Spring 2013 Civil Engineering Seminars

Civil Engineering CE 5990 Seminars, Spring 2013

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

DatePresenter and AffiliationTitlePlace
Jan 24Dave Reed, Vice President for Research, Michigan TechUniversity’s Commitment to ResearchDow 641
Jan 31Kiko de Melo e Silva, Research Engineer ISummary of the Experimental Equipment Available for Civil Engineering Research and the Rules Associated with Their UseDow 642
Feb 14Bill Bulleit, Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringThinking About Engineering:  Is Philosophy Useful?642 Dow
Feb 21Mary Christianson, PhD candidate  Geopoly-what? Part II: Developing glass-based geopolymer mortars642 Dow
Feb 28Hamed Pouryousef, Ph.D. candidateRailway Capacity and Evaluating the Results and Features of Two Capacity Simulation Tools on the Shared-use Corridors642 Dow
Mar 7William SprouleCopper Country Streetcars642 Dow
Mar 28Michael BillmireThe Mineral Occurrence Revenue Estimation and Visualization Tool, MOREV642 Dow
Apr 4Aaron Mazeika, PE, SE, AIA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLPDesign / Construction of a 413 meter highrise building at Kuwait City Sculpted High-Rise – The Al Hamra Tower642 Dow
 April 11Professor Stan Vitton, Michigan Tech
Assessment and Location of the Abandoned Underground Coal Mines Near Jackson, Michigan and Their Impact on Interstate I-94642 Dow
April 18Aboelkasim Diab Ahmed Ali1)  A Mathematical Approach Bridging Resilient Moduli to Dynamic Moduli for the Mechanistic Empirical Design of Asphalt Pavements, and
2)  Rheology Evaluation of Unaged Foam-based Warm Mix Asphalt Modified with Nano Hydrated Lime.
642 Dow