Campus, students have 11,000 square feet of space to exercise their creativity, explore their ideas, and develop new concepts.

Green Building

2021 International Green Construction Code released

The International Code Council; the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers; the U.S. Green Building Council; and the Illuminating Engineering Society have released the anticipated 2021 IgCC

Report on indoor air quality in schools released

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and ASHRAE have released survey results from school districts, detailing measures they have taken to improve indoor air quality in schools in response to the pandemic.