Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

House panel to vote on Clean Power Plan exemptions

4/27/2015

  • EENews.net (subscription required)

The House Energy and Commerce Committee votes this week on a bill that would give states the right to opt out of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. Under the bill, states would be… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

57-story modular skyscraper is erected in 19 days

5/1/2015

  • Guardian (London), The

Construction firm Broad Sustainable Building claims to be the world's fastest builder after erecting a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days using modular methods. Mini Sky City was erected in central C… Read More

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

News and information about technology policy

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA

MIT: Basic research funding has been diminished

4/30/2015

  • Reuters

U.S. government spending on basic research, in terms of percentage of the federal budget, is at lows not seen since World War II, argues the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

NEI: Prioritizing regulations could boost reliability

4/26/2015

  • SNL Financial (free content)

Nuclear Energy Institute Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Tony Pietrangelo is "very optimistic" that a data-driven compliance method for meeting Nuclear Regulatory Commission requiremen… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Executive Summit: Leadership lessons

4/29/2015

May 14-15, Chicago Susan O'Malley knows what it takes to be a leader in a tough business environment. Under her guidance, Washington Sports and Entertainment improved its bottom line and its winning p… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

MIT: U.S. is falling behind in research race due to lack of funding

5/1/2015

  • InfoWorld

MIT

Researchers are making breakthroughs in quantum computing, robotics and energy storage, but little of the work in next-generation science and technology is happening in the U.S. because funding is ina… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Insurers urged to work with AEC community to mitigate climate-change losses

4/27/2015

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Risk managers are urging insurers to work with architects, engineers and planners to prepare for and mitigate losses stemming from climate change. Read More