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engineers with the Department of Water and Sanitation are preparing now to draw from depths of the dams. The largest dam in the system is Theewaterskloof, which sits outside Cape Town's natural drainage basin. Water from the dam is transferred to the Berg River basin via an 18-kilometer (11-mile) ...
Said Chilima "Malawians were duped" on the project observing that the dyke cannot stand heavy flooding. However, engineer Robert Mwina of the firm dismissed report that the dyke was allocated MK298m, saying the figure is MK117 million covering a total of 1068 meters. "Total contract sum was K245, ...

Nuclear scientists working at the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental physics (RFNC-VNIIEF) have been arrested for using lab supecromputing resources to mine crypto-currency, according to a report in Russia's Interfax news agency. Located at the Federal Nuclear Center in the Russian city of ...
Omaha Public Works engineer Todd Pfitzer says the metro's infrastructure budget is already strapped. "There just isn't enough money," Pfitzer said. Pfitzer says the city's rapid growth means roads, bridges and other infrastructure needs are falling behind, and the price tag to catch up isn't within reach.

election to the National Academy of engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, the academy said. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice or education, including, where appropriate, ...
A Netflix engineer has warned of the potentially "massive overhead" of patching linux-based systems against the Meltdown CPU flaw. Brendan Gregg found that updates to the Linux kernel to mitigate the risk from Meltdown added anywhere between 1% to 800% overhead, depending on the nature of the ...
Bakersfield, Calif. - Dozens of girls were empowered through engineering as Valley PBS hosted their second ever "engineer it" event for girls at Bakersfield College last weekend. The ultimate goal of Valley PBS is simple. It aims to teach girls early on that they're capable of science and technology ...
engineers at a Russian nuclear facility were detained for allegedly using the facility's supercomputer to mine cryptocurrency. The incident occurred with employees in the experiment physics division of the Russian Federation Nuclear Center in Sarov, according to Russian news agency Interfax.
Matthew Asch, 40, as the department's new engineer. "The last time we did one of these was Aug. 16 of 1996 with Mark Bublitz," Simonson told the group. Bublitz, one of four engineers, has since become president of the firefighter engineers union. Simonson presented Asch with new headgear, a spotless ...
She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the most powerful female engineers of 2017. Before Microsoft, Velastegui worked at a number of tech companies: Most recently, she was at Doppler Labs, the smart headphone ...
But that didn't prevent him from working as a full-time engineer for almost four years on a commuter rail system that carries more than 100,000 people daily. His most serious violations apparently went undetected by rail operators, raising questions about whether the vetting process for engineers is rigorous ...
Cyclist Lewis Olivia and precision shooter Coral Kennerley will be travelling to the Gold Coast in April to represent Wales in the Commonwealth. The Tab Cardiff spoke to Coral, who studies mechanical engineering at Cardiff University and we asked her about shooting, the Commonwealth Games, and of ...
HAWTHORNE, Calif. -- Traverse City native Lia O'Black was so nervous she called in sick the day the Falcon Heavy rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center. She couldn't sleep. She couldn't eat. She threw up. She worried about whether the rocket she helped build would blow up. O'Black ...
In December of 2017, California Senator Dianne Feinstein renewed her longstanding call for a second bridge connecting San Francisco to Oakland with a letter to the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Now it seems the old idea of a "second crossing" is getting new juice, as San Francisco ...
Russia's Interfax news agency reports that engineers at the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental physics (RFNC-VNIIEF)--the Russian Federation Nuclear Center facility where scientists designed the Soviet Union's first nuclear bomb--have been arrested for mining cryptocurrency with "office ...

