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President's Message

What an exciting month for the City of Houston with the Astros bringing home a World Series title! A big thank you to Ms. Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E. - Acting Director, City of Houston, Department of Public Works and Engineering who gave a fantastic presentation on PW&E’s response to Hu...

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President's Message

Fellow Houston Branch Members, I can’t express how excited I am to be delivering my first message as the 2017-2018 Branch President. I want to extend a sincere thank you to all of last year’s volunteers but especially to our now Past President, Patrick Beecher. Patrick did a phenomena...

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President's Message

As I come to the end of my term as Branch President, I am saddened at the destruction Hurricane Harvey has wrought on Houston and the Gulf Coast community. The damage from flooding was so widespread that many months and years will be needed to recover. So many of you have already given your time, ...

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President's Message

We have been blessed with a slate of remarkable speakers and topics this past year. Our June meeting was no exception with Fort Bend County Judge Robert E. Hebert as our keynote speaker and Lindsey Tracy, P.E. and Michael Rolen, P.E. of AECOM and Jesus M. Olivas, P.E. of HR Green as our technical ...

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President's Message

Thank you to Drs. Jerry Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D. WRE and Narendra Gosain, Ph.D., P.E. for such an interesting and detailed presentation on the Astrodome and on the outstanding career of Richard P. Doss, Harris County Engineer. This was a great opportunity to remind ourselves of Houston’s rich...

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President's Message

We live in exciting times where projects such as high-speed rail between Houston and Dallas are becoming real possibilities to address our transportation needs. Thank you to Mr. Brian Raine, P.E. with Arup for coming to our April meeting and give us an update on this unique project that will help ...

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President's Message

I hope you enjoyed the keynote presentation by Mr. Russ Poppe, P.E., Executive Director for the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), as much as I did. His discussion entitled “Flood Control Projects and Their Benefits” gave clear, tangible benefits of the great work that HCFCD...

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President's Message

Another Engineer’s Week is in the books. Thank you to all who attended our February Branch meeting during a very busy Engineer’s Week. A special thank you for the numerous Past Presidents and Life Members that attended. These individuals have given so much of their time and effort in s...

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President's Message

We had a great crowd on hand for our January Branch meeting to hear Mr. Quincy D. Allen, P.E., District Engineer for the TxDOT Houston District, give us an update on future transportation projects in the Houston area. Thank you to Dr. Vipu, Ph.D., P.E. and Mr. Jim Coody, P.E. for being our Technic...

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President's Message

Happy New Year! Once again, St. Arnold’s was the venue for our December Branch meeting and we had a great time! We honored Mr. Donald Anderson, P.E. for his service to ASCE and the engineering profession with the Award of Honor. We also learned from Mr. Mark Hordes on how to boost our Leade...

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