Bruce Podwal Seminar Series - Past Seminars

Date Incoming Seminars

Dec 3rd, 2013

12:10 - 1:00 PM


"The Stack," NYC's First Concrete and Steel, Multi-Story Prefabricated Building

                                             Marc Gee, Principal

Steven Preston, Junior Architect

Nov 12th 2013

12:10-1:00 PM

The Role of Green Roof Technology in Urban Stormwater Management

Dr. Patricia J. Culligan


Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University, NY


Oct 29th, 2013

12:10 - 1:00 PM


Production and Characterization of Bio-based Adhesives for Construction Applications

Dr. Elham (Ellie) Fini Assistant Professor Department of Civil, Architechtural, and Environmental Engineering North Carolina A&T, NC

Oct 1st, 2013

12:10 - 1:00 PM

Use of FRP Bars in Bridges, Buildings and Water Treatment Facilities

Dr. Brahim Benmokrane Professor Department of Civil Engineering, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada


Past Seminars

May. 7th, 2013

12:10-1:00 PM

Ms. Noha EI-Ghobashy President, Engineering for Change


April 23rd, 2013

12:10 - 1:00 PM


Seismic Stability of Offshore Wind Foundations

David Zeng

Frank H. Neff Professor and Chairman

Dept. of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Mar. 12, 2013

12:10-1:00 PM

The Use of Very Large Scale Social Media Geo-Location Data for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Applications
Dr. Satish V. Ukkusuri Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Purdue University
Feb. 26th, 2013

12:10-1:00 PM

New York City Transit No. 7 Subway Extension Underpinning and Construction Under the 8th Ave. Subway
Aram Grigoryan, PE
Structural Engineer Parsons Brinckerhoof, New York, NY
Nov. 20th, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

Risk Management for Terrorist Threats to Bridges and Tunnels
Steve Ernst Senior Bridge Engineer Safety and Security Federal Highway Administration
Nov. 13th, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

The Predictability of Near-Coastal Environments using Unstructured Grid Models
Cheryl Ann Blain Naval Research Laboratory, Oceanography Division Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
Oct. 30th, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

The Use of Very Large Scale Social Media Geo-Location Data for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Applications
Dr. Satish V. Ukkusuri Associate Professor School of Civil Engineering at Purdue
April. 26th, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

Design for Failure: A Paradigm from 9/11 and Other Recent Disasters
Paul F. Mlakar, Ph.D., P.E. Senior Research Scientist U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
April. 17rd, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

Tackling Fluid Mechanics Challenges in Energy, Environment and Health via Numerical Simulation: From Cardiovascular Hemodynamics to Wind and Water Power
Fotis Sotiropoulos James L. Record Professor of Civil Engineering Director, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory University of Minnesota
April. 3rd, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

The Challenges of Highway and Bridge Construction in a Large Urban Area
Craig Ruyle Area Construction Supervisor NYSDOT Region 11
Mar. 13th, 2012

12:10-1:00 PM

Approaches to Metrics and Methods for Resilience of Urban Infrastructure
Dr. Priscilla P. Nelson D.M., ASCE
Feb. 28th, 2012


Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Municipal Sludge and High-Strength Waste: A Path to Net-Zero Energy or Net Energy Production?
Spyros G. Pavlostathis Professor School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0512
Nov. 29th, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Highway Bridge Inspection Program: Evolution and Current Status
Dr. Screenivas Alampalli
Director of the Structures Evaluation Services Bureau New York State Department of Transportation
Nov. 8th, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

The Roebling Legacy of Suspension Bridges
Clifford W. Zink Princeton, N.J.
Nov 1st, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Structural Health Monitoring of the Indian River Inlet Bridge
Michael J. Chajes
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Center for Innovative Bridge Engineering
University of Delaware
Oct 25th, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Towards Calibration-Free Hydrologic Flood Forecasting Models
Witold F. Krajewski
The University of Iowa
Oct 18th, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Nanomaterial for civil infrastructure protection
Alexander Cheng
Dean, School of Engineering
University of Mississippi
Sep 20th, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Use of a Workflow Engine to develop a Community Hydrologic Modeling Systmes
Michael Piasecki
Associate Professor
City College of New York
May 3rd, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Transportation Infrastructure Protection - An emerging field for research & collaboration
Michael L. Accorsi
University of Connecticut
Director Center for Resilient Transportation Infrastructure
May 2nd, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Sustainable Concrete for Architecture and Public Arts - Innovations in China

