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

Tuff Torq opens new Test Engineering Center

The facility allows expansion of Tuff Torq’s testing capabilities and supports continued growth of the company, which develops and manufactures vehicle power trains

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 

Engineering Firms

Brown and Caldwell water projects recognized for innovation and affordability

The Water Environment Federation has announced the winners of its annual Operational and Design Excellence Awards competition

Engineering Schools

FSU researchers develop next-generation superconduct-ing cables

Researchers at Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems, in collaboration with Colorado-based Advanced Conductor Technologies, have demonstrated a new, ready-to-use superconducting cable system

Green Building

ERDC research engineer awarded SEED grant

Mechanical engineer Dr. George Stubblefield from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory will use the funding to study smooth particle hydrodynamics and reducing the thickness of military airstrips

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.