Structural Engineering Graduate Student Organization

Hello & Welcome!

Welcome to the UIUC Structural Engineering Graduate Student Organization (SEGSO) webpage. SEGSO is an organization created by graduate students to improve the graduate school experience. Also, since Fall 2016, SEGSO is a SEI Graduate Student Chapter. Our purpose is to organize and plan professional, academic and social events for the betterment of Structural Engineering graduate students at UIUC.

Recent Happenings & Events

Illini Football Watch Party!

What? Come join other SEGSO members at Firehaus to see our Fighting Illini demolish Penn State! Need we say more?

When? Saturday, November 22nd. Gametime is 11am.

Where? Firehaus Bar in Champaign (708 S 6th St, Champaign, IL)

Posted on November 19, 2014

“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:

See flyer: Golden Gate Bridge Flyer

Lunch will be provided!

Posted on November 19, 2014

University of Tennessee Faculty Opening

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), invites applications and nominations for a faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of structural engineering.

More information is available at

Posted on November 19, 2014

Trivia Night @ Mike n Molly’s

What: We will be meeting up this Wednesday for our second night of trivia—this time, at Mike n Molly’s! Come for some friendly competition and enjoy food/drink in downtown Champaign with members of SEGSO!

When: Wednesday, November 19th at 8:00pm

Where: Mike n Molly’s (105 N Market St, Champaign, IL)

Posted on November 17, 2014

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

Posted on November 17, 2014

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

Posted on November 2, 2014
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