16th Annual Structural Engineering Conference

Registration for 16th Annual Structural Engineering Conference is now open!

What: The conference is designed for professionals in structural engineering to gather in Champaign-Urbana to discuss exciting new developments in the field, gain timely job-related information, network with colleagues, and renew their sense of professional purpose.

When: April 7th, 2015, from 8am to 6pm.

Where: I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, IL.

Registration: Full-time students may attend the conference at no cost and may purchase lunch for $12. Students must pre-register by March 31, 2015.

For  more information, please visit http://www.conferences.uiuc.edu/structural/

Post-Doc Position: Earthquake Engineering/Numerical Simulation of Structures

Students close to graduation are encouraged to apply for this post doctoral job opening in Switzerland.

About: For a research project on the seismic response of stone masonry buildings, the Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics laboratory of EPFL invites applications for a post-doctoral position.

Requirements: Have a PhD Degree related to the seismic response of unreinforced masonry structures. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Experience in numerical or analytical modelling of the out-of-plane response of masonry is an advantage but not mandatory.

For more information click here.

Structural Engineers Foundation Scholarship

The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming academic year for  undergraduate and graduate students studying structural engineering.   Applicants will be evaluated based upon scholarship, leadership, and academic involvement .  Up to four scholarships will be awarded, each in the amount of $2,000.  One of the four scholarships, the Max Zar scholarship, will be awarded to students enrolled in a school in Illinois.  We also have a scholarship directed for students of Hispanic descent.

A letter describing the scholarship can be accessed by clicking here.
The application form can be accessed here.
The scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2015.  Winners will be notified by June 1.

Trivia Night @ Mike n Molly’s

What: We will be meeting up at Mike n Molly’s next Wednesday for the first night of trivia of the semester! Come for some friendly competition and enjoy food/drink in downtown Champaign with members of SEGSO!

When: Wednesday, February 11th. Meet n Greet will start at 7:30 pm (new students are specially encouraged to come at this time). The trivia will begin at 8:00 pm.

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


Spring 2015 General Meeting

Welcome back to all continuing students, and welcome to UIUC to all those of you who are new to CEE Structures graduate programs!  SEGSO will host the first general meeting of the semester this week:

SEGSO Spring 2015 General Meeting
What: Join us for a general meeting to find out more about SEGSO, talk about upcoming events, share your ideas, and enjoy free pizza!

When: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 from 5:30pm–6:30pm

Where: 3310 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab

Please RSVP to make sure there is enough food for everyone!

RSVP Here!