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Adhesive and Sealant Council is developing training webinars.

August 20, 2012

To support its recently launched ASC Training Academy, Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is developing series of 8 fundamentals of training webinars. ASC is collaborating with 5 organizations with deep ties to the industry to curate content, and Nick Mancusi, Assoc. AIA, has joined Council as its Education Manager to develop and execute the program. Read More

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Packaging Hall of Fame Inductees will be honored October 30.

August 20, 2012

PMMI congratulates Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2012, which is comprised of Curtis Babb of MillerCoors (retired); Thomas Brady of Plastic Technologies, Inc.; Thomas Dunn of Flexpacknology LLC; Fred Hayes of Hayes and Associates Inc.; Hershey and Bernie Lerner of Automated Packaging Systems; and Nick Wilson of Morrison Container Handling Solutions. "Extraordinary" is what PMMI's Maria Ferrante called inductees' range of experience and dedication to giving back to packaging community. Read More

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Eight Professors Honored with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award.

August 20, 2012

SAE International, during SAE 2012 World Congress, presented 8 engineering professors with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award, which recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet challenges facing society. Recipients included Shorya Awtar, Jeremy S. Daily, Christopher D. Depcik, Marcis Jansons, Heejung Jung, Scott Miers, Junmin Wang, and Jingzhou (James) Yang. Read More

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ASTM Workshop to address whole building air leakage testing.

August 20, 2012

Scheduled for Oct 21, Whole Building Air Leakage Testing workshop will include 2 sessions, each with 3 presentations and panel discussion. Morning session will focus on case studies that illustrate appropriate use and application of test standards governing whole-building air leakage testing. Afternoon session will explore limitations of whole-building air leakage testing in broader context of actual construction practice and need to obtain test data at milestone intervals during construction. Read More

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Four Honored with automotive engineering excellence award.

August 20, 2012

During SAE 2012 World Congress, SAE International presented Ching-Hung Chuang, Yan Fu, Guosong Li, and Ren-Jye Yang with Henry Ford II Distinguished Award for Excellence in Automotive Engineering. This award, established in 1988, recognizes SAE International members and teams who use engineering skills to achieve product or manufacturing process contributions that positively affect passenger car, truck, and bus industries. Read More

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OSA Webcast to discuss state of optics worldwide.

August 17, 2012

On Tuesday, August 21 at 10 a.m. PDT, The Optical Society is live webcasting roundtable discussion at Stanford University devoted to National Academy of Sciences' report, Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation. Several members of the NAS Harnessing Light committee will discuss their findings, as well as current and future global innovations and technological opportunities enabled by optical science. Read More

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Registration Opens for Hydraulic Institute's 2012 Fall Meeting.

August 17, 2012

Annual Hydraulic Institute (HI) Fall Meeting will take place October 23-27, 2012 in Memphis, TN. Focus will be on pump system optimization, pump efficiency rule-making, pump testing and certification programs, international trade updates, standards development, and use of social media. Nearly 30 HI Technical Committees will meet to review and advance specific areas of knowledge and work that will ultimately result in development of new or updated ANSI/HI Pump Standards. Read More

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OSA Journal discusses chemical sensor developed by U.S. Army.

August 17, 2012

To warn of chemical attacks and help save lives, it is vital to quickly determine if even trace levels of potentially deadly chemicals-such as the nerve gas sarin and other odorless, colorless agents-are present. U.S. Army researchers have developed new chemical sensor that uses photoacoustic technique to simultaneously identify potentially limitless numbers of agents, in real-time. Paper describing system has been published in Optical Society's journal, Optics Letters. Read More