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Green architecture – Clarkson University Student Center

By Damir Beciri
12 November 2012

clarkson-university-student-center-1Clarkson University’s new Student Center is a great example how functionality can be combined with sustainable features in order to minimize the impact of the building onto the environment. The goal of its construction is to unite student programs in one building and to link the new center to the other academic buildings on campus…. »


Hybrid ceramic-sand core casting technology

By Damir Beciri
30 June 2012

swri-hybrid-ceramic-sand-core-casting-technologyIn a joint effort with Grainger and Worrall Ltd. of the United Kingdom, the researchers at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) developed a novel casting technology that could be used for production of heavy-duty diesel engines with a higher peak cylinder pressure capability than current state-of-the-art engines. The technology has received a 2012 R&D 100… »

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Team Maryland WaterShed wins the Solar Decathlon 2011 (part 1)

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments3 October 2011

team-maryland-watershed-1U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 ended last weekend and the team coming from the University of Maryland which dominated most of the categories and won the overall first place with their WaterShed house. The team also won the second place after the Middlebury College in the final juried contest – Market Appeal –… »