Civil Engineering Lecture Series

  • Richard D. Woods (University of Michigan), Geotechnical Engineering, N.A.E., Feb. 27, 2017, 2-3 pm.  Woods is an internationally recognized scholar, geotechnical engineering expert and a member of the National Academy of Engineering

  • Ross Corotis (University of Colorado), Nov. 8, 2016. “Structural Reliability, Uncertainty Analysis, and Hazard Mapping”. Corotis is one of the very top world experts working on probabilistic concepts and decision perceptions for structural engineering problems, particularly hazards in the built environment, and the coordinated roles of engineering and social science for framing and communicating long-term risks and resiliency.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

  • Piotr Noakowski, Nov. 2, 2015, “Reliable prediction of the bending moment and crack width”. Noakowski is a founder and CEO of the Failure Analysis Associates – The Exponent, consulting office in Dusseldorf, Germany.

  • Vilas Mujumdar, P.E., S.E., Oct. 26, 2015, “Community Complex System Considerations for Infrastructure Resilience”. Mujumdar is a senior management executive and a leader in the civil and structural engineering field and retired director of engineering research centers at the National Science Foundation.

  • John M. Kulicki, P.E., N.A.E. (National Academy of Engineering), April 8, 2015, “AASHTO-Based Bridge Design – A History of Adaptation.” The bridge design specifications promulgated by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is the primary source of technical guidance for highway bridge designers in the United States. Kulicki was chairman with the nationally and internationally renowned bridge engineering firm Modjeski and Masters before 2014.

  • Lt. Gen. (retired) Henry J. “Hank” Hatch, PE, Feb. 20, 2014. Hank’s service as chief of engineers and commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gives him unsurpassed expertise about military construction, environmental engineering the Army’s civil water resources program.




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