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Civil Engineer's 11th Annual Golf Classic: A Big Success Print E-mail
Long Island Branch
Left to Right: Tom English, Bob Whelan, Dan Grove, Dave Casillas and ASCE LIB President Bill Blanchard
The 11th Annual Civil Engineer's Golf Classic tee off at Suffolk County's own 27-hole Timber Point Golf Course was held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Hosted by the ASCE Long Island Branch, this event was well attended and featured 18-holes best ball scramble with a dinner, award ceremony and a Chinese Auction of golf accessories as prizes.
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Kingdom Tower Lecture Print E-mail
International Group
Kingdom Tower On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the International Group hosted a two-hour lecture on the Kingdom Tower given by the lead structural and geotechnical engineers, Robert Sinn, P.E., S.E. of Thornton Tomasetti and Alan Poeppel, P.E. of Langan Engineering, respectively. With over 120 people in the audience, the library at the Mechanics Institute on 44th Street was filled. The engineers focused on the technical aspects of the project located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This building is expected to be the next world's tallest building.

 

 
ASCE National Expands History & Heritage Content on Website Print E-mail
History & Heritage Committee
Acueducto de Segovia ASCE National's website now includes a new page that describes all the different aspects of ASCE's history and heritage program. This includes lists historic landmarks that you can visit across the country and throughout the world (searchable by state, country, name and category) as well as biographies of notable civil engineers and the history of ASCE.
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2013 ASCE National Election Results Are In Print E-mail
Met Section
The 2013 ASCE national election concluded on Wednesday, August 14th. The Tellers Committee convened to verify the election results, which are as follows:

President-elect Elect (2013-2014):
Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

At-Large Director-Elect (2013-2015):
Charles J. Hookham, P.E., M.ASCE

Region Directors-Elect (2013-2016):
Region 2: Christopher J. Menna, Sr., P.E., F.ASCE
Region 6: Kenneth B. Morris, P.E., PTOE, M.ASCE
Region 7: F. Jay Burress, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 10: Himansu K. Banerjee, Ph.D., CPEng, F.ASCE

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Another Successful Structures Group Spring Seminar Print E-mail
Structures Group
The Structures Group held its annual spring seminar series on the evenings of April 23 & 25 and May 1 & 2, 2013 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Four keynote speakers were invited and one of them included 2012 Homer Gage Balcom Award Winner, Vincent J. DeSimone, PE whose topic was "Structural Sustainability - Fact or Fiction?"
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Columbia's Peña-Mora to Receive J. James R. Croes Medal Print E-mail
Met Section
ASCE Met Section member Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, Sc.D., has been selected by ASCE to receive the J. James R. Croes Medal for his paper, "Integrated Sequential As-Built and As-Planned Representation with D4AR Tools in Support of Decision-Making Tasks in the AEC/FM Industry," which was published in the December 2011 issue of the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Peña-Mora will receive the award along with co-authors Mani Golparvar-Fard, Ph.D. and Silvio Savarese.

Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora Mora currently serves as the Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, and Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. He formerly served as the Dean of Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science from 2009-2012.

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