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February Technical Speaker 1

The Outstanding Civil Engineering Career of Robert J. Cummins, P.E. No. 15, 1953 Houston Engineer of the Year Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D. WRE, Distinguished M. ASCE Biography: Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Distinguished M. ASCE Retired as Assoc. Professor Emeritus- Civil &...

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February Technical Speaker 2

“Rehabilitation and Repair of Steel H-piles with Severe but Localized Corrosion” Mina Dawood, Ph.D., P.Eng. Mina Dawood, Ph.D., P.Eng. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston (UH). He joined UH after completing ...

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Structural Engineering Institute - Houston Branch

Interested in joining Houston’s of branch of the Structural Engineering Institute or just hearing more about them? Please feel free to contact Wesley J Oliphant, PE at woliphant@polesafety.com to get more information and on their mailing list. Here is their latest news: Structural Engineeri...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy February Everyone, Hope everyone had a great first month of 2016 and are ready for an exciting next couple of months. Our two main events for the month of January were a huge success. On Wednesday, January 27, we had a joint happy hour event with the Houston CPA Society’s Young Profess...

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Treasurer's Report

As of February 5, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,279.68 Checking $ 26,412.11 Total $ 104,131.79

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3516 members. 84% of all National renewals (2613 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total A...

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2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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February Trivia

If you want to be the Guest of Honor at the next Younger Member Event, be the first one to get all the answers right! So come on Houston, test your knowledge! February Trivia Which of the following Apps will allows you to view and edit drawings? a. AutoCAD 180 b. AutoCAD 200 c. AutoCAD 270 ...

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President's Message

We had another great December Branch meeting at St. Arnolds Brewery. The meeting featured Ted Kitchens, Director of Planning and Programing for the Houston Airport System. Mr. Kitchens shared the development plans for the space port at Ellington Field. December was also our annual Christmas Toy Dr...

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January Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Applications for Drones for Oil & Gas and Civil Engineering Projects Dyan Gibbens ASCE Houston’s January Meeting topic will cover drone use in the oil and gas field and how it crosses over into Civil Engineering projects specifically in the construction, soils, environmental, and in...

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January Technical Speaker 1

Improving Electrical Utility Infrastructure Reliability with “Drone” Inspection Technology: Safer, Better, Cheaper! Wes Oliphant, P.E., AWS-CWI, F.SEI, F.ASCE Just as calculators and computers transformed those of us who were taught to use slide rules for engineering calcula...

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January Technical Speaker 2

Chapter 10 Changes to the City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual Richard Smith, P.E., PTOE, City of Houston Managing Engineer (ROW, Traffic) Graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor’s (1994) and Master’s (1997) in Civil Engineering. He spent 9 years in en...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy New Year Everyone, Hope everyone had a relaxing Christmas and a safe and fun new year and is ready to start 2016. As January kicks off and we gear up for another successful year, let’s take a look at how we closed out 2015. Throughout the first and second weeks of December, ASCE Younge...

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Treasurer's Report

As of January 5, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,273.14 Checking $ 21,967.87 Total $ 99,681.01

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3415 members. 83% of all National renewals (2493 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2014-2015 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total A...

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2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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January Trivia

If you want to be the Guest of Honor at the next Younger Member Event, be the first one to get all the answers right! So come on Houston, test your knowledge! January Trivia How long is the Buffalo Bayou? a. 5 miles b. 19 miles c. 38 miles d. 44 miles e. 52 miles How long is the I-601 Loop? ...

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President's Message

We had a great November Branch Meeting, featuring Roger Hoh and Gary Meyers as they discussed the Port of Houston expansion projects. As in years past, the December Branch Meeting we will be at St. Arnold's Brewery. The meeting will be held on Tuesday December 15, at 6:00 PM. The meeting will f...

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December Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Houston Spaceport Director of Planning and Programming for the Houston Airport System

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Younger Member's Report

Happy December Everyone, Hope everyone had a relaxing Thanksgiving and are ready to close out the year. As this year comes to a rapid close and we gear up for 2016, the ASCE Houston Branch Younger Member Forum has several events coming up to help us finish the year strong, but first, let’s ta...

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