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
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
Old dams are being taken down around the country for environmental and safety reasons. In Massachusetts, the story of the Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam removal project shows the complexities involved and the opportunities for engineers.
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The plant uses an ion exchange treatment system made of highly porous resin that acts like powerful magnets that adsorb and hold onto contaminants, removing PFOA and PFOS.
Sherry Hunt is a finalist in the Science and Environment category for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for developing innovative design techniques to rehabilitate and reinforce aging dams
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
Author Roland Boucher has released his debut book “Ancient Measurement: How Ancient civilizations created Precise and Reproducible Standards.”
The project will increase tunnel and interstate capacity along 9.9 miles of Interstate 64 between Hampton and Norfolk, Virginia, reducing congestion and easing access to the Port of Virginia and the world’s largest Naval base.
Built in 1927, the historic Woodin Avenue Bridge stretches 450 feet over pristine Lake Chelan in Washington and serves as a grand entrance to the city of Chelan’s downtown
The engineering design company founded in Poland has announced the launch of its first electric urban mobility vehicle, combining the safety and comfort of a car with the maneuverability and parking benefits of a scooter.
Nearing its 30th anniversary, STEM finds itself converging with educational technology such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and extended reality.
Stantec to provide design and engineering services for Alberta’s first temporary COVID-19 treatment center
Engineering firm Stantec, along with fellow Alberta-based companies Sprung Structures and CANA Construction, has been selected by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Government of Alberta to design and construct Alberta’s first temporary COVID-19 treatment center
Air quality engineer warns that the COVID-19 pandemic won’t end until Americans clean up our indoor air
Jeremy McDonald of Guth DeConzo Consulting encourages improvements to ventilation and the use of high-performance air filters and other air purification technologies
Data collected could allow supersonic flight over land, dramatically reducing travel time to anywhere in the world
He joins the international infrastructure and environmental services firm as a project engineer, bringing 12 years of civil, water resources, and environmental engineering experience.
McMillen Jacobs Associates announces that the accomplished tunnel and dam engineer has passed away at 92
The firm has been awarded a 5-year contract to provide services for all upcoming construction projects at Dallas Love Field Airport, Dallas Executive Airport, and Dallas Vertiport
As a principal and civil engineer, he will assist in business development, participate in the company’s Illinois Tollway initiatives, and provide design plan quality assurance leadership.
Engineering firm RETTEW joins with SolMare to construct one of the nation’s largest floating solar arrays
The project will provide all the power needs for Clayton Sand Company’s sand mining facility in Jackson, New Jersey.
Site work begins on Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir Project with Brown and Caldwell providing engineering
Designed to reduce harmful discharges to estuaries and send clean water to the Southern Everglades and Florida Bay, the project includes canals, stormwater treatment areas, and a storage reservoir.
In his senior-level role with ColeBreit, a full-range mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design and engineering firm in Oregon, Caron will help expand the team’s portfolio with larger, more diverse engineering projects.
UC Riverside engineers create activated carbon from corn stover that filters 98 percent of a pollutant from water
They’ve come up with an energy-efficient way to put corn wastes back into the economy by transforming it into activated carbon for use in water treatment.
Engineers are teaming up with a metal-breathing bacterium to try to dramatically improve biosensors for aquatic ecosystems
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology who study materials will soon have a highly sophisticated scanning tool available to help them
The National Science Foundation awarded it so faculty can incorporate societal problems and the interdisciplinary approach they demand into the department’s curriculum
The school in Mount Vernon, Iowa has secured accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology for its bachelor of science in engineering (B.S.E.) program
The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah State University a five-year, $26 million grant to develop a research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.
Ram Gupta and Mo Jiang will receive a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop new rechargeable lithium-ion batteries
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.
Interview with North Carolina State University industrial engineering professor on COVID-19 healthcare impacts
Dr. Julie Swann works in the area of mathematical modeling to enable supply chain systems and health care to become more efficient, effective, or equitable.
With this research from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, concrete buildings and other infrastructure could store huge amounts of energy
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.
After installing them, Ameresco, a clean technology integrator headquartered in Framingham, MA, and ENGIE North America with national headquarters in Houston, TX will manage the projects.
The Hillsboro In-Pipe Hydroelectric Project features the In-PRV, a new smart water and micro-hydro system that generates electricity by harvesting excess pressure from a city water pipeline.
Scientists at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow, Russia have figured out how to convert silicon into silicon oxide nanoparticles, which can then be recycled
Los Angeles, DC, and San Francisco lead EPA’s 2020 Top Cities list for ENERGY STAR certified buildings
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled its annual ENERGY STAR Top Cities list, showing which U.S. metro areas were home to the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings last year.
Developers and designers sought for rooftop solar arrays at dozens of New York City schools and other sites
The New York Power Authority and the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services have announced the planned installation of 16 megawatts of solar energy on the rooftops of 46 New York City buildings.
LEED strategies promote higher quality of life for Westminster, Colorado as an apartment community advances access to healthy homes
As the top state in 2019 for LEED-certified green building, Colorado has a strong commitment to the sustainability and health of its communities. In working to advance green building for its state, USGBC Colorado celebrates the people, firms, and projects leading the way in achieving these goals.
To combat climate change and jumpstart the economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act will create the Office of Renewable Energy Siting to streamline the process for siting of large-scale renewable energy projects.