Yet, instead of more planners, Councilman John Hartzell opined that Malta should consider hiring an in-house engineer as a means to save money. The town now pays consulting fees for staff engineers at the Chazen companies who are based in Troy. DeLucia, after inviting comments from O'Neill, agreed ...
Brookings students Aiden Zellmer, 15, Jude Denham, 14, and Daniel Strom, 16, check out a model home outfitted with a solar electric system Wednesday presented by Shannon Souza of Sol Coast during the 12th annual National engineer's Week Exploration Dinner at Southwestern Oregon Community ...
McTish later testified he told the FBI he saw making political contributions as a cost of doing business to stay connected with public officials whose Municipalities hired engineers. Richard Young, Allentown's former public works director, testified that as he and other members of a committee reviewed bids for ...
"In some sense, automotive companies are asking for a Renaissance engineer for today's workforce. Today's engineers need to understand computing just as much as engineering," explained Krovi. "The best students are those who understand how things move and work but are a whiz with computers too.
A few days later she had a job offer and she eventually moved up to working as an engineer on the 747 program. She says at one point there were seven women in her building and 450 men. They didn't even have a ladies restroom in the building, but she spoke up and asked them to change that.
At Tesla, staff engineer Rosie Mottsmith has an appetite for destruction. For months, she and a team of engineers fired various projectiles from a cannon of their own design at sheets of Tesla's innovative Armor Glass -- glass designed to wrap around the cabin of the Tesla Semi that CEO Elon Musk revealed in spectacular ...
The co-first authors of the paper are research specialist Yumiko Sakurai, instructor Elaissa Hardy, PhD and senior engineer Byungwook Ahn, PhD, now at LG electronics. The system is the first to reproduce all the aspects of blood vessel injury seen in the microvasculature: blood loss due to trauma, clot ...
The engineer killed in a train crash in South Carolina visited a counselor to help him cope after being rattled in a previous wreck less than a year before, his mother said. Michael Kempf's train hit a vehicle at a rail crossing in the first crash, Catherine Kempf, 86, said in a telephone interview Monday from the ...
Former City engineer Stanley Dostatni, might've been known as the go-to person for fixing problems in Hammond, but to his family, he was the greatest husband and dad ever. A mentor, teacher, cheerleader and companion, Dostatni, who died Sunday at 69, never pressured to his kids to be anything ...
Austin, Texas -- Four professors from The University of Texas at Austin, along with one alumna, have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of engineering (NAE) for 2018. election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. UT Austin's newest ...
Salt Lake City -- In the Salt Lake City school District, NASA engineer Mary Jackson has trumped President Andrew Jackson. ... "The committee strongly believes her biography is inspirational, and hopes to encourage the next generation of scientists, Mathematicians, engineers, and technologists to ...
In 2016, Slack made headlines when their CEO, Stewart Butterfield, sent four black female engineers to accept TechCrunch's award for fastest-rising startup. Foregoing the stage himself, Butterfield was lauded for celebrating diversity in tech. What few people heard, however, is that Butterfield hadn't asked ...
Canisteo native John H. "Casey" Crandall spent nearly 40 years living out his dream, working as an electrical engineer. Earlier this month it was announced that Crandall had sold his family business, Wright capacitors, to a "friendly competitor." Crandall grew up in Canisteo and Hornell, graduating from ...
Chou's first foray into advocacy came when she created a spreadsheet in 2013 that recorded the dismal number of female engineers at major tech companies. Noting the lack of transparency, she wrote a Medium post asking industry colleagues to contribute data about the gender breakdowns at their ...
Philadelphia -- A judge on Tuesday reinstated all criminal charges against the engineer in the fatal 2015 Amtrak derailment that left eight people dead and about 200 injured. The decision by Common Pleas Judge Kathryn Streeter Lewis once again clears the way for the case against Brandon Bostian ...
It's also another way engineers at PVA, based in a nondescript industrial building off Route 9 in Colonie, are involved in the products consumers use on a daily basis. Machines and materials manufactured at the facility are used in the electronics, aerospace, automotive and medical device industries, ...
On Saturday, the woman who logs thousands of miles annually will sojourn in Washington, D.C., to receive the prestigious Black engineer of the Year Award. Winners are chosen by a committee of about two dozen leading scientists and engineers from the federal government, academia and industry.