Baogui Zhang


Architectural Building Materials Association of China
April 5th, 2011

12:10-11:00 PM

Engineering Critical Infrastructure for Disaster Preparedness

Joe Englot

National Director of Infrastructure Security

HNTB Corporation, New York, NY
February 22, 2011

12:10-1:00 PM

Use of Microsensors To Study Biofilm Processes
Haluk Beyenal
Associate Professor

Washington State University

February 10, 2011
12:10-1:00 PM
Integrated Planning for Green Infrastructure Across Organizational Boundaries-Crafting a City of the Future
Geoff Baldwin
New York City Office of CDM

November 23, 2010

12: 10- 1:00 PM

Impact of external carbon sources on the microbial ecology and nitrous oxide production in activated sludge

Kartic Chandran Asst. Professor and Director CUBES Program Columbia University
November 16, 2010

12:10-1:00 PM

Development and Delivery of Energy Projects
Peter Rooney
Vice President
Global Lead Renewable Energy & PM/CM

October 26, 2010

12:10-1:00 PM

Air Quality Impacts of Transportation Projects
Joel Soden, P. E.
Board Certified Environmental Engineer
Supervising Air Quality Engineer

October 1, 2010

12:10-1:00 PM

Ongoing challenges in Engineering Geology for tunnelling in difficult ground
Paul Marinos The 2010 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer Professor of Engineering Geology School of Civil Engineering in the National Technical University of Athens

2010, Apr 20

Design and Construction of the Western Ramapo Advanced Wastewater Treatment   Plant Using an Alternative Delivery Approach   Thomas R. Schoettle, P.E, BCEE Vice President, Manager of Client Accounts Camp Dresser and McKee


2010, Mar 23

Design of Woodside Avenue Bridge over LIRR Main in Queens

Lawrence S. King, P. E. Deputy Chief Engineer, Roadway Bridges NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and Kirti Gandhi, Ph.D., P.E. President, Gandhi Engineering, Inc.

2010, Mar 9

Sustainable infrasturcture for the 21st Century

Dr. Jay N. Meegoda, P. E. Professional of Civil and Environmental Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology

2010, Feb 23

Working towards energy sustainability of the water   infrasturcture using microbial fuel cell technologies   Bruce Logan Kappe Professional of Environmental Engineering Penn State University

2009, Nov 3

59th Street/Columbus Circle Station Complex Rehabilitation

Aram Grigoryan, PE Project Manager Senior Professional Associate Parsons Brinckerhoff

2009, Nov 24

Seismic Protection in Geotechnical Engineering

Yegian, M. K., Fellow ASCE, PE College of Engineering Distinguished Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

2009, Oct 13

Making Research Meet Practice in Environmental Biotechnology

Bruce E. Rittmann, Director Center for Environmental Biotechnology Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

2009, Oct 6

New York's Mega-projects

Robert E. Paaswell, Director UTRC, Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering The City College of New York

2009, Apr 21

Using Life Cycle Assessment to Integrate Sustainability   into the Civil Engineering Decision-making Process   Dimitrios Katehis, PhD, PE Principal Technologist Regional Wastewater Practice Leader, CH2M HILL


2009, Mar 19

Structural Testing at the Micro and Nano Scales

Roberto Ballarini Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

2009, Mar 10

Water in the Line of Fire: Origins and Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

Charles J. Vorosmarty Professor of Civil Engineering, The City College of New York

2009, Feb 24

Improving the Quality of Highway Bridge Inspections

Glenn Washer, Ph. D., P.E. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

2009, Feb 03

Monitoring Bridges on the Move

Roy A. Imbsen, D. Engr., P.E.

2008, Dec 02

Inspection and Rehabilitation of a 4950'-0'' long Segmental Concrete Bridge

Steven Kaufman, PE Supervising Structural Engineer, Parsons Brinkerhoff

2008, Nov 18

Computing Challenges of the Static Traffic Assignment Problem: Past, Present and Future

David Boyce Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2008, Nov 04

Surprises in the Local Geology of New York City: Effects on Seismic Design

Dr. Sissy Nikolaou, PE Associate & Director of Geoseismic Department MUESER RUTLEDGE CONSULTING ENGINEERS

2008, Oct 07

The Urban Ocean Observatory-Observations and Forecasting in the Waters of New York and New Jersey

Alan F. Blumberg, Ph. D. George Meade Bond Professor and Director, Center for Maritime Systems Stevens Institute of Technology

2008, Mar 04



2008, Feb 19


STUART PIKEN, P. E. Deputy Commissioner for Bridges, New York City Dept. of Transportation


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