Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

How to achieve your career goals faster

1/22/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

Get promoted more quickly by accepting new duties, learning new skills and finding a mentor, Marcelle Yeager writes. "Sitting around and waiting for praise and promotions is not an option," she writes… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Calif. residents complain about black tap water

1/28/2015

  • KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV (Los Angeles)
  • KNBC-TV (Los Angeles)

Some California residents are complaining that their tap water is black. The Golden State Water Co. acknowledged that there have been some incidents and has flushed the lines. State officials say the … 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

Tech execs respond to Obama breach-reporting proposal

1/21/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

President Barack Obama's proposal to require companies to report breaches within 30 days of discovery would be a tough rule, technology executives say. Some chief information officers said the time fr… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Plant maintenance enhanced with imaging, BIM technologies

1/23/2015

  • PlantServices.com

The technologies behind 3D, 4D and building information modeling have proved their worth to such a degree that the U.S. General Services Administration is requiring that they be used in major projects… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Manufacturing industry has nuanced view of State of Union speech

1/21/2015

  • IndustryWeek

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Associations representing the U.S. manufacturing industry expressed a range of opinions about President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Some believed his projections about econ… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Cloud-based 3D modeling helps engineers gauge HVAC costs early on

1/28/2015

  • Engineering News-Record

Engineers can now calculate options for mechanical systems and building envelopes with a cloud-based tool that includes 3D modeling. Sefaira Systems also incorporates the Department of Energy's Energy… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Energy Department to provide grants for vehicle design innovation

1/23/2015

  • Hill, The

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the Energy Department will provide more than $55 million in new grant funding to help universities, researchers and companies develop advanced vehicle tech… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Home Depot teams with Georgia Tech on research center

1/25/2015

  • Retailing Today

Atlanta-based home improvement retailer Home Depot will launch the Home Depot Technology Center at Georgia Tech University. The new center will allow the retailer to work with students and more than 4… Read More