Other participating groups include SEA, ASCE, Chi Epsilon, and others! Come join for a night of friendly competition. The cost will be $5 to participate!
|When:||Friday, April 11th, 2014
6 pm – 9 pm
|Where:||Professor LaFave’s House
Located in the Briarcliff subdivision off Illinois Route 47, just past the Lake of the Woods Museum of the Grand Prairie
|What:||A social mixer for structures graduate students to celebrate the arrival of spring with food (Chipotle!), drinks, games, and structures-themed Jeopardy!|
|When:||Monday, April 14th, 2014
12 pm – 1 pm (“Meet the Speaker” Lunch)
4 pm – 5 pm (Friedman Lecture)
|Where:||1310 Yeh Center|
|What:||Free “Meet the Speaker” Lunch! – This event will be catered with Potbelly, and serves as an opportunity prior to the Friedman Lecture to ask questions, learn more about the speaker, and enjoy a nice lunch.
Friedman Lecture – David A. Friedman will be presenting, offering more information about EERI, earthquake reconnaissance, and the retrofit of the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium
Please see the attached announcement for a Master Course in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions. The course would be taught in Portugal, however, scholarships of up to 13,000 Euro are available for interested students. Historically, students from the United States are under-represented, so scholarships to University of Illinois students should be available!
For more details, visit their website at http://www.msc-sahc.org/, or see the attached leaflet.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE ADVANCED MASTERS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF MONUMENTS AND HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTIONS
Applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, approved by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Programme, are opened up to May 20, 2014 (call 2).
This Master Course is organized by a Consortium of leading European Universities/Research Institutions in the field, composed by University of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic), the University of Padua (Italy) and the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic). The course combines the most recent advances in research and development with practical applications.
A significant number of scholarships, ranging from 3500 to 13000 Euro, are available to students of any nationality.
The SAHC leaflet can be downloaded at www.msc-sahc.org/upload/docs/Leaflet_low.pdf
Please find full details on the MSc programme, as well as electronic application procedure, on the website www.msc-sahc.org
On Tuesday, February 25th at 3:30 PM, Professor David Billington, the Newmark Distinguished Lecturer, will be taking time to meet with students and answer questions. This would be a great opportunity to ask any questions you have regarding the lecture, or of his research and career in general.
Professor Billington is recognized for his work in large-scale dams and bridge infrastructure, as well as a larger historic picture of engineering in the twentieth century. He will be addressing the role of civil engineers in society and the impacts of civil engineering and architecture during Monday’s Distinguished Newmark lecture.
The meeting will take place in 1311 Newmark.
Please RSVP below if you’re interested in attending!
For anyone who is searching for a summer internship after this academic year, Parsons Corporation is looking for candidates interested in bridge structures.
Parsons Bridge & Tunnel Division is seeking motivated engineering students with an interest in bridge structures for a summer intern position. The intern will gain exposure to the production of drawings and calculations for the design of highway and rail bridge structures. The position is located in a vibrant, downtown Chicago office with over 100 employees, and is close to public transportation and the Metra commuter rail stations.
A full job description is available here.
Apply Online: search Job ID 22598 at http://parsonsjobs.com
Prior to the 595 seminar on Monday afternoon, Richard Lindenberg from Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates will be holding a questions and answers session. This session will take place Monday, February 10th at 2:30 – 3:30 PM in Newmark 2218.
If you’re curious about the company, or have any questions you’d like to ask about the work Mr. Lindenberg does, this is the perfect opportunity!
If you plan on attendinhg, please RSVP here.
Hey everybody! Hopefully you’re all looking forward to another great semester.
This will be the new hub for all SEGSO happenings, and will automatically update our Facebook and Twitter pages! We’re really excited to get some cool events together, and hope to see you all as things start moving forward.