On Saturday August 8, the Broward ASCE branch held their 27th Annual ASCE Bowl-A-Thon. As in past years, our chapter was able to volunteer and participate. Below are some of the shots from that day; be sure to check them out.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Broward branch for their generous donation to our chapter!
We would like to thank everyone who came out yesterday for our first annual Engineering Olympiads. The event was a sure success! It was evident that everyone who participated gave it their all, and though it was a close call, we are happy to announce the champions:
First Place went to our VP II Gaethen Amedee and his brother Garrick.
Second Place was awarded to Rick Joseph and Jerry Berkheimer.
Last but not least, Third Place was won by marketing chair Thiago Ortiz and current Bridge Captain Jonathan Danforth.
Great job everyone! More photos of the event will be posted within the coming days. If you were not able to make the Olympiads, don’t worry, we will be hosting similar events soon. Check back on this space for dates!
Exhibit your products or services and network with engineers, architects, construction professionals, faculty and students by joining Florida Atlantic University, the Florida Concrete & Products Association and sponsoring organizations to highlight the building and design industry.
9:00 am Exhibitor Setup
10:30 am Registration/Exhibitors
10:45 am Opening Remarks
11:00 am Session 1: Designing Pervious Concrete as a Stormwater Management Facility
11:50 am Lunch Break
12:00 pm Lunch Session: How to Do Business and Work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1:10 pm Session 2: Improving Concrete Durability by Addressing Moisture Intrusion
2:00 pm Break/Exhibit Hall
2:15 pm Session 3: The Advantages of Reinforced Concrete Pipe Architects, Engineers and Contractors will receive three (3) continuing education credits (LU’s, CEU’s, PDH’s) if they attend all three (3) sessions.
If you have questions about the event contact Digna Mejia (561-297-2042 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Everyone at the ASCE@FAU would like to thank our new Gold Level Sponsor Layne Heavy Civil Inc. for their support. Here is more information about our new sponsor.
Layne Heavy Civil, Inc., (Layne) is a subsidiary of the publicly traded company Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN). Layne Christensen is a global water management, construction and drilling company providing responsible solutions for water, mineral and energy challenges. Layne is recognized today as one of the nation’s leading water resource contractors, offering innovative project design and construction.
Layne is an industry leader in water supply, pipeline and treatment plant construction. Typically ranking near the top in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) rankings, Layne has constructed more than 200 treatment plants and installed over 7.5 million feet of pipeline.
Layne delivers specialized construction solutions for the responsible management of water in just about any industry or environment by overseeing the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants and pipeline installation. In addition, Layne builds radial collector wells (Ranney Method), surface water intakes, pumping stations, hard rock tunnels and offers marine construction services – all in support of the world’s water infrastructure. Beyond water solutions, Layne also designs and constructs biogas facilities (anaerobic digesters) for the purpose of generating and capturing methane gas, an emerging renewable energy resource.
Layne strives to be a unique sustainable solutions provider to the world of essential natural resources – water, mineral and energy. Our purpose is to enhance the lives of people by providing and protecting these resources. Layne operates upon a philosophy of responsible growth that guides us in consistently doing the right thing for our people, the environment, our company and the clients we serve every day. We strive to leave the individuals and places we touch better off for their interaction with us, and our culture is embodied in our unwavering commitment to the four core values that define us: Safety, Sustainability, Integrity and Excellence.
While our services are impeccable, it is our solutions that make us truly remarkable.
The ASCE@FAU is proud to announce that Kimley-Horn is looking to hire from FAU. Kimley-Horn is a premier consulting design firm, and was voted one of the best 100 company’s to work for in 2014. Kimley-Horn will give a general information session on November 12, from 7 pm to 9 pm in IS 117. If you will attend please follow link to RSVP . Kimley-Horn will be conducting group and then individual interview on the FAU Campus on November 13, form 8 am to 2 pm, in Building 36 room 231B. To reserve your spot, follow this link. For more information about Kimley-Horn visit their webpage.
Please join us on Thursday October 23 from 4-8 pm on the FAU campus in the Florida Atlantic University Theatrer for Ananth Prasad, P.E., the Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation. The event is free for students, the cost for professonals is $15. Please follow this link to register.
Are you prepared for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam? The ASCE@FAU is here to help. This fall we are offering a review course covering major civil engineering topics. Hydraulics, Hydrology, Transportation, Structural Design, Surveying, Environmental, Materials, Geo-tech, Statics, Structural analysis, Construction Management, Economics, Ethics, Water treatment, and Fluid Mechanics. More information and sign-up can be found on our FE review webpage( http://www.asce.fau.edu/fe-review-course/).
The ASCE@FAU will be holding its first meeting on September 9 and 10 at noon in Building IS room 117. There will be free food and an introduction to the activities for the year. Currently the Concrete canoe team is being formed along with the steel bridge team. Please join the ASCE for all the fun and get involved.
This years concrete canoe team will be headed by Natan DeLeon. Every year members of the ASCE@FAU build a concrete canoe to race at the annual Southeastern Student conference. This project lets students learn about concrete design, hydraulics, team building, scheduling and may other critical engineering skills. No experience is need, just the desire to have fun and be part of a team. Last year the team’s canoe finished 14 out of 30 teams this year we are shooting for a top 10 finish. The first meeting for the concrete canoe team will be held Wednesday 7/30/2014 at from 6 to 7:30 in IS 117, for more information please contact Natan at Ndeleon2@fau.edu.