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National Renewable Energy Laboratory received three R&D 100 Awards.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last night honored with three R&D 100 Awards, presented by R&D Magazine. The prize in Mechanical/Materials category was awarded to EcoSnap-AC Heat Pump System created by Chuck Booten and Jon Winkler from Advanced Residential Buildings research group. The award in Analytical/Test category went to Battery Internal Short-Circuit Device developed by Matthew...

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Keith Nowak is honoured with Warren Pike Award by PTDA.

For lifetime achievement in power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry, Keith Nowak, president, MPT Drives, Inc is named 26th recipient of Warren Pike Award by Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA). Nowak has been active and committed PTDA and PTDA Foundation volunteer for over 15 years. Award was established in 1984 to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding,...

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NREL Researchers discover making of bio fuels by Clostridium thermocellum bacteria.

U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientists made discovery that metabolic pathway to take up CO2 exists and functions in microorganism is capable of breaking down and fermenting cellulosic biomass to produce biofuels using clostridium thermos cellum bacteria. Pathway enables bacterium to use both CO2 and organic carbons during its growth, which is...

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AASHTO announces Grand Prize and Peoples Choice Award Winners.

Announcing Grand Prize and Peoples Choice Award Winners, AASHTO, AAA and U.S declared Connecticut Department of Transportation as Grand Prize winner and Florida Department of Transportation as Peoples Choice Award winner in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition. Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge and Eller Drive Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Overpass as award winning...

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IPC looks forward to working with new Administration and Congress.

IPC issues statement that they look forward to working with new US administration and Congress to promote policies that encourage innovation, economic growth, and advanced manufacturing in U.S. and worldwide. Representing more than 2,100 U.S. member facilities and 800,000 workers across United States, IPC is optimistic about the prospect of increased bipartisan support for pro-manufacturing...

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DR. Uday Vaidya named for 2015-16 SPE Composites Person of Year award.

DR. Uday Vaidya was named for 2015-16 SPE Composites Person of Year award which was first given in fiscal year 2004-2005. Award publicly acknowledges contributor who has provided significant aid to SPE Composites Division, particularly during prior year, as well as made broader contributions to composites industry as whole. Prior to joining UT/ORNL, Vaidya served as department chair for Materials...

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Board of Laser Safety announces CLSO certified BLS website.

Providing user-friendly platform for both medical and non-medical laser safety officers to stay up-to-date with the latest laser safety and certification news, BLS website features easy-to-read news feed that allows for timely releases of critical laser safety information. With Powerful cloud-based server that ensures speed and deliverability to all visitors, website will continue to provide...

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NEMA fixes voltage ratings for 60Hz electric power systems above 100V.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C84 revised ANSI C84.1 American National Standard for Electric Power Systems and Equipment-Voltage Ratings (60Hz). Establishing nominal voltage ratings and operating tolerances for 60Hz electric power systems above 100V, NEMA added 690/400V category to low Voltage Class in table 1 also paragraph...

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Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors announces newest class of OSA fellows.

Congratulating 2017 OSA fellows, The Optical Society Board of Directors are pleased to announce 96 OSA members representing 19 countries. Honoring new fellows at OSA conference and meering throughout 2017, fellows are selected based on scientific, engineering and technological contributions and are leaders in optics and photonics. Fellows of Optical Society are members who served in advancement...

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