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  • Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., Buffalo Grove, Ill., announced the introduction of the first commercially ready wireless building automation system, APOGEE Wireless, which uses a mesh topology.

  • U.S. Dept. of Energy and Social Security Administration officials last month dedicated a new solar array atop SSA's downtown Chicago office building, the city's largest federal solar energy installation and also one of the largest in the Midwest.

  • The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Engineering last month was awarded the 2005 Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Presidential Award for Diversity. In the 2002%%MDASSML%%2003 academic year the college conferred nearly half of its 160 bachelor's engineering degrees on minority students.

  • The smart materials market is expected to hit $12.3 billion in 2010, according to a report from Business Communications Co., Inc., Norwalk, Conn. The term refers to a class of materials able to respond dynamically to external stimuli such as heat, humidity, ultraviolet light and pressure.

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