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2016-2017 Officers inducted:
PENC President -
Nathan Epling, PE
PENC President-Elect - Paul Shivers, PE
PENC Secretary - Vacant
PENC Treasurer - Tom Bach, PE
PENC Past-President - Susan Habina Woolard, PE

At-large directors are:
Sarah Spagnola, PE
Greg Welsh, PE
Rob Downs, PE

Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to test cloud seeding for snow

Pilots from Weather Modification, Inc., prepare the cloud seeding aircraft with seeding flares.

Can cloud seeding -- dispersing particles into the air with the aim of increasing precipitation -- increase snowfall? This week, a tea...

Investigating the impact of natural and manmade nanomaterials on living things

Mesocosm up close Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology develops tools to assess current and future risk

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Federal budget authority for research and development continues upward trend

Health, space flight and basic research were among the largest non-defense categories of the total budget authority.

Federal budget authority for research and development (R&D) rose in Fiscal Yea...

State government R&D expenditures top $2.2 billion in FY 2015

Health-related projects made up the largest share of state agencies’ R&D expenditures.

State government agencies spent more than $2.2 billion on research and development (R&D) in Fiscal Year (FY)...

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