Department Seminars
Professor Charles Dowding Symposium and Retirement Celebration

Saturday April 28, 2018
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Technical Program

Technological Institute, Rm L361
2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL
10:00am - 5:00pm
5 PDH will be awarded
Detailed symposium schedule

Reception and Dinner

Allen Center, Northwestern University
2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL
Reception: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

See this link for a map of the University


  • Symposium, reception, & dinner $100 - includes USB drive of technical presentations; break, lunch, open bar, hors d'oeuvre and dinner;
  • Symposium only $50 - includes USB drive of technical presentations; break, and lunch;
  • Reception & Dinner $50 - includes: open bar, hors d'oeuvre and dinner;

Accommodation Information

Please visit the following sites for accommodations. See a map of hotel locations.


Charles H. (Chuck) Dowding has been a Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University since 1976, with a BS from the University of Colorado in 1967, a PhD from the University of Illinois, a post doc at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, and an assistant professorship at MIT. Read More...