Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Friday Funny: Yo! Engineering Gets Even Cooler

Wanna be cool? Impress your fellow engineers with this hit YouTube rap all about particle physics. Don't forget to share it with your... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering As Infographic

This Friday Funny comes from John Haydon, social media consultant and astute observer. Infographics are extremely popular these days, and Haydon has come up with this one to sum up what he calls "The Ultimate Flowchart For Engineers." Since many facility management professionals have engineering instincts at the very least (many actually have formal engineering training and/or work as licensed engineers), this seemed like an appropriate... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Johnny CAN Read, And Engineers Prove It

This feel good story explains how local engineering firms have sponsored reading/mentoring projects as part of the Engineering Better Readers program developed by the Engineers' Leadership... [...]

Celebrate National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week (February 19-25) celebrates the contributions that engineers make to our society and encourages engineering as a career path among young students by promoting pre-college literacy in math and... [...]

New Employment Partnership Supports Diversity

NSBE and Johnson Controls join forces to advance the environmental goals of both organizations and support future employment opportunities for diverse engineering... [...]

San Diego State University's new Chemical Sciences Laboratory building contains labs and offices for the undergraduate and research programs of the chemistry and geology departments. Located on a steep hillside at the main entrance to the campus, it features two separate structures connected by open air links and a two level bridge to the adjacent Chemistry/Geology building.

Higher Education Case Study: The Tip Of The Iceberg

Begun in January of 1998 and completed in April of 2001, the five story, 106,000 square foot Chemical Sciences Laboratory of San Diego State University (SDSU) was a $29.5 million project. From the October 2002... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: CANSTRUCTION Returns To NYC!

Every year, architects and engineers compete to see which team can build the most spectacular structure using little more than cans of food. After the competition is over, the cans are donated to a charitable food... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Faster Than A Speeding Sofa!

For those of us with furniture that just sits around doing nothing, it's time to get cracking on a new... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Bent Objects

Engineers are great at putting things together and taking them apart. Put a paper clip in the hands of an engineer, and it can turn into almost anything. Take a look at these transformations that turn ordinary inanimate objects into amusing and lifelike works of... [...]

ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements

Numerous awards and announcements are being made during ASHRAE's 2011 Winter Conference being held this week in Las Vegas.... [...]