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Geotechnical Aspects - 2014 New York City Building Code Print E-mail
Geotechnical Group
Mr. Robert Alperstein (right) with Geotechnical Group Chair, John Grillo. Photo by Ming Zhang.
Mr. Robert Alperstein, PE, DGE, delivered the First Annual RA Lecture on the topic of "Geotechnical Aspects – 2014 New York City Building Code" on March 26, 2015 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
ASCE Long Island Branch Polos for Sale Print E-mail
LIB Younger Member Group
Help support the ASCE Long Island Branch Younger Member Committee by purchasing one of these great fitting polo shirts. Choose from the Dri-FIT style for a comfortable golf polo or choose the cotton style for a more professional look.

These polos will be on sale at all ASCE Long Island Branch Meetings, just ask one of the younger members to check them out! Contact Matt Thogersen at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for orders as well. The prices are $40 for Dri-FIT (shown in photo) or $30 for cotton.
432 Park Avenue Construction Site Tour Print E-mail
Younger Member Forum
Some say that it is lonely at the top, but the ASCE Met Section's younger members discovered that it is also very cold. To celebrate National Engineers Week on February 24, 2015, Chris Shirley, of WSP, led a YMF technical tour of 432 Park Avenue, a super slim building under construction. Reaching a height of 1,396 feet, 432 Park Avenue is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. At the top, it felt as if it were 20 degrees colder than at the base of the building.
Long Island Branch Hosts Pinning Ceremony for Stony Brook Student Chapter Print E-mail
Long Island Branch
On February 26, 2015, the Long Island Branch hosted a pinning ceremony for the newly founded ASCE Student Chapter at Stony Brook University.
Deep Soil Mixing Method: Design and Applications Print E-mail
Geotechnical Group
Prof. George Filz (right) with Geotechnical Group Vice Chair, Jared Green. Photo by Sean Lee.
On February 26, 2015, Prof. George Filz, delivered the 5th Annual GZA Lecture at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.  The topic was "Deep Mixing Method: Design and Applications".
Marmaray Bosphorus Immersed Tube Tunnel: Linking Two Continents, Engineering and Archeology Print E-mail
Structures Group
Pictured from left to right: Aram Setian, Vahan Tanal P.E., Kathryn Conlon P.E. and Eric Basu P.E.
On January 28, 2015, a partnership between the ASCE Met Section's Structures and International Groups hosted the third technical lecture on the Marmaray Bosphorus Immersed Tube Tunnel, as presented by Mr. Vahan Tanal, P.E., president of Vahan Tanal Consulting, Inc.
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