Fall 2013 Civil Engineering Seminars

Civil Engineering CE 5990 Seminars, Fall 2013

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are from 4:00–5:00 PM in Room 641 of the Dow Building.

DatePresenter and AffiliationTitlePlace
12 SepZhen Liu, assistant professor of civil engineering, MTUModeling the Multiphysical Phenomena in Porous MaterialsDow 641
19 SepStanley J. Vitton,  Michigan Technological University,Glacial Lake Ontonagon and the Development of Large Scale LandslidesDow 641
26 SepFrank C. Townsend, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Florida, retiredPanama Canal: Construction and ExpansionDow 641
Sep 27Ali Catik, president, Civil East Operations, Tutor Perini CorpCivil and Environmental Engineering Mega Projects in Big CitiesDow 641
Oct 10Jeffrey Lidicker, Michigan Technological UniversityWhat is ITS? All about Intelligent Transportation Systems, Michigan, and the current state of the technology imported directly from the US Department of Transportation meeting in Washington DCDow 641
Oct 17Timothy Colling, Director, Center for Technology and Training, Michigan TechAsset Management BasicsDow 641
Oct 24Benjamin Winter, Michigan Technological UniversityA Study of Vibrations and a Method to Suppress ThemDow 641
Oct 31Xiao Sun, Michigan Technological UniversityEffects of Internal Curing on Permeability of Interface Transition Zone in Cement MortarDow 641
Nov  7Kurt Breitenbucher, Michigan Technological UniversityA Search for a Source of Railroad Ballast Stone in MichiganDow 641
Nov 14Cynthia Jarema, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGreat Lakes Water Level Regulation and DiversionsDow 641
Nov 21Thomas Pinder, Acrow Bridge CompanySkagit River Bridge Emergency Repair & ReplacementDow 641
Dec 5

Modeste Muhire, Michigan Technological University


Junhong Li, Michigan Technological University

"A retro-perspective on traffic crashes in Houghton County in 2012"

An Evaluation of Intelligent Compaction (IC) control in roadway construction at Iron River, Michigan

Dow 641