Spring 2020: 1st General Meeting

We will be having our first general meeting of the semester Monday, February 24th at 5 pm! It will be held at Newmark 2311 in the Yeh Center. We are happy to be co-hosting this meeting with the  Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).

We have invited guest speakers from T.H.E Conference 2020 supporters: AECOMLochmueller Group, and FHWA (US DOT Federal Highway Administration) to present at the meeting and talk about their experiences and recent projects in transportation engineering they have worked on!

As always, pizza and beverages will be provided.

 

Meet ‘n’ Greet series

Dr. Mark Wayne from Director of Application Technology at Tensar International is our next Kent Seminar speaker on Thursday, April, 21, 2016. He will be speaking on the “Mechanical Stabilization Of Unbound Layers And Incorporation Of Benefits In AASHTO ’93 And M-E Analysis Of Flexible Pavements“. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at 12pm.
There will be a post-talk Meet ‘n’ Greet session with the speaker from 1:30-2:00pm.

Please note that the Kent Seminar will be on campus in MNTL 1000

for more information please contact Rebekah Yang( ryyang3@illinois.edu).

Meet ‘n’ Greet series

Prof. Imran Hossain from Bradley University is our next Kent Seminar speaker on Thursday, April 7,2016. He will be speaking on the “Use of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Principles to Predict Virgin Aggregate Temperature at a Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant“. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at 12pm.

There will be a post-talk Meet ‘n’ Greet session with the speaker from 1:30-2:00pm.

To join the seminar online, please click here for information

for more information contact Rebekah Yang (ryyang3@illinois.edu).

Meet ‘n’ Greet series

Our very own Professor Emeritus Marshall Thompson is our next Kent Seminar speaker on Thursday, March, 17th, 2016. He will be speaking on the “Mechanistic-Empirical Flexible Pavement Design: Issues and Challenges“. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at 12pm.

There will be a post-talk Meet ‘n’ Greet session with the speaker from 1:30-2:00pm.

To join the seminar online, please click here for information.

For more information please contact Rebekah Yang (ryyang3@illinois.edu).

 

IS-ASCE T&DI connection

A few of us were able to meet with T&DI professional members from the Illinois ASCE chapter last week at the T.H.E. conference. If you are interested in hearing more about their events, please subscribe to their newsletter found on their website. They also have various scholarships for students that you can apply for.

Also, we have a standing offer from one of the professionals to help review resumes. Please email Rebekah (ryyang3@illinois.edu) for more information.

Meet ‘n’ Greet series

UIUC alumni Dr. Jake Hiller is our next Kent Seminar speaker from Michigan Technological University. He will be presenting on Thursday, march 15, 2016. He will be speaking on the “Understanding Permanent and Reversible Moisture Warping in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements“. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at 12pm.

There will be a post-talk Meet ‘n’ Greet session with the speaker from 1:30-2:00pm.

To join the seminar online, please click here for information.

For more information please contact Rebekah Yang (ryyang3@illinois.edu).

Networking at T.H.E. conference

A few of the board members from the professional ASCE T&DI Illinois Chapter will be attending the T.H.E. conference next weekend. If you are interested in meeting with them, we are arranging an informal meet-up during the Monday night Fish Fry and/or Tuesday Evening mixer.

The annual Illinois Transportation and Highway Engineering (T.H.E.) Conference is free for students!

Please contact Rebekah (ryyang3@illinios.edu) for more information.