In acknowledgement of Engineers Week (Feb. 20-26) across the U.S.,
RegistryPro today announces the upcoming launch of the .eng.pro domain
name. The engineering community can look forward to a February 21, 2005
release date for their exclusive registration.
For greatly contributing to the progress of our everyday lifestyles,
RegistryPro salutes engineers and offers them a distinguished identity
on the Internet. With the .eng.pro launch, RegistryPro will also honor
specific individuals in the engineering community on its website, www.eng.pro/, as well as feature an engineer-specific blog with a question of the day.
“Engineers dedicate their work to making our lives better, always
remaining behind the scenes,” said Michael DelCiello, general manager
of RegistryPro and electrical engineering graduate. “Now with their own
.eng.pro signature, they get the far-reaching recognition they deserve
on the Internet.”
Until now, doctors, lawyers and accountants have been the only
professionals eligible to register for the .Pro domains. RegistryPro
happily extends its registration to the engineering community who hold
important characteristics that embody the .Pro extension: strong
ethics, association involvement and public interest.
With the crowded .com space, not many usable Internet domain names
still exist, yet, .eng.pro is available and will be reserved
exclusively for engineers and their firms. Since only licensed,
qualified engineers are eligible to receive .eng.pro, this domain
confirms the members’ statuses as engineering professionals.
In the U.S., the verification process relies on standards set by the
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying and
leverages each state’s licensing boards to determine .eng.pro
eligibility. In other countries, engineers are approved by local and
regional associations such as the Canadian Council of Professional
Engineers, the Engineering Council UK, and the Bundesingenieurkammer in
In addition to offering engineers a differentiated Web identity,
.eng.pro also provides professional credibility and secure
communications. Each eng.pro name comes bundled with technology, which
allows for secure, encrypted communication to protect confidential
client information in private online communications.
RegistryPro has been working closely with the National Society of
Professional Engineers to deliver eng.pro to the engineering community.
“The Internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest engineering
achievements of the 20th century,” said NSPE Executive Director Al
Gray, Ph.D., P.E. “Now, through the .eng.pro domain, professional
engineers will be able to distinguish themselves online and carry out
confidential communications with clients and colleagues in their