Career day was a success! We ended up with right around 50 students. The day was chilly and windy, but we managed to miss the rain for the most part. Dr. Merry and Dr. McAvoy gave great presentations and the students were asking good questions. Thanks to Beth Meek for organizing it all.
We want your nominations for our annual awards for both Outstanding Civil Engineer of Central Ohio and Outstanding Section Member for 2008-2009. We are also looking for members interested in serving on the Central Ohio Section’s Board of Directors.
For more information about the awards and a list of past recipients, please go to the awards page.
The Ohio Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Robert O’Shea Engineering Ethics Award.
As announced on December 9, 2008, the following individuals, shown in alphabetical order, have submitted a letter of intent to seek the nomination for the office of President-elect as defined in the Society’s Bylaws.
Kathy J. Caldwell, P.E., M.ASCE
Moustafa A. Gouda, P.E., F.ASCE
Garland P. Rose, Jr., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
The Society’s goal for the election is to provide a fair and impartial framework affording Nominees with equal opportunity to promote their qualifications and ensure an informed electorate while shielding members from unwanted intrusions.
Co-sponsored by ASCE Central Ohio, the Midwest Traffic Data Workshop: Successful Strategies in the Collection and Analysis of Data Preliminary Program is available online at www.TRB.org/conferences/2008/TrafficMidwest. The workshop, targeted at a Midwestern audience, will bring together those producing and using traffic data. The program is oriented to sharing experiences, approaches and challenges among the public agencies.
The Early Bird deadline when fees increase $50 is now about 5 weeks away.
Click below to go to the event page.
Central Ohio Outstanding Civil Engineer
Paul Hammersmith, P.E., has been named the Central Ohio Outstanding Civil Engineer for 2008.
Ohio Council is seeking nominations for the 2008 Ohio Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award. All firms in Ohio are invited to nominate projects for the OCEA Award.
The award is given annually to a Civil Engineering project, not an individual or firm, to recognize the contribution of the many engineers who have worked on the project.
ASCE Student Chapter and Younger Members
Ryan J. Mahle is the winner of the 2008 Robert O’Shea Engineering Ethics Award for Ohio American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter and Younger Members for his paper “Eminent Domain and the Engineer’s Ethical Responsibilities”.
EWB-USA is a great organization — a non-profit, humanitarian organization that helps developing communities worldwide build sustainable life-improving infrastructure. Working with EWB-USA is one of my presidential initiatives. For more on the partnership, visit www.asce.org/ewb .