Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
Spring 2008 Seminar Series

Challenges and Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering

February 7, 2008
6:00-7:15pm
DeBartolo 138

Dale Snyder
Project Manager, Perdido Development Project
Shell Oil
Perdido Development Project - The world’s deepest spar and the deepest drilling and production facility in the world

February 21, 2008
6:00-7:15pm

DeBartolo 138
Tony Dalrymple
Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, John Hopkins University

Tsunamis

March 13, 2008
6:00-7:15pm
DeBartolo 138 
Jeremy Kirk
Structural Engineer, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Trump Tower

March 27, 2008
6:00-7:15pm
DeBartolo 138
Dennis Murphy
Retired, President of Kiewit Engineering Company
Forces and anchoring of caissons for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge

April 3, 2008
6:00-7:15pm
DeBartolo 131
James Lindell
Senior Vice President, MWH Americas, Inc.
Tunnel and Reservoir Plan, a major sanitary and flood control project in Chicago – 109 miles of huge underground tunnels under the city of Chicago – one of largest rock tunnel bores on record

April 17, 2008
6:00-7:15pm
DeBartolo 138  
Dennis Murphy
Retired, President of Kiewit Engineering Company
Foundation problems in sinking caissons for the Tacoma Narrows expansion