Civil and Environmental Engineering - Master Calendar
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The conference is designed for professionals in structural engineering to gather and discuss exciting new developments in the field, gain timely job-related information, network with colleagues, and renew their sense of professional purpose.
Reception for CEE alumni and friends prior to the performance of an original musical work, "Gathering," composed for the sesquicentennial celebration of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and featuring the words of three distinguished Illinois alumni, including CEE at Illinois alumnus Fazlur Khan (MS 1953, MS 1955, PhD 1955).
CEE alumni and friends are invited to join us for cocktails and dinner prior to the performance of an original musical work, "Gathering," composed for the sesquicentennial celebration of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and featuring the words of three distinguished Illinois alumni, including CEE at Illinois alumnus Fazlur Khan.
University of Illinois alumnus and Executive V.P. of Willmer Engineering Inc. Jim Willmer will present "Trust but verify” -- A Case History of MSE Wall Failure: Finite Element Modeling and Evaluation; and "There are no good sites left" -- A Case History of 3400 Overton Office Building/Parking Deck.
Graduating CEE students, along with their family and friends, are invited to join CEE at Illinois faculty and staff at a reception to celebrate their achievement.
This three day conference will have presentations, discussions, and a technical tour that focus on the state of the art in timber, concrete, steel, and composite crosstie and fastening system design, performance, research, modeling, and inspection.
PhD Final Defense-Roberto Guidotti Regional Risk and Resilience Analysis of Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Advisor: Paolo Gardoni Date: Friday, May 18th, 9:00 a.m. Location: Newmark - Quade Conference Room
PhD Final Defense – Yi (Victor) Wang Predicting Earthquake Casualty Rates Accounting for Community Vulnerability Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni Co-advisor: Professor Colleen Murphy Date: Thursday May 24th, 1:30 pm Location: Room 2311, Newmark Civil Engineering Building
The annual AISC / ASCE National Student Steel Bridge Competition, hosted this year by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will welcome 43 student teams from all across the country, to design, fabricate and construct the most structurally efficient and economic bridge.
Networking event with fellow alumni, business associates, and current CEE at Illinois faculty and staff.
Join us at Haymarket Pub & Brewery to taste their award winning craft beer from brewer Peter L. Crowley focused primarily on Belgian and hoppy styles. Located in the West Loop, the location offers convenient access to CTA and Metra trains. Come network with CEE alumni and friends while enjoying appetizers and flights of beers.
PhD Final Defense – Alexander Pagnotta Probabilistic Impact-Echo Method for Nondestructive Detection of Defects around Steel Reinforcing Bars in Reinforced Concrete Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni Date: Monday July 9th, 2:00 PM Location: Newmark – Quade Conference Room
Ph.D. Final Defense – Ahmad Al-Naseem A Variational Framework for Multi-scale Defect Modeling in Strained Electronics and Processing of Composite Materials Advisor: Professor Arif Masud Date: Monday: July 11th, 2:00 pm Location: Grainger Library Room 329
Get your foursome together of CEE alumni or work associates and join us for an amazing day of golf, drinks and lunch. Prizes and appetizers to follow.
PhD Final Defense – Peng Zhou Automated Energy Compliance Checking in Construction Advisor: Professor Nora El-Gohary Date: Wednesday July 25th, 9:30 am Location: Newmark Lab Room 3350
PhD Final Defense – Ardavan Ardeshirilajimi Understanding Effects of Pre-Soaked Lightweight Aggregate on Volume Stability of Cement-Based Materials Advisor: Associate Professor Paramita Mondal Date: Wednesday August 1st, 2:00 PM Location: 2218 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory (NCEL)
The Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) invites you to attend the Short Course from 6-10 August 2018. Key Topics: Track systems and infrastructure components; Track structural analysis and design; Locomotives, rolling stock and train performance; and Rail project design and construction.
Xavier Vera-Grunauer will present "Geotechnical Lessons learned from Mw 7.8 Subduction Event in Ecuador, April 16th, 2016".
This session will give you the opportunity to meet CEE students with experiences both on and off campus that they have been able to use to their advantage on a résumé. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
Byoung Yoon Park will present "Geomechanical Simulations Using Multi-Mechanism Deformation Model of Salt."
