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Dennis H. Bradway receives ASTM award.

August 16, 2012

Dennis H. Bradway, corporate product and standards manager at Mannington Mills Inc in Salem, NJ, received ASTM International Award of Merit and title of fellow from Committee F06 on Resilient Floor Coverings. ASTM International member since 1983, Bradway is member at large on F06 executive subcommittee, chairman of Subcommittee F06.40 on Practices, and also works on Committee F13 on Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear. He also received 25 Year Service Award from F06 in 2008. Read More

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ASTM Plastic Piping Systems Committee honors Larry Petroff.

August 15, 2012

ASTM International Committee F17 on Plastic Piping Systems has presented Frank W. Reinhart and Henry Kuhlmann Award to Larry Petroff, a consultant based near Athens, GA, for his outstanding contributions to plastic pipe standardization. A member of ASTM since 1983, Petroff works on multiple F17 subcommittees and is past secretary of F17.26 on Olefin Based Pipe. Petroff was a technical specialist at Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP, for more than 30 years. Read More

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ASTM Committee presents award to Dr. Brian Schumacher.

August 15, 2012

ASTM International Committee D34 on Waste Management presented B. Charles Malloy Leadership Award to Brian Schumacher, Ph.D., supervisory physical scientist in the environmental chemistry branch at EPA's National Exposure Research Laboratory. Award recognizes exceptional leadership and dedication to waste management standardization and the work of committee. Schumacher, who joined ASTM in 1994, serves as member at large on D34.90 executive subcommittee and chairs D34.01.03 on Sampling Equipment. Read More

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Fieldbus Incorporated qualifies for FOUNDATION(TM) DSP program.

August 15, 2012

Fieldbus Foundation announced that Fieldbus Inc. has qualified under its FOUNDATION Development Services Provider (DSP) program, which helps automation equipment suppliers prepare to design and manufacture products employing FOUNDATION fieldbus technology. Qualified DSP participants have been evaluated to ensure they have tools, training, and experience necessary to support range of FOUNDATION fieldbus development projects. Read More

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JLA Open Access Issue highlights nanoprocessing research.

August 15, 2012

Journal of Laser Applications (JLA) is offering its special edition on recent research in laser-based nanoprocessing free for viewing and download. This issue, "Generation of Sub-100 nm Structures by Nonlinear Laser-Material Integration," consists of midterm progress report on 6-year study that was initiated in 2008 by German Research Foundation (DFG). September edition is co-edited by Ostendorf with Drs. Karsten Koenig of Saarland University and Yongfeng Lu of University of Nebraska. Read More

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OSA commends National Academy of Sciences report.

August 15, 2012

OSA applauded release of U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on Harnessing Light report titled, "Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation." A follow up to a similar report published in 1998, study identifies technological and economic opportunities the science has enabled, assesses trends in market needs, gives examples of where progress in photonics innovation has translated into economic benefits, and makes recommendations for future research and policies. Read More

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Call for Entries is Open for design and engineering awards.

August 15, 2012

Entries are being accepted through September 14, 2012 for International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards. Honorees will be announced November 12, 2012 at Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) New York Press Preview and showcased at 2013 International CESĀ®. Competition honors outstanding design and engineering across 29 consumer electronics categories. New categories include Tech for a Better World and Accessible and Universal Design Technologies. Read More

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Federal Electronics Challenge Award Winners save $7.8 million.

August 15, 2012

EPA and Office of the Federal Environmental Executive announced recipients of 2012 Federal Electronics Challenge Awards. Winners completed variety of electronics stewardship activities in fiscal year 2011, including purchasing more than 105,000 green electronics registered with EPEAT; enabling power saving sleep features on more than 97% of their computers and monitors; and recycling more than 361,000 lb of electronics, resulting in GHG emissions reductions and $7.8 million savings. Read More