It hoped to reveal how Uber's win-at-all-costs attitude had pushed the company to acquire Otto, an autonomous-vehicle start-up created by a former Google engineer, Anthony Levandowski. Waymo contends -- and Uber denies -- that the deal was part of Uber's plan to steal intellectual property from ...
(CNN) Sleep apnea led to two commuter railroad accidents within 13 weeks of one another, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. The NTSB said the sleep disorder caused engineer fatigue and that in both accidents, engineers failed to stop their trains before reaching the end of a ...
While ONWASA drafts an ordinance that could cost many living in North Topsail Beach $2,000, the town is looking into the issue on their own. ONWASA, or Onslow Water and Sewer Authority, recently announced a change to their backflow device requirement for homeowners throughout the county.
Grant County government contractor go-to Occam engineers Inc. has been eyed for purchase by global design firm Stantec. The local impact of this buyout could affect Grant County a great deal since Occam engineers have worked on many if not most infrastructure projects contracted out by local ...
7, the Shiley school of engineering in conjunction with the Career Center and Diversity and Inclusion for engineers will host an event called "What Now in a #MeToo World?" to help spread awareness about workplace harassment. It will take place 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Buckley Center Auditorium with ...
engineer locates brain's seizure onset zone in record time. Discovery breakthrough for epilepsy patients. Date: February 2, 2018; Source: University of Houston; Summary: An engineer can locate the brain's zone that creates seizures in record time -- one hour rather than the typical ten days. The new method potentially ...
The Verge reports Ferguson was a software engineer on Google's self-driving team and Zhu was one of its founding engineers. "We've built the full software stack from scratch. There are a lot of components that are shared with general self-driving, and some things that are a bit different," Ferguson told The ...
We've all been there: You're already running late on some hectic morning, only to realize you've lost -- sorry, misplaced -- your keys. Or you realize moments before the big date you can't find your favorite sweater. It happens to all of us; even NASA has lost whole satellites before. But earlier this week, ...
For all the attention and concern that the development of the James Webb Space telescope gets, the real nail-biting will begin after the spacecraft finally launches in 2019. In the weeks following liftoff, JWST will perform a complex sequence of activities to deploy its giant sunshield and unfold its mirror.
Biomechanical engineer Jeff Crandall has conducted equipment tests for the NFL for a decade now. (Photos by ... Super Sunday" is almost here, and while many people are planning Super Bowl parties and looking forward to an exciting game, engineers with the University of Virginia's Center for Applied ...
OAKWOOD - To prepare for future economic development on both sides of Interstate 74, the Oakwood Village Board Wednesday approved hiring an engineer to conduct traffic and drainage studies. Trustee Bob Parr said board members approved hiring Phoenix Consulting engineers of Mahomet to ...
Along with 40 other honorees, General Motor's Alicia Boler Davis, will be celebrated as the Black engineer of the Year next weekend by US Black engineer (USBE) magazine at its annual BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, DC. The award will make Boler-Davis the sixth woman recipient of the award ...
Panama CITY, Fla. - Girls from several Bay District schools learned all about what it means to be an engineer from women who are very familiar with the industry. Female engineers from gulf Power taught the girls about all types of engineering from electrical to mechanical. The girls got hands-on with ...
engineers at Rutgers-New Brunswick and the New Jersey Institute of technology worked with a hydrogel that has been used for decades in devices that generate motion and biomedical applications such as scaffolds for cells to grow on. But hydrogel manufacturing has relied heavily on conventional, ...
The complaint said one engineer was fired for participating in group discussions on Slack, an internal messaging service. The union filed a petition with the board on Jan. 16 to represent the workers. The company terminated "all engineers and senior engineers in retaliation for demanding recognition," the ...
"Like large tech firms, DRW offers really ambitious challenges," said senior software engineer Jason Miller. "It's one of the rare places where virtually every aspect of math and computer science has a practical application. We work with huge volumes of data and have the resources we need to get things ...


 

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