Join us at a CEE Faculty Symposium on innovative cross-cutting disciplines, including discussions on Energy-Water-Environment Sustainability Program, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Systems Program and Societal Risk Management Program. Get a glimpse into these exciting cross-cutting programs and network with the CEE faculty over drinks and appetizers.
Recruiters will discuss the things they look for during their brief time with each prospective employee during job fairs. Presentation will be in panel format: representatives from different companies will answer prepared questions, and students will have the opportunity to ask their own. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
This workshop for women engineering students (by application only) provides seminars focused on preparation for graduate school, writing effective fellowship applications, mentoring, networking, faculty panels, developing leadership skills, and “Pathways to Success” presented by prominent University of Illinois alumni.
Molecular Engineering of Redox-Active Electrochemical Interfaces for Chemical Separations and Environmental Remediation
Bring your résumé to this review night and find out if it's ready for action. The session will start with a CEE Alumni Association board member giving a presentation about ways to craft a winning résumé and cover letter. Afterwards, you will be able to meet one-on-one with alumni who will look over your résumé. Registration opens one week prior, CEE students only.
CEE alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to come together to network and celebrate at CEE's tailgate! Join us for a great day of tailgating with food, drinks and networking prior to the football game against Penn State in Memorial Stadium. Game tickets will also be available for purchase.
Edward J. Cording will present a geotechnical engineering seminar lecture titled "Observation and Monitoring of Ground Behavior – from the Source to the Structure".
Jared M. Green of Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Incorporated will present “Overcoming Grouting Difficulties During Retaining Wall Stabilization”.
Hosted by the CEE Student Committee, the event will provide an opportunity for current CEE students to have conversations with recruiters and engineering professionals, and includes short information sessions by each company. Approximately 200 students and 15 companies participate each night.
Hosted twice a year in the Newmark Lab Crane Bay, the CEE job fair brings company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, to campus and offers CEE students the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. Fairs are held in September and February and last from 9:30am-3:30pm.
Performance of Shape Memory Alloy Rehabilitated Bridge Columns under Sequential Earthquakes Advisor: Professor Bassem Andrawes Date: Monday October 1st, 2:00 pm Location: Newmark Civil Engineering Building Room 3218
The presentation is designed to explore the interview from both points of view: the employer’s and the prospective employee’s. Develop question answering strategies and skills that will help you leave a great impression on the interview team. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
CEE M.S. student Gabriel Mishaan will present “Ultrasonic Monitoring of Near Surface Hydraulic Fractures”
Professor Akira Wada - Moving toward Cities where Earthquakes will not Cause a Grievous Disaster
This discussion will focus on an often-overlooked aspect of one’s career: workplace negotiation. Learn about common pitfalls of workplace negotiation, how men and women negotiate differently, and how you can translate communication skills into an increased salary and better benefits. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
Welcome home, alumni! Join us at the CEE Homecoming Reception for an evening of hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, music and conversation with fellow CEE at Illinois alumni during Homecoming Week on the Champaign-Urbana campus.
The Traffic Engineering and Safety Conference (TES) is the premier meeting in the Midwest for transportation and safety professionals.
This panel discussion brings together CEE alumni and Alumni Association board members working in a variety of private fields such as consulting, design, and construction, as well as public sector municipalities and governmental agencies, to discuss their own personal working environments and conditions. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
Edward Matteo of Sandia National Laboratories will present "Design and Evaluation of Engineered Seals for Subsurface Service Environments".
RREC-2018 will feature presentations by railroaders, consulting engineers, academics and others involved in all aspects of railroad environmental topics.
Searching for a job after graduation is a daunting task for international students. The presenters are knowledgeable in the art of sponsoring F1 Visa employees, and will help you navigate the tricky waters to a successful job search. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
Final session in the 2018 Backpack to Briefcase series. Registration opens one week prior to session. CEE students only.
The Transportation and Highway Engineering Conference (THE) hosts over one thousand transportation engineers, officials, technicians, faculty and students to discuss issues critical to the safe and economical movement of people and goods across Illinois, the U.S.A., and beyond.