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January 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: The Trinity River Precast Network Arch Bridge Located in Fort Worth, TX
    Presenter: Dean Van Landuyt, P.E., Texas Department of Transporation Bridge Division
    Date: Jan. 28th, 2014
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
March 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Engineering Aspects of the Boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake
    Presenter: Scott Wallace, P.E., Jacob's Engineering Group
    Date: March 20th, 2014
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
May 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: High Strength Steel in Reinforced Concrete Columns
    Presenter:  Dr. Wassim Ghannoum, UT-Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering
    Date: May 22nd, 2014
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
July 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Verification of Computer Calculations by Approximate Methods
    Presenter:  ASCE Webinar - Presented by Alexander Newman
    Date: July 22nd, 2014
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
September 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Design of Buildings to Resist Progressive Collapse, and AP Method of Analysis (UFC 4-023-03)
    Presenter:  Aldo McKay, P.E. Protection Engineering Consultants
    Date: September 18th, 2014
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
November 2014 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Tom Miller Dam History and Tour of the Dam
    Presenter:  Doug Witkowski, P.E. Lower Colorado River Authority with tour led by Zeke Hamilton (LCRA)
    Date: November 3rd, 2014
    Location: LCRA's Redbud Center, Room 108, 3601 Lake Austin Blvd
 
January 2015 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Structural Implications of Post‐Tensioned Ducts in Prestressed Concrete Girders
    Presented by: Oguzhan Bayrack, Professor, Director of Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT
    Date: January 27th, 2015
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus
 
March 2015 Structural Engineering Talks (SET)
Topic: Five Nationally Recognized Speakers Give Inspiring and Thought Provoking Talks About Structural Engineering & Design 

Presentations by:

     Sinclair Black, Black + Vernooy
        Quality of Urban Environments

     Michael Duffy, Texas Sterling Construction
        Structural Engineering in a Universe of Non-Structural Engineers

    Karl Frank, Hirschfeld Industries
        Structural Engineering: Looking Back and Ahead

    Gregg Reese, Summit Engineering Group
        Introducing Innovation in Bridge Design and Construction

    Dean Van Landuyt, HNTB
        Bridge Aesthetics: State of the Art

Location: Alamo Drafthouse Village - 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757

May 2015 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Forensic Structural Engineering - Case Studies of Problems and Failures
    Presented by: Randall W. Poston, PhD, PE, SE; Senior Principal at Pivot Engineers
    Date: May 27th, 2015
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

July 2015 Technical Meeting
    Topic: Subsea Well and Flowline Response to Seismic Loading
    Presented by: Ali Sari, Ph.D., P.E.; Structural Analysis Manager at Genesis Consultancy
    Date: July 30th, 2015
    Location: Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

September 2015 Technical Meeting
    Topic:  Simpson Strong-Tie's Composite Strengthening Systems (i.e., FRP wrap and fiberglass jackets)
    Presented by:  F. Keith Bohren, P.E.
    Date:  September 24th, 2015
    Location:  Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

November 2015 Technical Tour
    Topic:  Technical tour at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) with Walter P. Moore
    Date:   November 12th, 2015
    Location:  Circuit of the Americas campus in east Austin, TX

January 2016 Technical Meeting
    Topic:  Presentation of TxDOT's Innovative Precast, Prestressed Bent Cap Design
    Presented by:  Chris Miller; TxDOT Bridge Division
    Date:  January 21st, 2016
    Location:  Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

April 2016 Structural Engineering Talks (SET)
Topic: Four Nationally Recognized Speakers Give Inspiring and Thought Provoking Talks About Structural Engineering & Design
 
Flyer: Download the Flyer for Self Reporting PDHs

Presentations by:

             Dr. John Breen, The University of Texas at Austin (Emeritus CE)
                The ABCs of Bridge Building (Affordable, Beautiful, Constructible, & Durable)

    Alan Kreisa, Bridges to Prosperity
         Bridge Construction in the Most Remote Places on Earth
 
    Dylan Freytag, Pivot Engineering
        The Perception of Structural Engineers

    Erik Ruggeri, POWER Engineers
        Daredevil Engineering: The High Wire Act    

Location: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar - 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78757










































 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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