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Aeronautics and Astronautics
     National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)  
          - NASA Site Map
     NASA Missions (all)
     NASA Facilities and Centers: 
          Ames Research Center (Ames)    
          Dryden Flight Research Center (Dryden)    
          Glenn Research Center (Glenn)    
               Glenn's Plum Brook Station  
          Goddard Space Flight Center (Goddard)  
          Independent Verification & Validation Facility (IV&V)  
          Headquarters (HQ)  
          Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)   
          Johnson Space Center (JSC)  
          Kennedy Space Center (KSC) 
          Langley Research Center (Langley)  
          Marshall Space Flight Center (Marshall)  
               - Marshall's Michoud Fabrication Facility    
          Stennis Space Center (Stennis)  
          Wallops Flight Facility (Wallops)  
          White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) 
     NASA Solar System Research and Resources:
          Lunar and Planetary Institute
     Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) [France]
     European Space Agency (ESA)
     India Space Research Organization 
     Italian Space Agency (ASI) [Agenzia Spaziale Italiana] 
     Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)  
Aerospace Engineering:
     American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 
     AIAA Houston
     AIAA Books
     AIAA Research Central
     AIAA Energy and Environment
     U.S. Department of Agriculture
     National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Artificial Intelligence
     Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
     Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA [Spain])
     ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories (CNL-Japan)
Astrophysics and Astronomy
     American Astronomy Society (AAS)
     McDonald Observatory
          University of Texas McDonald Observatory Astronomy Program
     National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)
          NOAO site has links to Kitt Peak Nat. Ob. (KPNO), Cerro Tololo Int-Amcn Ob. (CTIO),
          NOAO System Science Center (NSSC)
​          and many other NOAO System Facilities and Observatories          
     National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
          NRAO Research Facilities: ALMAGBTVLA / EVLAVLBASKA, and NTC 
          NASA Hubble Space Telescope (Goddard) Also see above NASA Missions site for more on the Hubble Space Telescope and other missions. 
          NASA James Webb Space Telescope (Goddard)
          NASA Kepler Space Telescope (Ames)
          NASA Spitzer Space Telescope  (JPL/Tech)
     Siding Spring Observatory (Australia)
Biomedical Engineering
     Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
     American Institute of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE)
     National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     National Institute of Health
     Encyclopedia of Life
     National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Civil Engineering:
     American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 
     ASCE Books, Journals, & More 
     ASCE Research Tools
     ASCE Body of Knowledge  
     ASCE Professional Specialty Certification
     ASCE Codes and Standards
     ASCE Disaster Preparedness & Response          
Chemical Engineering
     American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
     NASA - For Educators and Students
     American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
     Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)
Electrical Engineering:
​     Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
     IEEE Books
     IEEE Standards
Electromechanical Engineering
     Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
     IEEE Photonics Society
     Ames Laboratory (energy, computing, and rare Earth materials)
     Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES - Oak Ridge National Laboratory) (US Energy Department)
     Energy Institute (UK)
     Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE-Europe)
     Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES-Europe)
     Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
     International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
     National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
     National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
     Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) - Energy
     Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
     Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)
     Texas A&M Energy Engineering Institute
     Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) [Clean Energy Research]
Engineering and Technology (General)
     National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
     National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
     National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)
     The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Environmental Engineering, Sciences, and Agencies
     American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists
     Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH)
     The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI)
     U.S. Department of the Interior 
     United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
     U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
     Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
     National Response Center (NRC) (U.S. Coast Guard page for oil, chemical, and any other hazardous material spills)
Geology  also's worldwide list of Geological Societies
     American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
     American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
     Houston Geological Society
     U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
        USGS National Map Viewer and Download Platform
        USGS National Map Viewer (to view maps if above platform already installed)
Industrial (Separate Industrial resource page under construction)
     Mitsubishi Heavy Industrial - Technology
     Shimizu Corporation - Luna Ring
     Solar Power  Plant  Design and Construction:
        - ABB
        - Bechtel
        - Bondfield
        - Brightsource Energy
        - NRG Solar
Mechanical Engineering
     American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
     ASME Knowledge Body
     National Mining Association (NMA)
     National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)
     The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
     Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN)
     Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
     Draper Laboratory 
     The Institute of Navigation (ION)
     The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN)
     The International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN)
Nuclear Engineering/Nuclear Regulations
     American Nuclear Society (ANS)
     Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)
     United States Nuclear Regulartory Commission (NRC)
     The Oceanography Society
     Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute 
     Scripps Institution of Oceanography
     Marine Technology Society
Petroleum Engineering
     American Petroleum Institute
     American Physics Society
     American Institute of Physics
     Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
     CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research      (New Cern Website preview) 
        - CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
     Fermi National Labortory (Fermilab)
     International Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
     Jefferson Lab (Thomas Jefferson National Accerator Facility)
        - Jefferson Lab Technology Transfer
     Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
     Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
     SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Project Management
     American Management Association (AMA)
     Association for Project Management (APM - UK)
     International Project Management Institute (IPMI - The Netherlands)
     Project Management Institute (PMI)
     National Management Association (NMA)
Research and Development / Applied Research 
     Fraunhofer Institutes and Research Establishments [The links to all of them; >80 total in Europe including the 60 in Germany]
     Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
     Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
     Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)
     Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
     Universities Research Association (URA)
     Advanced Telecommunications Systems International (ATR-Japan)
     Hirose Fukushima Robotics Lab (Japan)
     IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS)
     National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
     Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
     Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
     National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
     NASA Science 
     National Science Foundation
     NASA Technology Transfer
​     National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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