Academic Year 2010-2011 Seminars

Summer 2010 Seminars

Understanding Geotechnical Reports and Case Studies of Complicated Foundation Engineering Projects
Friday August 6, 2010
Tony D. Canale, P.E.
Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers

Fall 2010 Seminars

Perspectives on the Practice of Structural Engineering
FERS Seminar**
September 24, 2010
Charles J. Russo, Senior Principal, Structural Engineer
Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger

Effective Steel Design – A Fabricator’s Perspective
October 1, 2010
Eugene Grossi, Jr., P.E.
Vice President of Engineering and Quality Control
Samuel Grossi and Sons

Samuel Grossi and Sons Fabrication Plant Tour
Barnes Foundation Construction Site Tour
October 8, 2010
Eugene Grossi, Jr., P.E.
Vice President of Engineering and Quality Control
Samuel Grossi and Sons

The Design and Construction of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory
FERS Seminar**
October 15, 2010
William L. Johnson, P.E., S.E.
Senior Bridge Engineer
FIGG Engineering Group

High Concrete – Precast Concrete Plant Tour
October 22, 2010
Kenneth C. Baur, P.E., Director of Research & Development
Gary Reed, Technical Sales Support
High Concrete Group

Role of Structural Engineer from Contractor’s Perspective
November 5, 2010
Michael Wolski, P.E.
Project Executive
Clark Construction

Improving Your Chances of Landing a Great Job
November 12, 2010
Lisa Willard, P.E., Vice President
Brian Quinn, P.E., President
SE Solutions

BIM Innovations and Applications
December 3, 2010
A.B. Cleveland, Jr.

Spring 2011 Seminars

Extreme Engineering
Fazlur Khan Lecture Series*
February 18, 2011
David Scott
Arup, Americas Building Practice Leader and Past Chairman, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), New York, New York

Safeguarding Quality of Life: The Role of Large-Scale Testing
Fazlur Khan Lecture Series*
March 25, 2011
Masayoshi Nakashima
Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Research Institute and E-Defense, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Hyogo, Japan

Building Disaster-Resilient Communities
Fazlur Khan Lecture Series*
Friday, April 8, 2001
Chirs D. Poland
Chairman and CEO
Degenkolb Engineers, San Francisco, California

*The Fazlur Khan Lecture Series is jointly sponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Art and Architecture.  Additional information is available at

**FERS seminars are sponsored by Fritz Engineering Research Society.

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