Fall 2010

September 2, 2010

Haiti Earthquake: Lessons Learned and Hope for the Future
Tracy Kijewski-Correa
Associate Chair and Linbeck Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
Alexandros Taflanidis
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame

September 9, 2010

Five Decades of Tall Buildings Design: Historical and Engineering Perspectives from Fazlur Kahn’s Era to Present
Joseph Colaco, NAE           
President, CBM Engineers Inc.

September 23, 2010 

Engineering in 2030: How the Engineering Profession is Changing
Jorg Imberger, NAE Foreign Associate
Professor of Environmental Engineering,
Director, Centre for Water Research, University of Western Australia

October 7, 2010

Lessons Learned about Offshore Production Facilities in Recent Hurricanes
Robert Gilbert

Brunswick-Abernathy Professor in Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

October 28, 2010

Assessing the Impact of Future Sea Level Rise and Climate Change on Hurricane Flood Level Statistics
Jen Irish
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

November 4, 2010

Bigger is Better: The Multiple Benefits of Modularization in Heavy Industrial Construction and Maintenance
Shaun A. Sipe, P.E.
Vice President of Organizational Development,Barnhart Crane & Rigging

November 18, 2010

Huffing and Puffing and Blowing It Down:
Can we mitigate damage to houses in severe storms?

Gregory Kopp
Professor, University of Western Ontario