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Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Fall 2009 Seminar Series

Richard Sause, P.E.
Director, Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems (ATLSS) Center
Joseph T.Stuart Professor of Structural Engineering, Lehigh University

Validating the Seismic Performance of Self-Centering SteelFrames using Hybrid Simulations

September 23, 2009


Louis Licht, P.E.
President, Ecolotree, Inc.

Phytoremediation: Concept and Science of Plant-Based Pollution Control for the Real “Green” Future

September 30, 2009


Bill Mariucci
Area Manager – Underground District, Kiewit Construction Company

Building a 6-Mile Long Submarine:  Large Diameter Tunneling Below the Water Table in Portland, Oregon

October 7, 2009


Robert A. Halvorson, SE, PE, FASCE, FIStructE
Principal, Halvorson and Partners

Structural Design Innovation: Russia Tower and Other Tall Collaborations

October 28, 2009

fall2009Halvorson_Torre Repsol - now Caja Madrid

Jane McKee Smith
Research Hydraulic Engineer, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Challenges of Surge and Wave Modeling for Pacific Islands

November 4, 2009


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

Design of Deepwater Offshore Production Systems

November 18, 2009


Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Spring 2010 Seminar Series

Glen T. Daigger, PhD, PE, BCEE, NAE
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, CH2M HILL

Integrated Water and Resource Management for Increased Urban Sustainability:  Cities of the Future

January 27, 2010


Robert McNamara
Founding Principal, McNamara/Salvia Inc. Consulting Engineers, Boston

Important Design Considerations for a Modern Office Tower

February 3, 2010


Dennis Murphy
Retired, President of Kiewit Engineering Company

Design and Construction of Earth Retaining Structures
Pat Wilbur - Notre Dame Civil Engineers' Involvement in Haiti

February 10, 2010 


Michael Tognarelli, PhD
Floating Systems and Risers Engineer, Deepwater Facilities Technology, BP America, Inc.

Battling the Bad Vibes: Fluid-Structure Interaction Phenomena in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

February 24, 2010


Edward B. Fitzpatrick Jr., PE
Retired, President of Fitzpatrick Construction

The Outfall Sewer Story

March 17, 2010


Robert G. Dean, ScD, NAE
Graduate Research Professor Emeritus, Civil and Coastal Engineering Department, University of Florida

Global Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and the Sustainability of our Nation’s Beaches

March 24, 2010


Lawrence Novak, SE, SECB, LEED® AP.
Director, Engineered Buildings, Portland Cement  Association, Skokie, IL

Philosophy of Structural Engineering for the Burj Khalifa (Dubai) – The World’s Tallest Structure

April 7, 2010