Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
Fall 2008 Seminar Series

Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

September 10, 2008

Joseph P. Gildner, P.E.
Deputy Executive Director, Sound Transit – Link Light Rail
Innovative Transportation Solutions for the Central Puget Sound Region



September 17, 2008

Ahmad Abdelrezaq, S.E.
Executive Vice President, Highrise and Structural Engineering Division, Samsung Corporation
Integration of Recent Technologies in the Design and Construction of Tall Buildings: the Case Study of Burj Dubai

September 24, 2008

Paul Giroux
Sr. Project Engineer, Kiewit Pacific Co.
Building the Brooklyn Bridge

October 8, 2008

Vagner Jacobsen
Vice President, Offshore Technology, DHI
Offshore Wind Farms


October 15, 2008

Dave Lamoureux, P.E.
Design Engineer, Kiewit Engineering
Uniquely Constructed Bridges 

October 29, 2008  

Mathijs van Ledden, Ph.D.
Vice President, Coastal and Rivers, Haskoning Inc.
Land Reclamation Maasvlakte 2 at the Port of Rotterdam

November 5, 2008

Daniel Lynch
MacLean Professor of Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College
Natural Resources and Human Rights: Toward a Declaration of Stewardship Responsibility
A Declaration of Stewardship Responsibilites

November 12, 2008

Larry Griffis
President, Structures Division, Senior Principal, Walter P. Moore and Associates
Structure in Motion - Design and Construction of Stadiums with Retractable Roofs and Playing Fields