July 2017 Technical Meeting

    Topic:  Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement Project: The New New York Bridge

    Presented by:  Tyler Brendlinger, PE, and Sreenath Kotamala, PE, both from HDR

    Date:  Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

    Location:  Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

April 2017 Technical Meeting (Co-sponsored by Austin ASCE)

    Topic:  Structural Design and Construction of the Klyde Warren Park

    Presented by:  Brian Kuehl, PE, Jacobs

    Date:  Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

    Location:  Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

March 2017 Structural Engineering Talks (SET)

Flyer: Download the Flyer for Self Reporting PDHs

Presentations by:

Dr. Gregory Fenves, The University of Texas at Austin, Weird Science: How Engineering Builds Good Leaders

Dr. William Bulleit, Michigan Tech University, Do You Think Too Fast?

Stan Caldwell, Sole Proprietor, Ten Tips for Structural Engineers and Their Managers

Dr. Patricia Clayton, The University of Texas at Austin, Sustainability in the Future of Structural Engineering

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

July 2016 Technical Meeting

    Topic:  Retaining Structures and Erosion Control Measures: From Design to Construction

    Presented by:  Marco Invernizzi, PE; Lead Regional Engineer at Maccaferri USA

    Date:  Thursday, July 21st, 2016

    Location:  Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, UT Austin's Pickle Research Campus

May 2016 Technical Meeting (Co-Sponsored by Austin ASCE)

    Topic:  Construction of the Iconic Loop 360 Pennybacker Bridge

    Presented by:  David McDonnold, PE; Bridge Section Manager - AECOM

    Date:  Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

    Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 18th Floor

April 2016 Structural Engineering Talks (SET)

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), Video

Alan Kreisa, Bridges to Prosperity, Bridge Construction in the Most Remote Places on Earth, Video

Dylan Freytag, Pivot Engineering, The Perception of Structural Engineers, Video

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 2015 Structural Engineering Talks (SET)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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