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Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Fall 2008 Seminar Series

Joseph P. Gildner, P.E.
Deputy Executive Director, Sound Transit – Link Light Rail

Innovative Transportation Solutions for the Central Puget Sound Region

September 10, 2008


Ahmad Abdelrezaq, S.E.
Executive Vice President, Highrise and Structural Engineering Division, Samsung Corporation

Integration of Recent Technologies in the Design and Construction of Tall Buildings: the Case Study of Burj Dubai

September 17, 2008


Paul Giroux
Sr. Project Engineer, Kiewit Pacific Co.

Building the Brooklyn Bridge

September 24, 2008


Vagner Jacobsen
Vice President, Offshore Technology, DHI

Offshore Wind Farms

October 8, 2008


Dave Lamoureux, P.E.
Design Engineer, Kiewit Engineering

Uniquely Constructed Bridges 

October 15, 2008


Mathijs van Ledden, Ph.D.
Vice President, Coastal and Rivers, Haskoning Inc.

Land Reclamation Maasvlakte 2 at the Port of Rotterdam

October 29, 2008


Daniel Lynch
MacLean Professor of Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College

Natural Resources and Human Rights: Toward a Declaration of Stewardship Responsibility
A Declaration of Stewardship Responsibilites

November 5, 2008


Larry Griffis
President, Structures Division, Senior Principal, Walter P. Moore and Associates

Structure in Motion - Design and Construction of Stadiums with Retractable Roofs and Playing Fields

November 12, 2008


Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Spring 2009 Seminar Series

Richard Wolsfeld, PE, AICP
President, AECOM Transportation

The Role of Consulting Engineers in Two Major Projects: Minneapolis/St. Paul LRT Project and Chicago Dan Ryan Reconstruction Project

February 4, 2009


Mike McNally
President and CEO, Skanska USA Inc.
Elizabeth J. Heider, AIA LEED AP
Senior Vice President Preconstruction, Skanska USA Building Inc.

The Audacity of Green, Building in the Obama Era

February 11, 2009


Richard B. Alexander
Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Recent Advances in Tracking Nutrient Sources in the Mississippi River Basin: Implications for Managing Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia

February 25, 2009


Dennis Murphy
Retired, President of Kiewit Engineering Company

Introduction to the Design and Construction of Drilled Shafts

March 25, 2009


A.N. Williams
Product Development Manager, Atlantia Offshore Limited, Houston, TX

Design of Deepwater Offshore Production Systems

April 1, 2009


Don Resio
Senior Scientist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center

Innovation in Infrastructure for Disaster Mitigation

April 15, 2009