UW-Madison Structural Engineering Alumni Reunion

August 15 and 16, 2013

Join us for the first UW-Madison Structural Engineering Alumni Reunion! 

Alumni and friends will participate in this exciting day and a half of alumni, faculty, and student presentations; structures lab and Engineering Hall tours; and social events. 

Please visit this site for updated information about registration and activities.

We have reserved blocks of rooms at several campus area hotels. Click here for more information.

Reunion Program

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Steenbock’s On Orchard in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison (located between University Avenue and Johnson Street) Parking is available in Lot 17, Lot 20, or at Union South.

  • 5:00-6:00- Welcome, Social Hour, and Cash Bar
  • 6:00-8:00- Reunion Banquet- Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Building- DeLuca Forum
  • The banquet is included in the registration fee. Additional guests are $40 each.
Friday, August 16, 2013

Engineering Hall, Room 1610 and Lobby, Parking is available in Lot 17, Lot 20, or at Union South.

  • 8:00- Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:00- Welcome- Craig Benson, Chair
  • 9:10- History of the Program- Professors Steve Cramer and Chuck Salmon
  • 10:00- Presentations
    • Failures and Successes- Brian McDonald, Exponent
    • Epic- A Case Study on Turned Over Projects & Delivery Style- Pete Scharenbroch, J.P. Cullen & Sons
    • The Burj Khalifa, the World's Tallest Building-How Big is Big?- Larry Novak, Portland Cement Assoc.
  • 12:00- Lunch
  • 1:30- Structures Lab Tour
  • 2:00- Presentations
    • UW-Madison 100-year Study of Concrete Properties- Professor Steve Cramer
    • From Research to Practice-Fiber Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams for Structural Wall Buildings- Professor Gustavo Parra-Montesinos
  • 3:20- Structural Engineering Research at UW: Past, Present, and Future- Professors Jose Pincheira and   Gustavo Parra-Montesinos
  • 4:00- Closing Remarks
  • 4:30- Social Reception


Registration Fee $125 per person, $40 for each additional dinner guest.

Click here to register!

For any questions, contact Event Coordinator, Beth Johnson. Email: ekjohnso@engr.wisc.edu or 608-262-3542.