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Department Seminars
Center for Sustainable Engineering of Geological & Infrastructure Materials Seminar Series

Spring 2017

Please note: All Center for Sustainable Engineering of Geological and Infrastructure Materials seminar series events that are in the spring are held on Wednesday's from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

April

Soliman Khudeira, Chicago DOT
Wednesday, April 5 6:00 P.M.
"Largest Truss Bridge Ever Moved into Place Fully Assembled"

Dan Frangopol, Lehigh University
Wednesday, April 12 11:00 A.M.
"Risk- and Sustainability-Informed Decision Making for Infrastructure in a Life-Cycle Multi-Objective Optimization Context with Applications to Highway Bridges and Naval Ships"

James Swanson, Halvorson and Partners
Wednesday, April 26 6:00 P.M.
"TBA"

May

Matthew Ingraham, Sandia National Laboratories
Wednesday, May 3 11:00 A.M.
"Sandia National Labs: Current Geomechanics Research"

Emilie Giraudon, Chicago Department of Transportation
Wednesday, May 10 6:00 P.M.
"Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Bridge Maintenance Program"

Rob Chmielows, Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Wednesday, May 17 6:00 P.M.
"150 N. Riverside"

Dalia Kirschbaum, NASA
Wednesday, May 31 11:00 A.M.
"Landslide Hazard Assessment with Satellite Data: Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs"

Winter 2017

Please note: All Center for Sustainable Engineering of Geological and Infrastructure Materials seminar series events that are in the spring are held on Wednesday's from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January

Ken R. Maschke, Thornton Tomasetti
Wednesday, January 11 6:00 P.M.
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Reconstruction Project

Professor Robert Dalrymple, Johns Hopkins University
Wednesday, January 18
Numerically Modeling Waves and Currents in the Surf Zone with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

Professor Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota
Wednesday, January 25
Pavement Mechanics: Achievements and Challenges

February

Larry Novak, Portland Cement Association
Wednesday, February 1 6:00 P.M.
Top 10 Useful Lessons for Structural Engineers

Professor Luca Sorelli, Laval University, Québec
Wednesday, February 8
Multi-scale Characterization and Modeling of Creep Mechanisms of a Cement Paste

Professor Ronaldo Borja, Stanford University
Wednesday, February 15
Multiscale Poromechanics: Fluid flow, Solid Deformation, and Microstructure Characterization

Anthony Standish, Strand Associates, Inc.
Wednesday, February 22 6:00 P.M.
Innovative Design for “Emergencies”

March

Professor James Hambleton, Northwestern University 
Wednesday, March 1
A Perturbation Method for Optimizing Collapse Mechanisms in the Kinematic Method of Limit Analysis

Professor Catherine French, University of Minnesota
Wednesday, March 8
Performance of Nonrectangular RC Walls Subjected to Multidirectional Loading and the Development of Resilient Wall Systems Utilizing Unbonded Post-tensioning

Fall 2016

Please note: All Center for Sustainable Engineering of Geological and Infrastructure Materials seminar series events that are in the spring are held on Wednesday's from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

September

Weixin Li, Northwestern University
Wednesday, September 21
Fine-scale Modeling of Infrastructure and Geological Materials

Karen Chou, Northwestern University
Professional Development Seminar
Introduction to MS in Structural Engineering: How to get the most of their Northwestern Experience - Professional, Social, and Cultural

October

Khalid Mosalam, University of California - Berkeley
October 5
Recent Developments, Applications & New Horizons in Hybrid Simulation

Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot, Universite de Pau et des Pays de L'Adour
October 12
Fracture, deformation and fluid-solid coupled effects in porous quasi-brittle materials

Kris Salvatera, CMT Engineering
Professional Development Seminar
October 19, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Resume Writing

November

Helen Oloroso, Northwestern University, Engineering Career Development
Professional Development Seminar
November 2
Job Search Resources

John Rudnicki, Northwestern UniversityNovember 9
Modeling True Triaxial Tests in Porous Sandstones

Domniki Asimaki, CalTech
November 16
On the Fascinating Complexity of Seismic Waves Trapped in Convex Geologic Features

Professional Development Seminar
November 30, 6:00 p.m.
MS Structural Engineering Alumni

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