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Engineering conference allows students to explore new software, apply it to minidrones

Independent online (SA) 01 Dec 2022
The South African Society for Engineering Education (SASEE), as a member of IFEES, is co-hosting this event with the University of Pretoria and Central University of Technology, in conjunction with the South African Engineering Deans’ Forum.Students attending the conference were ...

Ailie MacAdam elected to Bechtel Group Inc. Board of Directors

Victoria Advocate 01 Dec 2022
Ailie is a visible role model for women in engineering and construction ... Institution of Civil Engineers' "inspirational leader" award recognizing women in the built environment, and in 2016, she was named one of the�Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering�by the�U.K. Women's Engineering Society ... Institution of Civil Engineers.

Department of Education opens investigation into Stanford for bias against male students

Stanford Daily 01 Dec 2022
The Department of Education opened an investigation this month into five of the University’s programs geared toward women — Stanford Women in Business, Women of Stanford Law, Stanford Women in Design, Stanford Society of Women Engineers and the Gabilan Provost’s Discretionary Fund — according to Forbes.

Ryot groups to benefit from rainwater harvesting after govt amends scheme

The Times of India 01 Dec 2022
The amendment allows the water resources department (WRD) to provide funds to a group of farmers, societies and NGOs to take up rooftop rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge. Pramod Badami, chief engineer, WRD, said that the amendment will allow groups of farmers and ...

Chickasaw astronaut John Herrington notes 20th anniversary of mission to space

The Duncan Banner 01 Dec 2022
The guys I worked for as a rock climber convinced me to go back to school and become an engineer instead of staying the lowest person on the rung of the ladder, making $4 an hour ... Herrington’s first speaking engagements as an astronaut was to the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) in Houston, Texas, in 1997, at the George R.

FUNdraising Good Times Teachable Moment for our Youth

The Tennessee Tribune 01 Dec 2022
By Mel and Pearl Shaw of Saad&Shaw. It’s a joyous time to give and receive – and to teach! With our holiday giving we have a moment to teach our children the power and value of our local and national nonprofits ... As a society we invest in exposing young people to careers in science, technology, arts, engineering, and mathematics ... They are worth it. .

The People Cheering for Humanity’s End

The Atlantic 01 Dec 2022
Rather, the modern concept of “man” was invented in the 18th century, with the emergence of new modes of thinking about biology, society, and language, and eventually it will be replaced in turn ... engineers and philosophers, political activists and would-be hermits, novelists and paleontologists.

William Sander

Times Argus 01 Dec 2022
He had also started building a ride on train track on his property, the track layout was never fully completed but all his grandchildren have fond memories of "riding the train" with Grandpa as the engineer on the locomotive. He was also a member of the Champlain Valley Chapter of The National Railway Historical Society ... ....

Cocaine synthesized in a tobacco plant

Phys Dot Org 30 Nov 2022
The group describes how they synthesized the notorious drug and possible uses for their process in their paper published in Journal of the American Chemical Society ... Yong-Jiang Wang et al, Discovery and Engineering of the Cocaine Biosynthetic Pathway, Journal of the American Chemical Society (2022) ... Journal of the American Chemical Society.

How Uber and Lyft are transforming U.S. cities

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 30 Nov 2022
The brief series, a compilation of studies conducted by Jeremy Michalek, the lead author, and other Carnegie Mellon Engineering researchers, delves into the implications and opportunities that TNCs present ... “You create lower external costs to society when you drive your personal vehicle, on average,” says Michalek.

WATCH: Meet smWoef, the latest robotic dog from the University of Pretoria

Independent online (SA) 30 Nov 2022
The South African Society for Engineering Education (SASEE), as a member of IFEES, is co-hosting this event with the University of Pretoria and Central University of Technology, in conjunction with the South African Engineering Deans’ Forum.

Michael Baker International Names Rich Driggs as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2022
30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that Rich Driggs has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer (COO) ... He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and the Construction Industry Roundtable.

Renowned academic leader joins Florida Poly Board of Trustees

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2022
Williams is emeritus dean and professor of materials science and engineering at the Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis at Ohio State University ... He also has served with several academic councils and societies, and is president of the ASM International, an association of materials-centric engineers.

Jersey Pizza Boy places first in up-and-coming pizza makers competition; Engineers awarded for park renovations ...

NJ 30 Nov 2022
The New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers has given the Consulting and Municipal Engineering Associates (CME) a Project of the Year award for the renovations at Fitzpatrick Park in Bayonne ... The awards were presented in a ceremony at the recent New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers awards luncheon at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Dale C. Maley: Early Fairbury plumber C.B. Day

Pontiac Daily Leader 30 Nov 2022
He studied the latest trends in society and noted that city dwellers were transitioning from outdoor plumbing (privies) to indoor plumbing ... Day also observed that farmers started using small gasoline engines to pump water and perform other farm tasks. He also knew that fellow businessman Joseph Slagel was manufacturing gasoline hit-and-miss engines.

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