“Building Golden Gate Bridge”, by Raymond Giroux

What: The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Chapter will be hosting a lecture by Raymond Giroux, recipient of the ASCE’s prestigious Civil Engineering History and Heritage Award for 2013. In his talk, entitled “Building Golden Gate Bridge”, Mr. Giroux will utilize a combination of historic photographs and dynamic animation techniques to bring the construction of the bridge to life, providing an unique learning opportunity.

When: Friday, November 21st, 12pm to 1:15pm

Where: Yeh Center, 3310

Please RSVP using the following link:  http://doodle.com/kx3inkqn96mgzmnx

See flyer: Golden Gate Bridge Flyer

Lunch will be provided!

Concrete Materials and Construction Innovations: Illinois Tollway $12B “Move Illinois” Project

What? Ross Bentsen, P.E. of Quigg Engineering will be sharing some of the concrete materials and construction innovations that the Illinois Tollway has recently evaluated as part of the Tollway’s $12 billion Move Illinois capital program. See the attached abstract for more details.

When? Wednesday, November 19th, 6pm

Where? 1310 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab

Free Pizza and Drinks will be provided. Hosted by ACI. 

See flyer here: ACI Fall2014 Flyer -Bentsen

EERI Lecture: Lessons to Civil Engineering Practice from the 2010 Chilean Earthquake

What? Rod Betanzo, Fulbright Scholar and Graduate Research student at the University of Illinois, will be giving a lecture on the devastating 2010 Chilean earthquake. Rod will discuss the direct impacts of the earthquake of magnitude (Mw) 8.8, and its general significance to civil engineering practice. Click on the abstract below for more details.

When? Tuesday, November 4th, 5:30-7:00pm

Where? 2311 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab

Free Food will be provided.

EERI Lecture – Rod Betanzo