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President's Message

Our 2014-2015 ASCE Houston year is in full swing. We had a wonderful Joint Engineering Society Meeting in October, featuring Representative Allen Fletcher. Thanks to Representative Fletcher for providing valuable insights into our State's transportation, funding, and security challenges / opport...

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November Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Stephen Costello Houston City Council Member At-Large Position 1 Stephen Costello is in his third term as Houston City Council Member At-Large Position 1. He chairs City Council’s Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee and serves on the following additional committees: Quality of Life;...

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November Technical Speaker 1

ADVANCES IN DESIGNING AND MONITORING FIELD COMPACTION: M-D Relations Professor C. Vipulanandan (VIPU), Ph.D., P.E. Director of CIGMAT & Director of THC-IT During the past few decades, use of compacted soils (three phase materials) for embankments...

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November Technical Speaker 2

Value of Visualizations in Transportation Engineering Mark Ingram, P.E. Transportation engineers are using 3D traffic simulations and other visualization tools to help provide a better understanding of how proposed improvements will look and how they will operate. In this presentation we will e...

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November Branch Meeting Sponsor

BGE (Brown & Gay Engineers) is a Houston-based engineering consulting firm that provides services in civil engineering, public works, public infrastructure, private development, environmental sciences, land planning, construction services and surveying in the Houston and Texas markets. Since ...

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SEMINAR FOR DESIGN / CONSTRUCTION OF STEEL SHEET PILING

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STEEL SHEET PILING STRUCTURES SEMINAR Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E. Hartman Engineering The Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar is a one day class covering topics ranging from design concepts, to practical field problems...

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Shadow an Engineer Day

ASCE Houston hosted a "Shadow an Engineer Day" on Friday October 24th 2014, where students from a KIP Charter High School participated by visiting local civil engineering firms and spending time with engineers to see what they really do. The purpose of the shadow an engineer program was to allow s...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy November All, As we all start to scramble around for the holidays, we will try not to pile too much onto everyone’s busy schedules. That being said we do have a few events over the next month and beyond that I hope to see many of you at. This month we have a social event at the West En...

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Treasurer's Report

Checking $12,138.44 Savings $77,183.00 PayPal $440.00 Total $89,761.44

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3429 members. 81% of all National renewals (2424 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2013-2014 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total ...

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President's Message

Welcome to the 2014-2015 ASCE Houston year! We had a wonderful experience in Galveston at the 1st Annual Texas Civil Engineering Conference, and now we’re ready to focus on the Branch again. I want to start by graciously thanking the previous board. Under Lane’s leadership we had a ...

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October Branch Meeting Main Speaker

This October dinner speaker will be State Representative Allen Fletcher. Biography Allen Fletcher State Representative Allen Fletcher is the State Representative from Texas House District 130. Representative Fletcher serves on two very important Committees: Transportation and Homeland Securi...

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Seminar for Design / Construction of Steel Sheet Piling

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STEEL SHEET PILING STRUCTURES SEMINAR Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E. Hartman Engineering The Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar is a one day class covering topics ranging from design concepts, to practical field probl...

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APTA EXPO 2014

Public Transportation’s Premier Showcase October 13-15, 2014 George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, TX http://aptaexpo.com Held in conjunction with the American Public Transportation’s Annual Meeting, the triennial APTA EXPO encompasses more than 750 global exhibitors showcas...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy October Everyone, I hope this article finds you well and well-rested, despite the fast pace that I’m sure you have all become accustomed to on a day-to-day basis. This month marks the start of a new year for the YM officers so some of the things I’ll mention are still in the works...

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Treasurer's Report

Checking $15,152.71 Savings $77,176.45 PayPal $470.00 Total $92,799.16

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3375 members. 81% of all National renewals (2372 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2013-2014 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total ...

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2014-2015 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

Fall Dinner Meeting September Branch Meeting & Officer Induction Ceremony(at CECON) – 9/16/14 (Tuesday)(4:30 PM to 7:00 PM) – Fisherman’s Wharf, 2200 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77550 October Joint Engineering Societies Meeting – 10/21/14 (Tuesday)(5:00 PM to 7:30 P...

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Trivia

There are twenty-five race horses. Find the top three fastest race horse by running the least number of races. Only five horses can race at a time. How many races does it take to find the top three horses? Answer to September Trivia-Puzzle A man walks upwards on an escalator, with a speed of ...

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President's Message

Hi All, Wow, this is my last ASCE Houston President’s message; I don’t know how that is possible. I want to graciously thank my family for sharing me with ASCE this year, it wasn’t easy sometimes, but they supported me unhesitatingly and I have made it with their support. I al...

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