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President's Message - November 2015

Hello Branch Members! I am honored to be serving as your President for the 2015 – 2016 year. I would first like to thank Angela Matthews for her service and leadership this past year. Last year’s officers and committee chairs accomplished so much and I look forward to continuing that mom...

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Main Speaker - November 2015

“IH 635 / LBJ Managed Lanes” Presented by: Mansoor Ahsan, P.E. CEO Bridgefarmer & Associates, Inc. Bridgefarmer led design of the IH 635 / LBJ Managed Lanes, a high profile PPP mega-project in Dallas, which was recently completed three months earlier than originally scheduled....

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November Meeting Sponsor is WJE

Founded more than half a century ago, WJE are an employee-owned interdisciplinary firm with twenty offices across the United States. Supported by unparalleled laboratory and field testing capabilities, our team of structural engineers, architects, and materials scientists brings an enthusiasm for pr...

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Technical Sessions - November 2015

MORNING SESSION - Hosted by Geotechnical Institute @ 11:15 AM Topic: Field Stabilization Methods to Prevent Surficial Slope Failures Speaker: Dr. Aravind Pedarla, Faculty Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington High plasticity clay soils are preval...

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Outstanding Dallas Branch Engineer and Young Engineer of the Year - Nominations Due Soon

The nominations forms and award criteria for the 2015 Dallas Branch Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year have been posted. Engineer of the Year Nomination Form Young Engineer of the Year Nomination Form Please be sure to get your nominations in before the November 13 deadline.T...

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Mentors Wanted for the Girl Scout Cookie Box Creation Team

ASCE Dallas is sponsoring a team in the annual “Cookie Box Creation” design & building contest using the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Boxes! Teams will consist of ASCE mentors and enthusiastic teenage girls. Mentoring will involve an average of 2-4 hours per month between November and Ma...

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CE Club Update

Architects from Corgan Rebekah Broadfoot, Ashley Snead, and Janah St. Luce came to the CE Club to share their experiences working in the Education Studio at Corgan. They began by asking the students for their definitions of “architecture”. This brought out a variety of responses inclu...

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Redeem The Stream

If you are like us and want to do more for the environment this is the chance for you! WEAT-NTS is holding an event with Groundwork Dallas on November 14th where you can canoe the Trinity River and at the same time help clean it up. The Trinity River is one of the treasures that makes Dallas unique...

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Members in Memoriam

Mr. Eugene W. Palmer, P.E., passed away on September 29, 2015. He was 84 years old and was a member of the ASCE for over 40 years and a licensed PE in Texas and Oklahoma. His daughter, Kathryn Palmer Heim, has requested any members who have memories of her father that they wish to share to please le...

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