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2013-04-30 12:29:23

NYU-Poly Hosts New York Metropolitan Student Engineering Chapters, Competes in Popular Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe Competitions NEW YORK, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving that innovative engineering can overcome specific weight, students of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) this weekend steered their concrete canoe to one first-place finish while taking first place for constructing the most technically sound and aesthetically pleasing canoe....

2012-12-05 05:02:57

Civil engineering firm KS Associates, Inc., is sponsoring the 2013 Akron ASCE Student Chapter Concrete Canoe Team. In addition to monetary support, KS is donating 3D laser scanning services, which will help facilitate design of the concrete canoe. Elyria, Ohio (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 KS Associates, a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, is sponsoring the University of Akron´s 2013 ASCE Student Chapter Concrete Canoe Team. The team is comprised of 12...

2012-06-16 22:21:15

School Captures "America's Cup of Civil Engineering" Award For Third Year in a Row RENO, Nev., June 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo has won the National Concrete Canoe Competition. After putting their academic and athletic skills to the test in a grueling three-day battle at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 25th annual National Concrete Canoe Competition. The school's win came in their...

2011-06-18 22:49:00

EVANSVILLE, Ind., June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After putting their academic and athletic skills to the test in a grueling three-day battle at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 24th annual National Concrete Canoe Competition, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo claimed their second consecutive title following their win in 2010. The school's win came in their 208-pound, oceanic-themed, white and blue canoe, the Cetacea. Throughout the year, teams of...

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2009-06-24 09:30:00

A team of Berkeley engineering students won the 22nd annual National Concrete Canoe Competition at the contest's national finals in Tuscaloosa, Ala. June 11-13. It was the campus's fifth title in the remarkable battle of the boats, sometimes called the America's Cup of civil engineering.Culminating a year-long effort, the Berkeley team (which involved about 30 students in all) defeated competitors from 21 other engineering schools. Their entry: "Bear Area," a 230-pound, 20-foot-long white...

2009-06-13 23:15:00

University of California, Berkeley Wins National Concrete Canoe Competition TUSCALOOSA, Ala., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the clouds, thunder and occasional lightning, the event being held yesterday at Tuscaloosa's Lake Nicol looked like an ordinary canoe race. The canoes these competitors were racing were far from ordinary, though; in fact, the competitors themselves were anything but typical. They were civil engineering students from across the United States and Canada, and...

2009-04-02 16:29:00

HONOLULU, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering students from 12 universities around the country will begin competing here today in the conference finals of the American Society of Civil Engineers' 22nd Annual ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. The winner of these races will earn a spot in the national championships in North Carolina this June. Before the concrete canoes could begin their sail to the finish line, however, they had to get to the starting line. Working together, Horizon...