Aerospace Industries Association

AIA encouraged by passage of Senate FAA reauthorization bill.

AIA supports FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act, which addresses key AIA priorities such as environmental streamlining, third-party performance-based navigation procedure design, establishment of NextGen performance metrics, and aircraft equipage incentives. AIA also commends Senate's acknowledgement of the benefits of bilateral aviation safety agreements, which...

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BIO Applauds Appointee Rea as Deputy Director of US PTO.

BIO welcomed appointment of Teresa Stanek Rea as Deputy Director of US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Tom DiLenge, BIO General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Legal and Intellectual Property, said Rea has an impressive background and tremendous experience" concerning issues relavent to biotech industry. DiLenge went on to express enthusiasm for working to further improve PTO operations...

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SME

New Faces of Engineering 2011 honors Brianne Maier and others.

Nominated by SME Education Foundation, Brianne Maier was recognized for New Faces of Engineering Class of 2011." As Engineer II at General Mills, Maier specializes in optimizing packaging and machinery interaction. SME Education Foundation director Bart A. Aslin congratulated Brianne on "this well-deserved recognition" and called her "a shining example" of STEM-based programs. Aslin also...

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ASTM International

Charles W. Briggs Award presented to ASTM Committee member.

Dr. Clifford Bueno, senior scientist at GE Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY, received Charles W. Briggs Award from ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing. As member of ASTM International and Committee E07 since 2001, Bueno has served as section chairman for non-film radiology within Subcommittee E07.01 on Radiology Method as well as contributed to development of new and revised E07...

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EPA Administrator kicks off trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will travel to Kenya and Ethiopia to engage in bilateral and multilateral meetings aimed at building relationships with key African counterparts and other environmental leaders. Meetings will highlight important issues in children's environmental health, good environmental governance, and emerging green technology and innovations, as well as electronic waste,...

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Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc

SPE® Auto TPO Conference scheduled for October 2-5, 2011.

Sponsored by Detroit Section of SPE, SPE® Automotive TPO Global Conference typically features 40+ technical presentations, panel discussions, keynote speakers, networking receptions, and exhibits that highlight TPOs, TPEs, and TPVs. This year's program will include technical sessions on Materials Development, Polypropylene Compounds, Applications Development, Surface Enhancements, and...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Named as Lead Society for National Engineers Week.

Taking place February 20-26, National Engineers Week celebrates contributions engineers make to society and encourages engineering as career path for students by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science. ASHRAE has twice served as lead organization, and as such launched New Faces of Engineering program in 2003 to promote accomplishments of young engineers across various disciplines. New...

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SME

SME Alternative Energy Video raises biofuels awareness.

SME Education Foundation has released video, Innovate: Fueling Change, for National Engineers Week from February 20-26, 2011, which promotes student awareness of green technology careers and STEM-based education. Video documents how high school students address need to use existing energy sources efficiently and explore alternative energy resources by converting French-fry grease into bio-fuel....

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Xilinx CEO to Address ISA Vision Summit 2011 in Bangalore

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 15, 2011 - Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX), the world's leading provider of programmable solutions, is participating in the annual ISA Vision Summit 2011 in Bangalore. Moshe Gavrielov, President & Chief Executive Officer, Xilinx, Inc., will deliver the guest keynote during the second day of the summit on Tuesday, February 22 at Hotel Taj West End. Gavrielov's keynote at the...

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Rite-Hite

Rite-Hite Strengthens Online Presence with New Website

Visitors to enhanced site can quickly and easily find product information; review helpful industry resources; and connect with the company via popular social media sites MILWAUKEE (February 15, 2011) - Rite-Hite, a world leader in loading dock equipment, industrial doors, safety barriers, and HVLS fans, recently unveiled an all-new website. The enhanced site, located at www.ritehite.com,...

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