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2014-02-13 23:24:57

The Technology Student Association is giving middle and high school students a glimpse into the real-world problems faced by engineers, while helping them gain valuable career-readiness skills. TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science challenges students to envision the future of the nation’s infrastructure using the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Our nation’s infrastructure earned a grade of D+ from the...

2013-06-17 23:17:33

Author Joe Buley recounts 50 years as a licensed civil engineer. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Civil engineers have spent too long in the shadows. Joe Buley encourages engineering aficionados to celebrate their passion in his book, “In the Shadows: The Memoir of a Professional Civil Engineer.” The memoir recounts Buley´s successful, 50-year career as a licensed civil engineer. Buley addresses many topics, such as:     Milestones...

2011-06-02 14:10:00

BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has hired eight senior professionals in several of its offices throughout the country. Joining the firm are Christopher Bradley, P.E.; Mike Carosotto, P.E., PMP, CFM; Ying-Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E.; Scott Keating; Doug Laiho, P.E.; John McGrane, P.E.; Edward O'Rourke; and Chia Tan, Ph.D.,...

2011-02-28 09:12:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent report released in January by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University finds that using private sector engineers versus public employees to design public works projects is at least 15 percent more cost efficient for New York State. The new study, led by F.H. (Bud) Griffis, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, validates an October 2008 study that found a 14 percent savings when using...


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